UBC President Santa Ono confirmed that the university will be providing “as much on-campus instruction for … students as possible.”
The accessibility shuttles are intended to supplement the current Safewalk vehicles and allow for Safewalk to be more accessible to students with disabilities as well as the rest of campus.
Horgan’s comment garnered backlash from those in the 20 to 39 year age cohort who felt that the reason for a recent rise in cases was more complex than just young people failing to comply with public health orders.
The UBC Board of Governors met again this month to discuss tuition increases and approve the budget for the 2021/22 fiscal year.
AMS Council met last night to approve the Undergraduates of Canadian Research-Intensive Universities (UCRU) bylaws in principle and discuss election engagement.
AMS Council met last night to discuss a loophole in the recent remote invigilation restriction, post-pandemic economic recovery and the Indigenous coordination section of the AMS Sustainability Action Plan
In VP Finance Lucia Liang’s January budget reforecast, Hua noticed that the Sustainable Food Access Fee, Indigenous Student Fund and the Get Thrifty fee appeared twice in the non-discretionary allocation section.
According to the working group, the survey didn’t make it into the newsletter because of issues with approval dates and marketing capacity on the faculty end.
“We hope that the Canadian government can do something about it, and we hope that more UBC students become aware of this case and attend our webinar and sign our petition.”
In 2014, the AMS consulted with a design agency that provided them a logo for $8,000, but gave minimal brand strategy.
With over 1900 attendees, the event took place just hours after a British policeman was charged with the murder of Sarah Everard and a day before the one year anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s death.
The incident was harrowing for communities on both sides of the border amid rising anti-Asian sentiment. Closer to home, Asian students on campus have felt the impacts.
It’s been nine months since the UBC Board of Governors gave Board 1 approval for a new recreation centre to be built north of the UBC Life Building. The project is now seeking community consultation.
At its March meeting, Senate also endorsed the Climate Emergency Task Force report and heard from the Indigenous Strategic Plan’s leaders about its application to the Senate.
After advice from lawyers, the AMS will no longer reallocate $58,000 from the Childcare Bursary Fund to the Acadia Park community food hub — but will continue to support the food hub.
Reimer did not provide details on which issues prompted those disagreements with her colleagues, but said that the matter was “appropriately in camera.”
For a full year now, UBC students have been studying online — the university transitioned to online classes on March 16, 2020.
He was referred for review in November for using his AMS email account to send emails to the AMS Events manager for matters related to Nanayakkara’s event company, ThePlug Vancouver.
In an email sent to students graduating in May, President Santa Ono announced that the online ceremony will be on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
Since UBC and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s announcements on Monday, concerns have emerged around vaccinations, accessibility and public health on campus.
Every year, UBC releases an annual enrolment report detailing overall student numbers, admissions statistics, Indigenous student enrolment and more.
The patients are at the Complex Activation Medical Unit, where new admissions and transfers have been halted and visits to the units have been suspended until the hospital lifts outbreak protocols — save end-of-life visits.