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|Mind Your Wellbeing with UBC Mindfulness Programs|
|There has been a tremendous amount of research over the past 20 years that demonstrates the benefits of mindfulness for physical and mental wellbeing. This fall, UBC offers several online and in-person programs for faculty and staff to mind their wellbeing. Read more…|
|Thrive 2017: Help Build Mental Health in Your Workplace||What is the Employee & Family Assistance Program?||2017 Workplace Experiences Survey|
|Join us for Thrive, UBC’s annual initiative to promote and build positive mental health for all students, faculty and staff. Read more…||UBC’s Employee & Family Assistance Program is a confidential and voluntary counselling support service that is available to you and your family. Read more…||What’s important to you as UBC faculty and staff? This November, UBC invites you to share your experiences and feedback with us. Read more…|
|Newcomers to Canada: How Canadian Health Benefits Work||The Importance of Designating a Life Insurance Beneficiary||Taking an Unpaid Leave of Absence? Here’s What You Need to Know|
|Moving can be overwhelming, especially if you are trying to figure out how things work in a new country. We’re here to help with an article about how health benefits work in Canada. Read more…||Life happens and relationships can change, which is why it’s important to designate a life insurance beneficiary and keep your beneficiary info up-to-date.
|UBC offers many different types of leaves, and if you are planning to take an unpaid leave of absence, you will want to think about continuing your group benefits.
|Get Educated About Your Pension Benefits||Work Permit Renewals & Medical Services Plan Coverage||Humans of Human Resources: Carleigh Benoit|
|The Pension Administration Office offers workshops and seminars to help you learn more about your pension benefits and other retirement-related considerations. Read more…||If you are working in BC under a work permit and enrolled in MSP, your medical coverage will end when your work permit expires. Here’s how to avoid a lapse in coverage. Read more…||This month, we profile Carleigh Benoit, Manager of the Work Reintegration and Accommodation Program at the Okanagan campus. Read more…|
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