Pride Week is returning to UBC this Friday, January 12. Hosted by The Pride Collective, the week-long celebration is culminated under the theme of “Revelry and Resistance” and will take place over several different locations across campus and around Vancouver.
While UBC is now home to over 60,000 students, the campus that we know today is far from what it was 100 years ago. It is this that Sheldon Goldfarb tries to highlight in his book The 100 Year Trek.
According to the Focus on People’s Report brought to the UBCBoard of Governors this past summer, UBC recruits women and minorities at rates on par with the levels at which they are represented in the Canadian population. But examining statistics of those representations, there are discrepancies at the higher levels of UBC administration.
Despite the fact that it is frankly a terrible idea that will definitely end up in heartbreak and regret, here are four ways to prepare yourself for the inevitable.
The Nest’s $68 million dollar construction loan will now be financed by RBC, saving students up to 50 million dollars. The original construction loan would have had students paying a levy for the Nest until 2045.
The President’s Excellence Chairs will be in biodiversity studies, brain health, forest bio-products, global development policy, media studies and precision oncology. The whole program will last for seven years and cost roughly over $22 million.
According to Dr. Kin Lo, Sauder's senior associate dean of students, the main reason is the “incompatibility” between Sauder's requirements and students' level of progress and maturity. This problem arises from how the degree is structured.
Michel Tremblay’s play, Les Belles-Soeurs, tells the story of 15 women during the Quiet Revolution — a time of great sociopolitical and cultural change that is set against the humdrum backdrop of working class Quebec.