Faculties of Applied Science at post-secondary institutions across BC are beginning to lobby the provincial government for $58 million over the next 3 years. The money will be used to help institutions meet the demand for engineering graduates.
Yesterday afternoon, the Musqueam community launched a cedar canoe into the Fraser River in a cultural celebration. The canoe used in the ceremony was carved out of a 350-year-old cedar log over the course of three months.
Uppercase's waffles come decked out with strawberry and blueberry compote, maple syrup and whipped cream. They sound marvellous, though we have our suspicions of whether they’re freshly made or pre-cooked frozen hockey pucks.
Most of the festivities will be happening along or near Davie Street — the rainbow-painted and gay-bar-lined road downtown. Depending on what your mood is, let us help you navigate Davie's many 19+ festivities and quench that thirst.
UBC is recognized for its academics and beautiful location, but has been criticized for its lack of school spirit. AMS President Ava Nasiri is attempting to change that with the newly re-established Blue and Gold Society.
Fifth-year student Iain Majoribanks — who is studying human geography at UBC —analyzed data on Airbnb rental properties in Vancouver to help initiate a conversation about the company’s effect on affordable housing in the region.
The Bike Co-op and Kitchen, Sprouts, the Aqua Society and the Pottery Club are among those that will be moved to new spaces around campus once the renovations to the old SUB begins this summer, which the AMS believes will confer long term benefits.
Each year, the UBC Sustainability Initiative releases a report that summarizes gains made by the UBC community in sustainability. This report is used as a benchmark for future initiatives on campuses across the globe.
“I am actually hating my degree right now because I don’t have time to sleep,” said Amanda Santoro, one of the second-year students in the Faculty of Applied Science who is creating the petition. “I feel like if we all had a minute to take a breath, we could appreciate life a little bit more.”
This year, it is expected that 2,000 new licensees will take and pass the licensing exam and will then go into the workforce.
The UBC Faculty of Engineering is attempting to increase female enrolment to 50 per cent by 2020. The key to this, the faculty says, is in education and awareness, beginning at as early an age as possible.
Last Tuesday, a group of students, faculty, and community members met at UBC to hear a panel of political candidates, and environmental experts speak