Hosted by March On Vancouver, the event saw people rallying at Jack Poole Plaza before taking to the streets of downtown.
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Throughout the past year, UBC has been working to develop a new strategic plan that will lay out the university’s goals and priorities over the next few years. The new plan will succeed Place and Promise, the strategic plan introduced by Stephen Toope in 2009.
Organized by March On Vancouver, the demonstration began with speeches on Jack Poole plaza before making a short circuit through downtown.
Recent reddit threads have had students questioning the ethics of Tip Labs, an unaccredited personal coaching service formerly associated with the The Tipping Point movement.
The main causes behind their denial were for not strictly adhering to AMS naming conventions in their club application form and/or not providing unique services.
In 2014, students voted overwhelmingly in favour of a referendum that said the AMS, “guided by the principle that education is a right, [should] advocate for reduced tuition for both national and international students.” They haven’t been doing that.
The former UBC student found not criminally responsible for stabbing and choking another student will return to Saudi Arabia after his release from custody.
After the Qoola frozen yogurt outlet in the Nest didn’t pay rent for over two years, the AMS evicted them in August 2017 and is now suing them what could be over $100,000.
Emails obtained by The Ubyssey between high-ranking UBC and AMS officials detail what appears to be a fraught relationship between former AMS VP Academic Daniel Lam and the university it was his job to lobby.
The results have already been presented to the Board of Governors (BoG) at the November 28, 2017 committees meeting, and changes to the plan based on the review are expected to be brought back for ratification in February.
UBC invited professor Richard Moon, a University of Windsor law professor and one of Canada's leading scholars on freedom of expression, to campus to give a quick talk on how campuses can deal with the topic, followed by a lengthy Q and A.
Originally proposed by a student senator, an ad hoc committee on Academic Equity and Inclusion has been created by UBC Vancouver Senate.
On Tuesday evening, UBC’s Equity Ambassadors — a social justice group managed by UBC’s Equity and Inclusion Office — held “Sex in All Languages,” an event where different sex-related topics were discussed across various cultural viewpoints. The workshop was the final event of UBC’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Hosted by UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, this year’s series of the Phil Lind Initiative focuses on the effects of the surge in populist nationalism and authoritarian powers — like Russia and China — on global liberalism.
After months of ongoing negotiations, Translink has extended the the current $41.00 U-Pass price to the end of 2019.