To gather student responses and understand how students feel about the tradeoffs associated with implementing a reading break in the fall term, the Senate will be launching a student survey from February 26 to March 13.
For weeks they’ve had to balance the complexity of their work with their studies, while adapting to a rapidly changing work environment — one that is drastically different from the one they were hired in but in which they are expected to perform similar duties.
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.
While this meeting was especially long, councillors say the length of regular Council meetings has historically been a barrier to student participation.
How changing Canada–Hong Kong relations could affect students at UBC.
Since UBC and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry’s announcements on Monday, concerns have emerged around vaccinations, accessibility and public health on campus.
As most UBC buildings remain closed, students living on campus are trying to make do with the limited study space available to them.
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.
But even though graduate school has garnered interest in the past year, UBC does not anticipate an increase in admissions.
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.
The expansion will provide a multipurpose space for Indigenous students, faculty and staff on campus.
A year after launch, the resource has been used over 10,000 times by just over 3,000 university students across the province.
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.
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.
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.