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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.


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.


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 contributions of Black Canadians, Black British Columbians, and Black students, faculty and staff at UBC.


UBC’s Top 12 Instagram Posts of 2019

UBC’s Top 12 Instagram Posts of 2019

We’re counting down your favourite moments of 2019, as liked by UBC’s Instagram community


Curiosity led Ziya Tong to The Reality Bubble

Curiosity led Ziya Tong to The Reality Bubble

Science journalist credits UBC arts degree for critical thinking perspective


Pride at UBC

Pride at UBC

At UBC, we’re proud of our diverse students, faculty and staff. Explore the many Pride activities at UBC, connect with your community, help create positive space on and off campus and stand up for sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) diversity.


Beyond gaming: augmented reality app teaches empathy

Beyond gaming: augmented reality app teaches empathy

A Geography course is using augmented reality technology to teach students about something of global importance: the Syrian Civil War.


Psychedelic illustration

A psychedelic research renaissance

Can psychedelics be used to treat substance use addiction and mental health conditions?


Soldiers observe Remembrance Day at UBC

UBC Remembers

This year, 2020 will mark sixty-nine years that The University of British Columbia has hosted a Remembrance Day ceremony.


WOMEN DELIVER 2019

WOMEN DELIVER 2019

Explore what’s happening at UBC Vancouver is hosting Women Deliver 2019 — the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls. To mark the occasion, people across UBC are organizing events and initiatives that advance the conversation in the lead up to June 2019. Students, staff, faculty, […]