Statement on the Tragic Deaths of Two UBC Students

To our UBC Community,

The AMS is deeply saddened to learn about the tragic deaths of two members of our UBC student community. This is a heartbreaking loss of two friends, colleagues, and classmates, and our heartfelt condolences go out to their families, friends and loved ones.

If you or someone you know needs help or support, there is always someone to talk to. These resources are available to help no matter how much support you need:

  • Campus Lightbox:
    A student-made directory of mental health and support resources available to UBC students. Campus Lightbox can help you identify the most appropriate resource for your needs.
  • AMS Peer Support:
    AMS Peer Support provides free, confidential, one-on-one and group-style peer support for UBC students and staff facing a wide variety of challenge
  • UBC Student Health Services:
    A database of all UBC-managed or affiliated student support services, including the UBC Student Assistance Program, counselling services, and Here2Talk.
  • BCACC:
    This registry of counsellors can help you find professional help in B.C., and allows you to search for specific practice areas such as grief and loss, depression, anger, and many others.

After a tragedy like this, it is important that we take care of and look out for each other. You are never alone, and there is a whole community of over 60,000 strong to support you. The AMS is always here for you too, and we are always available if you need us.

Cole Evans

President,