Spotlight On: Culture + Diversity

UBC is a diverse and multicultural university. Our research helps to foster intercultural understanding, strengthen social justice and nurture cultural creativity.

Our commitment to research that explores cultural, community and gender differences spans our campuses, faculties, centres and institutes. From Anthropology to Asian Studies, and Theatre to Art Theory, UBC is an international leader in advancing cultural appreciation, understanding and tolerance.

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Fast Facts + Milestones

2017 The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre will open in the fall of 2017 MORE

2016 Museum of Anthropology opens groundbreaking new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks MORE

1987 First Nations House of Learning established

1978 Institute of Asian Research founded 

1947 Museum of Anthropology founded

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New MOA gallery and collection to enhance understanding of Indigenous cultures and histories