SAGE Saturday Sharing Circle on December 10, 2022

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Take a break & finish the semester strong with peers this Saturday during an end-of-semester virtual check-in/sharing circle!

This SAGE Saturday session is intended to create space for building community and Indigenous graduate student peer support. It is being offered via Zoom to facilitate inclusion of on and off-campus self-identified Indigenous students from any field of study. 

SAGE Saturday Sharing Circle

Saturday, December 10, 2022

10 AM – 12 PM PST

Zoom link:

This event will be informal, but here’s a tentative agenda to know what to expect!

– Welcome from UBC’s SAGE Coordinator & Faculty Mentor hosts

– Brief introductions & end-of-semester reflection icebreaker

– Open sharing circle & relating/peer-to-peer dialogue

– Closing circle: end-of-semester wellness ideas/intentions 

Do you have ideas for future SAGE Saturdays or know of any faculty or alumni with cross-cutting insights to support Indigenous graduate students? Please email any suggestions or questions to

Fall 2022 SAGE Meet & Greet

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022
3pm – 5 pm Pacific Time
Irving K. Barber Centre – Dodson Room (302)
1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC

To join via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 694 1150 8806
Passcode: 649891 


  • In-person and virtual introductions 
  • Background on the SAGE Program
  • Sharing & group feedback for SAGE programming this year 
  • Indigenous Graduate Students Symposium March 2023
  • Writing Retreat/Workshop Series announcements
  • Beginning to identify Indigenous graduate student writing support needs
  • Any additional announcements from the group

If any questions, please contact Jessica at

‘Recovering from Colonialism & Renewing Kinship Relations’

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A Talk & Discussion with Dr. Dwayne Donald

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pacific
Irving K. Barber Center – Dodson Room (302)
1961 East Mall, Vancouver, BC

To join via Zoom, email

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Welcome to the SAGE-UBC website! We’re happy you have arrived!

The contracts for our SAGE coordinators has ended for the season and they have each returned to their respective graduate study programs. 

SAGE is anticipated to return again the Fall and we look forward to connecting with you again in the future! Please feel free to email us at This inbox is expected to be monitored on occasion.

We thank you for your contribution to the the enhancement of Indigenous students at all ages and stages of the academic journey!


SAGE Team!

Supporting Aboriginal Graduate Enhancement [SAGE]

Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) Traditional Territories
University of British Columbia

We acknowledge and respect xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil- Waututh) and Sylix (Okanagan) peoples on whose traditional and unceded territories the university is located, and we acknowledge our gratitude to these Nations for allowing students to learn and grow on these sacred lands.