In June 2018, a draft of UBC’s Indigenous Strategic Plan was presented to the Board of Governors, intending to replace the university’s 2009 Aboriginal Strategic Plan and implement the TRC 94 calls to action.
Less than $5,000 is needed to contract security workers who will monitor the Nest during extended hours, according to Evans.
We all have dreams, what were yours?
CUPE 7000 represents around 900 SkyTrain workers who have been working without a contract since August 2019.
Allard made the donation under the condition that he get naming rights for the then-faculty of law, the Allard Hall building and all “degree certificates” granted by the faculty.
The launch is the latest development in the telecom company’s multi-million dollar partnership with UBC to research 5G network technology. Rogers has installed new network towers across campus and a 5G data centre.
UBC has partnered with the software company Workday since December 2018 to develop and implement three replacement platforms — Workday HR, Finance and Student — over a series of prototyping, testing and deployment phases.
The talk, Imagining a Just Energy Transition for All, took place at the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability and featured a presentation from PhD student Sandeep Pai followed by group discussion.
Liberal incumbent Joyce Murray has been re-elected as MP for UBC’s riding of Vancouver Quadra.
The AMS’s annual Academic Experience Survey has polled graduate students since 2017, but 2019 marks the first year where graduate student data was separated from undergraduate data in the report released in collaboration with research firm Insights West.
Murray served a term as a BC Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) before winning a Liberal seat on Parliament Hill in 2008, a seat she’s held ever since.
Replacing interim VP Students Andrew Parr, Dr. Ainsley Carry is ready to tackle the VP’s vast portfolio and the unique issues facing UBC.
On Friday, September 6, UBC hosted UBC Pride which featured resource booths, activities and performances. Before the event took place, many UBC community members expressed cynicism, considering the university’s recent track record with the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We sent a few writers to attend the events and share their thoughts.
Students continue to lack confidence in how the AMS spends student fees, but view the society favourably. Despite being generally less financially secure, students are satisfied overall with their university experience.
With 4 hours, 10 paper colours and a 2,000-crane goal, a handful of students set out to create a hanging origami installation for next week’s UBC Pride. However, the ally-dominated event revealed blanks left uncoloured by the very community it advocates for.