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Pie is sweet but PAI, the up to $5000 performance bonus each of the AMS executives are eligible for, is even sweeter. For this cover, only cherry and apple were harmed in the process. It was a good kind of messy. Photo by Carter Brundage. Design Ming Wong.

Pie is sweet but PAI, the up to $5000 performance bonus each of the AMS executives are eligible for, is even sweeter. For this cover, only cherry and apple were harmed in the process. It was a good kind of messy. Photo by Carter Brundage. Design Ming Wong.

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Stressed about finals? Don’t be! Follow our tips to stay healthy and sane during this exam season. Graphic and info compiled by Nena Nguyen. Information from students.ubc.ca/livewelllearnwell.

Stressed about finals? Don’t be! Follow our tips to stay healthy and sane during this exam season. Graphic and info compiled by Nena Nguyen. Information from students.ubc.ca/livewelllearnwell.

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UBCs Annual Report on Enrolment provides hard numbers about the makeup of the student body on UBC’s Vancouver campus. Although it’s a little early to talk about the composition of 2013’s first-years, the 2012 numbers have been out for a while now.




Things to note from the report:

Only 42 per cent of incoming new students responded to the ethno-racial survey. 


Surprise! Science has the highest entrance average at 92.3 per cent. Land and Food Systems is smack in the middle. Forestry has the lowest at 83.1 per cent. The collective average of this year’s class is 89.7 per cent — just .3 per cent shy of getting A. 


In planning for the next three years, there will be fewer domestic students admitted due to the lack of government funding. There will be more international students, however — about a 10 per cent increase per year for the next three years. 


The lack of government funding is a reality. In 2012, UBC Vancouver’s number of domestic students was 9 per cent over government funded levels. 


100 per cent of international kinesiology students stayed at UBC after first year. The lowest retention rate is international Forestry students at 72 per cent. 


UBC’s international students are from 154 different countries. The top three regions? 24 per cent of international students are from China, 16 per cent from the United States and a tie for third place between Europe and East Asia, both at 14 per cent. 





Graphic Nena Nguyen/The Ubyssey
Correction: A previous version of this graphic did not differentiate the ethno-racial distribution between direct entry and transfer first-year students. This graphic has been updated to reflect that.

UBCs Annual Report on Enrolment provides hard numbers about the makeup of the student body on UBC’s Vancouver campus. Although it’s a little early to talk about the composition of 2013’s first-years, the 2012 numbers have been out for a while now.

Things to note from the report:

  • Only 42 per cent of incoming new students responded to the ethno-racial survey.

  • Surprise! Science has the highest entrance average at 92.3 per cent. Land and Food Systems is smack in the middle. Forestry has the lowest at 83.1 per cent. The collective average of this year’s class is 89.7 per cent — just .3 per cent shy of getting A.

  • In planning for the next three years, there will be fewer domestic students admitted due to the lack of government funding. There will be more international students, however — about a 10 per cent increase per year for the next three years.

  • The lack of government funding is a reality. In 2012, UBC Vancouver’s number of domestic students was 9 per cent over government funded levels.

  • 100 per cent of international kinesiology students stayed at UBC after first year. The lowest retention rate is international Forestry students at 72 per cent.

  • UBC’s international students are from 154 different countries. The top three regions? 24 per cent of international students are from China, 16 per cent from the United States and a tie for third place between Europe and East Asia, both at 14 per cent. 

Graphic Nena Nguyen/The Ubyssey

Correction: A previous version of this graphic did not differentiate the ethno-racial distribution between direct entry and transfer first-year students. This graphic has been updated to reflect that.

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ICYMI: We’re not going to comment on the Toronto mayor Rob Ford scandal, but this was our November 4 editorial comic featuring alleged honey addict and UBC president Stephen J. Toope. Illustration Indiana Joel and Jethro Au/The Ubyssey.

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Don’t let the winter weather bring you down. You can still scuba dive in November. Staff writer Angela Tien breaks down the five major scuba hot spots in our article here. Graphic Nena Nguyen/The Ubyssey.

Don’t let the winter weather bring you down. You can still scuba dive in November. Staff writer Angela Tien breaks down the five major scuba hot spots in our article here. Graphic Nena Nguyen/The Ubyssey.

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It’s midterm season: do these diets look familiar? #ubc

It’s midterm season: do these diets look familiar? #ubc

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TransLink just released their 2013 base plan, and it doesn’t include increased service to UBC. Our fancy infographic helps break down some TransLink stats.
Read our article on that outlines the whole base plan here.

TransLink just released their 2013 base plan, and it doesn’t include increased service to UBC. Our fancy infographic helps break down some TransLink stats.

Read our article on that outlines the whole base plan here.

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Just in time for midterm season: the highs and lows of an all-nighter. 

Just in time for midterm season: the highs and lows of an all-nighter. 

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Some stats comparing the University of Washington Huskies to the UBC Thunderbirds. Check out our story comparing American college football culture to our own in today’s issue of the paper. Graphic Ming Wong/The Ubyssey

Some stats comparing the University of Washington Huskies to the UBC Thunderbirds. Check out our story comparing American college football culture to our own in today’s issue of the paper. Graphic Ming Wong/The Ubyssey

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Get to know the UBC class of 2017 with our handy graphic. Infographic Ming Wong / The Ubyssey

Get to know the UBC class of 2017 with our handy graphic. Infographic Ming Wong / The Ubyssey

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UBC’s creative writing department turned 50! Read our article on their golden anniversary. Illustration Nur Amirah Azman / The Ubyssey

UBC’s creative writing department turned 50! Read our article on their golden anniversary. Illustration Nur Amirah Azman / The Ubyssey

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Vancouver! Read our guide to each of the city’s unique neighbourhoods. Graphic: Nena Nguyen. 

Vancouver! Read our guide to each of the city’s unique neighbourhoods. Graphic: Nena Nguyen. 

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UBC President Stephen Toope has resigned. Check out the article we ran in 2006 when he was appointed!

UBC President Stephen Toope has resigned. Check out the article we ran in 2006 when he was appointed!

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We’re running a contest for tickets to the Vancouver Canucks! Click here for more info.

We’re running a contest for tickets to the Vancouver Canucks! Click here for more info.

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If you’re old and like to drink, you probably remember Koerner’s Pub. 

If you’re old and like to drink, you probably remember Koerner’s Pub.