Four uncontested races, no referendums on the ballot and the lowest voter turnout in over a decade. The first all-virtual AMS elections was one for the history books, but perhaps not in the best way.
Here we’ve covered claims made in the platforms of candidates for AMS president, VP academic and university affairs (VPAUA), VP administration, UBC Board of Governors student representatives, VP external, VP finance and Senate.
Here we’ve covered claims made at the Great Debate on Saturday, February 27 which included the races for AMS president, VP academic and university affairs (VP AUA), VP administration, UBC Board of Governors (BoG) student representatives, VP external, VP finance and Senate.
We dove into claims candidates made at the first and second AMS elections debates, about topics including transit, AMS finances and Senate rules and regulations.
Iranian-Swedish medical researcher Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali was sentenced to death in October 2017 on disputed charges of espionage.
With COVID-19 changing rules and expectations all over the world, students that want to come to Canada are met with travel restrictions and housing uncertainty.
Online course material and instructor flexibility have provided some leeway for all students, including those with diverse abilities. Meeting the needs of each student, however, still proves a challenging task.
In an open letter directed to Kim Kiloh, director of the UBC Centre for Student Involvement & Careers, student group UBC The Enlightenment of Hong Kong urged UBC to take down the May 8 listing from the HKPF.
International students remain excluded from the CESB and provincial emergency funding, and while they can qualify for the CERB, the $5,000 minimum has left those who only worked part-time during the winter session in a tough position.
At a press conference on Thursday, representatives said the partnership will open the way for “collaboration” between Rogers and UBC students and researchers, such as those in the faculties of computer science and engineering.