The COVID-19 & Society course explores how the pandemic is impacting society

August 4th, 2020 UBC ORICE is proud to collaborate with Dr. Katherine Lyon and her COVID-19 & Society course which invites students to examine COVID-19 as a global public issue, considering how pandemics inform social inequality, interpersonal interaction, and societal change locally and internationally. ORICE is supporting the course by identifying various community organizations relating […]

ORICE Solidarity Statement 

The University of British Columbia Office of Regional and International Community Engagement (UBC ORICE) stands in solidarity with anti-Black racism protests in the United States and globally in the wake of George Floyd’s death. With others, we strongly condemn racism and violence in all its forms in Canada, the United States and around the world. […]


To our UBC community and beyond, Now, more than ever is the time for transformative action in pursuit of a more sustainable future. The ORICE mandate is to equip students with the tools and frameworks necessary to overcome complex social and ecological challenges by supporting their learning in and out of the classroom. The current […]