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Fall leaf collection: why does Building Operations use gas-powered tools?

Our campus is very large and creates a huge amount of leaves each fall. We share why we gather the leaves and the tools we use to minimize the impact to campus.

Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre featured on the cover of Canadian Architect

The construction of the Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre was completed last year in June 2017 and sits between Walter C. Koerner Library and Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Jenniffer Sheel joins Building Operations as new Superintendent, Municipal Services & Construction

Jenniffer will co-manage manage the Municipal Services and Construction unit withing Building Operations.

Get to know: Holly Rail, Administrative Assistant to the Comptroller

Holly ‘s love of learning and search for places with ‘scope for the imagination’ have brought her around the world and back to us with curiosity and encouragement for us all.

Jose Teres joins Building Operations as new Manager, Construction and Planning

Jose will lead the Construction Office in Building Operations to manage in-house construction and renovation projects, typically under $50,000.

Stuart Mackenzie appointed Interim Comptroller

Stuart will lead the university’s Budget and Financial Reporting Departments, which deliver budget oversight and financial reporting to the campus community, UBC’s Board of Governors, external stakeholders, and the general public.

Fiona Stirling and Valerie Nichol promoted to senior manager roles with the UBCO Finance team

In a new structure, in addition to the existing finance manager team, the Okanagan campus will now have a single director of finance position supported by two senior managers.

UBC wins Institutional Energy Management of the Year award from the Association of Energy Engineers

This award recognizes UBC and the contributions of faculty, staff, and students in changing our approach to energy and acting as a living lab to demonstrate what’s possible to the rest of the world.

VPFO Team Newsletter: September 2018

In this issue there are a lot of events on offer, especially RMS’s annual ShakeOut on October 18th and the UBC Travel Fair on the 30th. Make some time in your calendar to review your personal emergency preparations and sharpen up your Bright Idea for a better VPFO.

Revised Emergency Response Plan and new Crisis Management Plan now available

RMS invites you to learn more about UBC-V’s emergency response and UBC’s crisis management planning so you can be better informed about emergency and other incident management measures.