Aftab Erfan was intrigued when she learned that a Vancouver Island First Nation band had approached UBC’s School of Community & Regional Planning (SCARP) for help drafting and implementing their community plan.
New UBC Prof. Janette Bulkan will focus on the issues facing indigenous and community forestry
UBC First Nations House of Learning hosts Idle No More Teach-in
UBC researchers can provide expert commentary on three proposed pipeline projects that would carry Alberta bitumen to U.S. and foreign markets. Next week the Joint Review Panel of the National Energy Board re-opens hearings for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline.
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.
UBC’s Faculty of Education kicks-off the Year of Indigenous Education with the Musqueam Lecture: Excellence in Education
UBC and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree. The program offers up to $8,500 in scholarships to Aboriginal students, plus guaranteed admission to UBC’s Faculty of Arts and personalized support from Aboriginal advisors at both institutions.
Nearly 1,300 new international and Aboriginal students benefit from two-weeks of orientation and a year of personalized support.
Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of Guarani tribal chief Nisio Gomes.
A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.