VPFO News

UBC announces new vice-president, finance and operations

The University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Peter Smailes as the new vice-president, finance and operations.

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Building the Smallest Library at UBC

When the UBC Press wanted to join in on the Little Free Library fun, Building Operations was there to help

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Building Operations’ Robo-Scrubber Pilot comes to successful conclusion

Building Operations and UBC alum-driven company, A&K Robotics, completed their successful three-week pilot test of A&K's robotic floor cleaning system at UBC’s Sauder School of Business in the Henry Angus Building.

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VPFO’s Finance Support Program wins first place at CAUBO Quality and Productivity Awards

The Finance Support Program ensures department heads receive consistent and relevant information for decision making. Over 155 people have completed the highly-regarded training, reducing costs and measurably improving quality and productivity. A well-deserved win!

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Procurement Modernization: Together we made a difference!

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of people involved in financial transactions all over campus and the broader UBC community we have achieved significant success in our journey to modernize procurement.

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