Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology

The Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology program is designed to introduce students, faculty, and staff to Indigenous understandings of health and well-being providing comprehensive insight into the complex social, cultural, historical, and economic factors that shape healthy living within Indigenous communities.

Vancouver will host the 8th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress (October 12 to 14, 2021)

The University of British Columbia (Faculty of Education), the Indigenous Physical Activity and Cultural Circle, the Health & Fitness Federation of Canada, the Health & Fitness Society of BC, the Vancouver Convention Centre, and Tourism Vancouver are proud to announce that Vancouver will host the 8th International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress, […]

Research Statement

Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology aspires to create an inter-disciplinary research space where under-/graduate students, faculty and community scholars can work collaboratively in exploring the relationship between Indigenous physical cultures, physical activity, health and wellbeing.

Infographic: Wholistic Wellness during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Please check out our new Infographic “Wholistic Wellness during the COVID-19 Outbreak”

National Indigenous Peoples Day

We proudly support the National Indigenous Peoples Day. This day is for all Canadians to recognize, support, and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and traditions, and remarkable contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Benefits of Fitness in First Nations Peoples

We are extremely proud of the accomplishments of Dr. Rosalin Miles. Here is an important and powerful discussion that she recently had related to the importance of physical fitness for health and wholistic wellness in First Nations peoples. This video also highlights the RainForest Trail Run organized by Dr. Doug Clement, Diane Clement, the Achilles […]

Dr. Rosalin Miles Receives Hidden Heroes 2019 Award

We are honoured to announce that Dr. Rosalin Miles, Research Associate and Community Leader, in the Indigenous Studies in Kinesiology program and member of the Lytton First Nation has been awarded the 2019 Hidden Heroes award. We are very proud of all of work that Dr. Miles has done and continues to do for Indigenous […]

Faculty of Education

About the Faculty of Education For over 50 years, UBC’s Faculty of Education has served the international education community through leadership in research, service, and advocacy. One of the leading faculties of education in the world, we prepare professionals for practice in a wide range of education-related fields, from preschool through adulthood.