Awareness Days

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

Join us on March 8 in commemorating this important day.

In Conversation with Dr. Neila Miled

In Conversation with Dr. Neila Miled

Read Dr. Miled’s reflections on International Women’s Day.

Pink Shirt Day 2022

Pink Shirt Day 2022

Watch the UBC President’s Community Update addressing this commemorative day on February 23.

Black History Month 2022

Black History Month 2022

February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022

Join us on January 27 in commemorating this important day

Illustration of a person looking out of a large keyhole cutout of a pink brain-patterned background

World Mental Health Day 2021

On October 10, discover this year’s slogan: “Mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality”

Image of Women’s History Month 2021 with this year’s theme “Women Making History Now”. The Canada wordmark appears at top.

Women’s History Month 2021

Celebrate this October by exploring this year’s theme: “Women Making History Now”

The Bentwood Box by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston. The carved circular face is painted with red, white and black

Orange Shirt Day 2021

Join us on September 30 in acknowledging and learning

A close-up portrait of a mother and infant

World Patient Safety Day 2021

On September 17, learn about this year’s theme: “Safe maternal and newborn care”

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2021

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2021

Discover and engage on August 9th by joining a virtual commemoration, hosted by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues