Currently the president of the Kinesiology Undergraduate Society and the AMS Tutoring coordinator, Grishin fielded questions on the new draft of UBC’s sexual misconduct policy (Policy SC17), affordability advocacy and the Academic Experience Survey.
The statement was created in February 2019, but began re-circulating this month after an outpouring of protests against the RCMP’s arrests of Wet’suwet’en people for refusing access to their land for construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline.
“I feel like the first step towards reconciliation is building a better relationship between Indigenous students and the AMS [...] is having a vote, actively participating in decision making.”
"I think mentorship means so much more between women when it’s covered with solidarity of knowing that it’s not just about those big issues that are often heavy and difficult, but it’s also about coming into these places with a sense of humour.”
Dr. Mariam Wallet Mohamed Aboubakrine's lecture focused on the advances made in the protection of rights of Indigenous women, the challenges faced in implementing those changes and recommendations for Indigenous communities and allies going forward.
This study investigated the effectiveness of habitat restoration in the Algar sub-range of the East Side Athabasca River, which is 70 km southwest of Fort McMurray.
With only a few days left for consultation, we’ve broken down all you need to know about UBC's Sexual Misconduct, At-Risk Behaviour and proposed Retaliation policy.
With the support of other student senators, Gilby recently released a consultation survey to gather more data on whether a significant amount of arts students want their degrees to be on diplomas.
The decade began with two AMS execs narrowly avoiding impeachment, after filing a human rights complaint to the UN about access to education on behalf of the AMS without consulting AMS Council.
Hakim campaigned on the platform of improving sexual assault support, affordability, Indigenous inclusion, sustainability and increased student consultation throughout all aspects of his work.
In the November 12 submission, AMS President Chris Hakim and GSS President Nicolas Romualdi voiced their concerns in regards to how UBC has been seeking consultation from students-at-large instead of elected student leaders.
Due to the rejection of Adshade’s application, the two other faculty members running, math professor Dr. Mark Mac Lean and education professor Dr. Anna Kindler were acclaimed to the position.
“It’s just such an emotional burden that it’s placed on you as someone with an invisible disability because you can’t outwardly show how you’re suffering.”
The memo explained that the Student Development and Services portfolio would be split into two separate portfolios: Student Health and Wellbeing and Student Engagement.
Only three of the six candidates running in the riding participated in the debates. Conservative and independent candidates have criticized the ethics and party inclusion of the two events.