Erin Co ran on a platform prioritizing financial aid, student wellness and safety, and expanding transit. Seven months into her term, it appears she has been busy working to fulfill her promises.
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Halfway through his term, AMS VP Administration Ben Du has made progress on many of his goals of club communication, support and community-building, but still has some left unchecked.
Seven months into her term, Turdy is working hard to fulfill her campaign promises, and despite some setbacks she appears to have made significant progress.
This year has been busy for AMS President Eshana Bhangu.
So far this year, the AMS has seen three different people serving as VP finance — former VP finance Rita Jin, President Eshana Bhangu as interim and current VP Finance Lawrence Liu — as the AMS faces a projected $1.25 million deficit.
According to a quarterly report released by the AMS, the Firstweek kits ended up being the biggest expense for Firstweek, with only 81 kits sold. Each kit was originally priced at $49.50.
The AMS is considering a referendum on UBC’s investments after releasing an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which outlines options for the AMS to advocate toward UBC to better incorporate ESG principles in their finances and investments.
The UBC Vancouver Senate met this Wednesday to welcome new staff and senators, grant 2022 fall graduates their degrees and discuss some changes and additions to existing academic programs. Here’s what you might’ve missed.
UBC sent nine faculty and student representatives to this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, occurring from November 6 to 18.
Interim UBC President Deborah Buszard announced the appointment in a broadcast message Wednesday morning.
On October 24, UBC announced the creation of a Peter Wall Legacy Fund to support sustainability research projects. Along with this announcement, UBC said it is transferring the Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies (PWIAS) to an academic committee.
On August 16, the operating hours of the emergency department at UBC Hospital were reduced from 10 p.m. to 8 p.m. to review an issue of overworked staff.
The Canadian government has announced two big changes to how federal student loans are paid off, drawing both celebration and calls for further action from student advocates.
The policy move, announced in October, is intended to help address Canada’s labour shortage, according to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Minister Sean Fraser.
Student exam invigilators at UBC’s Centre for Accessibility have successfully unionized after a three-week campaign.