After two years of smaller festivities due to COVID-19 safety measures, families and friends are making plans on celebrating the holidays and welcoming in 2023 together this year.
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On November 18, the Board of Governors’s Employee Relations Committee heard a presentation of the employment report, which found that 17.6 per cent of senior managers — deans, associate vice-presidents, and others — are non-white and 3.9 per cent are Indigenous.
UBC has cancelled all on-campus exams scheduled for Tuesday, December 20 due to weather conditions.
Members of the African community in BC and other community members gathered downtown on Saturday to discuss how the African diaspora can serve as a catalyst for sustainable development.
The housing top-up is available to both domestic and international students provided that they filed income tax returns or a statement of income for 2021.
Student advocates say that while initiatives designed to help them fight food insecurity do exist, they are often fighting alone.
UBC is currently constructing the new Student Recreation Centre North across the street from the SRC — which began earlier this fall and has an expected completion date of late 2024.
As of December 31, 2021, UBC has $14.28 million invested in Tencent Holdings Ltd and $5.04 million invested in Alibaba, two companies whose technology has been used by the Chinese government to target Uyghurs.
Point, who previously served as the Lieutenant Governor of BC, was the first Indigenous person to be chancellor at UBC when he was appointed in July 2020.
The AMS is reviewing the role of the Managing Director and the current reporting structure of the society to the position. AMS Council approved the terms of reference and appointments at its November meeting.
The letter alleges that after a midterm average of 55 per cent, course instruction sped up significantly to "catch up to other classes." Additionally, the letter asserts that in-person and online questions were met with hostility from instructors Dr. Jolene Reid, Dr. Nigare Raheem and TAs.
Even with the arrival of December and finals and holiday season coming up, food security is still a big concern for many students on and off campus.
The reviews began in summer 2021, and were projected to be fully implemented by September 2022, but have not been complete. The policies were passed in 2019, and are supposed to be reviewed every two years.
All BC public child care services will be able to offer $10-a-day child care in ChildCareBC’s program set to launch by the end of 2022.
Last night, AMS Council convened for the last time in 2022 — again — to discuss preliminary findings from the recent governance review and next steps for the AMS and students after the Board of Governors voted to increase tuition earlier this week.