Strategic Plan

The VPFO strategic plan 2019-2021 is constantly being refined and tightly integrates with the UBC strategic plan.


We enable excellence in learning and research.


We are trusted advisors, partners and professional service providers who continuously improve delivery of responsive and adaptive services and solutions to our stakeholders.


We live UBC’s values of Excellence, Integrity, Respect and Accountability.

Strategic Priorities

  1. Inspire great people: Attract, engage and retain a diverse community of staff.
  2. Deliver on systems renewal: Transform university-level systems and processes to facilitate collaboration, innovation and agility.
  3. Provide inspiring spaces: Create welcoming physical and virtual spaces to advance collaboration, innovation and community development.
  4. Lead Operational Excellence

Core Areas and Strategies

  • Accountable leadership and teamwork
  • Innovative, collaborative, inclusive and agile change agents
  • Live and breathe safety and service