VPFO News

January 18, 2019
Be heard: policy consultation on travel and other business-related expenses
You're invited to comment on Proposed Policy #83 (Travel and Other Business-Related Expenses) and its related procedures. Proposed Policy #83 establishes an up-to-date, principled and flexible approach to govern business-related expenditures incurred on behalf of UBC and reimbursement of such expenses.

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January 2, 2019
Switch to an online T4 for your chance to win an iPad
UBC Payroll is giving away an iPad to one lucky faculty or staff member who makes the transition between now and the end of January to receive their T4 tax slip electronically, instead of in print.

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December 18, 2018
From a teaching perspective: Upgraded LASR 102
Sherry McKay, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA), shares her experience teaching in the recently renovated Frederic Lasserre 102 classroom.

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December 10, 2018
Winter is Coming
While you may only now be thinking about pulling your snow shovel out of storage, Building Operations and Facilities Management staff at UBC been planning for weeks for any winter weather event that may strike the campuses.

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Grab a sweater and prepare for a cooler campus
From December 12, UBC will be slightly reducing campus building temperatures in Vancouver in order to conserve natural gas. Be prepared for a cooler campus and take appropriate action.

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