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And the winners of our premium emergency ranger kits are…

Find out who the lucky contest winners are from the UBC Emergency Ranger Station event on February 13

Help UBC create design guidelines for more inclusive washrooms & changing rooms

Last month, Infrastructure Development and Equity & Inclusive office hosted three pop-up open house events to engage with UBC students, faculty, and staff to get a better understanding of the range of experiences and concerns regarding washrooms and changing at UBC.

Jeetender Amritsar joins Building Operations as Facilities Manager

Jeetender is the successful candidate to take over the Teal zone after Rob Macdonald retires at the end of March 2020. He will start his new role on March 2, 2020.

VPFO Pink Shirt Day 2019/20 Staff Video

To capture the spirit of inclusion, in 2019 we worked with our partners at UBC Studios to create a video that captures some of the excitement. The video was played for all staff at the 2020 event.

Students, faculty and staff get Ranger Ready in The Nest

On February 13, 2020 the AMS Student Nest was transformed into the UBC Emergency Ranger Station, where the Emergency Management team helped the UBC community get Ranger Ready, and prepare for emergency situations.

Legal Opinion Confirms the Way Forward to Divestment

On Dec. 5, 2019, the Board of Governors formally directed VP Finance and UBC Counsel to lay out a pathway to full divestment of the university’s main endowment. Now the university has received a legal opinion which further confirms the way forward to divestment.

Statement on passing of Robert H. Lee

It is with deep sadness and a great sense of loss that we learned of the passing of Dr. Robert (Bob) H. Lee, CM, OBC, former Chancellor of UBC and Chairman of UBC Properties Trust on February 19, 2020.

Meghan Kerr joins Infrastructure Development as Construction Document Administrator with Project & Planning Business Systems

As the new Construction Document Administrator, Meghan will support Project Services in ensuring there is clear and consistent document management between the Project Managers and Clerks.

2019/2020 Year End Schedule Now Available

The university’s fiscal year end of March 31, 2020, is fast approaching, and similar to prior years UBC’s financial teams have collaborated on a schedule to support the university community in closing out the fiscal year for accounting purposes.

T4/T4A statements are now available online

UBC issues tax slips online as PDFs that are identical to the printed form, and are accepted by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when filing your taxes.