VPFO News

Feb 08, 2024
Jack Bell Building Renewal
Construction will begin this month on the Jack Bell Building Renewal. This project will mitigate deferred maintenance and seismically upgrade the building, while also reconfiguring its existing spaces to support state-of-the-art learning environments for the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Arts.

Read More

Feb 05, 2024
Our 7th Annual Pink Shirt Day Celebration 
Join the VPFO portfolio on campus for this year's Pink Shirt Day events throughout Wednesday, February 28, and into the weekend on Saturday, March 2. Let’s come together and wear pink to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and tolerance in the most vibrant and lively way possible!

Read More

Jan 19, 2024
Step up your safety game with UBC Alert
Download the UBC Safe Vancouver App and turn on push notifications to receive alerts for safety and security risk to the community. Check to make sure your contact information is up to date in Workday/SSC to ensure you receive UBC Alerts.

Read More

Dec 12, 2023
The VPFO’s portfolio finance team is evolving to help us perform and grow
When we talk about finance at UBC, we often think about the VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) leading the university’s $3.65 billion consolidated budget process. However, what we sometimes overlook is our own portfolio’s finance team who are responsible for almost $300 million of that budget.

Read More

Dec 11, 2023
The VP Finance & Operations is expanding with the addition of UBC’s Enterprise Risk & Assurance
Effective January 15, 2024, the VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) will be welcoming UBC’s Enterprise Risk & Assurance (ERA) team to the portfolio. This strategic transition is part of our ongoing efforts to optimize the university's organizational structure, enhance operational synergies, and ultimately improve risk-informed decision-making and reporting.

Read More