Facilities Weekly

The Facilities Weekly is distributed by email each week on Tuesday. It contains a summary of the news and events to help team members and colleagues across all the Facilities departments be informed of issues and situations they need to know and/or would help them do their job.

This is an archive of past editions so you can catch up on the latest in Facilities.

Additions or questions can be sent to facilities@vpfo.ubc.ca.


February 1, 2023

Facilities Weekly

Zone changes reminder A reminder that as of February 1, the following zone changes will take effect to rebalance square footage with Facilities Managers’ workload. This will only affect the Facilities Managers and not the zone trades. Note that the zone map will now reflect these changes. Please refer to the attached zone sheet for more […]

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January 24, 2023

Facilities Weekly

Furniture Re-use program Here at UBC, we have bold ambitions to become a zero-waste community. UBC is launching a furniture reuse program to help keep as much waste as possible out of the landfill. Led by Facilities Planning in Infrastructure Development, the Furniture Reuse Program offers gently-loved furniture items at discounted prices right here at the Vancouver campus, helping […]

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January 18, 2023

Facilities Weekly

Updated seismic planning timeline The Seismic Planning Timeline has been updated and is available on the Facilities website. Learn about the work our team has been doing throughout the years to keep our community safe from natural disasters. You can also read the 2022 Board Report for Seismic Resilience Plan to review our significant progress in improving UBC’s […]

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January 10, 2023

Facilities Weekly

Thank you to Facilities staff from Deborah Buszard, Interim President and Vice-Chancellor Dear Facilities staff: As I walked across campus around 7:30 am to my office the other day, I realized the enormity of the challenge of clearing snow and keeping the campus operating. I want to pass on my gratitude, and the thanks of our […]

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December 23, 2022

Facilities Weekly

Happy holidays from John It was great to see the full Facilities team at the Holiday events last week at the AMS Nest. It’s nice to be able to gather in person again to share the spirit and warmth of the season and to recognize and celebrate the hard work of the past year. It’s been […]

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