One way to challenge our basic false assumptions about the world and ourselves is to work with daily positive affirmations. Many of our core beliefs affect our level of self-worth and self-esteem — give daily affirmations a try.
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Exams tend to be the last leg of a marathon and everyone always tries running at full speed during it. It will drain you. You will feel tired, grumpy and desperate for distraction. But we will get through it.
On another administrative level, at UBC, you know why you receive the grade you did. However at the school in France, it's very ambiguous. Two of my friends took a class which was project-based and worked together on everything.
"The overall picture they paint of themselves is that they are a volatile group, impulsive and more bent on expressing displeasure than following due process or cooperating with others to achieve their goals."
I’ve lived in Vancouver my entire life. I always knew that I wanted to go to UBC and I have no regrets about the choices I’ve made. The lifestyle in Vancouver — yoga, kale, fancy coffee, Lululemon — is one I feel I fit into.
"And yes, we understand that there is a special department on campus where students can go to tell their hard-luck financial stories. It’s just dispiriting when the hard luck comes from the same campus."
On one hand, pursuing busyness and overexerting ourselves to the point of having no leisure time can be harmful to our health — on the other, however, research shows that having too much spare time can be just as harmful as not having enough of it
December 3 was the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year’s theme is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want” and can be summed up in four words: “Leave no one behind.”
“We’ve only been going out for like a few months, but we’re not serious or at least we’re not ‘official.’ I don’t want to make it seem like I’m super attached, but I don’t want to not get her anything if I’m supposed to.”
This week, a male symbol appeared on top of the UBC Engineering cairn one day before our annual 14 Not Forgotten Memorial Ceremony. We don’t know the goal, the club or their message, but we do know how it made us feel.
Here’s what I’ve learned: Middle-and-upper-class participants wrote extensively on extracurricular achievements, while working-class students focused on how they were able to triumph over social adversities and disadvantages.
We all attend one of the best universities in the world. So I say let them bring their distasteful and deplorable ideas to UBC so that we may crush them under the combined weight of our superior intellect.
Your example of UBC seeking charges against a student who burned a pride flag is irrelevant in this case. They were charged with “mischief causing damage of property with a value of under five thousand dollars” — not a hate crime.
Today, we're going to court with UBC for what is hopefully the last time. Since 2013, we've been fighting with them to release documents related to how they grade broad-based admissions applications. Here's a brief timeline.
UBC’s Senate is working on a policy that would mandate concrete syllabi for every course while also creating some guidelines and regulations for what specifically should be included within a course syllabus.