The demonstration was organized by a group of UBC students. They did not wish to be named or quoted, instead emphasizing that the only voices represented at the event should be those of Indigenous people.
There a variety of clubs and resources available on campus for people feeling unsafe to learn how to defend themselves from an attack. These include workshops put on by the Women's Centre and the UBC Krav Maga and Advanced Self-Defence Club.
Fentanyl overdose deaths, which are quickly becoming a massive issue across greater Vancouver, are being tackled through several channels within the university — including VICE, Student Health Service, and even fraternities.
This year, the AMS underwent a review of its governance system, which evaluated the effectiveness of its structure — particularly the roles of executives and council — as well as the society’s accountability and how well it represents students.
UBC will get $10 million from the federal government over seven years to fund Erik Snowberg, the new Canada Excellence Research Chair. Snowberg said chose to come to UBC because he valued its reputation for serving the public.
Born into a family of carvers, Dick learned the art form first form his father, grandfather and uncle. He was then mentored by former UBC artists in residence Bill Reid and Doug Cranmer at Totem Park Residence.
Jonathan Girard, the conductor of UBC's symphony orchestra, revived a tone poem by a Jewish composer whose music had been banned by the Nazi regime. Girard arranged the music for the symphony orchestra from the original manuscripts.
A survey showed that, although lesbian and bisexual girls are more likely than straight girls to have female sexual partners, one in five lesbian girls and four in five bisexual girls reported that their most recent sexual partner was male.
After coordinating the AMS’s student organisations as the VP Administration for two years, Ava Nasiri has been named the next AMS President — the public face of our student society, and the student body’s representative to the University.
You probably know a student who has taken study drugs to cram at least once. Maybe you have taken them yourself. Is it cheating? They can energize and boost motivation, but won’t help you learn better.
I arrived to university a very sexually unaware 19-year-old. However, as a science student at heart, I found explanations in a scientific journal, Clinical Anatomy. Exploring romantic love, on the other hand, has produced fewer concrete answers.
Angela Crane is a chemistry professor who blows things up in flashy demonstrations for students and kids, trains the police's hazmat team and helps TV shows get their chemical special effects just right.
At the Vancouver Aquarium, UBC researchers team up with specially trained northern fur seals and Steller sea lions in order to to better understand how to save their declining populations in the wild.
In light of the the widespread media criticism over its mishandling of sexual assault cases, the university is reviewing its response protocols and drafting a new, specialized policy on sexual assault.
Specific details were removed in order to make the policy more widely applicable. The content of Policy 91 — Purchase of Animals for Research and Teaching — was incorporated into the policy on research.