While the university’s own proposal calls for accountability and transparency, they have failed to articulate a clear and comprehensive strategy to students. The plan, as it stands, just doesn’t add up.
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"I’m tired and I’m losing speed for everything. I’m barely making it to class because all I want to do is sleep and not have the stress of everything hanging over my head like a black cloud of doom. I’m just so sick of feeling burnt out.”
Access and Privacy waited until nearly the end of the work day on the absolute last possible day to respond to our FOI requests — with a new deadline that is right before the biggest holiday of the year.
Our university administration apparently sees us as a watered-down McGill or Harvard rather than as one of the most affordable top-rate institutions in the world; a university that aims to be accessible to students from around the world.
A boycott, like the one endorsed by the AMS, jeopardizes the livelihoods of the hundreds of women and men who are currently employed at UBC Food Services and threatens their job security, as well as the university’s ability to provide a valued service.
The proposal for international student tuition increase, which will raise international tuition by 62% over three years, does not provide specific or accurately information reasons for the increase.
Suggesting our history is squeaky clean is a lie and robs UBC of a rich education of students being spurred to protest and causing administrators' minds to be changed.
You’re a university student, you love free stuff. So why haven’t you gotten your free flu shot already?
Even if international tuition rates were kept low, UBC won’t be better-governed or more diverse.
Tuition, alliances and code changes, oh my.
Just because you were on this side of the breakup doesn’t mean it was any less of a breakup.
“Dear Natalie, I’ve failed my first ever midterm. I’ve never failed at anything before."
Canadians are visibly upset by the state of their government and unhappy with the system — that I can agree with. However, strategic voting is a way to fix it.
If you think the system works fine, then enjoy the thrill of filling out a ballot.