Earlier this week, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit southeastern Turkey near the Syrian border, leading to over 20,000 deaths and over 10,000 injuries in both countries as of Thursday. Here are some support resources students, faculty and staff can access during this time.
Nominations for the annual AMS elections open tomorrow, January 10. Students can serve one-year terms on the AMS executive team, the Board of Governors (BoG), the Senate and the Student Legal Fund Society (SLFS). Any UBC student can nominate themselves for these positions.
The next on-campus VCH COVID-19 booster clinic will be held on November 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Life Sciences Centre. Flu shots can be booked at this location, with some walk-in availability.
Although it seems like the municipal government does not hold as much decision-making power as the provincial and federal levels, municipal government responsibilities include regulating law enforcement, community services and land-use planning.
While this may seem like an unnecessary added expense, one of the main goals of the ten-year plan is to reduce overcrowding and I'm pretty sure we can all spare a dime or two to avoid getting elbowed in the face every day while commuting on the 99.
Exam schedules are out. It's that fateful day when you discover whether you'll be able to fly home — or to somewhere hot and sunny — or if you'll be stuck studying in your small, dark room until the end of April.
Alternatively, you can call Translink and pay with your credit card over the phone after waiting on hold for ages. If this all sounds like way too much effort, then don't forget to request your monthly U Pass in advance.
It's that time of year again. Cry of joy or because you have an exam on the last possible day of exams. While The Ubyssey wishes everyone a happy exam schedule, maybe don't ruin your long weekend by checking your fate just yet.
On the AMS elections voting site, after you’ve voted for all of the candidates you’ll notice some Tumblr blogs and other websites, mainly dedicated to providing blog-style elections coverage. Most of them are legit.