Senate Recentred is written by members of the Student Senate Caucus to demystify the Senate by giving students a snapshot of what Senate is doing this month. Here’s what to expect at the November 15 Senate meeting.
If government policy is dictated by Machiavellian calculations of power, what is the excuse of academic institutions like UBC for failing to live up to their mandate of supporting efforts at decolonizing education?
The statement explicitly refers to “the atrocities from the terrorist attacks on Israel” but remains silent regarding the ongoing state terror committed by Israel against Palestinians, writes a collective of UBC students and faculty.
"Students deserve decent wages regardless of their level of experience or field of work. To advocate for fair compensation and working safety means we must raise our voices and do it together," writes José Reyeros.
Until such time as UBC or the AMS steps up, the burden lies on us students to demand the support required to allow everyone, regardless of financial resources, to access the health they deserve and need to best succeed in their studies, writes Marie Erikson.
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Ever asked Iman (hey, that’s me!) a question that was short, sweet and maybe not actually something anyone can actually give you advice on? Well, this is for you! You asked. I answered. Below is a bunch of questions — some silly, some serious — that you’ve sent in.
The Senate meets monthly to discuss and vote on UBC academic matters. Senate Recentred is written by members of the Student Senate Caucus to demystify Senate by giving students a snapshot of what Senate is doing this month.