Vancouver is situated on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional territory of the Musqueam people. Here are a couple of resources to get you started on a path to a better understanding of the land in which Vancouver is located and UBC Vancouver's relationship with the Musqueam:

During your time at UBC you’ll learn more about Canadian culture and understanding Canadians. For a few helpful tips to ease the cultural transition, visit UBC's guide to adjusting to life in Canada.

For international and newcomer Canadian students, we recommend the publication "Surviving and Thriving in Canadian Academia", a great overview of the norms of communication in Canada.