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MOA’s Great Hall Renewal featured in Vancouver Sun & CityNews Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology’s Great Hall will be seismically upgraded with base isolation technology.

Building resilience around MOA’s irreplaceable collection

MOA has begun preparations for a rebuild of its iconic Great Hall that will upgrade the resiliency of the space and protect its irreplaceable collection in the event of a major earthquake.

Monday Update

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 confidential conversation. November is Thrive month! HR has a long list of mental health activities and workshops. Get involved and thrive with UBC. Operations updates Facilities Building Operations, Energy […]

Planon is live at UBC

Planon, the new Enterprise Maintenance Management System goes live today at UBC. Teams in Building Operations, Energy & Water Services, Locksmiths and Chemistry Stores will use Planon on a daily basis, and technicians in the field will be using Planon mobile to complete work orders, request materials, rent tools and equipment and update building asset information to support UBC’s asset management program.

Workday is now live

Workday is now live, retrofitting and integrating 42 applications across the university. Some of these systems were 25 years old or more. This major milestone represents a big step forward in supporting our learning, research and working environments at UBC.

The Integrated Service Centre (ISC) now available to support Workday

The ISC is your point of contact for Workday related questions, issues and requests. If necessary, the ISC can also connect you with other support teams around the university as needed.

Monday Update

Last week’s updates from UBC November 2: Broadcast Email: Workday is now live October 30: President’s Blog: Weekly Update October 29: President’s Update: Addressing Issues of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: An Update Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at Managing your mental health HR has collected mental health resources to help you manage our ups and downs. Our VPFO HR staff is always […]

Expanding fuel resilience at UBC

Teams from Environmental Protection, Emergency Management and Energy & Water Services collaborated to expand the back-up diesel supply at the Campus Energy Centre by replacing the existing 42,000 litre tank with two 100,000 litre tanks.


Many members of the UBC faculty and staff community have moved to working-from-home scenarios as a result of COVID-19, and the university’s finance teams have received some questions about whether UBC will be issuing T2200 tax forms for the 2020 tax year.

Building Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within the VPFO

A lot has happened in the world and our university to bring unconscious bias, systemic racism, and other related equity and inclusion conversations to the forefront. Our journey together into EDI is one I am looking forward to and ask you to embrace it with me. This will be one of the first opportunities we have to go forward as a one team, as we outlined in our strategic plan.