UBC Vancouver is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm people (Musqueam; which means 'People of the River Grass'). UBC Okanagan is situated on traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation. The land has always been a place of learning for the Musqueam and Syilx peoples, who for millennia have passed on their culture, history, and traditions from one generation to the next.

OUR COMMITMENT

We are committed to creating a community where human rights are respected and equity is embedded in all areas of academic, work and campus life. The principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and indigeneity are fundamental in achieving our mission to shape the leaders and professions that shape the world.

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Find self-study toolkits and trainings to guide your learning

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OUR STRATEGIES

Transforming Tomorrow - the APSC strategic plan - builds upon UBC's Inclusion Action Plan and Indigenous Strategic Plan by creating a framework of priorities and commitments to inform strategies for success. 

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WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Foster a culture which values wellness, balance and joy.

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TRUTH & RECONCILIATION

Demonstrate an authentic commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and value traditional ways of knowing.

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INCLUSIVE RESPECTFUL LEADERS

Build competencies required to be inclusive leaders and create spaces for respectful engagement.

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ADVANCE DIVERSITY

Ensure the composition and leadership structures of the Faculty reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.

DEAN'S REMARKS

This website reflects our commitment to truth and reconciliation, inclusive leadership and advancing diversity. It offers resources for faculty, staff and students seeking to learn more about topics including anti-racism and Indigenization, as well as training opportunities relating to equity, diversity and inclusion.

- Dean James Olson

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