Community Making and Black Flourishing Through the Scarborough Charter

Community Making and Black Flourishing Through the Scarborough Charter

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 fields. Speakers from Canada and abroad will be highlighted.


Research horizons: what now, what next? An evening with UBC’s newest University Killam Professors

Research horizons: what now, what next? An evening with UBC’s newest University Killam Professors

Monday, May 2, 20226:30 – 8:00pm (with reception to follow for in-person attendees)In person at Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, 6163 University BlvdOnline via webinar The past two years have […]


March 20–26, 2022


March 13–19, 2022


March 6–12, 2022


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

March 8 International Women’s Day Recognize and celebrate women’s achievements, challenge biases, and reflect on and advance efforts towards greater gender equality.


I Know We’ll Meet Again: Correspondence and the Forced Dispersal of Japanese Canadians

I Know We’ll Meet Again: Correspondence and the Forced Dispersal of Japanese Canadians

March 1 I Know We’ll Meet Again: Correspondence and the Forced Dispersal of Japanese Canadians Join this online public panel inspired by the Joan Gillis fonds, a remarkable collection of […]


Flash Teach-In on Ukraine

Flash Teach-In on Ukraine

March 2 Flash Teach-In on Ukraine This flash teach-in will offer brief historical background, contemporary context, and regional insight to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


February 20–26, 2022


Black History Month

Black History Month

February 2022 Black History Month Events to celebrate and recognize the many historical and contemporary contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.


UBC Reads Sustainability With Aja Barber

UBC Reads Sustainability With Aja Barber

February 8 UBC Reads Sustainability With Aja Barber Featuring Aja Barbers new book, Consumed: The Need for Collective Change: Colonialism, Climate Change, and Consumerism.


Lunar New Year – Lion Dance

Lunar New Year – Lion Dance

February 3 Lunar New Year – Lion Dance St. John’s College kicks off their 25th anniversary with a Lion Dance to bring in Lunar New Year.


Black History Month

Black History Month

Black History Month is an opportunity for a focused, intentional, and elevated reflection and recognition of Black history and achievement – and the many historical and contemporary contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.




Making Space for Africa and Approaches to Diversity, Representation and Social Justice: Starting with a Book Collection

Making Space for Africa and Approaches to Diversity, Representation and Social Justice: Starting with a Book Collection

This event marks the generous donation of the joint library of Kogila Adam-Moodley (Prof. Emerita, Educational Studies, UBC) and Heribert Adam (Prof. Emeritus, Sociology & Anthropology, SFU) to the CCIE and UBC Library.


UBC Events Calendar and Bedework Systems Changes

Overview The Bedework application that manages event information for events.ubc.ca will be decommissioned on December 31, 2021. This legacy platform is no longer in development and must urgently be retired […]


Transgender Day of Remembrance at UBC

Transgender Day of Remembrance at UBC

On November 20th, we honour those lost to violence, those who live through violence and transphobia, and recognize the need to disrupt the violence and oppression that trans people continue to face.


Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2021 Trans Day of Remembrance On November 20th, we honour those lost to violence, those who live through violence and transphobia, and recognize the need to disrupt the […]


What’s at Stake?

What’s at Stake?

October 27, 2021 What’s at Stake? A deep dive into the world of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) – three days before events kick off […]



Chan Centre Presents: Locarno

Chan Centre Presents: Locarno

October 30, 2021 Chan Centre Presents: Locarno Equal parts reverent and celebratory, the spirit of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) reverberates through the “Mexican-flavoured party starter” (Stir) […]


Provost’s Lecture Series on Academic Freedom with Prof. Robert Proctor

Provost’s Lecture Series on Academic Freedom with Prof. Robert Proctor

November 23, 2021 Provost’s Lecture Series on Academic Freedom with Prof. Robert Proctor While academic freedom is a core principle of university life, there is a danger if corporate polluters […]



West Coast Virtual Fairs

West Coast Virtual Fairs

October 5–7, 2021 West Coast Virtual Fairs Connect with over 180 employers, graduate schools, and charities at this one-of-a-kind virtual event.