But this statement from Henry is in contrast to another press conference from November 30, 2021. “We know this virus is endemic now,” she said, “which means it is circulating in the community.”
At UBC, the term “contract faculty” refers to sessional lecturers, who are hired for less than twelve months at a time, or lecturers, who can have reappointment terms from one to five years.
What better medium for catharsis than art? Students, faculty and staff at UBC strove to overcome the pandemic’s dullness with artistic pursuits ranging from dance to crocheting.
Natural selection is an evolutionary mechanism describing population-wide change which happens as certain traits offer a non-random advantage for reproductive success.
But I’ll tell you all the truth: TikTok made me politically conscious.
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What would they say to me? Would they sing for me? Send me away with the words of a love song so I know I have lived.
After a year of online programming, summer 2021 saw the return of in-person events in student residences.
Six months after its launch, here’s how the Indigenous Strategic Plan is going.
Here, we explore the stories of the many people who worked to build new systems for supporting survivors of sexual violence, shifting anti-violence rhetoric into pro-survivor spaces.
One major goal of the process is to make admissions fair for everyone, but how can existing societal biases be acknowledged and mitigated in decision-making?
The Board is one of UBC’s most powerful governing bodies, yet it is composed primarily of individuals from the corporate world who are appointed by the provincial government, not the university.
From 41 international students in 1930 to 7,337 international students today, UBC has become more diverse than it used to be, but there is still a long way to go before everyone feels welcome and safe on campus.
Last summer, at the July Senate meeting, student senators were told to stop talking so much. Some student senators say such treatment is common.
“The main thing that they focused on was [mindfulness] exercises ... I felt like my counsellor didn’t really want to get into a lot with me and didn’t really want to delve into the deeper stuff.”
This is an introduction to resources available at UBC that feature educational content on race, politics and more.
I have come a long way since entering university. But this is only because of my own stubbornness and the support from people who made a difference by their own volition.
COVID-19 research curtailment has led to consequences for the personal well-being and productivity of graduate students. Trends in survey responses conducted for faculty, graduate students and individual departments showed that frequently reported symptoms of stress for researchers were general anxiety and decreased productivity.
For many Muslim students, the problems at the crossroads of UBC and their faith lie not within blatant racism and rude remarks from passing students, but from a lack of advancement in the accommodations present in the very structure of the university itself.