The demonstration in front of Liberal MP Joyce Murray’s office included about 50 students at its peak, kept intentionally small due to the pandemic.
Climate group UBCC350 has begun the year with a rebrand to Climate Justice UBC and an open letter affirming new values.
The open session of the first Board of Governors (BoG) meeting of the 2020/21 ran for four hours over Zoom, with governors discussing COVID-19 planning and hearing from student unions about what they want from the Board this school year.
AMS Student Services manager Ian Stone said the service will keep a database of rental, sublet and roommate wanted postings for student accommodations.
Four students had been consulted for the statement, all of whom were members of the Senate Curriculum Committee.
Despite economic benefits, continued construction comes with concern over noise for neighbouring residents and health risks to workers themselves.
UBC students have reported themselves to be following the recommendations of health officials and supportive of BC health authorities’ current guidelines.
The Broadway Subway Project will provide rapid transit to much of the busy Broadway corridor, with construction set to begin this fall.
The September 14 Zoom event featured members of UBC community members and a lineup of guest speakers — but there’s still work to be done.
UBC Library is letting students with overdue fees off the hook as the library follows through on its plans to cancel late fines.
RCMP confirmed there were likely more than 50 partygoers present and that no one was wearing masks.
However, residences have been open throughout the pandemic. When asked about the timing of the release, Ramsey said it “made more sense to release [the modules] at the start of the new school year."
When BC closed the Canadian side of Peace Arch Park, students found other ways to stay connected with loved ones.
Two ASL courses, ASL 100 and ASL 101, under the Department of Linguistics, will be taught by Nigel Howard, the interpreter for Dr. Bonnie Henry and Adrian Dix at the provincial COVID-19 briefings over the past months.
With domestic violence increasing during COVID-19, how one UBC student is helping survivors.
During these two days, professors, staff and students paused their administrative duties to draw attention to the global efforts to end racism and injustice — engaging in teach-ins about racial inequity and violence.
The IFC said it recognizes the importance of prioritizing the health and safety of the community over the annual fall rush parties and events that usually occur.
This announcement follows the university’s decision in recent months not to mandate masks on campus and comes on the heels of the AMS announcing Nest visitors will be required to wear masks.
Visitors to the Nest will be required to wear masks starting September 14, the AMS announced today in an email.
The agreements have been years in the making and will act as a foundation for a long-term partnership.
However, revenue shortfalls from a drop in the number of international students enrolled in the fall could have major financial implications for UBC.
Taylor Haas, a former member of the UBC chapter of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity (FIJI), was found not guilty of sexually assaulting a woman while he attended Queen’s University in 2018.