UBC sent an email to international students on July 20 announcing that those who still need to quarantine are eligible for what it called a “UBC Quarantine Bursary.”
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UBC Housing wrote that a student living on the seventh floor of an unknown building had their mezuzah — an encased prayer scroll that is hung in doorways to serve as a blessing — removed from their doorpost and vandalized by three individuals on July 22.
Between Zoom classes, I’d walk around to get some fresh air, only to discover that campus was a shadow of what it used to be.
I’m an incoming first-year and I want to make the most out of my university experience and do as many things as possible, but I also don't want to accidentally sign myself up for too much.
As COVID-19 cases surge elsewhere in BC, the prevalence of the virus remains low at UBC.
The most recent letter criticized UBC for failing to “sincerely” engage with student concerns that the AMS had raised in its last correspondence.
UBC Eats, launched in May, features monthly and weekly subscription plans that allow the customer to select what dishes to eat for a given week.
The vaccination rate for the 50+ crowd at UBC is lagging slightly behind surrounding areas according to neighbourhood-level vaccination figures.
Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry seemed to suggest that the Public Health Office was considering requiring proof of immunization in university residences — an idea that was quickly rejected by the Ministry of Health.
Applications are open for the first-ever Environment and Climate Change Youth Council, and for new internship opportunities in the environmental and clean technology sector.
Stephanie Hale’s and UBC’s legal teams will finish up cross examination in August, following UBC’s failure to disclose an email exchange between key actors in the case.
Since joining UBC Climate Hub Nafeesa Alibhai’s activism is “full steam ahead or full electric engine power ahead.”
Recent grads Rohan Siyal and Jovan Choongh founded meal delivery service Grubgrab in January 2019 when they were second-year students.
The petition, which has 146 signatures as of publishing, also asks that the university host a vaccination drive on campus and release a public statement that encourages those off-campus to receive their vaccines.
A team that includes researchers from UBC has confirmed the discovery of the moon-sized white dwarf star, designated ZTF J190132.9+145808.7.