The new location is an important step in making sure students who struggle with addiction or who are in recovery feel welcome on campus, according to Sara Fudjack.
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The new data — covering the week of October 5 to 11 — revealed that there were on average two new cases per 100,000 UBC area residents each day, down from four last week.
Last night, AMS Council met to discuss the society’s strategic plan and the development of a sensory room in the Life Building for neurodiverse students.
On campus, students now need their vaccine card to access student events, gyms, indoor-seated restaurants and other such spaces. But what if students are unable to access their vaccine card?
Although the event was considerably smaller than previous Welcome Back BBQs due to the pandemic, the sound and the vibrations from the live music still went as far as IKB and the Exchange and Walter Gage residences.
An update to the UBC Centre for Accessibility website in July stated that the shuttle would be operating in the fall. This was not the case, however.
On September 26, two student pedestrians were killed by a vehicle along NW Marine Drive near Totem Park residence. A little over a week later, another pedestrian was struck along the road behind the Chan Centre.
According to a Translink press release, this new route is expected to make the trip of passengers who would usually take the 319 approximately 20 percent faster.
In the fourth week of in-person classes, COVID-19 case rates at UBC remain low, according to new data from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
There are varying degrees of compliance with this mandate, however, with some students complying with the rules on a regular basis, while others wearing masks more infrequently.
In total, UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan plan to use $15.2 million and $2.8 million respectively to support student financial aid, cost of living and delivery of hybrid teaching, programs and services.
Since the SFP’s investments in fossil-free pools are being reabsorbed in the Main Endowment, the merger should not impact UBC’s divestment timeline.
Despite VCH’s potentially misleading data, Nancy McKenzie, chair of the BoG, said no one factor alone influenced their decision not to require vaccinations.
Ramsey said that UBC must be “mindful of privacy considerations” while supporting the Vancouver Coastal Health’s efforts to contain the pandemic.
The accident occurred after the driver failed to stop for the pedestrian, according to an RCMP officer at the scene.