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Get to know: Yvonne Kwok, Communications Specialist, Infrastructure Development

A burst of positivity and professionalism, Yvonne Kwok, Communications Specialist, Infrastructure Development helps bring the facilities side of the VPFO into focus for people across the campus.

Get to know: Ben Loosley, Occupational Hygiene Advisor in Risk Management Services

Ben Loosley, Occupational Hygiene Advisor in Risk Management Services works every day to make a memorable, positive impact.

Jamiann Questa appointed Director, Environmental Protection

In her revised role, Jami will work in partnership with senior university administration to develop, promote, and implement comprehensive environmental compliance, assessment, and engagement programs at UBC.

Danny Smutylo appointed Director, Emergency Management

Danny Smutylo joined UBC two years ago as Manager, Emergency Management. Over this time Danny has built on several programs to enhance our emergency resilience and has helped UBC identify and pursue new opportunities to improve our capabilities in emergency situations.

Updated Learning Space Design Guidelines Now Available

The 2018 UBC Learning Space Design Guidelines (LSDG) is now available on the Learning Spaces website.

Summer fire risk on the increase

The fire danger rating in areas surrounding the UBC campuses has been raised to high, or extreme in certain areas of the Okanagan Valley. We would like to remind the campus community to be extra vigilant with any flammable materials that you might be using.

UBC Buildings recognized with two 2018 Canadian Green Building Awards

The Sustainable Architecture & Building Magazine (SABMag) announced the winning projects for the 2018 Canadian Green Building Awards. UBC was recognized with two out of the nine awards given to projects from across Canada.

Francis Lepage to join UBC as the new Manager, Municipal Services in Building Operations

Francis will lead the operations and maintenance of the university’s grounds and municipal assets and align with the strategic direction of Building Operations and the university.

Peter McLoughlin appointed new Senior Manager, System Owner Mechanical in Building Operations

Peter’s new role is ensuring the mechanical systems within our buildings are operating optimally to support the teaching and research that takes place each day at UBC.

UBC announces new vice-president, finance and operations

The University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Peter Smailes as the new vice-president, finance and operations.