VPFO News

October 15, 2019
Planning for disaster a campus-wide initiative for UBC Vancouver
Perched on an isolated cliff-top peninsula, surrounded by ocean, and separated from Vancouver’s urban core by a sprawling, lush rainforest, UBC falls outside the City of Vancouver’s jurisdiction. As a result, the university is responsible for the types of services most universities typically don’t manage — including staffing and sourcing their own emergency response operations (with the exception of police, fire and ambulance).

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October 10, 2019
UBC Expands Occupational First Aid Program on Vancouver campus
All faculty, staff and student-staff on UBC’s Vancouver campus can now enlist the help of the UBC Occupational First Aid Team, 24 hours a day. Call 604-822-4444 for assistance.

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Who wants a hug from a bug? Get your free flu shot!
Boost your wellbeing and promote a healthy campus by getting your free flu shot at the UBC Flu Clinic — it’s your best protection against the flu.

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Get ready to ShakeOut
This October, practice the Great BC Shakeout, an annual province-wide earthquake drill for everyone to practice how to protect themselves and to be better prepared in the event of an earthquake.

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October 4, 2019
Join UBC in the 2019 United Way Campaign
Every year, almost 800 of UBC staff and faculty donate to the UBC United Way campaign. Starting on Monday, Oct. 7, you can support the university’s only board-approved charity by becoming a UBC United Way donor.

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