While the society has consistently pushed back against tuition hikes beyond the two per cent domestic cap — such as international tuition raises — because of its affordability policy, it is also now advocating against increases within the cap.
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“It was pretty clear to me by the time they did a second survey that nothing meaningful would happen,” said Wagner, an associate professor of anthropology at IKBSAS.
University Community Services Manager and Bookstore Director Debbie Harvie, McCloy’s immediate superior, said that hiring a replacement will take at least three to six months.
Director for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) Ry Moran was unable to provide specifics about how many documents pertain to BC. He also could not comment on why Schaffer had this expectation, adding no documents were legally promised.
“The way it’s presented is you can have the Arts Student Centre but we have to chop down trees, or you can keep the trees but there’s not going to be an Arts Student Centre.”
According to Speech and Linguistics Treasurer Ivana Prpic, the AUS failed to inform some club treasurers of the VP Finance's resignation.
“Most people do not know about North Korea, and it’s important to understand each other,” said Park. “The KPP has been serving as a powerful confidence building tool between Canada and North Korea.”
After a non-fatal traffic accident during a marathon at UBC, the event’s organizer and the RCMP are investigating the case to prevent future injuries.
As part of its #YourVoteYourVoice campaign, the AMS hosted a panel discussion yesterday to inform students about the upcoming BC electoral referendum.
In a recent trip to Victoria, AMS VP External Cristina Ilnitchi lobbied the provincial government about affordable higher education and support for schools’ sexual violence and misconduct policies implementation.
The Chinese and South Korean embassies declined interview requests but emphasized their governments are strongly against any form of cannabis use.
Both UBC student unions are not making any endorsements in the proportional representation (PR) referendum after the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) received pushback over its initial outreach material.
Held in the UBC Life Sciences building, the citizenship ceremony was a joint event between UBC, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), a non-profit organization that organizes programs to encourage active citizenship.
Holmes emphasized that, despite many years of advocacy without progress, the Senate and AMS have been doing all they can to bring a fall reading break to fruition.
The university is continuing to create a government business enterprise (GBE), an entirely separate trust that would let UBC circumvent the caps of provincial borrowing and build student housing at an accelerated rate.