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Updated COVID-19 Safety planning framework

COVID-19 safety plan outlines the policies, guidelines and procedures UBC have put in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. As part of each safety plan, all students, faculty, staff, and visitors must assess themselves daily for COVID-19 symptoms prior to using campus property.

Updated COVID-19 Campus Rules & Self-Assessment Requirements

UBC has recently updated the COVID-19 Campus Rules and Self-Assessment Requirements to align with the latest Public Health Orders.

Monday Update

Last week’s updates from UBC December 10: Broadcast Email: Re-appointment of UBC’s Vice-President, Health December 9: UBC Bulletin: Update on UBC’s initiatives to address anti-racism December 7: President’s Blog: SkyTrain Update Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at covid19.ubc.ca. Managing your mental health HR has collected mental health resources to help you manage our ups and downs. Our VPFO HR staff is always available for a […]

Spreading some holiday cheer at UBC Hospital’s Patient Park

After the water feature was shut down at UBC Hospital’s Patient Park for the winter months, lights were installed in the park to spread some holiday cheer! Building Operations’ Streets & Operations Support (SOS) team wanted to brighten the park for patients and staff that regularly use the space, and as a tribute to healthcare workers. 

Year End Payment Cycle and Procurement Dates

The final payment cycle dates for 2020 calendar year end, as well as the procurement deadlines for the 2020/2021 fiscal year, are now available for the UBC community on the UBC Finance website.

Monday Update

Last week’s updates from UBC December 4: President’s Blog: Weekly Update December 3: Broadcast Email: Supporting our students over the Winter Session break December 3: Bulletin: Paid leave for staff between Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at covid19.ubc.ca. Managing your mental health HR has collected mental health resources to help you manage our ups and downs. […]

Demolition underway at DH Copp Building

After almost 60 years of service, the DH Copp Building is handed over to UBC Properties Trust and behind construction fencing. This is the first step to the demolition of  the building which will take place in Spring 2021. 

BRDF Air Quality Permit Notification & Consultation

Energy & Water Services is currently seeking an amendment to its air emissions permit for the Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility (BRDF) to reflect recent process changes and optimizations. The public is invited to submit comments by December 28, 2020.

Updated COVID-19 Self-Assessment Requirements

A UBC Broadcast was issued on November 26 to provide an additional update on self-assessment requirements. Faculty, staff and contractors working on campus are now required to directly confirm to a supervisor (or designate) that they have completed a daily self-assessment for symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival at their workplace (regardless of campus location).

Hyperion 2.0 is now live

The new instance of Hyperion — the planning system UBC uses to produce Quarterly Operating Reports and the Future Year Budget — is now live in read only mode, with data to the end of September.