At UBC, the term “contract faculty” refers to sessional lecturers, who are hired for less than twelve months at a time, or lecturers, who can have reappointment terms from one to five years.
Here, we explore the stories of the many people who worked to build new systems for supporting survivors of sexual violence, shifting anti-violence rhetoric into pro-survivor spaces.
COVID-19 research curtailment has led to consequences for the personal well-being and productivity of graduate students. Trends in survey responses conducted for faculty, graduate students and individual departments showed that frequently reported symptoms of stress for researchers were general anxiety and decreased productivity.
According to a 2019/20 financial statement, the AMS is currently $58.8 million in debt, most of which is due to a loan taken out to pay for the Nest, and is running a $4.2 million overall deficit this year along with a $227,473 estimated operational deficit.
Street checks, also known as police stops, carding or pedestrian stops, are interactions outside of arrests, detentions and investigations where police approach and question individuals.
The new version fills some of the holes pointed out through consultation processes, but still leaves some criticisms unaddressed.
“So often, because of all this emphasis on getting antibiotics in quickly, that’s what clinicians do,” said Sweet.
Applying to all AMS staff and over 60,000 student members, SVPREP is a two-part policy that informs procedures for cases of sexual violence under the AMS Sexual Violence Policy (I-17) and cases of bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence under the AMS Respectful Community and Workplace Policy (I-18).
After encountering success with their own airlock project last year, Marquis and former vice-captain Han Zhang decided to establish an intercollegiate design competition to give other students the opportunity to undertake the same challenge.
“Sometimes healthcare providers don’t communicate [the risks of prenatal cannabis exposure], just because of the uncertainty.”
Responsible for over 4,000 hospitalizations between 2001 and 2010 in British Columbia alone, concussions are common yet serious head injuries that occur among people of all ages and backgrounds.
Crazy Rich Asians may not have been the radically progressive film that many of us were hoping for, but this may be the hand we give up in exchange for the representation and opportunity that its success could bring us.
The TV was running, but I opted for the window, self-centred songstress, monsoon sister.