Applied Science Courses

Learn strategies to build respectful and inclusive communities using resources made for APSC faculty, staff and students. 

Indigenous Design & Engagement in Applied Science and Land and Food Systems (IDEAL) Certificate

Participants will explore a variety of learning opportunities, including Speaker Series, guided walks, and engagement opportunities, and then have the opportunity to engage in reflection using journaling prompts via Canvas and participating in facilitated sharing circles. 

Grounding Anti Oppression

Grounding Anti-Oppression is a self-led Canvas course that explores systems of power and oppression at individual, interpersonal, and institutional levels. 

Weaving Relations

Developed jointly by the Faculties of Applied Science and Land and Food Systems, this self-directed course explores Indigenous histories, people, and contexts, as well as settler colonialism in Canada, through the lens of Indigenous-Canadian relationships. 


UBC Courses

Build your EDI.I competencies and meet others who are doing this work. Open to all members of the UBC community.

Anti-Racism Awareness

This course will systemically cover and uncover implicit and explicit forms of historic, systemic and institutional racism and their colonial and intersectional impacts on marginalized peoples and their communities in the past and in contemporary times.

Positive Space Foundations

The Positive Space: Foundations online course provides low-barrier access for students, staff, and faculty to learn about sex, sexuality, and gender diversity.

Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) 

CTLT offers a variety of programs such as workshops, sessions, networking events, and speakers series for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students, teaching assistants, heads, and directors.

Equity and Inclusion Office (EIO) 

Explore resources to help you navigate UBC or to support your individual or departmental efforts to advance equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism.

Facing Human Wrongs: Navigating Paradoxes and Complexities of Social and Global Change

Developed jointly by the Faculties of Education and Land and Food Systems, this self-directed course addresses the ethical and practical complexities and paradoxes of mainstream approaches to global challenges.

Other Resources

Here are some of our favourite external EDI.I resources. 

San'yas Anti-Racism Indigenous Cultural Safety Training Program 

San’yas means ‘way of knowing’ in Kwak’wala, the language of the Kwakwaka’wakw Peoples. This program uproots anti-Indigenous racism and promotes cultural safety for Indigenous people. These efforts provide a foundation that is necessary for reconciliation between Indigenous and Settler peoples across Canada. 

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