With an unconfirmed initial budget of approximately $97,000, according to AMS VP Finance Lucia Liang, this marks the second consecutive cancellation of major AMS events, following the cancellation of Welcome Back BBQ, usually held in September.
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While UBC couldn’t identify any specific sources of money laundering, UBC’s treasurer called cash deposits through HSBC “a grey area.”
Over 80 per cent of Canadians screen potential online partners for their sense of humour, according to a UBC sociology study led by masters student Siqi Xiao.
A survey conducted by the university revealed that over the last few months, faculty have had a significant increase their workload and more difficultly completing that work due to emotional impacts of the pandemic, increased caregiving responsibilities and an increase in services expected from the university.
Sumaila’s interest in the environment began at a young age, when his grandfather would tell him and his siblings to be mindful of how they walk on the earth.
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.
Though we are unable to physically gather, Homecoming has figured out a way to stay connected and celebrate what it is that makes UBC’s community so great.
If you feel stuck right now and wonder if self-esteem is a problem for you, I invite you to do a self-esteem check up. Be honest with yourself.
In conjunction with Science Literacy Week, the UBC Library hosted a virtual workshop on citizen science tools to allow the general population to get involved with scientific pursuits.
In response racial inequalities, six scientists in EEB penned a letter directly to students who identify as BIPOC, offering advice based on their lived experiences in a race-biased academic system.
Since coming to UBC, Boedhihartono has been a professor for the Masters of International Forestry program, teaching tropical landscapes and livelihoods.
While Coach Symons has acknowledged that it is “a difficult situation with the habits of the players over the years having contact when [they] compete,” he believes that there have been positives such as giving the team opportunities to settle down and create technical and tactical goals.
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.