An update to the UBC Centre for Accessibility website in July stated that the shuttle would be operating in the fall. This was not the case, however.
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On September 26, two student pedestrians were killed by a vehicle along NW Marine Drive near Totem Park residence. A little over a week later, another pedestrian was struck along the road behind the Chan Centre.
According to a Translink press release, this new route is expected to make the trip of passengers who would usually take the 319 approximately 20 percent faster.
In the fourth week of in-person classes, COVID-19 case rates at UBC remain low, according to new data from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
There are varying degrees of compliance with this mandate, however, with some students complying with the rules on a regular basis, while others wearing masks more infrequently.
In total, UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan plan to use $15.2 million and $2.8 million respectively to support student financial aid, cost of living and delivery of hybrid teaching, programs and services.
Since the SFP’s investments in fossil-free pools are being reabsorbed in the Main Endowment, the merger should not impact UBC’s divestment timeline.
Despite VCH’s potentially misleading data, Nancy McKenzie, chair of the BoG, said no one factor alone influenced their decision not to require vaccinations.
Ramsey said that UBC must be “mindful of privacy considerations” while supporting the Vancouver Coastal Health’s efforts to contain the pandemic.
The accident occurred after the driver failed to stop for the pedestrian, according to an RCMP officer at the scene.
In June, Akuechbeny started a GoFundMe page to raise money for his sister and brother who were both accepted into Columbia College in Vancouver, but didn't have enough funds to pay for visa requirements and academic fees.
Ono said that there have been ongoing discussions within UBC about establishing a COVID-19 testing site on or near campus for symptomatic individuals.
While the Food and Beverage Innovation Centre will still go ahead — it’s gotten Board 1 approval — the AMS will not be participating in its development.
Taylor Bootsma, a fourth-year microbiology and immunology student and the recycling program’s external director, developed UBC’s Disposable Glove Recycling Program during a work-learn at the Soma Laboratory.
During its six-hour meeting last night, AMS Council approved an early version of its Equity Action Plan and how to improve student safety along NW Marine Drive.