There will be no VPAUA position on the ballot for this election.
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This change follows an Iron Ring Ceremony briefing on February 12, in which many students were upset over comments made by Camp 5 executives running the briefing.
Candidates debated how they would conduct advocacy for student issues like transit, housing and affordability if elected to the VP external role.
The central area of contention in the debate revolved around how to best reach out to students to increase recognition of the SLFS.
The debate featured only Jeanie Malone and Max Holmes, the two students who currently represent UBC Vancouver on the Board and are running for re-election to their fourth and second terms respectively.
The debate featured two AMS incumbents: current VP Administration Cole Evans and current Student Services Manager Ian Stone, and AMS newcomer Harresh Thayakaanthan who is involved in Resident Hall Association.
Currently the president of the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society and the AMS Tutoring coordinator, Grishin fielded questions on the new draft of UBC’s sexual misconduct policy (Policy SC17), affordability advocacy and the Academic Experience Survey.
Check out a summary of the questions here and stay tuned for our full explainer.
After an AMS review concluded that the IFC was in violation of multiple AMS bylaws and policies, the council voted to remove its club status and replace it with a memorandum of understanding.
At its latest meeting in February, UBC's Board of Governors received a legal opinion that it permits it to divest its endowment in a single transfer of funds as long as it's financially prudent.
To gather student responses and understand how students feel about the tradeoffs associated with implementing a reading break in the fall term, the Senate will be launching a student survey from February 26 to March 13.
Gretsinger is also using her expertise in journalism to work on a collaborative investigative journalism project, alongside other academics and journalists in the United States and Canada.
Lee served for two terms on the UBC Board of Governors and became chancellor of the university in 1993.
Located on a bench near the Walter C. Koerner Library, the memorial consists of flowers, notes and photographs that the UBC community members have brought together to show their respect for Li’s efforts.
The march proceeded through the Downtown Eastside and stopped periodically at locations where Indigenous women and girls had been found murdered or were last seen to honour and remember them.