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EMMS project announces vendor, launches website

The Enterprise Maintenance Management System (EMMS) Project received Board of Governors approval to enter contract with Planon, an industry-leading solution for maintenance, inventory, and asset management and the project is now ready to move forward in concert with the IRP.

2019-20 Budget approved by Board of Govenors

The Board of Governors has approved UBC’s 2019/20 budget, setting spending priorities for the year ahead, in alignment with the university’s strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century.

UBC Life Building featured in April edition of Award

Editor Natalie Brucker from Award spoke with John Metras, AVP, Facilities on the $29-million renovation of the UBC Life Building (Previously named Student Union Building or SUB).

The View From Here: Energy Conservation and Innovation

A team of engineers and building automation system specialists are responsible for reducing campus energy use by 2% per year, effectively achieving energy savings that offsets the growth from on-going campus development.

Find a perfect picture of the VPFO for your projects

VPFO Communications has worked across the portfolio to curate a photo library that captures our people and at work in iconic UBC settings. These photos, which will be regularly updated, are available for your use in official UBC websites, presentations, reports, awards submissions, and more.

VPFO Team Newsletter: March-April 2019

New in this edition we introduce our VPFO Communications photo library and share how Energy & Water Services’ Energy, Conservation and Innovation Department is leading operational and financial efficiency at UBC.

Jay Hiscox appointed Associate Director, Project Services with Infrastructure Development

As part of the new organizational structure at Project Services, Jay Hiscox will be leading the Renewal and Resilience team, and continue to provide strategic leadership in the identification of whole buildings and system components in need of replacement, upgrading or renewal, and taking a lead role in planning short and long-term renewal and upgrade strategies.

New Customer Support Centre in Financial Operations

If you’re looking for help with procurement or accounts payable, setting up a vendor, or a wealth of other UBC financial activities, you can now access the new Customer Support Centre in Financial Operations.

IRP features a chat with Dan Mathers of Financial Operations

Dan has been working in partnership with the Procurement Modernization team to simplify and realign the procurement and payables processes that will eventually transfer to Workday.

Roam Like Home option now available for Rogers corporate accounts at UBC

Members of the UBC community who have university-issued mobile phones currently on Rogers plans, and who travel extensively in their roles, are now able to add the roaming package to their plan.