VPFO News

April 23, 2019
2019-20 Budget approved by Board of Govenors
The Board of Governors has approved UBC’s 2019/20 budget, setting spending priorities for the year ahead, in alignment with the university’s strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century.

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UBC Life Building featured in April edition of Award
Editor Natalie Brucker from Award spoke with John Metras, AVP, Facilities on the $29-million renovation of the UBC Life Building (Previously named Student Union Building or SUB).

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The View From Here: Energy Conservation and Innovation
A team of engineers and building automation system specialists are responsible for reducing campus energy use by 2% per year, effectively achieving energy savings that offsets the growth from on-going campus development.

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Find a perfect picture of the VPFO for your projects
VPFO Communications has worked across the portfolio to curate a photo library that captures our people and at work in iconic UBC settings. These photos, which will be regularly updated, are available for your use in official UBC websites, presentations, reports, awards submissions, and more.

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April 15, 2019
New Customer Support Centre in Financial Operations
If you’re looking for help with procurement or accounts payable, setting up a vendor, or a wealth of other UBC financial activities, you can now access the new Customer Support Centre in Financial Operations.

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