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.
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.
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.
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.