UBC’s Early Alert system, designed to flag students facing mental health challenges, continues to expand as more and more referrals are made through it each year. In 2018, there were over 2,000 alerts.
“At this point, we need to be able to show that the Senate is able to get stuff done and is able to listen … to the needs of students, faculty and the wider university community.”
As part of its #YourVoteYourVoice campaign, the AMS hosted a panel discussion yesterday to inform students about the upcoming BC electoral referendum.
Maybe you could spend time watching those videos and learning how to code, but what’s even better is impressing your computer science prof with your Adobe Premiere Pro skills.
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While none of them seem to agree on how to tackle the housing crisis or even where it’s coming from, they all agree that the majority of rental housing in the city is unaffordable for low-income workers and students.
Blue Chip Cafe, the campus staple for soul-nourishing cookies and coffee, has just partnered with Common Energy to launch their own MugShare program.
Abubakar Khan, a third-year sociology student, is taking some time off school to run for one of ten Vancouver City Council spots and help residents “feel less lonely.”
Taq Bhandal, a UBC PhD candidate at the Social Justice Institute, is making a bid for one of ten spots on the Vancouver City Council in the October election.
UBC enrolment services has implemented a new cross-campus policy to “financially acknowledge” students who have had to discontinue their studies due to extenuating personal or medical circumstances.
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Hosted in front of the Nest on September 7, the event was also linked to a larger rally the following day in downtown Vancouver as part of an international grassroots campaign that calls for an end to fossil fuel energy.
For this year’s Imagine Day, UBC Social Justice Centre (SJC) plans to revamp an old project to create and distribute an alternative orientation booklet that is “radical, decolonial, and anti-oppressive.”
On August 1, UBC Food Services launched the “Straw Suck” campaign to eliminate single-use plastic straws and cutlery from all residence dining halls and food establishments owned and operated by the service.