Initiatives

19 Jan 2022

Deadline for Envisioning Equality staff nominations extended to Feb. 1, 2022

We have extended the deadline for Envisioning Equality project nominations for staff members to Feb. 1, 2022. We have received over 30 nominations for the faculty awards, but not as many for staff, hence the extension.

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04 Jan 2022

IRP Student - A Year in Review

In 2021, IRP Student had a very successful year - from finalizing system designs, to hosting successful community engagements, to reaching major project milestones, so much was achieved on UBC’s journey to a renewed student information ecosystem.

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19 Oct 2021

Count yourself in! Complete the Employment Equity Survey

Count yourself in using the new and updated Employment Equity Survey and help build a more inclusive UBC.

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18 May 2021

IGNITE Book Club: Jenny Heijun Wills in conversation with Dallas Hunt: May 27 2021

You are invited to join the the IGNITE Book Club on May 27, featuring Dr. Jenny Heijun Wills, author of the award-winning memoir, "Older Sister, not Necessarily Related," in coversation with Dr. Dallas Hunt.

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30 Mar 2021

Seeking feedback on Climate Action Plan 2030

UBC is seeking your feedback as we develop the Climate Action Plan 2030 (CAP 2030), an initiative aimed at implementing strategies that will result in emissions reductions from UBC’s core operations by 2030.

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05 Oct 2020

Developing UBC guidelines to increase diversity in conference panels and keynote speakers

We invite UBCV and UBCO faculty members, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students to join a small committee to develop guidelines and best practices related to conferences organized by UBC community members. 

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17 Sep 2020

Orange Shirt Day: Sept. 30, 2020

Orange Shirt Day is Sept. 30, an annual day to recognize and raise awareness about the residential school system in Canada, join together in the spirit of reconciliation, and honour the experiences of Indigenous Peoples.

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04 Sep 2020

UBC 2020 Indigenous Strategic Plan Celebration: Sept. 14

A virtual celebration will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. to celebrate the Indigenous Strategic Plan at UBC’s Vancouver campus, located on the traditional, unceded territories of the Musqueam people.

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15 Jul 2020

IRP Change Readiness Survey closes July 17

UBC has continued on an Integrated Renewal Program (IRP), which will transform our HR, Finance and Student systems and processes.  As we approach November 2020, this final readiness survey will help to measure progress and continue to prepare

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