Following an election within the UBC Board of Governors (BoG), it was announced today that former Vice-Chair Michael Korenberg has been made the new chair. BoG member Sandra Cawley succeeds Korenberg as the new vice-chair.
This year, there are 17 students running in the 2018 AMS Elections, with two uncontested races.
Two UBC student groups focused on social justice have deleted and apologized for a Facebook post linking an article that Jewish groups said “blatantly promotes anti-Semitism and bigotry.”
Six months after its filling, former student Stephanie Hale’s human rights complaint against UBC Okanagan’s (UBCO) handling of her sexual assault report is now moving forward — but with a reduced scope.
The AMS has once again raised concern about “botched consultation” from UBC. This time, the issue is over the five-year review of the Housing Action Plan (HAP) — a process that also highlighted gaps in student housing strategies from the society’s perspective.
The results have already been presented to the Board of Governors (BoG) at the November 28, 2017 committees meeting, and changes to the plan based on the review are expected to be brought back for ratification in February.
Emails obtained by The Ubyssey between high-ranking UBC and AMS officials detail what appears to be a fraught relationship between former AMS VP Academic Daniel Lam and the university it was his job to lobby.
Hosted by March On Vancouver, the event saw people rallying at Jack Poole Plaza before taking to the streets of downtown.
A non-fatal single vehicle collision occurred at Chancellor Boulevard and Acadia road around 10 p.m. tonight.
Treasurer Peter Smailes will take over the role in the interim, and the university will begin to search for a new VP “in the weeks ahead.”
She will replace Linda McKnight, who has been serving as the interim VP Human Resources since the retirement of former VP Human Resources Lisa Castle on December 6, 2017.
The NDP provincial government has approved three new appointments and three reappointments to UBC’s Board of Governors (BoG), in order to fill the upcoming gap of six members whose terms expire on December 31, 2017.
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.