Shahla is asking the Canadian Government to grant her immediate family members refugee status through a petition that has garnered nearly 5,000 signatures in less than a week.
“A lot of people said that they had been in a position where they needed a [menstrual] product between classes and had to skip a class because they didn’t have those products.”
From creating recruitment awards for Black students to implementing the Inclusion Action Plan, UBC has already completed some of the actions, but many are forthcoming.
McClement said he was told that he would have to call a cab or find alternate means of transportation to get to his destination, rather than board a bus he had taken many times before.
Clubs will now be able to receive $10,000 once per fiscal year — an increase from $2,000 previously — to cover the cost of one-time club events and projects.
A year after launch, the resource has been used over 10,000 times by just over 3,000 university students across the province.
The expansion will provide a multipurpose space for Indigenous students, faculty and staff on campus.
Horgan’s comment garnered backlash from those in the 20 to 39 year age cohort who felt that the reason for a recent rise in cases was more complex than just young people failing to comply with public health orders.
But even though graduate school has garnered interest in the past year, UBC does not anticipate an increase in admissions.
SkillsX — with guidance from their mentor, the Business Council of Canada — were challenged to address a lack of technological literacy within the workforce that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As most UBC buildings remain closed, students living on campus are trying to make do with the limited study space available to them.
Since UBC and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s announcements on Monday, concerns have emerged around vaccinations, accessibility and public health on campus.
How changing Canada–Hong Kong relations could affect students at UBC.
While this meeting was especially long, councillors say the length of regular Council meetings has historically been a barrier to student participation.
On May 6, the BC government announced that it would be shifting the province back into some sense of normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic in four phases. Here’s how the phases will look at UBC moving forward.