They will have to “ensure student experience is well represented in UBC’s strategic plan, advocate for student-friendly allocations of the Excellence Fund and work to provide students with a strong voice in all aspects of the university.”
“I found the officer reasonable, pleasant, and I appreciated the opportunity to practice my French with him; henceforth I will be careful to follow the rules 'à la lettre,'” philosophy major Franz Kurtzke wrote.
As stated in the documents, the goal of Ono’s apology will be to “acknowledge the university’s responsibilities and strengthened commitment to collaborative relations with Indigenous people in BC and Canada.”
Organized by an ad hoc group called Stand Up to Racism Metro Vancouver, the protest featured a carnival band and nearly 20 speakers. Over three hours, they offered different perspectives on the concepts of identity and discrimination.
Professors responded with disgust after poetry prof Stephen Guy-Bray tweeted an image of a note that was slipped under his office door Thursday evening. The student who wrote it says he knows how to end the “campus culture wars.”
With an $117.6 million investment, between 15 and 35 researchers are expected to be hired and maintained for seven years. This depends on the number of candidates who are eligible for either $350,000 or $1 million per year.
At its August 9 meeting, the AMS Council has voted to rescind the internal policy that bars the society from entering exclusive cold beverage agreements. It was first introduced at the July 19 meeting as a “housekeeping item.”
Due to the victims’ common background and the scheme’s impersonations of Chinese government officials, the RCMP is currently working with the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Vancouver to solve the problem.
Lam announced his decision at the July 19 AMS Council meeting in closed session, which was entered upon his request. However, a public discussion about his resignation was held shortly after in the meeting.
Prior to this appointment, Eby has served as the MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey after beating out former Premier Christy Clark in 2013. He was recently re-elected to the position on May 9, 2017, for his second term.
The scholarship was first established with a $3 million donation from the Constance Livingstone-Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation, and has now been expanded by an additional $6 million donation.
With issues ranging from confusion around staff appreciation gift cards to management’s transition difficulty to communication gaps, the 2016/17 term saw a high level of frustration from AMS Tutoring staff.
As stated in one applicant’s SSC status update that was sent to The Ubyssey at the end of June, UBC was expected to have until July 15 to make the final decision due to a large number of applications.
The food outlets will not arrive all at once since only five are operated by UBC Food Services and the remaining seven are by independent contractors. However, the majority of them will open between the end of Summer 2017 and early 2018.
Gail Murphy, UBC’s current Associate Vice-President Research pro tem and professor of computer science, is now the university's new VP Research and Innovation. As the Associate VP Research pro tem, she has “successfully led” several initiatives.