After acknowledging that the Pit is “down in the dumps” at the January 10 AMS Council meeting, the society has now reintroduced food services and revamped the pub’s operations to boost its tepid profit.
Following an election within the UBC Board of Governors (BoG), it was announced today that former Vice-Chair Michael Korenberg has been made the new chair. BoG member Sandra Cawley succeeds Korenberg as the new vice-chair.
With a $4.9 million donation from the Liuzu Temple of Chan Buddhism in China, UBC is now leading a long-term international network to advance the study of Buddhism and East Asian cultures.
At a recent AMS Council meeting, during a bid for a seat on the student health and well-being committee, one councillor brought up that he would like to see mental health coverage reexamined.
Recent reddit threads have had students questioning the ethics of Tip Labs, an unaccredited personal coaching service formerly associated with the The Tipping Point movement.
Organized by March On Vancouver, the demonstration began with speeches on Jack Poole plaza before making a short circuit through downtown.
Throughout the past year, UBC has been working to develop a new strategic plan that will lay out the university’s goals and priorities over the next few years. The new plan will succeed Place and Promise, the strategic plan introduced by Stephen Toope in 2009.
Hosted by March On Vancouver, the event saw people rallying at Jack Poole Plaza before taking to the streets of downtown.
Farrah Khan, a nationally recognized advocate and educator regarding sexual assault, spoke on sexual violence, pleasure, and sexting as part of her keynote talk for January’s sexual assault awareness month at UBC.
A recent MacLean’s article reported that “only a smattering” of UBC students earn double degrees. This number turned out to be only five to six per cent for undergraduate arts students, according to Stefania Burk, associate dean of academic in the faculty of arts.
Costs go up. So does tuition. That's the rationale the UBC Board of Governors has been working with as they increase domestic tuition by two per cent every year. But are student-shouldered revenue streams the board's only option?
A non-fatal single vehicle collision occurred at Chancellor Boulevard and Acadia road around 10 p.m. tonight.
The Life Building — previously the Old SUB — is back in business as of January 3. But it is only partly operational, as this reopening was just the first of many in a series of major move-in dates that will follow throughout the semester.
Researchers at the Sauder School of Business are leading an international collaborative research network focused on improving the environmental performance of the maritime shipping industry.
January is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at UBC — what does that mean? The month is part of a communications effort by the university to push rhetoric and knowledge of this issues to the forefront of the attention on campus.
The Pride flag was raised today in the courtyard between Brock Hall and the Life Building (Old SUB) to commemorate the start of PRIDEweek, a “week-long celebration of queer and trans identities” at UBC.
Mathew Aaron Shufelt, 28, was sentenced to 21 months jail time plus 18 months probation for sexually assaulting a young woman in February 2015.
This year, The Ubyssey was nominated for seven John H. MacDonald awards, which celebrate excellent Canadian student journalism, and won threre
Treasurer Peter Smailes will take over the role in the interim, and the university will begin to search for a new VP “in the weeks ahead.”