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Metro Vancouver’s Watering Restrictions come into effect on May 1, 2022

Stage one of Metro Vancouver’s Lawn Watering Regulations will be in effect from May 1, 2022 to October 15, 2022, as outlined in Metro Vancouver’s Drinking Water Conservation Plan. This year, both residential and non-residential watering is only allowed once a week, instead of previous years’ allowance of twice a week.

UBC Road Closure on May 1 due to the BMO Vancouver Marathon

The BMO Vancouver Marathon is coming through UBC – road closures will occur on Sunday, May 1st from 8:00am – 12:00pm.

UBC Flags lowered for National Day of Mourning

Flags on both UBC campuses are to be lowered in recognition of the National Day of Mourning, to remember lives lost in the workplace and resolve to prevent future tragedies.

Facilities Weekly

Masks required in UBC public indoor spaces until June 30 As there are now signs of further Omicron variants and increased case numbers, experts have indicated that BC is about to enter into a sixth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of these factors, UBC has made the decision to maintain the requirement to […]

UBC Okanagan Skeena Residence becomes the first Passive House-certified student residence in Canada

UBC Okanagan Skeena Residence becomes the first Passive House-certified student residence in Canada

UBC Okanagan Skeena Residence has successfully earned its Passive House Certification, making it the first student residence in Canada and second in North America to receive this certification. 

Facilities Weekly

Share your feedback on Planon Last week, if you are a regular Planon user, a feedback survey has been sent to your email, or a paper version was provided to you. We are asking for your help to please respond to all the questions as your feedback is important, regardless of your level of involvement […]

University Boulevard bus loop road detours

University Boulevard bus loop road detours

Due to three projects under construction simultaneously—School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) Building, Gateway Health Building, and a utility steam tunnel repair, the University bus loop will be closed starting April 19 to May 1, 2022. Please plan your route accordingly.

Watermain repair on 16th Avenue in the University Endowment Lands (UEL)

The University Endowment Lands will be completing an emergency repair on an incoming watermain on 16th Avenue. UBC Facilities will support this work from April 20th – 22nd, 2022 by switching over our campus water feed, once the repair commences.

Facilities Weekly

Message from Peter: Thank you As many of you now know by way of the broadcast email on April 5 from President Ono, I am leaving UBC at the end of May to take on the role of VP Administration at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. To start, I want you to know that working at UBC […]

Jonathan Weinberg promoted to Project Coordinator in Infrastructure Development

Jonathan joined UBC in September 2019 working as a project carpenter in Building Operations. He participated in continuing education by volunteering for the Expression of Interest Program (EOI) program back in 2020, and since then has supported the crew as a backup head/subhead.