While the society has consistently pushed back against tuition hikes beyond the two per cent domestic cap — such as international tuition raises — because of its affordability policy, it is also now advocating against increases within the cap.
“Public speech like Shapiro’s that called trans people’s existence and dignity into question that reinforced prejudice against [them] as liars and mentally ill, as dangerous.”
The way those funds will be distributed is still being discussed, but Leduc hopes it will have “maximum impact” and that the campaign will continue to draw support, especially in the context of the MeToo movement.
U Sports’ guidance documentation hopes to provide recommendations and answers for common questions about the policy
The suit seeks an injunction “requiring the defendants to remove the defamatory words from the internet and every other public posting.”
Campus groups are responding to American conservative commentator Ben Shapiro’s visit to campus this Halloween in an unexpected way — by choosing not to directly protest.
Nearly 30 years after the unsolved disappearance of a UBC student, University RCMP is extending its call for information from community members.
A motion of censure against the AMS executive narrowly failed tonight after they were criticized for not adequately advertising the society’s annual general meeting (AGM), which failed to meet quorum.
At a small demonstration outside the Nest today, campus climate activist group UBCC350 renewed its call for UBC to completely divest from its investments in fossil fuels.
As he prepares to move onto a new role as the society’s senior student services manager, Alnaar reflects on a legacy of being what he calls the AMS’s “referee”: principled, fair and universally respected.
At the end of Election Day, Vancouverites have elected Kennedy Stewart as the new mayor and brought a wave of Green candidates to city governance.
As the third and final consultation for a large campus development project nears its end, UBC is attempting to balance a multitude of community interests and two broad options for how its newest neighbourhood will look.
“Rent freeze is one of the most viable options to making the housing market in Vancouver a lot more affordable for people and stabilizing it by reducing speculation,”
For a year, UBC has been researching a new equity sharing ownership model where the university would “co-invest” in a market-level unit — both off campus and resale units on campus — with a faculty member.
Following the conclusion of a five-year review of the Housing Action Plan (HAP) earlier this year, UBC brought the topic to the Board of Governors again in September for updates about the Prescribed Interest Rate Loan (PIRL) program and the rent-geared-to-income (RGI) program.