Searching for study space?

Searching for study space?

Xwi7xwa Library is open from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, with reference support between 11 and 3.  

Culture at the Centre exhibition

Culture at the Centre exhibition

Culture at the Centre is new exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology that insight into the “important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in British Columbia are doing to honour and support their culture, history and language. Five centres are showcased, representing six communities: Musqueam Cultural Education Centre (Musqueam), Squamish-Lil’wat Cultural Centre (Squamish, Lil’wat), Heiltsuk […]

Food for fines

Food for fines

From now until April 2nd you can pay off up to $30 of library fines with non-perishable food items donated to participating libraries across campus. Each food item will be worth $2 of library fines, and all donations go to the UBC AMS Food Bank on Campus and the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Find out more information here.

Waterfall Revitalization Project

Waterfall Revitalization Project

The waterfall outside Xwi7xwa was original Chief Simon Baker’s idea and has been a part of the Longhouse since its creation, serving as a reminder that “water is the most important thing in our lives.” [i] After 24 years, some elements of this feature were in need of repair and we are happy to confirm […]

Our loan periods have changed

Our loan periods have changed

We’re happy to announce that, starting this September, many of our loan periods have changed. Graduate loans now span an eight week period on standard items, while faculty borrowing from Xwi7xwa will be able to check out standard materials for the entire winter term through to April.