Students are particularly prone to housing insecurity, with many looking for new housing as winter semester comes to a close. The pandemic is only intensifying the instability.
Canada’s employment minister said there are no penalties for students who apply “in good faith,” even if they end up not qualifying. Notably, international students are excluded from the benefit.
UBC’s announcement that the fall term will be primarily online is slowly being clarified as faculties individually release their plans to students.
The Zoom call was packed as around 50 participants sat through 6 hours of discussions at last night’s virtual AMS Council meeting.
President Santa Ono made the announcement in a May 11 broadcast email as the province recently revealed its plan to phase out of social distancing measures.
The ceremonies will take place online June 17 after the university cancelled spring in-person graduation ceremonies in light of COVID-19.
Fare collection and front-door boarding on all buses will resume on June 1, TransLink announced this morning. Resuming fare collection is estimated to provide TransLink with $2 million a month.
Racial minorities, including Filipinos, are more at risk for COVID-19, especially given that, as Catungal explained, ethnic minorities are overrepresented in essential and front-line work.
The Ubyssey examined Evans’s progress since his midterm review up to that moment on his executive goals announced at the start of his term as well as his campaign goals.
Evans responded that he was “swamped” with other work and was unable to produce the report on time.
International student workers in these positions will now be able to work more than 20 hours per week.
At around 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, April 19, the suspect entered the store and tried to steal vodka and rum, said Farhan Muhib, an employee at the liquor store.
An April 17 broadcast email sent to students, staff and faculty stated that the Term 2 change will affect UBC Vancouver, Okanagan and Robson Square campuses.
Councillors sped through discussion of the health and dental plan and how the AMS is responding to COVID-19.
With experience from residence life, Yee has defeated Harresh Thayakaanthan, Zoe McDaniel and Reed Garvin in the VPAUA special election held after all candidates dropped out of the original race.