Your bi-weekly roundup of what’s new and what’s happening at UBC for faculty and staff.
Help finalize UBC’s strategic plan
You are invited to join a dialogue to help validate UBC’s emerging strategic plan, and explore ideas of how to bring it to life. Attend an open house and/or complete an online survey between Nov. 23 and Dec. 8. Learn more.
UBC V: Join Professor Ono at UBC’s Order of Canada celebration, Nov. 29
Join Professor Santa Ono and guests David Suzuki, Shelagh Rogers, Sophie Pierre, Trevor Linden, Wade Davis, and Robert Silverman, as they share their vision for our nation’s next 50 years. Learn more and purchase tickets.
UBC-V: Attend Hot Lunch with Jennifer Burns
Enjoy a delicious lunch, meet with your colleagues from across the university and hear from Jennifer Burns, Chief Information Officer & Associate Vice President, Information Technology, at the next Hot Lunch on Nov. 29. Learn more and register.
New from Professor Ono’s blog: Going global – our future depends on it
In his latest blog post, Professor Santa Ono discusses the importance of developing global education opportunities and equipping young Canadians with the skills needed to navigate the world’s challenges. Read the full post.
Calling all veterans and current military members working at UBC
Professor Santa Onois interested in engaging with faculty and staff who are either serving members of, or have served in, the Armed Forces. If you are a current or former member of the Armed Forces, please firstname.lastname@example.org Nov. 30.
Reminder to take the Workplace Experiences Survey before Nov. 21
As of this morning, 23% of faculty and staff have participated in the survey. This is your opportunity to shape the future of UBC’s workplace by sharing your feedback on your experiences directly with the university. The survey findings are used to better understand faculty and staff experiences, needs, and priorities. Learn more.
UBC-O: Help shape the future Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree
Faculty: Share your thoughts about the best way to empower graduates and promote sustainability in the UBC-O community. Complete the survey.
UBC Transportation Survey, extended to Nov. 20
If you haven’t already participated in the transportation survey, you still have time to contribute, as the deadline has been extended. Participate in the survey.
If you have lost a high-value item while on campus, it may have ended up in UBC’s Central Lost and Found, and be listed on the online lost and found database. Found items are held for 30 days at the Access Desk at the back of the UBC Bookstore.
UBC-O: Where to find it: Lost and Found in the Used Bookstore
The official Lost and Found on campus is in the UBC Students’ Union Okanagan Used Bookstore (UBCSUO), located in the University Centre building (room UNC103). Learn more.