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First Nations advocate and eco-activist among honorary degree recipients

First Nations advocate and eco-activist among honorary degree recipients

The University of British Columbia will honour advocates who have fought for human rights and the environment at this year’s spring graduation ceremonies.

Student Lunches Bring Together Aboriginal Student Community

Student Lunches Bring Together Aboriginal Student Community

Every Tuesday, the UBC Aboriginal student community comes together for a lunch and Information Session in Sty-Wet-Tan, the Great Hall of the First Nations Longhouse.

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32 Aboriginal UBC students receive scholarships from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society

Thirty-two UBC students are among the 167 Aboriginal students in B.C. who today were awarded scholarships by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society…

Year of Indigenous Education Launch

Largest Class of Aboriginal Doctoral Students Graduate from UBC Faculty of Education

Eleven Aboriginal doctoral students will graduate from the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Education this year – the largest number to graduate from an education faculty in any Canadian university in one year.

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Jumpstarting Success

The first year of university can be tough, but a different culture or language can make it even tougher. That’s why nearly 1,300 new international and Aboriginal students will arrive at UBC early to get a jump start on academic success.

2010 Book by Former UBC PhD Student and Instructor Provides In-Depth Look at c̓əsnaʔəm

2010 Book by Former UBC PhD Student and Instructor Provides In-Depth Look at c̓əsnaʔəm

For almost a month Musqueam community members and their supporters have been maintaining a 24-hour vigil at the ancient village of c̓əsnaʔəm (also known as the Marpole Midden), the site of a planned 108-unit residential condo development…

Largest class of Aboriginal MDs graduate from UBC

Largest class of Aboriginal MDs graduate from UBC

Twelve Aboriginal students will graduate with a University of British Columbia medical undergraduate degree (MD) this spring, the largest cohort of Aboriginal students to graduate in the history of the Faculty of Medicine and in the province.

Elder Larry Grant

Elder Larry Grant Featured by UBC Chinese Canadian Stories Project

Elder Larry Grant, our Elder-in-Residence at the First Nations House of Learning, is well-known and much appreciated for welcoming students, faculty, staff, and guests to the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Musqueam (hyperlink to Musqueam website), hən’q’əmin’əm’-speaking people…

UBC offers new $20,000 Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

UBC offers new $20,000 Scholarships for Aboriginal Students

The University of British Columbia has launched two new major entrance scholarships for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students entering UBC undergraduate programs from secondary school, in an effort to attract and support the most accomplished and promising Aboriginal students from across Canada.

Alumnus and M.Ed Student Rupert Richardson on His University Experience

Alumnus and M.Ed Student Rupert Richardson on His University Experience

Rupert Richardson, a recent NITEP graduate, is now an M.Ed. student in the Education Studies Department and works for the Institute for Aboriginal Health and College for Health Disciplines. Here he shares some of his story.