The disproportionate share of tuition increases that new international students carry (4 per cent compared to 2 per cent for domestic students) is further evidence that UBC sees international students as cash cows.
While fair trade practices sound utopic and altruistic in theory, in practice they come with a whole host of issues and questions, as raised by Professor Kurt Huebner and Professor Werner Antweiler in interviews with The Ubyssey.
Arms were flailing, friends exchanged looks of confusion and pretty much no one was doing the same thing — but Kirby powered on. Pretty soon, everyone embraced the zumba mantra that there are no wrong moves as long as you’re moving.
For people who don’t read their UBC email, Rexall is now offering student discounts. In case you didn't know, Rexall is a pharmacy with multiple locations around Vancouver for those commuter students out there.
Some might say this would be a great time for a reading break! The UBC academic calendar, however, would disagree. As one of the only universities in Canada without a fall reading break, we’ll have to cope in other ways.