By Thane Bonar on October 23, 2012
Building on last year’s Dialogue on the Indian Residential School System, a series of events will be held at the First Nations Longhouse to provide the University community a chance to learn more about this history, promote dialogue, and plan future initiatives.
By Amy Perreault and Sarah Ling on October 3, 2012
The development of academic and professional programming in the area of classroom climate is relatively new and unexplored. Aboriginal Initiatives programming at the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) responded by creating an innovative professional development series called Aboriginal Initiatives: Classroom Climate.
By Thane Bonar on September 27, 2012
The University of British Columbia and Langara College have partnered to create a transfer program to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students working toward a university degree.
By Chaya Ocampo Go on September 24, 2012
On September 14, 2012 over 50 students, faculty members and artists from Vancouver gathered at the First Nations Longhouse for “Common Threads”, a conference to celebrate the solidarities between the indigenous peoples of the Philippines and Guatemala.
By Basil Waugh on September 10, 2012
The first year of university can be tough, but a different culture or language can make it even tougher. That’s why nearly 1,300 new international and Aboriginal students will arrive at UBC early to get a jump start on academic success.