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A balancing act for Project Services: installing the Haida Looplex X at UBC

Larger than the length of an average humpback whale, the Looplex X is imposing. Your thoughts might turn to… just how did they get it up there?

Global Ransomware Alert

As you may have seen in the media, there is currently a global ransomware attack affecting thousands of computers around the world.

Jodi Scott recognized with 2017 President’s Service Award for Excellence

Jodi Scott, Senior Planner, Facilities Planning has been recognized with the 2017 President’s Service Award for Excellence. This Award is presented each year to up to five staff members who have made outstanding contributions to UBC and who excel in their personal achievements. Jodi is dedicated to providing everyone in the UBC community with the best […]

UBC recognized by FortisBC with Efficiency in Action Award

UBC was among 11 B.C. organizations recognized by with an Efficiency in Action Award for their dedication to conserving energy.

UniForum@UBC invites all faculty and staff employees to take the Service Satisfaction Survey

To better understand—at an organizational level—our services and activities, and how those services are most-effectively aligned to our academic mission, the UniForum@UBC program will soon be inviting all faculty and staff employees to participate in a Service Satisfaction Survey.

UBC Campus Energy Centre short listed for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards

The University of British Columbia’s Campus Energy Centre (CEC) is a state-of-the-art hot water boiler facility that provides the heating requirements for UBC’s Vancouver campus. The CEC, along with the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, was short listed for the 2017 AIBC Architectural Awards Canadian Architect, the official magazine of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, […]

Building our future part I: 2017-18 budget

UBC’s budget for 2017/18 was approved by the Board of Governors on Thursday, April 12. The financial projections it contains reflect both the challenges of maintaining our ongoing activities, while building for our future.

UBC Library PARC is making record management savings

Last fall, UBC launched an initiative to move all records from our external records storage supplier, Iron Mountain, to the new on-campus Library Preservation and Archives (Library PARC). This move has already provided substantial cost savings to Faculties and Departments.

UBC’s Sustainable Future Fund passes another milestone

At the recent meeting of UBC Endowment’s Responsible Investment Policy Committee the committee reviewed Sustainable Future Fund recommendations from the administration.

Despite the rain, we’re getting ready for summertime watering

In preparation for the drier days of summer, Building Operations is currently re-pressurizing and testing our sprinkler systems.

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