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Climate Change and Course Withdrawal

Students should be given the freedom to decide at what point they no longer wish to be situated in a course without penalty. Additionally, we must strive to be an institution that prioritizes the advancement of research into climate change.

- ENSURE the course withdrawal date is permanently extended to later into the year or until the last day of classes

- DEVELOP policies that distribute exclusive research grants for professors, graduate students, or undergraduate students pursuing climate change research

- GRANT values would change depending on professors and graduate students onboarding undergrad students

- GRANT values would also change depending on how the scope of research focuses on the effects of climate change on marginalized communities

- TRANSFORM UBC into an intellectual hub for climate change research and prevention initiatives

- HOLD true to previous recommendations to construct a physical space on campus for all this research to be conducted

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