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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, […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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