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Feature Story: UBC Longhouse Grad to Stream Live Saturday, May 23rd

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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.


Live Webcast: FNHL Graduation Celebration 2015

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May 19, 2015 – The First Nations House of Learning will be live streaming this year’s graduation celebration for family and friends of Aboriginal students who are unable to attend this important milestone event. Visit this page on Saturday, May 23 @ 11 AM to view the live webcast. Related: FNHL Graduation Celebration Spring 2014 […]

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UBC Aboriginal MD program meets goal five years ahead of schedule

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Photo credit: Eryn Rizzoli
May 15, 2015 – Long before the training wheels on her first bicycle were removed, Lee-Anna Huisman had her sights set on the road ahead. “I wanted to be a doctor from a really young age,” recalls Huisman, who grew up in Terrace, B.C. “My parents tell me that as early as kindergarten, I used […]

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UBC Psychology graduate Ryan Tomm is making science cool with Aboriginal teens

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Photo: Angelina Sangulin
May 14, 2015 – Growing up, Ryan Tomm didn’t know he would be a scientist one day. It was a series of decisions that led him on his eventual path to study and do research at UBC. His research explores the effects of aging on decision-making, executive functions and cognitive flexibility. Understanding the brain “I […]

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Indigenous languages professor receives Dean of Arts Award

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April 27, 2015 – UBC Anthropology professor Patricia Shaw, the founder of what is now the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program (FNEL), is the Dean of Arts Award recipient for 2014-15. Dr. Shaw has been with the university for over 35 years. A celebrated phonologist, Dr. Shaw founded the award-winning First Nations Languages Program […]

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Redeeming CEP Personal Credits for Education at UBC

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Update: April 21, 2015 – The deadline for submitting CEP Personal Education Credit Redemption forms to UBC is quickly approaching. Please ensure all redemption forms are submitted to Heather Mitchell in Enrolment Services no later than May 31, 2015. Personal education credits can cover UBC courses that end by August 31, 2015. Newly Admitted Students […]

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