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UBC-O: You’re invited to the DVC and Principal’s Town Hall on Aug. 31

August 17, 2017 @2:40 pm

Join your Okanagan campus colleagues in kicking-off the new academic year, by attending the upcoming Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal’s Town Hall and the presentation of the  Staff Awards of Excellence.

Date: August 31, 9 – 10:30 am
Location: University Centre Ballroom, Room UNC 200

The event will be followed by the annual Faculty and Staff welcome back BBQ, where there’ll be live music, door prizes and information booths. RSVP for the BBQ.


UBC-V: University Boulevard closed westbound Aug. 14-31

August 14, 2017 @9:08 am

The University Endowment Lands is closing University Boulevard westbound from Blanca to Acadia Road starting Monday, August 14th until the end of the month. The closure will be in effect from 7am to 7pm Monday to Saturday, and is being done to complete work on a water main.

Please be aware of the following:

  • The eastbound lane will be open, with some diversions
  • Transit buses will be rerouted during this period
  • All sidewalks will remain open
  • Cyclists travelling westbound should use 16th Avenue or Chancellor Boulevard to avoid delays


UBC-V: RCMP alert re: ‘virtual kidnapping’ scheme

August 14, 2017 @3:10 pm

A message from Janet Teasdale, Managing Director, Student Development & Services (Acting Vice-President, Students) and Lisa Castle, Vice-President, Human Resources  

The RCMP have asked that we raise awareness within the UBC Vancouver community regarding a ‘virtual kidnapping’ scheme.

More details can be found here.

Anyone who may be impacted by this scheme is advised to contact the RCMP immediately.


UBC-V: Register for the Community Leadership Program by Aug. 18

August 9, 2017 @9:15 am

Apply now for the 2017/18 UBC Community Leadership Program, which provides an opportunity for emerging leaders to build leadership skills while giving back to the community.

Participants will learn and apply new leadership skills during the fall, and will then use their new skills to lead a group of undergraduate students in a three-day community-service learning project during February Reading Week.

Through the program, participants will:

  • Enhance their leadership capabilities
  • Gain team development and project management experience
  • Be involved in a unique learning opportunity where leadership theory can be tested in real-life situations
  • Mentor UBC students and engage with the wider community

Learn more and apply before August 18.