Stories

Education and Law Among Oldest UBC Aboriginal Programs

Magnolia Unka and Sita-Rani MacMillan want to improve the lives of Aboriginal people in Canada: they’re just going about it in different ways. One plans to use the court room, the other, the classroom.

Math Teaching and First Nations Culture

In Haida Gwaii, off British Columbia’s remote northwest coast, teachers are exploring connections between oral stories and mathematical problem solving.

First Nations Entrepreneurs

For aspiring entrepreneur Vivian Bomberry, the irony of the term cohort — used in education circles to define a group of students in the same class year — wasn’t lost when she began her studies in the Ch’nook Advanced Management Program at UBC last November.

Co-op Programs Grow In Popularity

Having taken a bite out of our national rodent, you could say Arts student Jessica McIntyre’s summer UBC co-op placement with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) left a unique taste in her mouth.

Nursing Grad Brings First Nations Sensitivity to Her Role

Grandma Rose was thrilled when granddaughter Viola chose to pursue a nursing degree after her first year of university.

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