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UBC’s Digital Payment Program to replace ePayment

UBC’s ePayment system, which allows participating UBC departments/merchants to process financial transactions online, is due to be retired alongside the Student Information System (SIS). This transition will impact a broad base of campus merchants who currently use ePayment to collect payments digitally from both students and non-student customers.

Extroverts, introverts, ambiverts

Good leaders are often perceived to be extroverts, which may bias decision-making during a recruitment process and may impact inclusivity in the workplace. It’s important to first understand what the difference is between an extrovert, introvert, and ambivert.

Thunderbird Boulevard multi-phase road closures: November 29, 2021 to August 2022

As part of the  UBC Renewable Energy Hub project, the Hydrogen Refueling Station will begin construction on Thunderbird Boulevard this week. During this project, there will be multi-phase road closures along Thunderbird Boulevard in effect between November 20, 2021 to the end of August 2022.

Chris Bastien joins as the Finance Services Manager

As the Finance Services Manager, Chris will play a vital role in leading the Finance Services Team to support our Community in Finance Period End activities, and the improvement of Workday’s processes. Chris comes to us with 20 years of experience in Finance and Accounting, and 10 years of experience at UBC.

Monday Update

Updates from UBC November 25: UBC Bulletin: New funding rounds for major federal programs November 24: UBC Bulletin: Paid leave for staff between Boxing Day and New Year’s Day Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at ^ Back to Top Operations updates Facilities Building Operations, Energy & Water Services and Infrastructure Development Heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) line […]

Heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) line near the Bioenergy Facility back in commission

Last week, Energy & Water Services (EWS) steamfitters completed another repair on the District Energy System (DES) network off the Bioenergy Research Facilities (Bioenergy Facility). This repair was needed as this particular heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) line has been out of commission for over a year.

Supply chain impacted due to the state of emergency in BC

UBC is working with key internal and external parties to ensure that critical supplies continue to be available to support the campus community. We appreciate your patience as we work through this period of disruption.

Avoid slips, trips, and falls this winter with some simple tips

Winter is almost here, and with it comes cold weather and a greater risk of slips, trips or falls. Practice safe winter walking to help you stay on your feet this winter, available on the Safety & Risk Services website.

Kyle Fenton joins Infrastructure Development as Associate Project Manager

Kyle’s diverse range of professional skills within project management and project design and construction, coupled with his unique insights into different project roles will be a definite asset to the Project Services team.

Monday Update

Updates from UBC November 22: UBC Announcement (Vancouver): Remote working during the current gas restriction November 18: President’s Announcement: Observing Trans Day of Remembrance November 18: President’s Update: Emergency Funding Available for Those Affected by Flooding November 15: UBC Broadcast: Planning for succession of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver November 15: UBC Bulletin: Equity Enhancement Fund – call for proposals Updates on UBC’s […]