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Free menstrual products on campus

Custodial Services has been working with Free Periods Canada, a grassroots organization founded by UBC students, to promote intersectional menstrual equity by ensuring all menstruators have access to the products and information they need.

Fly-over video of the New Recreation Centre

UBC Athletics & Recreation recently filmed a fly-over video of the new recreation Centre, which will be located to the North of the UBC Life Building.

Monday Update

Last week’s updates from UBC April 9: President’s Blog: Weekly 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 your ups and downs. Our VPFO HR staff is always available for a confidential conversation. April 13 (Part 1), 21 (Part 2): Self […]

How can you be an effective ally?

Everyone in the VPFO plays a key role in building a more open, respectful and inclusive UBC. How can we equip ourselves with the right tools and understanding as an ally to effect real change?

Customer Services & Informatics reporting to Facilities, AVP

To reduce redundancies and expand our lens in working better together as one Facilities team to enable excellence in learning and research, the Customer Services & Informatics (CSI) team led by Kishani Gibbons in Building Operations, will report directly to Facilities, AVP.

Decommission of the Power House

The new Water Supply Centre is now completed, and the old water mains at the Power House is scheduled to be disconnected between April 9-14, 2021. To facilitate the work, there will be changes to the flow of water in UBC’s pipe, however, disruptions are not anticipated.


Last week’s updates from UBC March 29: UBC Bulletin: 2021 Celebrate Learning Week April 6: UBC Bulletin: Consideration of the extension of appointment of Dr. Pamela Ratner, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Faculty Planning April 6: President’s Blog: Launching UBC’s Global Engagement Strategy Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at Managing your mental health HR has collected […]

Microaggressions Part 2: How can you respond to microaggressions?

A key part of what makes microaggressions so dangerous is that they can happen so casually and frequently in everyday life. Next time a microaggression occurs, try using this simplified three-step approach.