Thus far, UBC's draft statement on freedom of expression uses language that indicates a balancing act between maintaining both freedom of expression and the wellbeing of the campus community members. But where do students, faculty and community groups want UBC to draw the line when it comes to freedom of expression?
With the goal of raising $100 million in three years to support student awards, UBC has launched the “largest campaign for scholarships for students in the history of British Columbia,” according to President Santa Ono
At $5,495, the new meal plan created an affordability problem for several residence association executives, which led to their resignation and replacement by less experienced candidates. The solution then created a concern about conflict of interest.
On Friday, Attorney General and Vancouver-Point Grey MLA David Eby came to UBC to consult the campus community about the re-establishment of the BC Human Rights Commission.
This morning, pro-Nazi posters were found on all entrances of the War Memorial Gym by attendees of UBC Remembrance Day ceremony. The posters have since been taken down by Campus Security.
In its response to former student Stephanie Hale’s human rights complaint, UBC Okanagan (UBCO) has denied breaching the human rights code with its handling of her sexual assault report in one sentence.
Today, a swastika and the words “Heil Hitler” were found on a hallway blackboard in the UBC Forest Sciences Centre.
At the October 27 AMS Council meeting, it was announced that an unspecified student senator will be resigning in December.
From students’ housing insecurity to the university’s loss of talent, the diverse and far-reaching impacts of Vancouver’s expensive housing market on UBC are clear.
As part of its response to alumna Glynnis Kirchmeier’s human rights complaint (HRC), UBC has denied any discrimination in how it handled reports of sexual assault. The university also “reserves the right to apply to dismiss the complainant without a hearing,” but did not attach an application with the response.
Hosted today in the Great Hall, the 2017 AMS Annual General Meeting (AGM) was dominated by financial updates from the President and General Manager’s Annual Report.
This transition concludes Gattinger’s two-month term as the interim VPAUA following Daniel Lam’s resignation on July 19.
Khadija Ismayilova, an Azerbaijani investigative reporter, has won the 2017 Allard Prize for International Integrity. Since its founding in 2012, it has been “one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and [for human rights]” at $100,000 CAD.
More than a year after their previous one expired, the AMS and MoveUP — the union that represents 14 non-student permanent administration employees — are still without a collective agreement.
The two candidates running for the AMS VP Academic role met for their one and only debate today at 5:30 p.m.