“We still do not believe there has been a sufficient case built that these increases are necessary.”
November means it is time for the annual discussion of tuition increases. A draft version was provided in September with a proposal for a two per cent domestic and 4 per cent international tuition increase.
"What goes on in the Senate chambers can often feel very overwhelming or dull to the average student and the agenda docket posted before every Senate meeting can be long and tedious to read."
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“UBC as the leading university globally in implementation of Indigenous peoples’ human rights, as articulated in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and other international human rights law.”
"The most difficult criticism that has caused me sleepless nights since the SASC decision is when I am told “you’re not survivor-centric,” or “you don’t care about survivors.” I accept that I will never be able to be forgiven by some community members but it does hurt to know that anyone could hold this opinion."
”This month, however, the Senate meeting was cancelled ‘due to a lack of sufficient business,’ and we want to address why that is.”
“After meeting with the Inter-Fraternity Council for their AMS elections endorsement meeting, I have decided to reject their endorsement of my campaign for re-election as AMS VP Academic and University Affairs and student Senator-at-large.”
“I have been lucky to be surrounded by those who love and support me. However, our community still has a long way to go when it comes to supporting survivors of sexual violence.”