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T4/T4A statements are now available online

Faculty, staff, and student employees can now download their 2016 T4 and T4A statements for their tax returns via the Faculty and Staff Self-Service portal. How to download your statement UBC offers year-end slips in the PDF format. Make sure your computer has its pop-up blocker turned off and a PDF reader installed, such as […]

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BC Hydro congratulates UBC for outstanding energy efficiency

BC Hydro recognized UBC’s Energy & Water Services for its ongoing energy management efforts and support of BC Hydro’s energy conservation programs. In 2016, UBC’s energy savings were the highest of all the universities in BC Hydro’s energy manager program. Since 2006, UBC has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 33%—all while undergoing significant growth on […]

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UBC Dairy Centre student residence building one of Azure Magazine’s 10 best housing projects of 2016

The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre in Agassiz, B.C., opened its doors to a new residence building. The residences will allow students and researchers from the province, and around the world, to live on site. The space promotes collaboration through community spaces. Designed by Oliver Lang of Vancouver’s LWPAC, the highly insulated envelope and […]

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What are you working on? Get to know Infrastructure Development’s Ryan Huffman and Kyle Reese

Ryan and Kyle are both Project Managers at UBC Infrastructure Development, Project Services. They joined the Project Services team in 2013. They joke that at the time, people at the office were constantly mistaking them for each other. They suspect it’s because they sat beside each other—or maybe because each of their names contained four […]

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Help us fine-tune UBC’s new District Energy (DES) hot water system

Our ambitious conversion of UBC’s District Energy System (DES) from steam to hot water is almost complete. If you’re too hot or too cold—before you plug in a heater or a fan—we need you to tell us if something doesn’t seem typical for your building. Then we can make any necessary adjustments while the new system’s […]

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