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Pride at UBC

Pride at UBC

At UBC, we’re proud to celebrate 2SLGBTQIA+ students, faculty and staff. Explore the many Pride activities at our Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, connect with your community, and reflect on what each of us can to do support 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion.


Asian Heritage Month at UBC

Asian Heritage Month at UBC

See what’s happening at UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses for Asian Heritage Month.


International Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is International Trans Day of Visibility, an intentional opportunity to celebrate and recognize the valuable contributions of trans community members – and reflect on how we can all contribute to trans inclusion.


Ramadan

Ramadan

See the Ramadan events happening at UBC Vancouver.


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day takes place annually on March 8 to recognize and celebrate women’s achievements, challenge biases, and reflect on and advance efforts towards greater gender equality. UBC is committed to gender equity and inclusion of all women. By challenging and calling out gender bias and inequality, we can all help create a more inclusive UBC.


Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

See the Lunar New Year events happening at UBC and in the community.


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.


National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia

National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia

January 29 is the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia.


International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day.


Canadian flag lowered in remembrance of the lives lost on flight PS752 - January 2020.

Observing the Fourth Anniversary of the Downing of Flight PS752

On January 8th, we observe the fourth anniversary of the downing of flight PS752 and recognize National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters.


Indigenous History Month

Indigenous History Month

June commemorates Indigenous History Month in Canada. The month encourages people to learn about, appreciate and acknowledge the rich history, heritage, resilience, contributions and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across the country.


Searching for the Next UBC Host!

Searching for the Next UBC Host!

You could be the new host for UBC Events!


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.


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.


Diversity and Resilience in the Mind, the Body and the Environment

Diversity and Resilience in the Mind, the Body and the Environment

Join UBC’s six newest University Killam Professors for a unique glimpse into the future of their research and learn why the questions they’re asking are important for us all.


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

Join UBC’s six newest University Killam Professors for a unique glimpse into the future of their research and learn why the questions they’re asking are important for us all.


The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Student Dialogue

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism: Student Dialogue

This event is a student-facilitated discussion with the purpose of providing space for post-secondary students from across Canada to reflect on their learnings from the National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism.


Top 10 Events To Attend in June 2021

Top 10 Events To Attend in June 2021

Looking for things to do this month? Celebrate Pride with Alumni UBC, enjoy a virtual music performance, or learn networking tips to help build your confidence.


The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

The National Forum on Anti-Asian Racism

UBC is convening a two-day virtual event to address the ongoing crisis of escalating anti-Asian racism in Canada.


Forum national sur le racisme envers les Asiatiques

Forum national sur le racisme envers les Asiatiques

L’Université de la Colombie-Britannique, UBC, organise un événement virtuel de deux jours sur la crise actuelle entourant la montée du racisme envers les Asiatiques au Canada.


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Where are all the Black People?

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.


Top 10 Events To Attend in May 2021

Top 10 Events To Attend in May 2021

Looking for things to do this month? Celebrate Asian Heritage Month, enjoy music performances virtually, or learn how networking can accelerate your career.


Top 5 Events to Help You Recharge For Finals Season

Top 5 Events to Help You Recharge For Finals Season

Whether you have six finals or back-to-back projects, here are some events to check out when you’re in need of a much-deserved mental recharge.


Top 10 Events To Attend in April 2021

Top 10 Events To Attend in April 2021

Though the school year is almost over, there are no shortage of events to check out this month. Learn about ways to take climate action, join the first UBC Giving […]


We Tried UBC Rec’s At-Home Workouts (And You Can Too!)

We Tried UBC Rec’s At-Home Workouts (And You Can Too!)

If your living room workouts are starting to feel a little stale, we have you covered: UBC Rec has an at-home workout program that may breathe some life into your […]