The agreements have been years in the making and will act as a foundation for a long-term partnership.
Young adults are recently the biggest demographic of active COVID-19 cases in BC — and some in the age group are flouting physical distancing rules.
UBC has published information about its COVID-19 protocols for returning staff and students in the upcoming fall semester.
Originally formed in 2018, SACADI aimed to “understand and report on the diversity and inclusion landscape within the academic realm at UBC.”
The AMS has increased the budget for the AMS Equity Plan to around $24,680 — on top of what was originally a $7,500 budget.
UBC Recreation said visitors should be aware of limited or reduced activities to accommodate safety precautions and guidelines surrounding COVID-19.
Following weeks of anti-Black racism protests occurring worldwide, the university has released several statements in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Despite economic benefits, continued construction comes with concern over noise for neighbouring residents and health risks to workers themselves.
Though many constituency elections took place earlier this spring, no new student senators have emerged from the arts, forestry or dentistry.
The Phil Lind Initiative's 2020 series is titled “Thinking While Black” and will feature Claudia Rankine, Jesmyn Ward, Ibram X. Kendi, Roxanne Gay and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
A proposal has been introduced to call for the formal ban of campaign posters and slates within upcoming constituency elections.
The accommodations will take the form of specialized counselling and mental health support, social and recreational opportunities, professional development courses and priority housing.
This past month, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO announced that the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection would be added to the Canada Memory of the World Register.
On Friday, September 6, UBC hosted UBC Pride which featured resource booths, activities and performances. Before the event took place, many UBC community members expressed cynicism, considering the university’s recent track record with the LGBTQIA2S+ community. We sent a few writers to attend the events and share their thoughts.
AMS Council recently approved the release of $16,000 in additional expenditures from the AMS contingency fund to “only be used if required by the project to ensure Safety and Building Code Upgrades.”