“It’s just such an emotional burden that it’s placed on you as someone with an invisible disability because you can’t outwardly show how you’re suffering.”
The hardest part was probably the nerves and loneliness that inevitably comes with long-term, solo travel.
”Every student advising body on campus, every faculty, every department has their own list of these mental resources that they pass out to students who come asking for this kind of stuff ... So far the solution has just been to create a list, or a PDF, or a website with bullet points.”
As the divestment movement at universities in Canada and around the world builds momentum, unpacking the debate at UBC raises important questions about the role of fossil fuel companies.
Increasingly destructive hurricanes, raging wildfires and the sobering fact that Canada is heating up at twice the global rate all contribute to what Dauvergne and others refer to as “eco-anxiety” — a chronic stress about the climate crisis.
“I don’t think I would be happy with graduating if I don’t feel like I’ve made any progress, and making the dean aware and more professors aware of the power that they have in shaping how students feel."
“Working within the [in-care] system, it can be really hard to actually engage on that level of systemic change. It seems a little bit more feasible to do it from the outside, and more effective.”
In the words of founder and UBC grad Rob Morton, “the Calendar is a mirror that reflects everything awesome that is going on at UBC back at its students.”
Jacob Derewenda was one of UBC’s varsity rowers -- but now, thanks to a shoulder injury, he’s been cut off at the peak of his career.
Dave Greenfield, owner of street wear label Nomad Collective, has set up shop in the SUB, in the Outpost's former location.
Over the next few weeks, we'll be pulling out some of the most interesting trends from the data in our salary list.
Even if you don’t personally know seventh-year engineering student Lawrence Lam, you probably know someone who does.
Kim Campbell, Canada’s nineteenth and only female Prime Minister, had been a UBC student whose early interest global affairs and women’s rights would eventually lead her to a career that has been marked by major breakthroughs for women throughout history.
Brett Gilley is turning the ideal of innovative and dedicated professors and students who look forward to finals week into reality at UBC.
The EOAS building complex has a tornado machine, a green screen 'do-it-yourself' meteorological broadcast station and a giant, interactive, animated globe.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be documenting just how much campus has changed over the years through a series of photos.
In her job as a curator at MOA, UBC prof Susan Rowley leads the public in exploring the landscape and the culture of First Nations people in the past.
John Robinson, UBC associate provost, sustainability, is the driving force behind UBC’s Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS).
If you’ve seen a major Hollywood Blockbuster film within the past decade, there’s a strong chance that you’ve encountered the work of Robert Bridson.
Party Well is a rapidly growing student-run club and charity sponsored by the Commerce Undergraduate Society.
Playing at least one game each week, and practicing twice weekly, drummer John Zollars is an integral part of the UBC Marching Band.
Not having a significant other on the day of love doesn’t mean that you should miss out on doing something fun and frivolous this weekend.