Diversity still lacking at UBC Okanagan, say some racialized students – Vernon Morning Star

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Diversity still lacking at UBC Okanagan, say some racialized students – Vernon Morning Star

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Oct. 20, 2021

UBCO said it is working to diversify and decolonize the campus

In 2018, researchers at UBCO published a campus diversity report that highlighted the experiences of Indigenous, racialized and LGBTQ2S+ students on campus. Three years later, some students of colour say not much has changed.

The report provided a scathing review of the campus environment, with many racialized and Indigenous students expressing the need for improved campus resources to embrace diversity on campus. Indigenous students, in particular, said that campus attitudes and practices largely erased Indigenous knowledge and teachings.

Overall, the report stated that the campus fostered alienating and individualistic values, with Black, Indigenous, and students of colour often having to create their own safe spaces.

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