The AMS has had a longstanding issue with slow reimbursement payments to club and constituency executives, worsened in recent months by a transition to a new financial system and personnel turnover in November 2022.
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The march was organized as a call for UBC to divest from companies that are complicit in human rights violations.
Following previous years’ budget processes, the committee was expected to recommend the draft budget be approved by the full Board at its meeting next Friday, March 31.
Last night, AMS Council met for the first time since the end of the 2023 AMS Elections. AMS Elections Administrator Max Holmes made recommendations to increase turnout in future elections and President Eshana Bhangu spoke about ways to increase executive oversight.
Every year, UBC releases a report of data on student demographics, admission, enrolment and retention rates, and every year, The Ubyssey breaks down the sixty pages of data down to what you need to know.
A small group of Sikh students silently protested ongoing human rights violations in Punjab in front of Koerner Library on March 20 before joining a larger rally outside the Vancouver Art Gallery (VAG).
UBC is not commenting on whether it will review its safety policies after BC Minister of Public Safety Mike Fanworth said he expected a review following the death of a student in late November 2022.
The new policy limits digital assessment tools' cost to 12 per cent of the per credit tuition fee, and says that digital assessments can be used for only up to 20 per cent of their final grade.
New students will no longer need to choose which Bachelors of Science program they want to pursue before coming to UBC.
UBC students protested outside the headquarters of the Vancouver-based The Metals Company (TMC), which is an industry leader of deep sea mining exploration, on February 4.
We broke down key takeaways from this year's election results: the second highest turnout ever and the first to elect a "joke" candidate since 2017.
When asked why the search was unsuccessful, Carrey noted the specialized skill set required for the job, and emphasized the need for the right candidate.
Davey Li, Kareem Hassib, Mathew Ho, Kamil Kanji and Sultana Razia are your next student senators-at-large.
Bhangu and Hassib beat out former student senator Leonard Wang, and newcomers to student governance Onyekachukwu Odenigbo and Sultana Razia for seats on UBC’s highest governing body.
Tong, a third-year newcomer to the AMS, ran on a platform of advocating around affordability and accessibility issues.