Student Learning Hub resources available on Canvas
The Student Learning Hub’s Canvas modules offer undergraduate students free, easy-to-access, self-guided resources and materials to support them in their online courses. Students can learn at their own pace and explore a variety of specifically-developed modules.
There are no pre-requisites and the modules can be accessed in any order, at any time. Students can enrol or find out more, at: canvas.ubc.ca/enroll/4GCHPE
Applying flexibility in decision-making
APPROACH COURSE ADAPTATION DECISIONS WITH A COMMITMENT TO COMPASSION AND CARE FOR EVERYONE INVOLVED
That kind of thoughtful decision-making is consistent with UBC’s long-standing commitment to fairness and inclusivity.
Reminder: Using data to advance human rights webinar
Presented by the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, UBC Okanagan and the Office of the Vice-President, Health
On January 14, join BC Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender, Trish Garner, executive director of research and policy for the Office of the Human Rights Commissioner, and Gwen Phillips BC First Nations Data Governance Initiative Champion, Ktunaxa Nation, for a webinar discussing the collection of disaggregated data to advance human rights.
Jan 20: A discussion on Indigenous perspectives and science and systemic racism
The Provost and Vice-President Academic, Okanagan presents the second in a three-part series discussing systemic racism in science
Join panellists Elder Albert Marshall, Mi’kmaw Nation; Jeannette Armstrong, Canada Research Chair in Okanagan Indigenous Knowledge and Philosophy, UBC Okanagan; and Aaron Prosper, master's student, UPEI and project manager for the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Nation Cancer Care Strategy.
On November 26, the UBC community joined together for the first of a three-part series discussing systemic racism in science. This discussion explored institutional responses to systemic racism, with panellists from NSERC, Nature and UBC.
Deadline extended for Academic Integrity Digital Poster Contest
This competition seeks novel ways to educate students on the importance of academic integrity. It encourages submissions that emphasize positive values such as honesty, respect, responsibility, fairness, and perseverance.
The Stronger Together project connects patients with expert resources, online counselling, daily health trackers and opportunities to build social connections with Canadians experiencing similar health circumstances.
New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities
Free online health resources, coaching and peer-to-peer support
Researchers with the UBC Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management have teamed up with digital health company Curatio to provide Canadians with virtual health support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UBCO’s Arts Career Apprenticeship program will focus on new arts, humanities and social sciences graduates.
UBCO launches arts career apprenticeship with local businesses
Donor-funded program creates employment opportunities for graduates
With many university graduates ready to hit the labour market running, UBC Okanagan is aiming to make that first job an especially meaningful one through the creation of an apprenticeship initiative together with local businesses and organizations.
A UBCO student project developed a method to make shipping containers immediately identifiable by using artificial intelligence.
UBCO team creates live technology to track shipping containers
Class project may change the entire shipping industry
With hundreds of thousands of packages and shipments crossing the globe, especially during the holiday season, the industry has turned to School of Engineering researchers to develop better ways to track parcels.