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Updated COVID-19 Campus Rules & Self-Assessment Requirements

UBC has recently updated the COVID-19 Campus Rules and Self-Assessment Requirements to align with the latest Public Health Orders.

Spreading some holiday cheer at UBC Hospital’s Patient Park

After the water feature was shut down at UBC Hospital’s Patient Park for the winter months, lights were installed in the park to spread some holiday cheer! Building Operations’ Streets & Operations Support (SOS) team wanted to brighten the park for patients and staff that regularly use the space, and as a tribute to healthcare workers. 

Demolition underway at DH Copp Building

Demolition underway at DH Copp Building

After almost 60 years of service, the DH Copp Building is handed over to UBC Properties Trust and behind construction fencing. This is the first step to the demolition of  the building which will take place in Spring 2021. 

Hebb Building receives LEED Gold Certification

Hebb Building receives LEED Gold Certification

Completed earlier this year, Hebb Building Renewal receives LEED Gold Certification from Canada Green Building Council.

Iconic Vancouver landmark to be torn down and rebuilt to make it seismically safe

CTV news anchor Nafeesa Karim report on the Museum of Anthropology Great Hall Renewal project. She interviews Jennifer Sanguinetti, managing director of Infrastructure Development and Nick Milkovich, principal architect on the upgrades.

MOA’s Great Hall Renewal featured in Vancouver Sun & CityNews Vancouver

MOA’s Great Hall Renewal featured in Vancouver Sun & CityNews Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology’s Great Hall will be seismically upgraded with base isolation technology.

Building resilience around MOA’s irreplaceable collection

MOA has begun preparations for a rebuild of its iconic Great Hall that will upgrade the resiliency of the space and protect its irreplaceable collection in the event of a major earthquake.

Workday is now live

Workday is now live, retrofitting and integrating 42 applications across the university. Some of these systems were 25 years old or more. This major milestone represents a big step forward in supporting our learning, research and working environments at UBC.

Welcome to Planon

Congratulations everyone! Today’s go-live of Planon marks a significant milestone for the Facilities team and our UBC community. The efforts required — from our evaluation and selection of Planon, to undergoing design, configuration, testing and training, to go-live today — have been significant and the implementation of this system has not been a simple task.

Planon is live at UBC

Planon officially launches today. Teams in Building Operations, Energy & Water Services, Locksmiths and Chemistry Stores will use Planon on a daily basis, and technicians in the field will be using Planon mobile to complete work orders, request materials, rent tools and equipment and update building asset information to support UBC’s asset management program.