According to Jennifer Burns, Chief Information Officer for UBC, solving the problems associated with UBC Connect is not that easy.
With the 2015 election season upon us, no one has been more active around campus lately then UBC’s student political groups. More than anything, these students are trying to make UBC students do the unexpected: vote.
“[When I was writing the piece] I was thinking about … the natural surroundings of UBC, and how I could possibly evoke that through music," said Miller. "Some of the effects that I have in the orchestra imitate seagulls in the distance and there are bells being used to [imitate] the bell tower."
On Monday, Canada’s longest election since the 1800s finally came to a close, with Canadians voting a new prime minister into office, Justin Trudeau.
At the last AMS council meeting on Wednesday, council approved a number of changes to the Business and Administration Governance Board (BAGB).
Jack.org is an independent charity with 71 chapters across Canada, all led by youth to increase awareness of mental health and decrease the stigma around it.
"It's kind of hard to find places to play when you're underage."
During the public discussion, May focused on actions she thought the Canadian government should be taking, particularly in the upcoming COP21 talks in Paris. She named a determination to rapidly move away from dependence on fossil fuels as being of the utmost importance.
The long-held view that bicycle helmet laws increase the safety of the public may have been proven wrong by UBC researchers.
Katherine Kalsbeek cares for UBC's Rare Books and Special Collections.
I would like to take this opportunity to ask Martha Piper and the university administration a simple question: why is UBC still asking us for money?
The AMS has agreed to a series of guidelines in order to host the event — it will be for students only, capped at 10,000 people and will end by 9 p.m. A review of the event will take place afterwards as this year’s Block Party will be a trial year.
Communities at post-secondary institutions across the country have been calling for mandatory indigenous studies courses for students now that the TRC recommended that funding be increased for indigenous education at post secondary institutions.
Several UBC professors have been named as members of the Order of Canada. Olav Slaymaker, Wade Davis, Nassif Ghoussoub and Joseph Boyden were recognized by the governor general as having made outstanding contributions to Canada.
UBC eSports Association had an amazing year in 2015. The team is now looking to build on last year’s successes in their new season, starting with their match against SFU in the 2016 LoL Campus series this Sunday.