For him and other residents who are deaf or hard of hearing, there are less thought-about roadblocks that can make navigating student housing challenging despite UBC improving how it accommodates students with disabilities. And in many ways, some challenges may not be easily fixed by the kind of top-down policy update the university recently approved.
Organized under many names over many years, we now know them as the Pride Collective, a resource group fuelled by the very same motivation of their founders: to create and maintain a space for lasting community at UBC.
Dr. Ayesha Chaudhry’s academic career has seen many accolades, but her tentative start proves to be one of the most extraordinary things about her.
While the vast majority of UBC buildings would survive a quake, a few exceptions still have exceptionally high risk. A 2017 report from Arup, an external design firm, found 29 buildings were in “Tier IV” meaning they had a 50 to 100 per cent chance of collapse in the case of a “very rare” earthquake.
Co-chairs Neema Rimber and Maddy Schulte helped lead a diverse team of students to deliver this year's student leadership conference.
The assistant professor at the Vancouver School of Economics has done grassroots volunteering abroad, conducted field research in Africa and most recently, advised on former Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s Senate campaign in Texas.
“We need to understand, you know, where we lack and how we can improve because we can ... keep staring a problem in the eye, [but] it's about time that some changes are made.”
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.