This page highlights some experiential learning opportunities that have an Indigenous focus or contain a significant amount of Indigenous content. These are in addition to the various opportunities at UBC to apply knowledge outside the classroom, as well as those that are normally part of a degree program.
Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre
UBC students can participate in research, undergraduate and graduate-level credit courses, workshops and field trips at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, including some with an Indigenous-focus.
Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning
Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning is a northern-led initiative delivering land-based, university credited educational experiences led by northern leaders, experts, elders and professors to engage northern and southern youth in a transformative curricula based on the cutting-edge needs of Canada’s North.
UBC’s Go Global offers programs that let you venture out into the world to meet people, build skills and gain perspective in a way that you would never imagine. Opportunities include some with an Indigenous focus.
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Haida Gwaii Semester
The Faculty of Forestry gives course credits for courses taken at the Haida Gwaii Institute for the Haida Gwaii Semester. In addition to in-class lectures and course work, students also explore the island’s incredible natural environments, meet local experts and knowledge holders, and become immersed in the Haida Gwaii community.