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July 29, 2021
Starting mid-August 2021, the Facilities team will begin to proceed with un-bagging and flushing all the drinking water fountains and bottle-filling stations across the UBC Vancouver campus. Flushing the water will remove any stagnant water from the building’s pipe network system to ensure the water is kept fresh and the stations are ready for use.
July 28, 2021
The Heat Stress Awareness course is recommended for all workers that are at risk of heat exposure, and for their supervisors to complete. The course was developed to increase your awareness of the risk factors and associated heat disorders related to heat stress. The course will also identify controls to protect yourself against heat stress.
July 28, 2021
On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the provincial government announced the Vax for BC campaign, announcing that “the Province will gradually refocus its vaccine efforts from mass clinics onto programs targeting the hardest to reach people. In the weeks ahead, B.C.’s vaccine strategy will shift toward more local public health clinics, community outreach efforts, mobile programs and pop-up clinics”.
July 27, 2021
Dean’s journey with the university began 13 years ago as the Campus Landscape Architect in Campus & Community Planning (C&CP). Dean has been instrumental in transforming both the UBC Point Grey and Okanagan campuses through the planning and implementing of extensive public realm plans.
July 26, 2021
Over the past 18 months, learning, research, and work at UBC have been taking place remotely, wherever possible. But one group of people has diligently stayed on campus to keep its infrastructure humming through all this time: the teams responsible for ensuring that heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are functioning properly across the university.
July 26, 2021
Updates from UBC July 22: UBC Broadcast: Bringing vibrancy back to our campuses 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 your ups and downs. Our VPFO HR staff is always available for a confidential conversation. Self-guided: Self and Community Care: Building skills to manage stress: […]
July 23, 2021
For international shipments, UBC will be transitioning to a new customs broker of record, Thompson Ahern who will take over from the university’s current broker Livingston International as of August 12, 2021.
July 22, 2021
As of July 22, 2021, the Payroll team has relocated from the Technology Enterprise Facility (TEF) 3 office on Agronomy Road to their new home at 5958 Webber Lane in Wesbrook Village.
July 20, 2021
Scott Stevens will be joining the Supervisory Organization of Electrical Trades with Energy & Water Services at the Campus Energy Center location. His role as Sub-Head starts on August 3, 2021.
July 19, 2021
Updates from UBC July 16: President’s Blog: Community Update: Black Opportunity Fund 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 your ups and downs. Our VPFO HR staff is always available for a confidential conversation. Self-guided: Self and Community Care: Building skills to manage stress: Learn […]