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Barbara Gordon steps into the role of Acting Director, Capital Planning & Strategic Project Development with Infrastructure Development in Facilities

Barbara (Barb) Gordon is responsible for developing and coordinating multi-year capital plans for academic buildings and building system upgrades, as well as reporting on major and routine capital projects to the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training (AEST), UBC Administration, and the Board of Governors.

Responding to on-campus protests disruptions

If a demonstration or protests is blocking access to your building or interrupting classes, we advise that you report the incident to Campus Security at 604-822-2222, and look for another location to enter and/or exit the building if safe to do so. Avoid provoking or obstructing demonstrators blocking the doors.

Monday Update

Updates from UBC March 25: Letter from Santa: March 2022 Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at ^ Back to Top Operations updates Facilities Building Operations, Custodial Services, Customer Services & Informatics, Energy & Water Services, Infrastructure Development, and Municipal Services Upgrades to the Campus Energy Centre (CEC) and Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facilities (BRDF): Learn more […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility 

International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) occurs every year on March 31st. This day is dedicated to celebrating transgender people, their contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide.

Eve Neesham-Grenon joins Safety & Risk Services as Biological & Radiation Safety Associate

Research Compliance & Occupational Hygiene with Occupational Health & Safety welcomes Eve Neesham-Grenon to the team as the Safety Associate focused primarily on the Biological & Radiation Safety Programs. Eve brings a fantastic mix of laboratory and hygiene experience to her new role and we are thrilled to have her move into the position.

Monday Update

Updates from UBC March 17: UBC Broadcast: Announcing the Provost and Vice-President, Academic pro tem, UBC Vancouver, and update on search for permanent role March 16: UBC Bulletin: 2022 Celebrate Learning Week For the latest updates for faculty and staff, visit UBC Today. Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at ^ Back to Top Operations updates […]

Nick Steel promoted to Senior Advisor, Faculty of Medicine in Safety & Risk Services

In his new role as Senior Advisor, Faculty of Medicine within the Occupational Health & Safety, Nick will lead a team to continue to develop, promote and implement the occupational health and safety program for the Faculty of Medicine.

March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

The 2022 International Day focuses on the theme Voices For Action Against Racism and aims, in particular, to highlight the importance of strengthening meaningful and safe public participation and representation in all areas of decision-making to prevent and combat racial discrimination.

Enhancing UBC’s Financial Budgeting, Forecasting and Analysis Support

The Comptroller’s Budget Office team has seen increasing demand for complex future-facing financial analysis, expanded budget and forecasting support, and the integration of new technologies such as Workday. To better respond to these needs, the Budget Office team is reforming under a new name, the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team.

Business Expense Rules will go live on April 1, 2022

The new Business Expense Rules have now been approved and will be available to the UBC community on April 1, 2022 on the UBC Finance website. In the meantime, you are welcome to review the Business Expense Rules document in advance to prepare and familiarize yourself with the updated rules.