UBC’s Equity and Inclusion office has made changes to the upcoming Pride installation after reviewing feedback from the campus community. The timeline for the design’s unveiling is still set for early September.
The AMS has released the report for this year’s Academic Experience Survey (AES), which outlines 27 recommendations for the society to follow in response to the survey’s results.
UBC’s faculty of medicine issued a statement today on the potential forced withdrawal of 20 residents and 24 clinical fellows within the faculty, which forms a sizable chunk of the roughly 280 incoming and current Saudi students at UBC.
UBC alumna and woman’s rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul remains detained in her native Saudi Arabia despite public calls for her release by the Canadian federal government, which contributed to an escalating diplomatic spat with the Saudi government.
The AMS has released the 2018 Academic Experience Survey, which surveys students about their university experience, financial position, housing situation, opinions on the AMS and other topics.
The professorship will investigate potential applications of cannabinoids as an immediate treatment for opioid addiction and potential substitutes to opioids in treating acute and chronic pain.
After less than three years of serving as UBC VP External Relations and Communications, Dr. Philip Steenkamp has joined Royal Roads University (RRU) as its fourth president and vice-chancellor. His term will begin on January 1, 2019.
As textbook pricing is already a well-established affordability issue for students, the conversation is now being expanded to include the cost of online assessment materials.
Following a post about a man with a firearm in Nest on the r/UBC subreddit this afternoon, University RCMP is attempting to locate a “suspicious male” sighted in the vicinity.
The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) has issued another warning about “virtual kidnapping” and extortion schemes targeting Mainland Chinese students, as it begins investigating the third confirmed case of 2018.
An AMS committee designed to plan and execute the sale of its permanent art collection has expired before it could complete its goals, forcing the society to extend its mandate to an uncertain date.
Former UBC student Tanick Gunnarsson has been sentenced to just under four months of jail time plus 12-months probation for assaulting his former partner in November 2017.
University RCMP and the RCMP’s Major Crime unit are investigating after a body was found in the water near Wreck Beach yesterday afternoon. The identity of the deceased and the cause of death have still not been confirmed.
First opened in Fall 2017, Joe Pizza’s UBC outlet is being replaced by Vancouver-based company Uncle Fatih’s Pizza. With the “coming soon” sign already perched on the store’s front door, Uncle Fatih’s aims to open its ninth location by July 1.
In November 2016, Galloway admitted to the affair with a student in a statement made via his lawyer, but noted that the other claims, including one of sexual assault, were not substantiated based on an investigation conducted by former BC Supreme Court justice Mary Ellen Boyd.
University RCMP is warning students to exercise caution when meeting with online buyers and sellers in person after two individuals, including a UBC student, were allegedly assaulted and robbed.
Following a three week voting period, mathematics Professor Nassif Ghoussoub has been elected to the Board of Governors as one of two faculty representatives for UBC Vancouver. He received 253 votes out of 611, which represents a voter turnout of 24.2 per cent.
UBC has released statistics on the number of disclosures and reports made to the university over the past year, during the time that the new sexual assault policy has been in place.
Over five years after students showed support for the creation of the Arts Student Centre (ASC), its construction is finally on the horizon — albeit at a different location and with a $10 building fee increase as mandated in the 2013 referendum.