In a media release issued on January 23, the BC Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) — an independent licensing tribunal which makes decisions related to passenger-directed vehicles — gave the two companies approval to begin operations in the Lower Mainland and Whistler.
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The “Let’s Talk About…” series aims to create a safe space for UBC students to talk and learn about the culture and narratives of countries that have recently or historically been portrayed negatively in the media.
The wide variety of events is meant to encourage active participation from the entire UBC community in order to cultivate awareness and build a culture of consent and accountability on campus.
With the support of other student senators, Gilby recently released a consultation survey to gather more data on whether a significant amount of arts students want their degrees to be on diplomas.
CampusVibe has submitted a termination notice to the AMS which effectively nulls the renewed two-year contract between the AMS and CampusVibe that was announced last January.
On January 9, AMS VP Administration Cole Evans and his office launched the Nest + Experience Survey to further understand how students feel about the AMS initiatives and about the facilities in the Nest.
Three professors in the department of education penned an open letter to the Board to the regarding UBC adopting a new framework for its sustainable achievements based on the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals.
While the fee is being introduced for certain items, others are being phased out immediately like plastic bags, cutlery, straws, foam cups and foam take-out containers.
Suedfeld has been particularly fascinated by the psychological effects that challenging and dangerous situations have on individuals, conducting research on a range of extreme environments.
As more snow falls over UBC many commuters are seeing greater delays on their travels to and around campus.
Although classes have been cancelled, the campus remains open with essential services continuing to operate.
The cancellation applies to all classes beginning at 8 a.m through the rest of the day. The university will post an additional update at 2 p.m. notifying whether evening classes beginning at 5 p.m. will be cancelled.
SEEDS talked to campus architects, faculty and students to figure out what kind of structures the public wanted in their campus space. They learned that there was a desire to have more rain cover, which they brought to the attention of the workshop designers to see how the project could meet those needs.
On January 9 and 10, hundreds of students and community members joined two vigils commemorating those who lost their lives in the UIA Flight 752 crash.
Mugshare is asking anyone with one of their bamboo mugs to either return it to a partner location or dispose of it.