UBC’s contract with Proctorio ends in term 2, and the AMS will urge the university to not renew the contract, said AMS VP Academic and University Affairs Georgia Yee.
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AMS Council met for its regular Zoom meeting last night ahead of its annual general meeting today, discussing council discipline and sustainability.
Unlike previous years where changes were presented in an omnibus referendum question, these changes will be split into four parts for students to vote on at the AMS’s annual general meeting.
The AMS said the proposed bylaw change should have no immediate effect on students — the change is to ensure that the bylaws are authentic to the job description.
The fund is expected to open for applications between December 2020 and January 2021, with funds to be distributed in March 2021.
While the section is still incomplete half a year later, both sides say they now have a better relationship.
This morning, Professors Gerald Baier, Richard Johnston, Allan Tupper and Kathryn Harrison debated the trajectory of BC political parties in a panel moderated by Heidi Tworek.
CampusBase replaced the defunct Clubhouse system which many clubs criticized for its difficulty of use.
The trio has recently sent out an open invitation to faculty, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students to create the working group.
AMS President Cole Evans confirmed there was a “small celebration” for an AMS staff member today with 9 individuals in the offices.
NDP candidate David Eby has taken Vancouver-Point Grey for a third term, beating out Green candidate Devyani Singh and BC Liberal candidate Mark Bowen.
Back in April, AMS Food Bank coordinator Cali Schnarr said that while the food bank usually saw 18.5 clients on average per day, the number had increased to 20 to 25 clients per day.
As Canadian universities undergo racial reckonings sparked by the Black Lives Matter movement, Black studies programs could provide spaces for resistance on campuses, Dr. Andrea A. Davis and Dr. Handel Wright said.
While the extent of this policy is unclear, it is not faculty wide.
Despite SHCS’s listing instructions for students exposed to COVID-19 online, students’ experiences raises questions of how SHCS is prepared to deal with possible cases.