Offerings & Symposium

SAGE Saturdays

SAGE Saturdays were created to strengthen and develop our networks within the University of British Columbia (UBC) and other SAGE afflitate Indigenous graduate and postdoctoral students, faculty, and communities.

Upcoming SAGE Saturdays

For more information please email grad.sage@ubc.ca to join our SAGE listserv

Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium [IGSS]

IGSS – Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium – is a yearly, student-led, inter-institutional co-hosted gathering to celebrate Indigenous Graduate student research and successes. The IGSS brings together Elders, keynote speakers, and panels of emerging/well-established Indigenous scholars from across Canada and beyond.

The IGSS provides a space for Indigenous students to critically engage in each other’s work from a place that honours the 4Rs—respect, relevance, responsibility, and reciprocity (Kirkness, V. J. and R. Barnhardt, 1991). 

The annual conference provides an opportunity for Indigenous graduate students to network with peers locally, provincially, Nationally, and globally. The IGSS also provides a venue for students to listen to leading Indigenous scholars and academic Elders who have pioneered Indigenous education and Indigenous research theory/methodologies in Canada or elsewhere. 

Works Cited

Kirkness, V., & Barnhardt, R. (1991). FIRST NATIONS AND HIGHER EDUCATION: The Four R’s — Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity, Responsibility. Journal of American Indian Education, 30(3), 1-15. Retrieved April 26, 2021, from http://www.jstor.org/stable/24397980

Upcoming IGSS Schedule

For more information about our next IGSS gathering, or to be notified about the next call for proposals, or to sign-up as a volunteer please email grad.sage@ubc.ca

SAGE Listserv

SAGE listserv is best way to get involved in our SAGE community. Simply email grad.sage@ubc.ca to subscribe to our listserv. You can unsubscribe from the listserv on your own at anytime. Each SAGE listserv email will have an unsubscribe link at the bottom of the page. Anyone can join our listserv. All are welcome.

If there are any events or resources you would like us to send out on our SAGE listserv on your behalf, please email you items to grad.sage@ubc.ca. The earlier you can send it to us the better.

Other SAGE Offerings

SAGE is a student-led program in collaboration with our UBC SAGE Provincial Coordinator(s). We offer a variety of peer-mentorships, information sessions, funding and publishing opportunities, job opportunities, and access to resources and networks. SAGE offerings change each semester depending on available funds, areas of focus, timely current events in media or the community, and level of community involvement and engagement with and from people like you!

If you would like to lead or contribute a SAGE offering/gathering, please email our SAGE team at grad.sage@ubc.ca

Upcoming SAGE Saturdays

For more information please email grad.sage@ubc.ca to join our SAGE listserv