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Get to know: Jeetender Amritsar, Facilities Manager

Jeetender leads daily operations of buildings and is the primary contact for building maintenance services (for the Teal Zone), which include cleaning, preventative maintenance, repair and minor renovations on the UBC Vancouver campus.

Pink Shirt Day 2021: Celebrate equity, diversity, and inclusion across the VPFO

The VPFO Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee presents Pink Shirt Day on February 24, 2021. The VPFO will be celebrating equity, diversity and inclusion across our portfolio with a virtual event and cookies for those working on campus. Join in on Zoom to hear an update on where the VPFO is going with EDI.

Municipal and Custodial Services keeping priority routes clear over the long weekend

While many were out playing in the snow or bundled up by the fire, Building Operations’ Municipal and Custodial Services crews were on UBC campus ensuring the priority routes were clear so buses, emergency vehicles and those living and visiting the campus could move around as safely as possible.

Video: Virtual Hot Lunch with John Metras

John Metras, Associate Vice-President, Facilities presented at St. John College’s Virtual Hot Lunch Series on January 27, 2021. If you missed the Virtual Hot Lunch with John, or would like to revisit the talk, the event can be viewed on the St John College’s YouTube page.

Geetha Donepudi joins Building Operations as Business Analyst on the EMMS Sustainment Team

Geetha joins the EMMS Sustainment Team from UBC IT, where she worked on the Application Ecosystem Program (AEP) as a Business Analyst. The addition of Geetha joining the EMMS Sustainment Team rounds up an already strong and experienced group to ensure the best support is provided to all Planon users.

UBC planning $315 million facility expansion of medical research and nursing schools

The Vancouver Urbanized blog shared an overview of some key projects planned for the Point Grey campus, including new health sciences facilities located at the main gateway into the campus.