Initiatives

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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13 May 2020

Climate Emergency Engagement: Virtual Community Dialogues May 21-June 30

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our time. Participate in a virtual community dialogue and help shape UBC’s response.

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05 Mar 2020

UBC's Climate Emergency Response: Campus-wide Forum March 11

The climate emergency is one of the most pressing issues of our time. At this pivotal moment, the decisions and actions we take today will reverberate beyond our own borders and lifetimes.

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02 Apr 2019

Complete the 2019 UBC Faculty and Staff Housing Demand Survey by Apr. 7

Share your experiences and help shape initiatives related to faculty and staff housing at UBC. 

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26 Mar 2018

You are invited to witness the historic opening of UBC’s Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre

On April 9 at 10:00am, UBC will mark the formal opening of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre, on our Vancouver campus. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged (where possible) to attend or watch the live webcast.

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16 Mar 2017

Continuing Studies to become UBC Extended Learning

Yesterday, the Vancouver Senate approved the evolution of Continuing Studies (CS) into a new unit called UBC Extended Learning (UBC ExL), effective July 1, 2017.
 

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06 Jan 2017

UBC University Killam Professor Lecture Series

Join us for a series of free, engaging public events featuring our newest University Killam Professors.

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