VPFO News

April 20, 2021
UBC’s budget for 2021/22 set to bolster EDI, expand student supports, and further the university’s impact
The UBC Board of Governors has approved the budget for 2021/22, setting spending priorities for the year ahead. In addition to the ongoing recovery from COVID-19, UBC is committed to investing in our students, furthering our academic mandate, and promoting a more inclusive, diverse, and vibrant community.

Read More

UBC Water Supply Centre now running campus water supply
The aging water pump station located in the Power House is now disconnected from the University Boulevard transmission main, and the new UBC Water Supply Centre is fully running the campus water distribution.

Read More

April 19, 2021
New team members join the VPFO Operational Excellence team
As part of an effort to improve efficiencies and cost-savings while achieving service excellence within the VPFO, some team members of the Business Services team in Customer Services & Informatics (CSI) in Facilities will be transitioning to the newly formed Operational Excellence team.

Read More

Enjoy the cherry blossoms on UBC Vancouver campus
In collaboration with UTown@UBC, Building Operations created and installed seasonal photo frames for the campus community to enjoy the short blossom season.

Read More

April 13, 2021 Janitor cleaning campus
Free menstrual products on campus
Custodial Services has been working with Free Periods Canada, a grassroots organization founded by UBC students, to promote intersectional menstrual equity by ensuring all menstruators have access to the products and information they need.

Read More