IDEAS@UBC Alumni-Student Mentorship Program


IDEAS@UBC is organizing an alumni-student mentorship opportunity for students who identify as racialized or IBPOC. This opportunity is open to these students at any stage of any iSchool program (MACL and PhD included). For more information about this program, please visit the IDEAS@UBC website.

Their sign-up form is currently open and they will be accepting submissions until Sunday, November 14th. If you self-identify as an IBPOC or otherwise racialized individual interested in establishing a mentorship relationship with an alum who has shared experiences, please consider signing up!


Sign up here



IDEAS@UBC is a student group that seeks to provide a safe and productive community for IBPOC (Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour) students in departments and fields of study related to information, cultural, and memory work at the University of British Columbia’s School of Information. We aim to amplify IBPOC voices in information studies and encourage dialogue on topics such as anti-racism, Indigenous knowledge and information practices, and systemic barriers in library, archival and information studies. We also host social events and offer a safe space for IBPOC students in the iSchool programs to share resources on navigating underrepresentation in the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector.

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