Councillors approved the 2022/23 budget and discussed the future of the Nest’s mask mandate at last night’s 6.5 hour-long AMS Council meeting.
According to a report issued by the University Neighbourhood Association (UNA), concerns put forth by residents of Wesbrook Village led the UBC Development Board to defer the project and the UNA to withdraw the project application.
The AMS has released a statement expressing solidarity with Palestinian students and condemning the Israeli State for its “system of apartheid and its occupation of Palestine.”
Some faculty members are concerned about the UBC Faculty Association's approach to transparency after two motions on the issue were barely discussed at last week's Annual General Meeting last week.
At the meeting, senators sent a proposed change to the Allard School of Law admissions process back to the faculty for further consideration and approved an pathway for Indigenous applicants into the faculty of dentistry.
UBC Vancouver Senate met virtually on Zoom last night and approved motions related to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and new degree requirements for future arts students.
UBC Vancouver Senate met last night to discuss the discontinuation of the university’s rapid testing program and an emergency motion to halt all academic relations with Russian organizations.
The UBC Vancouver Senate approved a plan to slightly reduce enrolment next year and amendments to the Deans Appointment Policy at last night’s meeting.
Students will only be able to drop courses until February 6; they will not be able to add any courses past the original add drop deadline of January 21.
An academic hold-based intermediary policy would give non-compliant students an opportunity to fix any issues.
The motion gives faculties the responsibility to deregister students who are non-compliant with campus COVID-19 policies where there are no online options available for courses.
The UBC Vancouver Senate met on Wednesday night to discuss COVID-19 on campus, and potential changes to Senate procedures on equity, diversity and inclusion.
Two ongoing conversations in the university community were reignited at the UBC Vancouver Senate meeting last night, with a resolution to calls for a vaccine mandate and an update on honorary degree reviews.
The first motion falls short of an outright vaccine mandate, however, instead leaving the decision up to Ono and the Board.
Senate provided feedback on two proposals regarding equity, diversity and inclusion within the body, following the dissolution of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Academic Diversity and Inclusion.
We’ve recapped what senators talked about at their meeting last night, from changes to the way Senate votes to revisions to teaching evaluation and appeals processes.
At its March meeting, Senate also endorsed the Climate Emergency Task Force report and heard from the Indigenous Strategic Plan’s leaders about its application to the Senate.
The UBC Vancouver Senate met last night to discuss plans for the fall 2021 term, a withdrawal date extension and proposals to provide specific support for Black students and faculty.
At its first meeting of the new year on January 20, the UBC Vancouver Senate approved changes to class standings and heard a presentation from the Ombudsperson.