Raise awareness regarding individual privacy rights and responsibilities – celebrate Data Privacy Day and become eligible to win a BlackBerry PlayBook!

Please see a communiqué below from UBC’s President & Vice-Chancellor. In today’s world, our personal and professional lives are more public than ever before. Information pertaining to payroll, health, credit cards, and much more is collected, stored and accessed on a daily basis here at UBC. We all have a responsibility to protect the personal […]

Finance Sustainability

The following email was sent out on behalf of Michael Shakespeare, Associate Vice-President Administration and Finance on December 18, 2012 to the ‘Heads Up’ distribution list: Please distribute widely within your faculty / departments as appropriate. Over the past seven years UBC’s Okanagan campus has undergone tremendous growth, and many of our internal administrative services have […]

Building energy monitoring dashboard launched

The Building Optimization Program, a new three-year partnership between UBC’s Okanagan campus and Fortis BC, is now in place and energy consumption of the academic buildings is being constantly monitored to help reduce energy use and carbon emissions across campus. From September 2012 to March 2013, a baseline energy measurement will be established for electricity, […]

Don’t stay in your office for coffee this Friday!

The AVP Admin and Finance office invite all faculty and staff to the next Pitstop for coffee on Friday. Coffee, tea and a variety of pastries will be served for only $2 per person. All proceeds will be donated to the Okanagan campus United Way campaign. Date: Friday, Aug. 17 Time: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location: Campus courtyard […]

Jackie Podger taking on new role at UPEI

Jackie Podger, Associate Vice President (AVP) Administration and Finance, has accepted the position of Vice President Administration and Finance at the University of Prince Edward Island, commencing September 2012.  “Jackie’s contributions in her roles at UBC in Human Resources and Administration and Finance have been essential in the success and growth of the Okanagan campus […]