Following an alleged voyeur incident in a student residence yesterday, university RCMP is reminding community members to contact the detachment if they witness a crime. UBC Campus Security has also issued a campus alert about this reminder.
Montrealers laugh and chat on patios and in cafés, and throngs of students share bottles of cheap wine in Parc Jeanne-Mance — a quiet luxury that any self-respecting Vancouverite envies.
The updated Policy 15 submission treats cannabis largely in the same way as tobacco, with smoking limited to designated zones across campus.
To create the new committee, Council also voted to temporarily suspend the segment of AMS code that assigns those duties to the permanent Human Resources (HR) committee, effectively replacing it.
UBC is receiving the highest number of freedom to information (FOI) requests of any Canadian university by far, causing the university’s response time to rise well beyond the typical legal limit.
“The new investment policy basically allows the AMS to put all our $16 million investment fund into companies that are fossil fuel free,” said AMS VP Finance Kuol Akeuchbeny.
The federal and BC governments have reaffirmed yesterday the $3 billion funding for the Broadway Skytrain expansion and the Surrey-Newton-Guildford Light Rail Transit — two high profile rapid transit projects in the Lower Mainland.
A large red banner reading “RENT FREEZE” was hung from the top floor of the Nest at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Imagine Day, an orientation day for incoming UBC students. A small black banner reading “MANSION TAX NOW” was also laid on the steps outside the building.
UBC is not considering banning student-teacher relationships or sharing the full results of the investigation on former creative writing Chair Steven Galloway with the complainant — one day after Joanna Birenbaum, the legal counsel of the main complainant (MC) against him, published an open letter calling for both.
The main complainant in the case against former UBC creative writing Chair Steven Galloway is calling on the university to ban student-teacher relationships, after Galloway spoke out about his experiences on national media outlets.
After being accepted into the visa program, Irish students are free to live and work anywhere in Canada. But a combination of hearsay, social media and sheer critical mass has made Vancouver their foremost destination.
UBC’s faculty of medicine issued a statement today on the potential forced withdrawal of 20 residents and 24 clinical fellows within the faculty, which forms a sizable chunk of the roughly 280 incoming and current Saudi students at UBC.
UBC has released a statement encouraging its Saudi Arabian students to contact enrolment services, following a diplomatic spat that has caused the kingdom to order all 16,000 of its students in Canada to come home.
AMS Council has voted to sell Jean-Paul Lemieux’s Jeune fille en uniforme, one of 4 pieces authorized for sale by a March 2017 referendum.
“It’s very common now for an Indigenous grad student to have a job offer when they’re maybe even two years out from completing a thesis,” said Kesler. “There are so many things wrong with that.”