INNOVATION LEADERSHIP: New Change Strategies for a Complex World


Now accepting applications for our 2015 September session, more information here.




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Haida Gwaii Semesters 

Sk'aadGa Gud ad is - Learning Balance


Creating a new generation of natural resource leaders.


Developed for senior undergraduates interested in natural resources and the environment, Haida Gwaii Semesters provide students with an immersion opportunity to study in a remote,
resource-dependent community where the pressing social, cultural, ecological, political and economic issues facing natural resource managers around the globe converge at a local scale.

Students live on Haida Gwaii, attend lectures at the world-class Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay (“Sea Lion Town”) in Skidegate, tour the forests and landscapes of the islands, meet with local experts and knowledge-holders, and become part of the Haida Gwaii Community.



We're now accepting applications for the

2016 Winter and Fall Semesters,

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“The Haida Gwaii Semester represents a tremendous opportunity for students to learn actively about a community, its surrounding forest, and their interdependence. UBC is pleased to be involved in this endeavour.”

~ Peter Marshall, Associate Dean, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia