The Association of Administrative and Professional Staff (AAPS) and UBC have negotiated a tentative new collective agreement, effective until June 30, 2022.
Now, faculty face new tasks for fall term: either completely converting their courses to online formats, or figuring out how to conduct class while physically distanced.
Influenced by CareMongering-TO and Toronto/Tkaronto Mutual Aid, the demands are organized into the five key pillars of “decolonization,” “healthcare for all,” “no work obligations,” “public services for all,” and “solidarity not policing.”
The development for the campaign at UBC began in 2014 and 2015 after the university proposed to increase rents for student housing by 20 per cent.
Located on a bench near the Walter C. Koerner Library, the memorial consists of flowers, notes and photographs that the UBC community members have brought together to show their respect for Li’s efforts.
Ten student associations of universities across the province, including the AMS and GSS of UBC, signed the letter to represent a combined total of over 180,000 individuals.
On January 9, AMS VP Administration Cole Evans and his office launched the Nest + Experience Survey to further understand how students feel about the AMS initiatives and about the facilities in the Nest.
Suedfeld has been particularly fascinated by the psychological effects that challenging and dangerous situations have on individuals, conducting research on a range of extreme environments.