Designing inclusion into faculty-led and co-curricular short programs abroad

Students with disabilities face added barriers to participating in faculty-led and co-curricular programs like field schools, field research courses, and international service learning projects. In particular, field schools in disciplines like conservation, geography, earth sciences, marine ecology and archaeology are often physically demanding as they involve observations and data collection that can only be done […]

Forests and Livelihoods International

Students supported by this project will embark on exciting journeys to study how the complex interactions of global forest management, conservation and land use shape the livelihoods of people. The University of British Columbia seeks to break down barriers of historical exclusion for experiential learning by developing and disseminating best practices to support Indigenous, disabled […]

Global Indigenous Connections

Global Indigenous Connections is a multifaceted program aimed at connecting Indigenous and non-Indigenous University of British Columbia students with Indigenous students, faculty and community members in other areas of the world. The objectives of the program are to provide students with virtual and in-person learning opportunities to develop a stronger understanding of the Indigenous lands […]

Pueblos Originarios en Argentina: UBC and Universidad Austral

The Virtual Forum on Indigenous Peoples of the Global South consisted of four 1.5-hour long workshops for Indigenous students at UBC to learn with and from Indigenous peoples of Argentina and Brazil. Throughout the workshops students were in active discussions with Indigenous community members from Argentina and Brazil to learn about their life history, cultural […]