UBC’s Allard School of Law has created programs for law students looking to expand their horizons beyond Canada. These programs afford students the opportunity to extend their degree and potentially graduate with accreditations from both schools.
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The AMS recently hired Shilo St. Cyr as the new manager of the Sexual Assault Support Centre (SASC). She is replacing Ashley Bentley, who left the position to take on a new role as the sexual assault intervention and prevention advisor for UBC.
Located in the Engineering Student Centre (ESC), the ESC Eatery has been open on campus since September. There are a wide variety of casual options available such as different types of sandwiches, chips, coffee and tea.
Today and tomorrow on the main floor of the Nest, UBC students have organized a booth to raise money and awareness for Standing Rock through positive displays of resistance, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on these days.
On December 6, 1989, an armed man walked into an engineering class at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal, and after stating that he hated feminists, began shooting women in class, killing 14 and injuring 10 others.
Over 200 UBC students have signed a petition asking UBC to cut ties with Amin Lalji, who sits on the board of directors for the Centre of Social Innovation and Impact Investing , until workers in his hotel are paid a "living wage."
The UBC Free Speech Club set up a booth in front of the AMS Student Nest today to protest what they feel was an unfair rejection of a men's rights club aligned with the Canadian Association for Equality (CAFÉ).
The AMS is preparing a new service to support UBC students in their entrepreneurial efforts. The service will be called the eHub and it will connect student initiatives with the resources they need to succeed in creating their own start-ups.
Many are thinking very hard about the implications of the US elections. On Friday, Dr. George Hoberg, a professor with the institute, chaired the Initiative’s latest lecture, “For Real: Confronting a Trump Presidency.”
At the additional cost of a 1.75 per cent non-refundable convenience fee, credit cards are once again an online payment option for essential services on campus. These services include “tuition and fees, student housing and mandatory meal plans.”
A year after the fall reading week referendum, the Arts and Science Students’ Union (ASSU) and the Faculty of Arts & Science have confirmed that Arts & Science students will enjoy a fall reading week in 2017.
The AUS had their first Council meeting Tuesday night since a Ubyssey story was published outlining financial issues surrounding stARTup, the society's orientation event. The reaction from the student body has been mostly one of condemnation.
The former UBC student who accused Steven Galloway, a creative writing professor until he was fired this June, of sexual assault has released a statement saying that her complaint was not regarding a “consensual affair.”
Some students will be receiving up to a 12 per cent raise after the reclassification of certain undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants on October 13. UBC expects these changes to affect approximately 300 teaching assistants.
The University of Toronto held an academic forum this past Saturday with the controversial U of T professor Jordan Peterson, who does not use gender neutral pronouns. Mary Bryson, an education professor at UBC, went to debate him.