UBC Okanagan is situated on traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation. The land has always been a place of learning for the Syilx peoples, who for millennia have passed on their culture, history, and traditions from one generation to the next.

equity, diversity, inclusion and indigeneity (EDI+I)

Establishing a culture and environment that values and champions equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity takes a comprehensive approach. In the School of Engineering, we’re focusing on five key pillars:

  • 2SLGBTQIA+
  • Indigenous Reconciliation
  • Women in Engineering
  • Anti-Racism and Allyship
  • People with Disabilities

Learn more about what we’re doing by exploring these pages:

People with Disabilities (coming soon)

STUDENT FEEDBACK SYSTEM: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Indigeneity

SOE aspires to be a welcoming and inclusive place for everyone. In working toward that goal, SOE’s EDI+I Advisors would like feedback on your experiences in the School. This feedback will help the EDI+I Advisors make recommendations regarding the School’s curriculum, physical environment, student engagement, and workplace culture.

In providing this feedback, you may remain anonymous or identify yourself. Your name and contact information will not be reported or shared in any way.

General feedback regarding student concerns or challenges can also be shared anonymously through this portal.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT FEEDBACK

Message from leadership

The School of Engineering values equity, inclusion, and diversity. These ideals play a central role in our day-to-day operations whether in the classroom or lab.

People are our priority, and we continue to strive to make their experience with the School of Engineering exceptional.

We are always seeking ways to improve, so if you have any feedback or suggestions please do not hesitate to contact one of our EDI+I Team.

Rehan Sadiq, Executive Associate Dean, School of Engineering

meet the team

Sabine Weyand

Assistant Professor of Teaching & EDI+I Advisor

Jannik Eikenaar

Associate Professor of Teaching & EDI+I Advisor

Marie Reid

Engineering Advisor

Kyle Watson

Engineering Advisor

resources