The VSP is a two-term, four-week academic exchange program designed for international undergraduate students. The program started in 2013, and allows students to take courses accredited at their home universities.
Canadian Minister of Employment, Workplace Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough announced the new funding at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at UBC Friday morning.
Upper-year computer science students expressed alarm online two weeks ago after receiving an email that a well-enrolled course had been cancelled due to a lack of available instructors.
While the prevalence of online complaints across faculties appears indicative of widespread issues with hiring, there does not appear to be evidence of a school wide staffing shortage.
I first realized that Vancouver-based comedian and UBC alum Ed Hill was something special when, nine days before I saw him perform at the Vancouver Fringe Festival, he told me that his latest show Stupid Ed would end on a sombre note.
UBC students organized a candlelight vigil and rally in front of the Nest on the evening of December 1 for victims of a recent apartment fire in Urumqi in Xinjiang, China.