There is no doubt that the extension of the Chan name will lend further credibility and prestige to the Chan Centre for Performing Arts at UBC.
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He’s been kicking around UBC since 1966, so the age difference is certainly on my mind a lot. But why does that matter? I may just a fountain, but we have a lot in common, and it’s not just the concrete.
One panelist explained that making radical changes within an established organization is difficult, but students can decide not to participate and continue to learn and spread knowledge about the topic.
You could potentially find yourself not being able to remember what your professors look like. You show up at the right location at the right time, but you’re still not convinced that that’s the face you remembered.
Under a recent five-year renewal of the U-Pass program between Translink and student associations in Metro Vancouver, the current monthly $41 price freeze will continue until April 30, 2020. Then there will be an annual two per cent increase until the price reaches around $46 by 2024.
In April 2018, the Board of Governors (BoG) approved an initial $60 million for the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) to revamp the university’s aging digital infrastructure by summer 2021.
According to Translink’s 2017 Transit Service Performance Review, six of the top ten routes with the most annual boardings service the university. But bus hours have only seen a one per cent increase across the entire sub-region.
“It’s good for people in the lab now to see that what they do can have some meaning.”
UBC isn’t shying away from international issues, whether they’re dropped on its doorstep or not. In fact, it’s seeking them out.
"We stand by the student newspapers in Ontario that are opposing these changes — by our count, more than 40 papers will be impacted."
Our criteria are twofold; science and tech innovations should feature prominently in the submissions we receive and each piece should be no longer than 1,500 words.
We're talking sweeps. We're talking national rankings and clinched playoff spots. We're talking personal milestones.
“Exchange?” you may ask. “Is that really what they’re calling it?” Yes, it is. Doesn’t sit well on your ears, does it? As far as residence names go, this isn’t one of UBC’s strongest. Why is that? We must turn to the science of linguistics in order to find out.
UBC is considering stopping the compound annual growth rate for new-to-UBC students — which was three per cent between 2014/15 and 2018/19 — for the next five years by maintaining a flat level of new international student intake.
UBC and student groups want the university to play a central role in the realization of BC’s new climate action plan, but they disagree on how far it should go.