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No more punitive fees. No more punitive interest.

No more punitive fees. No more punitive interest.

This week four students share how far they go to get their degree. If you have a story to share you can submit it anonymously. Name: Guy Goi... Read more

Grad School 101: Choose people, not projects.

Grad School 101: Choose people, not projects.

by Iciar Fernandez The AMS and GSS are teaming up for a free Grad School Lunch and Learn in early April. Stay tuned for details It’s 2AM a... Read more

Meet Julia Burnham, AMS Vice President Academic & University Affairs

Meet Julia Burnham, AMS Vice President Academic & University Affairs

By Natalie Chu The AMS Elections are underway. If you’re looking to hear about what makes a good candidate to vote for, or just trying to ... Read more

Practice Self Compassion for Better Mental Health

Practice Self Compassion for Better Mental Health

By Speakeasy Peer Supporter As a Speakeasy Peer Supporter, I would like to share my journey towards greater mental health and self-compassio... Read more

Food needs to be more affordable

Food needs to be more affordable

This week UBC students share their struggles to get enough to eat. If you have a money story to share you can submit it anonymously. Name: g... Read more

Student Stories of Financial Challenge

Student Stories of Financial Challenge

In this series UBC students tell us their challenges of juggling school and finances. If you have a story to share you can submit it anonymo... Read more

The Academic Experience Survey

The Academic Experience Survey

Each year the AMS asks students to tell us what they like/dislike about UBC and their areas of stress. The Academic Experience Survey (AES) ... Read more

Understanding the needs of students with disabilities

Understanding the needs of students with disabilities

Meet Sara Izadi-Najafabadi a PhD Candidate at BC Children’s Hospital where she focused on brain changes after rehabilitation in children w... Read more

Are finances a source of stress in your life?

Are finances a source of stress in your life?

Tuition, debt, rent, groceries, and other living expenses quickly add up, leaving many of us with a close to a negative balance in our bank ... Read more

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