Students who spoke to The Ubyssey said the increase helped them access support for mental health and reduced the financial burden when seeing a therapist.
TransLink recently proposed two proposed routes and station locations for Skytrain to UBC project.
Three of the four referendum questions on this year’s ballot passed.
UBC nursing is permanently adding 30 seats to its program after the province announced increased funding for nursing programs province-wide.
Election season involves more than just voting for candidates: referenda are another way to have your say about what happens within the AMS.
Three of the questions were put forward by AMS Council, while one was student-led by the Bike Kitchen. Students will be able to vote on the referendums on March 7–11.
Attendees toppled the Gassy Jack statue in downtown Vancouver during the 31st annual Women’s Memorial March as hundreds honoured the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
Both the AMS and the university have purchased thousands of masks ahead of the return to in-person learning.
The event featured a keynote speaker and a panel discussion on community members' visions for what they hope UBC could become by 2050.
Community members could get free immunoassay fentanyl strips (FTS) and naloxone kits on the main floor of the Nest.
UBC’s Faculty Association said the school has not yet provided direction for handling illness among faculty amid the recent wave of COVID-19 infections.