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Staff: Reminder to use professional development funds for 2019/20

January 23, 2020 @5:01 pm


Coronavirus — information from BC Centre for Disease Control

January 23, 2020 @4:14 pm

A message from Marcia Buchholz, Interim Vice-President, Human Resources and Peter Smailes, Vice-President, Finance and Operations

As you may know, there have been reports of respiratory infections in Wuhan, China, which are attributed to a new coronavirus. Cases have also been reported in other cities in China and outside China in Japan, Taiwan, United States, South Korea and Thailand.

According to the BC Centre for Disease Control (Jan. 21): “The risk to British Columbians and Canadians is considered low.

More information can be found at http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/information-on-novel-coronavirus. This includes signs and symptoms, as well as information for travellers.

UBC works with a service provider, International SOS (iSOS), to advise and support travelling students, faculty, and staff. If you have concerns about travelling, or require more information, visit https://finance.ubc.ca/travel/plan/travel-safety. You may also want to visit https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/travel-health.

We advise anyone concerned about the outbreak to bookmark http://www.bccdc.ca/ and check regularly for further updates.


Why Sexual Assault Awareness Month should matter to us all

January 22, 2020 @4:56 pm


Data Privacy Week: Jan. 27 – 31

January 22, 2020 @4:56 pm