According to the arts faculty’s Associate Dean Academic Dr. Stefania Burk, the proposal is currently being reviewed by the faculty’s curriculum committee — and it seems to be going well.
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Undergraduate students may soon be able to take journalism courses pending a potential merger between the journalism school and an undergraduate writing department.
In recent months, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs Max Holmes has been working on budget proposals to UBC — and he now expects that about $7 million of the AMS asks are on the university’s priority list.
At its February 6 meeting, AMS Council approved a referendum question to expand the Sexual Assault Support Fund (SASF) fee from $3.65 to $9.30. It also voted to endorse the fee increase.
Currently, UBC doesn’t prohibit romantic relationships between students and faculty.
Despite insistence that there is wide support for the project, the university still has plenty of people to convince.
On paper, Student Court is the society’s neutral third-party decision-making body in times of disagreement — in practice, it is hasn’t been functional in 10 years.
Students have reported a range of problems with the service ranging from improperly parked bikes to bikes emitting a “chirping” noise.
In 2017, 57.2 per cent of all animal testing at the university — or 97,986 animals — was for basic research.
The AMS’s latest effort is a blitz after years of waiting. Will it be enough?
Dr. Scott Dunbar, department head of mining engineering, described McPhie as a “long-time supporter of mining engineering at UBC.”
Of the six students enrolled in UBC’s Masters of Philosophy program, only one is female.
There are clear patterns that show unequal usage of health services: domestic students utilize Student Health Services (SHS) at more than twice the rate of international students, and female students use SHS roughly 50 per cent more than their male counterparts.
Amidst the AMS’s ongoing discussion about whether to continue using club management platform Clubhouse, some clubs are questioning its effectiveness.
The AMS has put over $88,000 into revamping the air-conditioning in certain areas of the Nest that have been experiencing “an ongoing issue” of overheating. It also spent $19,000 to acquire 8 new security cameras.