Indigenous Student Lauren Redman

Peer Advisor Lauren Redman Discusses Her Experiences as a Student at UBC

In June of this year, Lauren Redman graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. Redman, who is a Metis student from Selkirk, Manitoba, was not always so sure of the direction she wanted to take with her studies. After taking some courses at Langara College, […]

Longhouse Offers Tutoring Services

The Longhouse Learning Centre started offering tutoring services to students in September, 2009. Brittany Luby, a graduate student herself, and Eva Prkachin help First Nations students meet the academic challenges presented at the University of British Columbia. “I think it’s really grown and I’m really excited for the new term.

Research practicum puts fashion in focus

As a child, Charlene Smoke often played school or teacher. In a recent interview, she explains that despite not graduating from high school, she “dreamed of being…”

UBC Child Care Services

video platform video management video solutions video player Last year, UBC child care services celebrated its 40th anniversary, an event which was made all the more exciting by coinciding with the opening of 5 new daycare centres on campus. Over 800 current and former parents, staff and attendees of UBC child care facilities were present […]

Message from the Director, First Nations House of Learning

Mitakuye oyasin, chante waste ya nape chiyusa pelo. My friends and relations, with a good heart I shake your hands. I greet you first in the language of my Lakota ancestors, and next acknowledge that I am a relatively recent arrival and guest on the land of the Musqueam people. I thank Musqueam for their […]

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