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Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus

The weather outside is cooling down, which means its time to wear warmer layers and close our windows to stay comfortable and save energy over the winter.


Sugar sheet is manufactured using recycled sugarcane waste fibre. This “tree-free” product looks, performs, and feels just like paper — as well as being completely recyclable.

Colleen Mah promoted to Associate Project Manager, Project Services with Infrastructure Development

Colleen joined UBC in 2017 as a Project Administrator and has taken on an increasing number of project management tasks, while providing enormous bandwidth to support Project Managers on a number of large projects. Moving into the Associate Project Manager role will allow Colleen to bring her tenacious spirit, wit and charm to projects both in support of the Project Services team and leading projects on her own.

Darren Wong promoted to Project Manager, Project Services with Infrastructure Development

Darren Wong joined UBC in 1998 as a project designer, and has been with Project Services since 2011 as an Associate Project Manager. Over the years, Darren’s portfolio continues to grow, working on various renovations, public art, and accessibility-related projects.

Aziz Kara joins the Comptroller team as a Portfolio Finance Director, DAE, External Relations and Governance

Aziz is a Certified Professional Accountant who brings 25 years of progressive experience in Healthcare.

Sandy Liu joins the Comptoller team as Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis Operational Excellence

Sandy will be working closely with the Budgeting & Reporting team in support of continuous improvement within Financial Reporting and Financial Planning & Analysis.

Stephen Li joins Facilites, Building Operations as Mechanical Engineer

Stephen is a Professional Mechanical Engineer and LEED Green Associate with over ten years’ experience in Metro Vancouver’s building consulting industry.

Raffaela Mendel joins Treasury Team as a Senior Treasury Analyst

Raffaela will support the building and refinement of the long-term corporate financial model, along with providing analytical support for other strategic initiatives across campus.

An easy first step to get started with the strategic plan: update your email signature

To support the launch of the VPFO Strategic Plan, all VPFO portfolio team members are encouraged to update their email signatures to align with the official UBC templates.

Hebb Building Renewal featured in October issue of Award

The iconic Thompson Berwick and Pratt-designed Hebb Building and Theatre at UBC Vancouver have undergone a significant renewal that is sure to wow physics and astronomy students, faculty, and staff when the building officially opens in January 2020.