Our Work

The Community Engagement office supports reciprocal, respectful relationships between staff, students and faculty at UBC’s Vancouver campus and local community partners to advance equity and justice.

We provide:


Support for Scholars & Staff

  • Community Engagement Network: For UBC staff who collaborate with community partners locally and globally
  • Advice for Community Engaged Scholars: Provide guidance, connections and advice for UBC Faculty whose academic work involves community-engaged research or teaching
  • Community Engagement Table: Central coordinating table of administrative engagement leads from all campus sites
  • Engagement Stories: Showcasing the stories of community-engaged activity from across both campuses

Support for Community Partners


Public Engagement

  • President’s Community Roundtables: Bringing UBC and community-based experts and leaders together to explore and activate solutions to regional issues
  • Public Dialogue & Events: Partnering to organize deep engagement and knowledge exchange on topics of public interest and importance

Institutional Change and Thought Leadership