Governors heard an annual update from all three of UBC’s student unions and a brief presentation on the eagle nest coning in Wesbrook Village.
Research assistants and student academic workers at UBC are trying to unionize following years of complaints around pay inequity, bullying and harassment from supervisors and unrealistic work expectations.
Candidates for AMS VP finance questioned each other on platform points and qualifications at the first of two by-election debates Tuesday night.
In January 2022, the AMS announced it would expand mental health coverage in the AMS/GSS Health & Dental from $1,000 to $1,500, backdated to September 2021. But, on August 31, the student society quietly let the extra $500 in coverage expire.
UBC has announced students can get their drugs tested at no charge on September 16, October 14 and October 28 from 1–6 p.m. in room 1501 in the Life Building.
A group of workers and environmental consultants from Diamond Head Consulting placed the cone on an eagle nest alongside Ross Drive as a small group of community members watched from across the street.
A central theme of her platform is moving away from private interests on issues like healthcare, housing and the climate crisis.
The announcement comes after a year-long investigation into the crash.
The Canadian Union of Public Employees 2278 — the union that currently represents teaching assistants UBC — announced the campaign on social media Tuesday morning.
After last week’s meeting was cancelled due to a lack of quorum, AMS executives and AMS councillors held a surprise special session of Council last night to approve additional loan borrowing and discuss the hiring of an elections administrator.
Eby — the MLA for the Vancouver-Point Grey electoral district which includes UBC — announced his candidacy at an event in Kitsilano Tuesday evening.
Student Health Services hired a primary care provider with extra training in gender-affirming care in late 2021. But half a year later, Trans students say knowledge about this provider is still limited, and that the AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan could do more to improve financial access to gender-affirming services.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents unanimously approved Ono’s appointment as the university’s 15th president during a meeting at 1 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday. He was the sole finalist from a six month search.
Agustín Beltrán was cycling in downtown Vancouver when the accident occurred, Dr. Patrick Francois, director of the VSE, said in a statement posted Thursday afternoon.
The AMS has released a statement expressing solidarity with Palestinian students and condemning the Israeli State for its “system of apartheid and its occupation of Palestine.”