UBC will not terminate its relationship with Proctorio, it announced in a statement released on Friday, July 3.
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“Our new office will provide a welcoming and supportive environment in a quieter and more secluded location."
Free speech groups use UBC’s academic freedom statement to defend speakers despite growing concerns they could incite harm on campus.
The new version fills some of the holes pointed out through consultation processes, but still leaves some criticisms unaddressed.
China’s restrictions on foreign nationals reentering the country has left Chinese international students unable to return home.
Students in the program are struggling to decide how to move forward, with the expectation of moving to Vancouver for a practicum which may not happen, along with mixed messages from the faculty.
After the Proctorio CEO posted a student’s chat logs with a customer support worker, university community members immediately began to question the move’s privacy implications.
A webinar held yesterday by UBC’s Canadian International Resources and Development Institute offered insight on the contributions that global Indigenous people provide in safeguarding their natural environments.
The Indigenous AMS Council seat, passed earlier this year, is a step forward in extending the involvement of Indigenous students at the university level.
Councillors urged executives to be better than their predecessors at virtual AMS Council on Wednesday, June 24.
The Association of Administrative and Professional Staff (AAPS) and UBC have negotiated a tentative new collective agreement, effective until June 30, 2022.
And what the assignment, asking students to pitch the Queen of Spain as Christopher Columbus, says about ethics instruction at the faculty.
A student group says the Canada Student Service Grant excludes key demographics and that it will be difficult for students to obtain the full grant amount.
This means that students in Canada can’t do outbound co-ops — even to countries with a low amount of COVID-19 cases.
A tribunal has ordered the AMS to pay a contractor $4,631.44 after an invoice dispute.