The AMS lobbied for the government to follow through on promises to provide funding for Indigenous students and better engage those students in consultation.
Halfway through her term, AMS VP External (VPX) Cristina Ilnitchi has made progress on her promises — though some will not hit their full stride till the second term.
But unlike the majority of Canadian student unions, the AMS is not a member of any formal student alliance. And the reasons for it are as historical as they are political.
In a recent trip to Victoria, AMS VP External Cristina Ilnitchi lobbied the provincial government about affordable higher education and support for schools’ sexual violence and misconduct policies implementation.
According to UBC Media Relations Officer for the RCMP Constable Kevin Ray, there were 46 reported bike thefts this September 2017, compared to 36 in September 2017.
“We’re talking about a 100 years worth of work and history to a large extent to put into a website. To succinctly and effectively put it into a small number of pages is a difficult task, and we wanted to make sure we got it right.”