Facilities News


Upcoming road closures on UBC Vancouver campus as of January 31, 2023

The following road closures are expected around the UBC Vancouver campus as of January 31, 2023. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

David Sequeira joins Custodial Services as Assistant Supervisor

In his new role, David will oversee the dayshift Custodial Services team and will work out of the Life Building. David comes to us from the Office of the Dean at the Faculty of Education with responsibility for Faculty-wide health and safety programs, space management matters, and facilities operations over the past four years.

2023 Soft plastic and styrofoam pick-up schedule is available

Did you know that plastic bags (a type of soft plastic) and styrofoam are not currently recyclable at UBC’s sort-it stations? There are several collection points across campus for pickup. If you are generating a significant amount of soft plastic or styrofoam waste, you can participate in our pick-up program.

Nationwide menstrual hygiene supplies shortage

Due to supply chain issues, we are currently experiencing delays in refilling our menstrual hygiene dispensers in washrooms across the UBC Vancouver campus. UBC Facilities is working with our suppliers and distribution centres, however, we do not have a confirmed date when supplies will be available.

2022 Facilities Staff Excellence Award winners

This year, we received over 60 nominations. The 2022 Staff Excellence Award selection committee had quite the task of reviewing the submissions. After careful consideration and intense deliberation, congratulations to our 2022 Staff Excellence Award recipients!