Members of the campus community have until October 31 to apply to the Equity Enhancement Fund — a program established to help provide funding for new initiatives designed to enhance equity on campus.
In March 2012 the fund provided a total of $17,800 to the following Okanagan campus initiatives:
- Enhancing Aboriginal Involvement: Recruitment Video Project
Aboriginal Programs and Services / Student Recruitment and Advising
- Academic Success Program
Academic Advising / Advising and Involvement Centre / Student Development and Advising
- Flags United Initiative
International Programs and Services / Campus Life
- An Accessibility Audit of UBC’s Okanagan Campus
Centre for Social, Spatial and Economic Justice / Disability Resource Centre
Guidelines for the fund can be viewed on the Equity Enhancement Fund Guidelines website. The funding is available to any academic or administrative unit with the endorsement of the unit or department head.
To find out more, or to submit a proposal, contact Associate Vice President Equity Tom Patch.