IT Helpdesk – New Workflow Entry Forms

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 […]

New websites for Finance and Payment & Procurement Services

New websites have been launched to assist in understanding the recent restructuring of Finance and Payment and Procurement Services. The Finance site ( focuses on Budget and Reporting, Strategic Decision Support, Research and Trust Accounting, and Finance Training/Registration. The Payment and Procurement Services site ( focuses on Payables, Payroll, Revenue Accounting, Strategic Sourcing, Systems and […]

Several Okanagan admin units reorganized to focus on campus operations & planning

Further to the recent Heads Up email to supervisors announcing a number of  exciting reorganizations on the Vancouver and Okanagan  campuses, the following communication provides additional context of those  changes relevant to the Okanagan community. As of January 2, 2014, the  following changes will be in place: A new name The renaming of the  Administration […]

UBC Adopts Responsible Investment Strategy

On June 4, 2013, the UBC Board of Governors approved a responsible investment strategy to guide management of its endowments and working capital funds. It also appointed a special working group to recommend further changes. The strategy was developed by the Board’s Responsible Investment Committee for the Endowment, established in 2010 to consult with external […]