The Ubyssey looks at how these tumultuous years have impacted the students at the heart of the Steven Galloway scandal.
Holmes ran unopposed for this position on a campaign of survivor-centric sexual violence support, holistic student affordability, accountable limitation of UBC’s new strategic plan and a systematic approach to student mental health.
Max Holmes is the current VP Academic and University Affairs and is running for re-election in this year’s uncontested race. Holmes was elected to the position in a September by-election following Daniel Lam’s departure.
According to the poster, it only takes three minutes to vote. Apparently it also takes two years for anyone to realize that your AMS Elections promotional material is outdated.
Thursday’s Great Debate gave uncontested VP Academic candidate Max Holmes a second opportunity to discuss his platform with the audience. Holmes, the incumbent running for re-election, reiterated his desires to improve consultations and hold UBC accountable, while tackling a significant amount of questions regarding financial operations.
With sole candidate Max Holmes at the helm, the Tuesday debate for the VP Academic and University Affairs race was more of a relaxed Q&A than a heated competition.
UBC President Santa Ono has funded a $25,000 investment in the new AMS eHub student service, an entrepreneurship resource centre that caters towards students at all stages of their entrepreneurial development. Since its launch in January, the service has engaged with 54 different idea ventures.
The first debate of the 2018 AMS elections season is in the books. This one saw the candidates for the Student Legal Fund Society (SLFS), AMS president and UBC Senate square off in a contest that remained mostly respectful, save for a couple flare-ups.
“Three years ago, was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, major depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.”
Naqvi is among the 11 Canadian students named for the prestigious scholarship, which recognizes academic, personal and athletic excellence among undergraduates from around the world and funds two years of graduate studies at the University of Oxford.
Recent reddit threads have had students questioning the ethics of Tip Labs, an unaccredited personal coaching service formerly associated with the The Tipping Point movement.
I wanted so badly to be successful and happy at UBC, but I felt like I was flung in the deep end of some warped post-secondary dimension.
“The washing machines aren’t finished, and the common room isn’t finished and the study space isn’t finished — so basically everything besides the room isn’t finished yet,” said Alex Lau, a third year arts student and Tallwood House resident.
“Chances are that you’ve moved out for the first time and are already drowning in scary adult responsibilities. However, no matter who you are, where you live or how much rent you pay, you should never be complicit in letting these violations slide.”
From small class sizes in major requirements to non-restricted seats in required classes going to students taking them as electives, course registration is rarely a picnic for students on a tight graduation deadline.