AMS VP External Kalith Nanayakkara’s term has been altered by a pandemic, a surprise provincial election and now a conflict of interest review.
On November 12, 2020, VP Finance & Operations Peter Smailes sent an email to students, informing them that the review would be conducted by Canadian law firm Rubin Thomlinson LLP, more than a month after Ono requested the review be completed.
With this calendar, Trina Kushnerik aims to make science more accessible by transforming research into doable, daily actions.
The Graduate Student Societies of British Columbia (GSSBC), a new informal alliance between four grad societies, has released a statement with three suggested policies to improve graduate student affordability and increase support.
On-campus research was curtailed March onwards due to COVID-19, with reduced access to equipment and facilities. The significant decrease in research accessibility has had a strong impact on graduate students as well as faculty.
Each year, the committee holds public consultations with British Columbians, including inputs made by the AMS and the GSS.
Compiled by Shyla Gheek, a second-year student at UBC, Isolating with Our Minds an anthology raising funds for the Indian relief fund of the COVID-19 hit the anthology bestsellers list on its first day.
While the packages were initially fee-based, ranging from $966 to $1206 plus tax, UBC altered its policy on August 22.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ethical controversy has put the $912-million Canada Student Service Grant on hold — leaving thousands of students without promised support.
The AMS has released preliminary results of its university-wide COVID-19 survey.