VPFO News

July 25, 2022
Heat warning this week for Metro Vancouver
A heat warning has been issued this week for Metro Vancouver — make plans for you and your loved ones to stay cool during the day. Cooling centres and temporary water features are open on the UBC Vancouver campus.

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July 23, 2022
Third Space—Solar Decathlon project
UBC Facilities is working together with UBC’s award-winning Third Quadrant Design—a team of more than 60 students in engineering, architecture, business, and arts to help plan and manage a new student space on campus that redefines sustainable design. Learn more about the project and what to expect during construction.

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July 22, 2022
Our New Treasury Offices: Piloting Design and Technology to Support Hybrid Work across the VPFO
After years of hard work and planning by the Treasury team and UBC Facilities’ Infrastructure Development team, Treasury’s existing office space in the Old Administration Building has been renovated to become the home base for the entire Treasury team.

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July 18, 2022
Safety & Risk Services’ Emergency Management hosted Rapid Damage Assessment Drill   
On June 16, 2022, Safety & Risk Services' Emergency Management held a drill for UBC staff who had completed BC Housing’s Rapid Damage Assessment (RDA) and Coordination of Damage Assessment (CDA) training, in partnership with partners at BC Housing.

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UBC Facilities working with UBC student team to build a net zero carbon student space on campus
UBC Facilities is working with the UBC student team to start construction of a new student space on campus that redefines sustainable design, and aims to build a net-zero student space on campus.

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