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.
Four years since UBC students voted to approve the creation of a campus microbrewery, the AMS brewery committee — which was only restarted last year following “two years of near-inactivity” — finally looks like they’re making tangible progress on it.
Dozens people rallied yesterday evening to call for the immediate release of alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul and other activists who were arrested in Saudi Arabia on May 15. Organized by a small group of UBC alumni and student, the rally was held outside of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Following a letter campaign by UBC faculty, President Santa Ono has written to Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland urging for concrete actions to ensure the release of imprisoned alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul.
Several UBC faculty have published and signed an open letter this morning in support of alumna Loujain Al-Hathloul, who is imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for her women’s right activism.
Three out of four Board of Governors faculty representative candidates met on May 23 at Jack Poole Hall to discuss their visions, university transparency and how to bridge the divide between the Board and faculty.
After announcing its commitment to create an Indigenous Engagement Committee on February 19, the UBC Board of Governors has since approved the committee’s terms of reference and filled its membership.
Nearly three years since Professor Arvind Gupta resigned from his position as UBC President, the controversy surrounding his departure continues to haunt university politics.
After Associate Professor Ayesha Chaudhry announced her resignation from the Board of Governors (BoG) on April 19, four faculty members are now running to fill her vacated BoG faculty representative seat.
Having been restructured twice since April 2017, AMS VP Academic and University Affairs (VPAUA) office is once again undergoing a structural change.
Voting for a new UBC Vancouver Board of Governors (BoG) faculty representative was temporarily disrupted due to a systems outage that brought down almost all UBC networks.
Forestry magnate and UBC benefactor Leon Joseph Koerner has been recognized by the federal government as a person of National Historic Significance.
Point Grey and University Endowment Land (UEL) residents are raising concerns that a proposed tax on luxury homes could displace UBC student renters — but experts and officials disagree.
Former UBC student Tanick Gunnarsson has pled guilty to attempted choking and assault causing bodily harm in an attack on a former intimate partner, as well as breaching a curfew that was imposed following his arrest.
In a recently ended public engagement, TransLink detailed a $7.3 billion investment for Metro Vancouver’s transportation systems through their Phase Two Investment Plan for the Mayor’s 10-Year Vision.
Louise Cowin has resigned from her position as UBC’s VP Students, but will be staying on until “later this summer,” according to a UBC press release. The interim VP Students has yet to be announced.