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2020 Great Trekker Recipient

Dr. Jo-Ann Archibald had a journey of more than 30 years at UBC. She made an incredible impact in the field of Indigenous education through curriculum development, teaching and research. This year, students chose her as the winner of the 2020 Great Trekker Award. We had a chat with her to talk about her career,…

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Elections Season is Here!

Everything you need to know about this year’s AMS Elections By Declan Rounce, 2020 AMS Elections Communications Officer and 4th year Kinesiology student. Elections season is here! Starting Monday, February 24th, you’ll be seeing a lot about AMS Elections around campus from both the Elections team and individual candidates. As tiring as it can be…

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Meet Cristina Ilnitchi, VP External Affairs

By Natalie Chu    The 2020 AMS Elections are almost here, and the nomination period is now open! If you’re looking to get more involved in the UBC community, create lasting connections, and make an impact on UBC student life, then consider running in the AMS Elections. For those looking to learn more about the…

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Your new favourite place to chill on campus

By Natalie Chu  January 8th marked the grand re-opening of the new Commons Lounge, previously known as The Student Life and Sustainability Centre. The event was complete with free food, excited students, and AMS committee members to answer your questions – all to showcase the new student space. If you didn’t make it out to…

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Science entrepreneurship could be the path for cancer prevention

By Iciar Fernandez Seevasant Indran is a PhD student working on a project that studies mutations, changes and behavior of normal cells that might become carcinogenic. As someone who prefers to do science rather than business, he turned to eHub to find out how he can transform his research into a commercial service. Tell us…

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UBC student suggests a new way to collect waste

By Iciar Fernandez During his first year at UBC, Cole realized that the waste collection services on campus were quite inefficient. There was garbage everywhere. He came up with an idea to improve this service and he turned to eHub for guidance and advice about how to pitch his proposal to Building Operations and make…

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Students help raise $3200 for the food bank

By Iciar Fernandez THANK YOU UBC! With your generous support during the AMS Food Bank Holiday Appeal we raised approximately $3200 that will go directly to stock the Food Bank shelves. The holiday appeal encouraged students purchasing food at an AMS outlet to add $1 to their meal as a donation to this invaluable emergency…

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Volunteer Stories: Experience of a SASC volunteer

When I began volunteering for the SASC three years ago, the only volunteer positions offered were outreach and office positions. Since then they’ve expanded. The SASC now offers Healthier Masculinity and event planning positions in addition to the outreach and office roles. This expansion is important because programs like the Healthier Masculinity Men’s Circle, the…

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