The student, a 24-year-old woman and Canadian permanent resident, worries that this case is symptomatic of increased anti-Asian racism in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
At UBC, DJs, musicians and performers have had to adjust to a life without live-music venues and clubs. For some, performing was their main source of income.
The pandemic didn’t let the university off easy — the budget predicts that the university will run a $225-million deficit.
UBC has been served a lawsuit for its cancellation of far-right speaker Andy Ngo’s event at UBC Robson Square, originally scheduled for January 29, 2020.
Wednesday night’s Senate special meeting centred around the release of the triennial review report, among smaller discussions of a new School of Creative Writing and software-related course code changes.
The long-awaited announcement follows the resignation of former Chair Michael Korenberg, following backlash after he liked tweets criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement.
The University RCMP and the RCMP E Division Major Crime Section are investigating after a body of a male was found in a wooded area near SW Marine Drive and Wesbrook Mall.
Councillors passed simple consent agenda budget changes, while also discussing student services priorities and sustainability priorities for the year, along with a continuation of the University Neighbourhood Association (UNA) saga.
UBC will not terminate its relationship with Proctorio, it announced in a statement released on Friday, July 3.
Students in the program are struggling to decide how to move forward, with the expectation of moving to Vancouver for a practicum which may not happen, along with mixed messages from the faculty.
Councillors urged executives to be better than their predecessors at virtual AMS Council on Wednesday, June 24.
And what the assignment, asking students to pitch the Queen of Spain as Christopher Columbus, says about ethics instruction at the faculty.
A tribunal has ordered the AMS to pay a contractor $4,631.44 after an invoice dispute.
A UBCO student filed a lawsuit against the RCMP in March 2020 after a wellness check became violent, surveillance footage reveals.
The June 20 email from BoG Vice-Chair Sandra Cawley said that Korenberg’s resignation is effective immediately. Cawley will be assuming the role as interim chair.