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02 Jun 2022

Fifteen new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at UBC in latest round of federal CRC appointments

The Government of Canada has announced more than $102-million in support of 119 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 35 Canadian research institutions, including 15 at UBC.

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26 May 2022

Forum on the Effective Mentorship of Racialized Graduate Students: June 24 2022

Graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on June 24, 2022, for a day-long forum on effective mentorship of racialized graduate students.

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12 May 2022

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc reappointed Director, School of Nursing

Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc, Professor and Distinguished University Scholar, has been reappointed as Director of the UBC School of Nursing . Her new five-year term will begin on July 1, 2022.

Under Dr. Saewyc’s leadership, the school has grown...

  • Reappointment

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09 May 2022

Annie Yim appointed as Deputy Registrar

Annie Yim has been appointed as the Deputy Registrar at UBC.

  • New

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11 May 2022

Equity Enhancement Fund call for proposals

UBC's Equity Enhancement Fund is accepting applications for projects that are responsive to community needs and advance one or more of the actions outlined in UBC’s Inclusion Action Plan. Applications are due by June 5, 2022.

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06 May 2022

New Students as Partners (SaP) fund cycle open for applications

Faculty and students are invited to submit applications for Students as Partners funding by June 15, 2022. Project grants support faculty-student partnerships to redesign undergraduate courses at UBC Vancouver.

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04 May 2022

Community Making and Black Flourishing Through the Scarborough Charter: May 14, 2022

On May 13 and 14, 2022, UBC will host the inaugural Inter-Institutional Forum of the Scarborough National Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion in Canadian Higher Education. The forum will include a public symposium, co-hosted by UBC and Simon Fraser University, on May 14.

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02 May 2022

Celebrate Learning Week: May 9-13 2022

UBC is hosting the 13th Annual Celebrate Learning Week online and in-person May 9-13 2022 under the theme Promoting Inclusivity and Accessibility. The UBC community is encouraged to participate in Celebrate Learning Week by attending events that highlight accessibility for people with disabilities along with inclusive learning, living and working environments for students, faculty and staff.

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