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Musqueam Welcome

Feature Story: FNHL Graduation Celebration 2015 Highlights

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Welcome to the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal Portal

UBC’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people. Please see the welcome from Musqueam elder Larry Grant (above), and visit the Musqueam Affiliation page to learn more. UBC’s Okanagan campus is located on the territory of the Okanagan Nation. Visit the Aboriginal Programs and Services site to learn about initiatives and opportunities at the Okanagan campus.


NEW FEATURE!

A little knowledge can be a dangerous thing, but, when students enter university with very little knowledge of Aboriginal people, history, and circumstances, sometimes even a little knowledge can make a real difference. Watch Maryel Sparks-Cardinal’s short video here


BCom undergrad is getting Aboriginal students excited to study at Sauder

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January 8, 2016 – If Althea Wishloff could make one thing clear to young Aboriginal students contemplating a degree in business, it would be “you can do it too.” With a Gitxsan First Nations background, the fourth-year BCom student is an active proponent in B.C.’s Aboriginal community promoting business education. A self-confessed math addict from […]

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Alumni Interview: Kristen Harvey

Kristen Harvey, Associate Director of Strategic Aboriginal Enrolment Initiatives

December 23, 2015 – The Student Leadership Conference has been highlighting notable UBC alumni who have made an impact on campus and within the UBC community. This interview is part of its most recent series, Alumni Highlights! Kristen Harvey began her studies at UBC in 1999 and quickly became involved in campus life, first as […]

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Nursing professor’s mentorship makes an impact in Aboriginal communities and beyond

Professor Annette Browne, UBC School of Nursing

December 22, 2015 – Annette Browne, professor at UBC’s School of Nursing, has won the 2015 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award for her outstanding research contributions and engagement as an educator, mentor and community scholar. Browne focuses on addressing inequities in health, particularly within Aboriginal communities. She conducts research on access to […]

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Welcoming UBC’s largest group of first year Aboriginal medical students

Medical students participate in a traditional drum making session led by Elder Old Hands.

October 15, 2015 – Dexter James (Metis) and Kelly Lynn Soros (Metis) always dreamed of attending medical school. Motivated by both family members and practitioners in their communities, these two young Aboriginal students realized their dream and were admitted as part of the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s MD class of 2019. On Saturday, August 29th, […]

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UBC-Langara partnership breaks down education barriers for Aboriginal students

UBC Langara Signing: Dr. Trotter and Dr. Piper

MEDIA RELEASE September 25, 2015 – The University of British Columbia and Langara College announced today a formal partnership to fully establish a university transfer program for Aboriginal students. The UBC-Langara Aboriginal Transfer Program began three years ago as a pilot project, but will now become a lasting agreement. It helps First Nations, Metis and Inuit students […]

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