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Who wants a hug from a bug? Get your free flu shot!

The flu bug wants to get up close and personal. But who wants a hug from a bug? Promote a healthy campus by getting your free flu shot—it’s your best protection against the flu. Drop in at a clinic of your choice during October 31-November 9.

Emergency Management @UBC wants you to get ready for a seismic emergency

This October, Risk Management Services wants you to focus on emergency preparedness, and launching two events on campus – IBC Shake Zone and ShakeOut BC. Practice what to do when an earthquake strikes, and once the shaking stops. Learn more about emergency preparedness and what to do in the event of an earthquake.

New Expenditure Guidelines Now Available

The new guidelines are now available on the VP Finance & Operations and University Counsel websites in advance of their October 1, 2017 implementation.

A New Way for UBC to Plan for Seismic Risk

In 2016 UBC hired ARUP, a multinational professional services company, to create a prioritized action plan for the buildings, utilities, and operations of our campus. This is a significant expansion for our understanding of seismic risk.

United Way Halloween Events

There are two amazing United Way events for the VPFO: a scary time at the Power House and a networking lunch. Space is limited so secure your spot now. Make your United Way pledge today.

UBC’s Safety Committee Transformation Almost Complete

UBC’s transition to distributed multiple Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (JOHSC) structure is on-target to be completed this November.

Students: Learn how Building Operations helps your spaces work for you

Get to know Building Operations and learn and how they can help you get the most out of your time on campus.

Ray McNichol accepts post as Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Science

Effective September 25, Ray McNichol will be leaving his role as Portfolio Finance Director for VP Finance and VP Human Resources to join the Faculty of Science as their new Assistant Dean Finance, Resources, and Operations.

UBC’s Old Powerhouse featured in Art Installation

Old Powerhouse is an experimental artwork that centres upon two architectural forms: the pyramids of Ancient Egypt, and an electrical powerhouse located on the University of British Columbia campus.

UBC recognized at APPA awards for creating a sustainable campus

For a second time in six years, the University of British Columbia (UBC) was honoured with a Sustainability Award from APPA. The award recognizes efforts to embed sustainable policies and practices across the institution.

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