Your bi-weekly roundup of what’s new and what’s happening at UBC for faculty and staff.
New from Professor Ono’s blog: Looking back on 2017, looking forward to 2018
In his latest blog post, Professor Santa Ono reflects on UBC’s many accomplishments over the past year. Read the full post.
Reminder: Know what to do in case of extreme weather at UBC
The following web pages are the official source for snow closure information at UBC: ubc.ca (Vancouver) and ok.ubc.ca (Okanagan). Learn more about how to prepare for extreme weather on campus.
Participate in UBC’s seasonal shutdown before Dec. 22
Help save energy over the winter break as part of UBC’s seasonal shutdown. Complete a shutdown checklist for your office or lab. Learn more.
UBC-O: Call for nominations for the Teaching Excellence Award and Killam Teaching Prize
If you know someone deserving of recognition for their teaching skills, you are invited to nominate them for the annual Teaching Excellence and Innovation Award and/or the new Killam Teaching Prize by Jan. 5. Learn more.
UBC-O: Apply for Work Study program funding, Jan. 1 – 31
Apply for the opportunity to receive subsidy to work with a student next year. Starting Jan. 1 – 31, submit a proposal for the 2018 summer or winter Work Study program, and build capacity within your team. Learn more.
Vancouver Work Learn Summer 2018 positions will be posted from March 12 – 25, 2018 – stay tuned.
UBC-V: Register for the ‘Search Inside Yourself’ training program by Jan. 5
As faculty and staff, you’re invited to take part in a new professional development opportunity aimed at building leadership skills and increasing wellbeing. Learn more.
UBC-V Faculty: Apply for the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Wall Scholar Research Award
Faculty are invited to apply for the Wall Scholars Award before Jan. 5. Wall Scholars are provided with office space and $20,000 that can be used for a wide range of research-related expenses. Learn more.
10 words or less to describe what I do at UBC: Oversee communications, public affairs, ceremonies and community engagement offices.
The best thing about my work/role at UBC: I get to work with talented people who are passionate about advancing the university toward its goals, making a difference in the lives of our students and in our communities. We work on interesting, high-impact projects and engage with great partners at UBC and in the wider community.
Resource spotlight: Submit your tuition fee waivers before Term 2 courses begin
Take advantage of the many educational opportunities available to you. Apply for tuition assistance for approved undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as non-credit courses offered through UBC Extended Learning. Learn more.