In April 2018, the Board of Governors (BoG) approved an initial $60 million for the Integrated Renewal Program (IRP) to revamp the university’s aging digital infrastructure by summer 2021.
People asking for donations to the Children’s Joy Foundation on campus is nothing new. But UBC community members have been alleging that it’s a scam since at least November 2016.
“The way it’s presented is you can have the Arts Student Centre but we have to chop down trees, or you can keep the trees but there’s not going to be an Arts Student Centre.”
Both UBC student unions are not making any endorsements in the proportional representation (PR) referendum after the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan (UBCSUO) received pushback over its initial outreach material.
Vantage College is suspending admissions to its management stream for the 2019/20 academic year due to low enrolment and retention rates. This does not impact current students.
The UBC International Students Association (ISA) has been working for years to have its executives elected through student-wide elections — but this goal remains out of reach.
A Park Board candidate in the upcoming municipal election is proposing a pilot project to allow for limited alcohol consumption in Vancouver parks and beaches, building on a recent Park Board plan to introduce alcohol sales to beach concessions at English Bay and Kitsilano beaches.