As UBC attempts to address the unique anxieties of future nurses, doctors and pharmacists, the question remains whether these changes will be enough to embolden students to one day marry the frontlines — or leave their pre-pandemic aspirations with cold feet.
The most compelling thought about autonomy that I was exposed to in my undergrad was during a conversation about chlamydia.
Students who are struggling to retain information in their classes, feeling more anxious, irritable or tired, as well as suffering from disrupted sleep patterns may want to consider the benefit of online mental health resources.
Early in the semester, the Faculty of Applied Science required student groups to limit themselves to virtual activities, prohibiting in-person and off-campus work.
Hewlett stressed that students shouldn’t be tempted to pursue their own ghost hunting ventures, as that may put students at risk for legal trouble or injury.
We sat down with UBC students to discuss the ‘tech overwhelm’ felt by the UBC community since classes moved online and what students can do to help manage it.
Grey whales, land use and sucking up insects with a Ghostbuster backpack are a snapshot of the topics we encountered as The Ubyssey spoke to UBC graduate students about this year’s theme.