The UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) integrates world-class scholarship, teaching, research, and policy engagement to contribute towards positive change.
Our approach equips policy leaders with the diverse perspectives, skills, and knowledge needed to contribute towards solutions to complex local and global issues.
26 SPPGA faculty conducting research & policy engagement in 30+ countries
UBC ranks as the #7 university in the world for climate action
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Faculty News & Publications
Our faculty are at the forefront of global policy issues like the Canada-China relationship, Indigenous rights, and sustainable fisheries. See their publications and expert commentary in local and global media.
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News Compilation: May 2023
Get the Latest Public Policy and Global Affairs Insights With UBC's SPPGA Curated News Compilation for May 2023.
Call for Proposals: Liu Lobby Gallery 22/23 – Eco Visions Theme
The Liu Lobby Gallery invites UBC artists and researchers to submit exhibition proposals for Summer/Fall 2023.
Harsha Walia Breaks Down Borders: Speaking on Climate Migration, Racial Capitalism and Empire
Canadian activist, writer and organizer Harsha Walia tackles issues of border imperialism, racial capitalism and anti-migrant xenophobia in her recent talk with UBC.