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By Christine Simon on October 22, 2014
We are pleased to announce Mr. Anthony Haddad as the inaugural Director, Campus Planning and Development at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Working with campus planning and infrastructure development colleagues in Vancouver, Anthony has responsibility for long-term land use planning including the Okanagan campus master plan, space planning and utilization, operational sustainability and project management services. Anthony’s start […]
By Christine Simon on July 16, 2014
A new UBC wayfinding website launched this month, making it easier to navigate campus. The interactive, mobile friendly tool allows pedestrians to identify their location, search for specific services, and use Google maps to find the fastest way to reach their destination. Try it out at maps.ok.ubc.ca.
By Christine Simon on June 11, 2014
The 2014-15 UBC budget has been approved by the Board of Governors also provides an annual update on the financial context and outlook of the University. View the Letter to the Community / Budget Pack (PDF).
By Christine Simon on June 10, 2014
2014 Lunch & Learn – Scale down and you’ll reduce waste. Do you want to reduce the environmental impact of your lab? Not sure where to start? Worried about the costs? Your experiments may be eligible for Green Research Funding! Come to the Green Research Lunch & Learn: Small Scale Experimentation The purpose of the […]
By Christine Simon on April 4, 2014
The following update outlines several significant changes in the AVP Finance and Operations portfolio on the Okanagan campus, involving Finance, Risk Management Services, Campus Security, and the creation of a new department overseeing all ancillary business units on campus. Two new Finance directors Last summer I announced a major restructuring of finance operations on the […]
By Christine Simon on March 19, 2014
Ryan Hirowatari, manager of the UBC Bookstore, shows off an energy efficient radiant heater. The Heater Swap-Out Program continues to help employees learn more about the difference between ceramic and radiant heaters, including a series of personal demonstrations at Ugly Sweater Day last month. Attendees of the Ugly Sweater Day lunch hour event on February […]
By Christine Simon on March 6, 2014
On Monday, February 24th, we launched the first two streamlined IT-related staff onboarding and offboarding workflow forms in the IT Helpdesk system. The purpose of the new workflow forms is to provide a streamlined process for provisioning/deprovisioning services and equipment for onboarding and offboarding staff. The first two forms to launch were the New to […]
By Christine Simon on February 5, 2014
New websites have been launched to assist in understanding the recent restructuring of Finance and Payment and Procurement Services. The Finance site (finance.ok.ubc.ca) focuses on Budget and Reporting, Strategic Decision Support, Research and Trust Accounting, and Finance Training/Registration. The Payment and Procurement Services site (pps.ok.ubc.ca) focuses on Payables, Payroll, Revenue Accounting, Strategic Sourcing, Systems and […]
By Christine Simon on January 10, 2014
The First Aid room for UBC’s Okanagan campus has moved from the Arts building to the Security Office in the Library Building LIB 016B(next to the loading bay on the east side of the Library). First Aid is available to staff, faculty and students 24 hours a day, 365 days per year by calling Campus Security […]
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