A new report from the BC Ministry of Municipal Affairs puts the University Endowment Lands (UEL) one step closer to municipalization.
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The selection criterion for the International Major Entrance Scholarship was determined by Senate when it was created in and is tied to the admissions decision.
On Wednesday night AMS Council met to fill committee seats and hear updates from the executive offices. Here's what you might have missed.
At the last meeting of the triennium, the UBC Vancouver Senate approved spring graduations, discussed mobility agreements, introduced new academic programs and reviewed the Triennial Review Report.
Four priority recommendations were highlighted in the report, focusing on training and education, recruitment of T2SGD staff, gender data standards and T2SGD mental and holistic wellbeing.
The VPD reissued a call for information about Irshaad Ikbal. The 36-year old was last seen around 2am on Saturday, April 29 near Plaza of Nations on Pacific Boulevard in Downtown Vancouver.
The Organize UBC movement is a student-led initiative to unionize student academic workers. 55 per cent of graduate research assistants (RAs) have signed union cards to join CUPE 2278, an initial show of support for the Organize movement.
The union certification will not be immediate, as UBC has challenged research assistants’ status as employees to the BC Labour Relations Board.
The inconsistent uploading of meeting minutes from AMS Council and Committee meetings makes it difficult for students to stay updated on new motions.
New executives and councillors met for the first time to dissolve the Ad-Hoc Governance Review Committee and appoint a councillor to the CiTR Board of Directors.
The federal budget proposes $813.6 million for 2023/24 student financial aid. . However, UBC’s president and the AMS think that the government can still do more for students.
Several students spoke at Council against the proposed policy drafts.
Two UBC students from Richmond who created the petition said the continued suspension of the 480 has made commute times longer for students travelling from Richmond, Delta and Surrey.
The closure is required for UBC to install a new line for the Academic District Energy System, connecting buildings to the university’s new hot water energy network.
The proposed $1 fee would have supported the food hub’s three channels of programming, based in the Arts Student Centre.