Metras said the university worked with the Faculty of Science to design labs and classes that would allow students to perform research and complement current teaching methods.
BREAKING: First presumptive case of coronavirus confirmed in Toronto, but authorities say risk in BC remains low
In an attempt to inspire more action, Dalya Al Masri, a recent UBC alum and Palestinian-Canadian political analyst, has created the event “Dangers of Free Speech: The Unjust Arrest of Loujain al-Hathloul.” It will take place on January 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
The group is seeking signatures and is asking UBC students, faculties and departments to stand with the Wet’suwet’en in their international call for solidarity.
In a media release issued on January 23, the BC Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) — an independent licensing tribunal which makes decisions related to passenger-directed vehicles — gave the two companies approval to begin operations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler.
The Changeling was a 360 degree, full-bodied experience. The acting and design support the haunting nature of the play, but the comic plot line distracted from the overall show.
Back for its second year and bigger than ever, Smash Comedy Festival is here to make space in the comedy world for those who are often sidelined. The festival looks to promote women, Trans and femme comedians in an industry often dominated by cis white men.
A look behind the curtain with two UBC meme instagram accounts.
This third iteration of Transits and Returns showcases the works of 21 Indigenous artists from around the Pacific, ranging from local First Nations to Alutiiq territory in the north, Māori lands in the south, and the many mainland and island Nations in between. Two prior showings were held in Brisbane and Auckland. The works explore themes of movement, territory, kinship and representation.
Saturday will see the UBC Thunderbirds volleyball teams take on rivals Trinity Western in the third annual Pride Night.
On Saturday, the UBC Thunderbirds men’s rugby team braved rain and cold to decisively defeat Meraloma in a 34–10 game which saw the T-Birds strengthen their position amongst the best teams in the BC Premier League.
Currently at large: the University of Manitoba's offense after getting thrashed by the UBC Thunderbirds at this year's Winter Classic in front of over 5,400 people.
If the Thunderbirds want to win Winter Classic in front of thousands of UBC students, faculty and staff, they'll need to find some hidden offensive power and come out swinging against the Manitoba Bison.
On some level, any kind of long-distance relationship can be both a challenge and a blessing. In a weird way, I’ve become closer to certain of my friends because now we have to be more mindful, invest time and effort into maintaining our relationship.
"While the BoG already live-streams the full meetings, committee meetings — where most of the detailed policy discussions take place — will now be available to community members whenever they want, wherever they are."
“We still do not believe there has been a sufficient case built that these increases are necessary.”
November means it is time for the annual discussion of tuition increases. A draft version was provided in September with a proposal for a two per cent domestic and 4 per cent international tuition increase.
In 1989, a whale was discovered calling at a frequency of 52 hertz. No other whales with the same migration patterns shared the same frequency.
In the lead up to the trip, I was determined to take the opportunity to learn more about my heritage on my mother’s side and learn more about what life was like in Calabria.
One thing you’d know after spending some time in Fort McMurray is what a Canadian ‘cultural mosaic’ really looks like.
You say the green air mattress is always mine, even though it has a hole in it,the edges stitched up with masking tape.
Using data from BC’s cervical screening and immunization registries, researchers compared the rates of precancerous outcomes between women who had been vaccinated and those who hadn’t.
The Ubyssey has covered both the highs and lows of UBC scientific research over the past decade, reporting on both missteps and major achievements.
When Pierre Trudeau commissioned a type of particle accelerator called a cyclotron for the centre in 1976, the then-prime minister quipped: “I don’t really know what a cyclotron is, but I am certainly very happy Canada has one.”
All was well for the next four days until the team began receiving signals that the boat was heading off course to the south.