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.


September 20, 2022

Facilities Weekly

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) COVID-19 booster clinic at Life Sciences Centre Starting September 19, 2022, a Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) COVID-19 booster clinic has opened at the UBC Life Sciences Centre. This clinic is primarily focused on immunizing those 12 years and above. However, a Fall booster shot is recommended for everyone five years and […]

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September 13, 2022

Facilities Weekly

Protecting yourself from wildfire smoke Lower Mainland continues to see poor air quality values as a result of the thick wildfire smoke in BC. In the event of a wildfire, the best way to protect yourself is to reduce exposure. Stay indoors and keep the air clean (windows/doors closed, no vacuuming). When in a vehicle, […]

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September 7, 2022

Facilites Weekly

Leadership change within the Vice-President, Finance and Operations, portfolio Karamjeet Heer will be leaving UBC to take up a new role at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Karamjeet joined the university in 2019 as Comptroller and was more recently appointed as interim Vice-President, Finance. Her last day at UBC will be October 31, 2022. As of […]

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August 23, 2022

Facilities Weekly

Faculty and staff housing targeting Passive House certification opens at UBC  Faculty and staff rental housing at UBC’s Vancouver campus has evolved, with the first residents moving into their new homes at one of Canada’s largest residential buildings targeting Passive House certification. Evolve is a new 110-unit faculty and staff rental building in UBC’s Wesbrook […]

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August 16, 2022

Facilities Weekly

Announcing the search for a new President and Vice-Chancellor Last month, UBC announced that President Santa Ono is leaving the university in mid-October to become the President of the University of Michigan. In light of this announcement, UBC is now embarking on a search for a new President and Vice-Chancellor. The President and Vice-Chancellor provides […]

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