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.
“Three years ago, was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, major depressive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Apparently it also takes two years for anyone to realize that your AMS Elections promotional material is outdated.
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.
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.
The Ubyssey looks at how these tumultuous years have impacted the students at the heart of the Steven Galloway scandal.
My job is not to teach you how to be a house guest.
“[S]ome may find it easy to dismiss this policy as useless and ineffective when considering the scope of what the AMS is actually able to act on. One might feel that if the most that the AMS can actually do is kick someone out of a club or ban them from the building, then why bother? But, for survivors, it’s revolutionary.”
"Faculty burnout isn’t just anecdotal – we have real evidence of increased workloads and stress levels."