It’s no secret that UBC prides itself on its status as a “global university.” Deemed by Times Higher Education as “North America’s most international university” in 2017, UBC pulls its 21,600 new undergraduate admits from over 150 countries.
UBC’s Allard School of Law has created programs for law students looking to expand their horizons beyond Canada. These programs afford students the opportunity to extend their degree and potentially graduate with accreditations from both schools.
“The creation of the transitional bursary was a way to honour Senate regulations ... and understanding to the fact that students sometimes have a year that’s academically inconsistent with who they are as a student overall.”
The Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) is developing a system to coordinate the buying and selling of lower-level class textbooks, so lower year science students don’t have to do the ground work on their own.
The University, in conjunction with Translink, is changing the proposed design of the bus loop. Construction is slated to begin November 2016.
The university is putting together a proposal to redesign the library garden as a part of UBC’s Public Realm Plan. The initiative, approved in 2009, allots $46 million for the redesign of campus public outdoor spaces.
Voting on the BDS referendum is taking place this week.
UBC professor Christopher Shaw's work, which draws a link between autism and vaccines, has been discredited by the WHO.
The race for VP admin is in full swing, as incumbent Ava Nasiri, Alex Remtulla and James Jing battle it out for the position.
The new SUB is set to open at the beginning of April.
A new UBC-O study shows that people who have not committed crimes can still be led to admitting that they had by implanting false memories.