Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Sep 30, 2021 | 11:45am - 02:00pm | Event

Intergenerational March to commemorate Orange Shirt Day, September 30, 2021 On Thursday September 30, 2021 the Faculty of Applied Science, along with Land and Food Systems, Forestry and Science hosted an Intergenerational March to commemorate…

Lhoosk’uz Dené village taps into clean water after a 20-year wait

Jul 13, 2021 | 01:57pm | Announcement

Today, a remote Lhoosk’uz Dené community is holding a celebration to mark a joyful milestone. After decades of relying on bottled water, the village of about 50 people, located 200 kilometres west of Quesnel on Kluskus Lake, now has a steady supply…

Honouring and celebrating 2SLGBTQIA+ people: Week 4

Jun 28, 2021 | 01:34pm | Announcement

June is Pride Month in Canada and each week we have been sharing content to honour and celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ people and draw attention to the issues this community continues to face.

Reconciliation in the undergraduate engineering curriculum

Jun 28, 2021 | 11:45am | Announcement

As part of the work of reconciliation in engineering study and practice, Drs. Ian Foulds and Jannik Haruo Eikenaar have implemented a scaffolded course of study through the four program years of the undergraduate engineering curriculum.

International Women in Engineering Day

Jun 21, 2021 | 12:34pm | Announcement

We've compiled 18 stories of female students and alumni, with each story featuring a woman who is studying or working in a specific engineering field.

Special Panel Event: Indigenous perspectives within Applied Science professions and academia

Jun 29, 2021 | 03:30pm - 05:00pm | Event

We are excited to invite you to a special panel as part of our Applied Science focus on National Indigenous History Month: Indigenous Perspectives within Applied Science Professions and Academia.

Anti-racist teaching series: Identifying and responding to harmful phrases

Jul 6, 2021 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm | Event

This interactive and practice-based workshop provides a deep dive into common phrases that can further marginalize or exclude BIPOC learners. Using micro-aggressions research and practical tools, facilitators will guide learners through small group…

IGNITE! book club: David Chariandy in conversation with Ayesha S. Chaudhry

Jun 30, 2021 | 02:30pm - 05:00pm | Event

On June 30, Dr. David Chariandy, award-winning author of ‘Brother’, will be in conversation with Dr. Ayesha S. Chaudhry about her new book, ‘The Colour of God’. By revisiting a series of pivotal moments in her life, Dr. Chaudhry examines the…

Black women in the academy

Jun 23, 2021 | 09:30am - 11:00pm | Event

The purpose of this speaker series is to foreground Black voices in fields where Blackness is particularly underrepresented, and provide actionable and measurable strategies to UBC to increase Black representation and Black excellence in these…

A bright future for Indigenous sports: Recognizing BC's young athletes

Jun 24, 2021 | 10:00am - 11:30am | Event

This panel features young athletes, all of whom were awarded the Premier’s Award for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport, which celebrates the outstanding achievements of Indigenous youth athletes throughout the province for their leadership…

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