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AMS announces Annual General Meeting to be held on 23 October 2018

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 between 12-2 pm in the Lower Level of the Atrium, in the AMS Student Nest. The AGM is an opportunity for the AMS to discuss the activities and initiatives of the Society of the present school year, such as the official opening…

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Council Summary September 26, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of September 26, 2018:   Introductions: Council was introduced to the new SASC Manager (Sandra Suasnabar) and other members of the staff at the Sexual Assault Support Centre. Council was also introduced to Praneet Sandhu, the new HR Manager. And Council was told that a new…

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Council Meeting Summary September 12, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of September 12, 2018:   Appointments! It was the Winter Session appointments meeting, with Councillors and Students at Large named to AMS standing and ad hoc committees.   Ombudsperson: Council also appointed a new Ombudsperson, Jun Zhou Frank Ju.   And an Elections Administrator: Council appointed…

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Alma Mater Society Apology to Indigenous Peoples

On behalf of the 56,000 undergraduate and graduate students of the University of British Columbia, the Alma Mater Society (AMS) solemnly expresses its profound regret that in our 100+ year history, the Society has not made serious efforts to advance reconciliation or recognize Indigenous rights. As an organization comprised primarily of non-Indigenous students, the AMS…

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Council Meeting Summary, August 29, 2018

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of August 29, 2018:  Finances: VP Finance Kuol Akuechbeny reported that revenues and expenditures are on track in accordance with the budget passed in June.  There is still a forecast surplus of about $127,000, which will go to pay down the rolling deficit. He also noted…

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