Students attending any one of BC’s 25 public post-secondary schools as well as Native Education College are able to access the funding.
Students who attend one of BC’s 25 post-secondary institutions, including UBC, will be able to access this funding through their school’s financial aid office.
On its admissions blog, the university has published answers to several frequently asked questions from prospective students including how applications will be assessed given changes to online classes and grading schemes at many schools.
With the Nest closed until at least April 14 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the AMS held its March 25 Council meeting via teleconference.
The university made the announcement in a broadcast email sent to faculty, staff and students on March 25 signed by UBC President Santa Ono.
On March 23, the faculties of science, commerce and arts announced changes to end-of-term grading in emails to students. Under the changes, students will be able to withdraw from their courses with a W standing or change their registration in a course to Credit/D/Fail.
Since cash fares cannot be collected at the rear doors and not all rear doors have Compass Card readers, TransLink has also decided to halt fare collection on buses.
The university made the announcement in emails sent to students and on UBC Student Housing and Community Service’s website.
The Education Ministry said the suspension is in line with advice from health officials, and it is also advising private schools to end in-person instruction.
In an email sent to clubs and constituencies on March 16, VP Administration Cole Evans confirmed that student clubs will have from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. on March 17 to retrieve personal belongings from club offices.
UBC President Santa Ono made the announcement on his Instagram earlier today. A broadcast email was also sent out to students, signed by Ono, UBC Vancouver Provost and Vice-President Academic Andrew Szeri and UBCO Provost and Vice-President Academic Ananya Mukherjee Reed.
In a broadcast email, the university announced it would begin a three-week pilot of “Remote Work Arrangements” for staff, faculty, graduate students, post doctoral fellows and student employees.
“With the spread of COVID-19 globally and the risk that poses to travelling students and faculty, UBC made the decision last week to cancel all upcoming outbound international programs for students.”
After all candidates dropped out during the AMS general elections, there are now four students vying for one position as the AMS Academic and University Affairs.
UBC just announced that all in-person classes will transition online starting Monday, March 16 and lasting for the remainder of the term to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.