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Updated information on COVID-19

Safety & Risk Services has updated the COVID-19 information to reflect the recent guidance and direction around continuity planning, contact tracing, and mask recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), and WorkSafeBC.

UBC Gateway project received the 2021 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence

The design intends to express commonalities between Musqueam values, culture, and learning and the UBC Gateway environmental and wellness goals. The UBC Gateway project is nearing the end of the design process and should start construction in spring, targeting Board 3 approval in March.

Florante Navarro promoted to Sub-Head, Stores in Municipals Services

Florante brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will help him transition into his new role as a Sub-Head and contribute to the team in a leadership capacity. He has worked with the Stores team for the past 3 years as an Operator.

Staff: Submit your Professional Development Fund claims by March 4

A reminder to staff and research associates to use available professional development (PD) funding and submit your claims in Workday by Friday, March 4, 2022. Claim submissions will commence again on April 1, 2022, at the start of the new funding year.

Reminder to set up your supplier early in Workday

As we head towards the end of the fiscal year, there is an expected increase in the volume of financial transactions and requests within Workday. A reminder to UBC requestors — those purchasing goods or services — to ensure your supplier is set up in advance of the invoice being issued.

Claiming your personal tax credits

Tax credits are deductions you may be able to claim when you complete and submit your income tax return. If you require additional assistance with updating your tax elections, please submit a Workday support request through the UBC Self Service Portal or contact the ISC Call Centre at 604-822-8200.

Facilities teams supporting extreme weather events and keeping our community safe

2021 certainly was an unprecedented year for those working on campus to support extreme weather events. A big thank you goes out to team members across Facilities who support extreme weather such that the university can continue to operate in a safe and functional capacity.

Winston Feliciano promoted to Mechanic Apprentice in Building Operations

Winston brings over 10 years of supply chain experience and has completed the Building Operations Expression of Interest Program, as well as participated as an employee representative on Municipal Joint Occupational Safety Committee. 

Monday update

Updates from UBC December 22: UBC Broadcast: COVID-19 — Planning for 2021/22 Winter Session, Term 2 Updates on UBC’s response to COVID-19 are at ^ Back to Top Operations updates Facilities Building Operations, Energy & Water Services and Infrastructure Development Project list for Infrastructure Development/Properties Trust: January 2022 construction project list is now available on the Facilities website. ^ […]

Gilberto Andrade joins Municipal Services as the new Senior Materials Resource Coordinator

Gilberto comes to UBC with over 25 years of experience in materials and logistics management in varying industries ranging from home appliances and steelworks.