While the AMS has heard of a potential Chegg trap following the accusations, the course instructor denied those claims.
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The decision comes as Student Housing and Community Services (SHCS), which has a separate budget from UBC, is projecting a deficit of $80 to $90 million, or a 40 per cent loss of revenue, for the 2020/21 fiscal year as a result of COVID-19.
Postmedia published UBC op-eds and coverage in September without disclosing that they were part of a $10,000 to $15,000 advertising deal with the university.
The recommendations intend to create ways for students to access information about elections and executive roles, and for the society to reduce the elections timeline, to increase executive salaries and to reach out to equity-seeking communities.
The branch is part of UBC’s veteran-friendly campus initiative to make campus more welcoming to veterans and to help them transition back to civilian life.
On November 12, 2020, VP Finance & Operations Peter Smailes sent an email to students, informing them that the review would be conducted by Canadian law firm Rubin Thomlinson LLP, more than a month after Ono requested the review be completed.
The UBC Okanagan Senate has approved a week-long extension of winter break, delaying the start of winter term two.
AMS Council met last night over Zoom to discuss the new ethics and accountability committee, VP External Kalith Nanayakkara’s apparent conflict of interest and recent allegations of cheating in MATH 100.
“This is pretty complicated. UBC considered this decision back in the summer, and even earlier this month,” a student senator said.
Yesterday, the House of Commons unanimously extended a moratorium on federal student loan payments to May 2021.
Last week, AMS President Cole Evans wrote to AMS Council to inform them that he believed Nanayakkara had violated conflict of interest rules by sending invoices on behalf of ThePlug using his AMS email to the AMS Events manager.
The UBC engineering community gathered virtually today to honour the 14 women killed 31 years ago and reflect on persistent gender-based discrimination in the applied sciences.
The extra money is a result of an overcollection of student health insurance fees in the 2019/20 academic year and a bill reduction of $500,000 granted by the Pacific Blue Cross earlier this year.
As BC enters a second wave of the pandemic, UBC Student Housing and Community Services has adapted provincial restrictions for campus residences.
Currently, the closest testing site is downtown at the City Centre Urgent Primary Care Centre. For students who are displaying symptoms, visiting the downtown testing site may be difficult.