After less than three years of serving as UBC VP External Relations and Communications, Dr. Philip Steenkamp has joined Royal Roads University (RRU) as its fourth president and vice-chancellor. His term will begin on January 1, 2019.
Following a post about a man with a firearm in Nest on the r/UBC subreddit this afternoon, University RCMP is attempting to locate a “suspicious male” sighted in the vicinity.
The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) has issued another warning about “virtual kidnapping” and extortion schemes targeting Mainland Chinese students, as it begins investigating the third confirmed case of 2018.
Former UBC student Tanick Gunnarsson has been sentenced to just under four months of jail time plus 12-months probation for assaulting his former partner in November 2017.
University RCMP and the RCMP’s Major Crime unit are investigating after a body was found in the water near Wreck Beach yesterday afternoon. The identity of the deceased and the cause of death have still not been confirmed.
In November 2016, Galloway admitted to the affair with a student in a statement made via his lawyer, but noted that the other claims, including one of sexual assault, were not substantiated based on an investigation conducted by former BC Supreme Court justice Mary Ellen Boyd.
University RCMP is warning students to exercise caution when meeting with online buyers and sellers in person after two individuals, including a UBC student, were allegedly assaulted and robbed.
Following a three week voting period, mathematics Professor Nassif Ghoussoub has been elected to the Board of Governors as one of two faculty representatives for UBC Vancouver. He received 253 votes out of 611, which represents a voter turnout of 24.2 per cent.
Following a letter campaign by UBC faculty, President Santa Ono has written to Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland urging for concrete actions to ensure the release of imprisoned alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul.
Several UBC faculty have published and signed an open letter this morning in support of alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul, who is imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for her women’s right activism.
A testament to students killed while protesting, Goddess was once a symbol for student activism at UBC. But now, thousands of students walk by every day without so much as a glance.
Three out of four Board of Governors faculty representative candidates met on May 23 at Jack Poole Hall to discuss their visions, university transparency and how to bridge the divide between the Board and faculty.
Using data sourced from UBC Pair, The Ubyssey is launching a new series to answer some of the most frequent questions around grades.
Nearly three years since Professor Arvind Gupta resigned from his position as UBC President, the controversy surrounding his departure continues to haunt university politics.
After Associate Professor Ayesha Chaudhry announced her resignation from the Board of Governors (BoG) on April 19, four faculty members are now running to fill her vacated BoG faculty representative seat.