VPFO News

January 18, 2022
Facilities Annual Injury Statistical Review 2021
UBC Facilities aims to provide a safe, healthy, and secure environment to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of all of us as we work to support the university. In order to gain some insight into our health and safety efforts over the past year and identify areas for improvement, here is a general overview of the preliminary Facilities incident/accident statistics for 2021. 

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January 17, 2022
UBC Gateway project received the 2021 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence
The design intends to express commonalities between Musqueam values, culture, and learning and the UBC Gateway environmental and wellness goals. The UBC Gateway project is nearing the end of the design process and should start construction in spring, targeting Board 3 approval in March.

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January 14, 2022
Staff: Submit your Professional Development Fund claims by March 4
A reminder to staff and research associates to use available professional development (PD) funding and submit your claims in Workday by Friday, March 4, 2022. Claim submissions will commence again on April 1, 2022, at the start of the new funding year.

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January 13, 2022
Reminder to set up your supplier early in Workday
As we head towards the end of the fiscal year, there is an expected increase in the volume of financial transactions and requests within Workday. A reminder to UBC requestors — those purchasing goods or services — to ensure your supplier is set up in advance of the invoice being issued.

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January 12, 2022
Claiming your personal tax credits
Tax credits are deductions you may be able to claim when you complete and submit your income tax return. If you require additional assistance with updating your tax elections, please submit a Workday support request through the UBC Self Service Portal or contact the ISC Call Centre at 604-822-8200.

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