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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Everyone deserves to have their personal information protected. Privacy and information security is a top priority at UBC and keeping this information safe does not have to be difficult. Simple actions can make a big difference.

Calvin Cheung rejoins UBC as Building Operations’ Manager, Municipal Services for the Labour Division

Calvin started his career with UBC in 2007 and progressed through various safety and emergency management positions until 2013. Returning to Building Operations from the UNA, Calvin will lead Municipal Services for the Labour Division.

Aletha Utimati promoted to Project Manager in the Project Services Department

Aletha has proven that she can manage a diverse portfolio of high-stakes projects and is ready to take on more complexity and risk.

Get to know: Judith Fograscher, Travel Program Manager in Financial Operations’ Travel Department

Judith is a passionate, one-person, tour-de-force for improving travel across UBC — both at the program and personal levels.

John Metras appointed Associate Vice-President, Facilities

In this new role John will lead the Infrastructure Development, Building Operations, and Energy & Water Services units as a unified team, providing integrated facilities services for the Vancouver campus.

Working together to build the UBC brand in the VPFO

In response to the internal communications survey last fall, VPFO Communications connected people who produce content across the VPFO portfolio to participate in a second annual brand session.

Register now for the 2018 UBC Travel Expo

Do you travel on behalf of UBC as part of your job? Or arrange travel for members of your team? Join us on October 30th for the annual UBC Travel Expo and get the latest updates from the UBC Travel Program.

ShakeOut BC is coming to UBC on October 18 at 10:18 am

Get ready for the 2018 Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill and Quake Cottage Canada is back to simulate the experience of a major earthquake.

Our first Bright Idea comes from Arluene King

Great things can come from asking simple questions. The first person in the VPFO portfolio to reach out through Bright Ideas with a question or suggestion for an improvement is Arluene King, a Research Financial Analyst in the Okanagan.

Michael Lonsdale-Eccles appointed as Director, PrISM in Risk Management Services

Micheal will be responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of the PrISM RMS team and the Privacy Impact Assessment process, as well as taking on responsibility for overall RMS IT service delivery and support of RMS’s technology strategy.