Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

UBC Engineering Class of 2022: Meet four women working to engineer a more inclusive world

Jun 22, 2022 | 09:18am | Announcement

On June 23, Women in Engineering Day, we look to the women of the past, present, and future who work to make contributions to the field of engineering. 

Materials engineering to mind engineering

May 20, 2022 | 10:57pm | Spotlight

I clearly remember the day when my dad woke me up one morning, holding my acceptance letter, his eyes beaming with joy. My excitement knew no bounds. My first year at UBC came with its unique challenges. I struggled with my coursework and at one…

Three UBC students named engineering ambassadors

May 18, 2022 | 11:13am | Announcement

Three UBC Engineering undergraduate students have received Ambassador Awards from the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF).  

Applied Science co-op student pivots to EDI.I amid the pandemic

Apr 14, 2022 | 02:36pm | Announcement

University of British Columbia student Ashley Kairu, currently in her third year of a chemical and biological engineering degree, had an opportunity to pivot in 2020 and complete her co-op in the Faculty of Applied Science as an Equity Ambassador.

How to be anti-racist on campus (and beyond)

Mar 16, 2022 | 11:15am | Announcement

While we may not be able to deconstruct the continent’s universities brick by brick, what we can do is dissect our own problematic views about race in an attempt to build them back up into a worldview that is truly inclusive.

Dr. Sheryl Staub-French receives UBC Envisioning Equality award

Mar 08, 2022 | 03:24pm | Announcement

UBC civil engineering professor Dr. Sheryl Staub-French has been named a recipient of the UBC Envisioning Equality award.

Geering Up's people-focused workshops

Feb 25, 2022 | 01:13pm | Announcement

Solutions that work for a diverse group of people require a diverse set of perspectives in the design process. At Geering Up, we strive to remove barriers to STEM and empower all to tackle the complexities of finding solutions that work for everyone.

Cicely Belle Blain in the Anti-Racism Speaker Series

Mar 22, 2022 | 04:30pm - 05:50pm | Event

Cicely Belle Blain, Bakau Consulting (they/them) is a Black, mixed, queer non-binary femme from London, United Kingdom now living on the lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.

UBC Geering Up's climate change initiatives

Nov 23, 2021 | 03:18pm | Announcement

UBC’s engineering outreach program, Geering Up, is made up of a team of UBC students who are working to shape pathways for K-12 youth to engage with the field of engineering in new an innovative ways and help fight climate change along the way.

Reconciliation + Design: Dialogue 2 - Indigenous ways of knowing, and being

Nov 25, 2021 | 04:30pm | Event

Join us for the second dialogue of the Reconciliation + Design Series.  These dialogues are a scaled Indigenization complement to decolonization curriculum. Applied science invites anyone who reflects on reconciling their design processes to join…

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