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.
Voting for a new UBC Vancouver Board of Governors (BoG) faculty representative was temporarily disrupted due to a systems outage that brought down almost all UBC networks.
Forestry magnate and UBC benefactor Leon Joseph Koerner has been recognized by the federal government as a person of National Historic Significance.
Point Grey and University Endowment Land (UEL) residents are raising concerns that a proposed tax on luxury homes could displace UBC student renters — but experts and officials disagree.
Former UBC student Tanick Gunnarsson has pled guilty to attempted choking and assault causing bodily harm in an attack on a former intimate partner, as well as breaching a curfew that was imposed following his arrest.
Louise Cowin has resigned from her position as UBC’s VP Students, but will be staying on until “later this summer,” according to a UBC press release. The interim VP Students has yet to be announced.
After Davidoff posted on social media defending the economics of the tax, protesters turned their anger on him. Point Grey resident Andrew Webb distributed an email to other demonstrators calling Davidoff, a naturalized Canadian citizen who was raised in the US, an “American socialist transplant.”
The fun was cut short at 10:30 PM when the bouncers at Twlevewest began kicking out all the arts students and, we can only assume, innocent bystanders who may have just really looked like poli sci majors.
While the new policy retains the same list of offenses that could merit suspension or expulsion, offenders can now only be removed after a letter has been written to and approved by the Operations Committee and the AMS VP Administration.
Associate Professor Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry will be stepping down from her Board of Governors (BoG) seat as of June 30, 2018. As one of two UBC Vancouver faculty representatives, Chaudhry has been serving on BoG since March 2017 for a term that was supposed to end in February 2020.