The demonstration in front of Liberal MP Joyce Murray’s office included about 50 students at its peak, kept intentionally small due to the pandemic.
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Though we are unable to physically gather, Homecoming has figured out a way to stay connected and celebrate what it is that makes UBC’s community so great.
If you feel stuck right now and wonder if self-esteem is a problem for you, I invite you to do a self-esteem check up. Be honest with yourself.
In conjunction with Science Literacy Week, the UBC Library hosted a virtual workshop on citizen science tools to allow the general population to get involved with scientific pursuits.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
Since coming to UBC, Boedhihartono has been a professor for the Masters of International Forestry program, teaching tropical landscapes and livelihoods.
While Coach Symons has acknowledged that it is “a difficult situation with the habits of the players over the years having contact when [they] compete,” he believes that there have been positives such as giving the team opportunities to settle down and create technical and tactical goals.
Climate group UBCC350 has begun the year with a rebrand to Climate Justice UBC and an open letter affirming new values.
The open session of the first Board of Governors (BoG) meeting of the 2020/21 ran for four hours over Zoom, with governors discussing COVID-19 planning and hearing from student unions about what they want from the Board this school year.
AMS Student Services manager Ian Stone said the service will keep a database of rental, sublet and roommate wanted postings for student accommodations.
Grey whales, land use and sucking up insects with a Ghostbuster backpack are a snapshot of the topics we encountered as The Ubyssey spoke to UBC graduate students about this year’s theme.
One of the UBC’s biggest school spirit events Homecoming will look different this year with ongoing COVID-19. It will be held virtually on September 25 along with many activities throughout the weekend.
The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated student-facing issues including housing, food insecurity and financial instability.
SciLit Week is an annual event led by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada that encourages people in Canada to learn more about the science that makes our country tick.
UBC’s announcement that winter term 2 will be mostly online and rising active COVID-19 cases suggest the possibility of another year of virtual graduation.