Counselling services will use the facility for three to five years until it moves to a permanent building that development plans call an “Integrated Health Services (IHS) centre.”
On September 12, 2014, UBC and their contracting company CIMCO Refrigeration released a liquid that contained ammonia into a storm sewer, which flowed into a Fraser River tributary and killed 70 fish.
“UBC overwhelmingly supports a bike sharing program and there is a considerable demand from a wide range of users. So, we decided to move forward, to make it an ongoing program.”
During his time at UBC, Winterburn implemented a highly successful research program, contributed to collaborative research projects and supervised nine Master of Science students.
“I joke that the worst job in the AMS is the AMS elections administrator.”
"Over the years, the amount of pettiness that I've seen come out of postering — you'd be surprised."
Despite a tendency to abstain in this election, the UBC students who did vote preferred to vote for a familiar face than take a chance on someone new.
Preliminary results show about nine per cent of the electorate voted.
The amendments allow the transfer of fugitives from Hong Kong to countries where there is no existing extradition deal in place, namely China, Taiwan and Macau.
UBC and the University Endowment Lands (UEL) are not a part of Vancouver. In fact, they’re not officially attached to any town, city or district at all.
Compared to the fiery clashes of AMS debates, the four hopefuls — Simon de Weerdt, Jen McCutcheon, Madison Moore and Sung Yun Wong — struggled to find areas where they disagreed.
The event began with an introduction and community agreement from Adriana Laurent, the co-founder of UBC Climate Hub, who urged the room to put justice, empathy and hope into climate action.
According to Graduate Student Society (GSS) President Nicolas Romualdi, UBC lacks a formal system to “check if the sum of worked days across all positions triggers the stat pay clause.”
[Tiananmen] has made its mark on campus through the Goddess of Democracy statue, which was created in 1991 by the AMS, Chinese Students and Scholars Association and Vancouver Society in Support of the Democratic Movement.
McPhee wrote that he sat next to the two individuals earlier that day and later noticed them taking photos of him and his colleague. When he approached them to ask them to stop, they accused him of theft.
The director, who is EAA’s only elected representative at the regional level, sits on the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors and the Mayors’ Council on Regional Transportation which oversees TransLink.
While the issue of mistreatment in medical schools is hardly unique to UBC, the faculty has doubled down on its efforts to improve its learning environment.
This year’s event is centred around the theme “Circles of Conversation,” with a focus on literature, visual arts and music.
Effective this September, the policy describes concessions instructors or advising offices can give, such as an alternate time to take a missed test or an assignment deadline extension.
At 11:30 a.m. on May 29, University RCMP responded to a report of a “break and enter in” on the 3400-block of Wesbrook Mall where the suspect allegedly aimed a firearm at the victims.
“We really want to stray from it's only commerce and engineering students that have the gift of entrepreneurship, because that’s not true at all. We see a lot of passion from all faculties.”
Many instructors use and support Turnitin because it enforces academic integrity, but some are concerned that it compromises students’ privacy by storing personal information and intellectual property.