Having been restructured twice since April 2017, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) office is once again undergoing a structural change.
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Voting for a new UBC Vancouver Board of Governors (BoG) faculty representative was temporarily disrupted due to a systems outage that brought down almost all UBC networks.
Forestry magnate and UBC benefactor Leon Joseph Koerner has been recognized by the federal government as a person of National Historic Significance.
Point Grey and University Endowment Land (UEL) residents are raising concerns that a proposed tax on luxury homes could displace UBC student renters — but experts and officials disagree.
Former UBC student Tanick Gunnarsson has pled guilty to attempted choking and assault causing bodily harm in an attack on a former intimate partner, as well as breaching a curfew that was imposed following his arrest.
In a recently ended public engagement, TransLink detailed a $7.3 billion investment for Metro Vancouver’s transportation systems through their Phase Two Investment Plan for the Mayor’s 10-Year Vision.
Louise Cowin has resigned from her position as UBC’s VP Students, but will be staying on until “later this summer,” according to a UBC press release. The interim VP Students has yet to be announced.
With cannabis set to be legalized this summer, municipal, provincial and federal authorities are figuring out how to roll out recreational cannabis to the masses — and so are universities and colleges.
International students continue to be targeted in ‘virtual kidnapping’ and extortion schemes, a Vancouver Police Department (VPD) media release warns. The main targets so far have been young women from Mainland China studying on a student visa.
One of two men who were arrested in the April 2016 sexual assault of three women in Wesbrook Village was acquitted yesterday by the BC Supreme Court. Yuan Zhi Gao, a former UBC student, was charged with breaking-and-entering with the intent to commit sexual assault.
After Davidoff posted on social media defending the economics of the tax, protesters turned their anger on him. Point Grey resident Andrew Webb distributed an email to other demonstrators calling Davidoff, a naturalized Canadian citizen who was raised in the US, an “American socialist transplant.”
Pending approval from the Board of Governors, the merger will create a School of Education, with its own budget and organizational structure on the Okanagan campus.
UBC Music Undergraduate Students’ Association (MUSA) has raised its student fee from $15 to $25. While the association agreed in a general meeting that fees should be raised from $15 to $35 in 2013, there had been no increase since 2008.
Since the proposal failed to meet quorum, Akuechbeny plans to run another referendum during AMS elections next year that solely proposes an increase for SASC’s funding and also to increase communication with these groups.
According to Ohori, after Gordon moved into long-term care, she told him that she wanted her house to go to him instead of UBC.