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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.

Two new Associate Project Managers join Infrastructure Development with Project Services

Sarah Buck joins UBC from Penfolds Roofing & Solar where she held several positions; starting out as a Project Coordinator and working her way up to a project management position. James Woo joins us from R.F. Binnie & Associates, where he was part of a project delivery team working mainly with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in managing their capital projects.

Pink Shirt Day at the VPFO: February 26

This year, Pink Shirt Day is February 26 and the VPFO will be celebrating diversity and inclusion in our portfolio with cake and coffee events for our entire team.

Shannon Boychuk joins Safety & Risk Services in the position of Manager, Insurance & Loss Prevention

Shannon will be responsible for the management of the university’s comprehensive insurance portfolio and will act as the leader and key expert with respect to insurance policies

2020 Emergency Management Training for Faculty & Staff

Check out the Emergency Management Training dates for 2020, including information about a large emergency management exercise.

Leigh Clark successfully keeping used furniture out of landfill

Since Leigh joined UBC Vancouver as a Facilities Planner with Infrastructure Development just two years ago, she has successfully identified and implemented a solution for keeping redundant furniture out of landfill and putting it to use elsewhere at the university.

Siu Tse joins Energy & Water Services as Director of Engineering & Utilities

Siu joins us from the City of Port Coquitlam as their Deputy Director of Engineering & Operation and previously worked in City of Richmond, and Metro Vancouver.