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University Relations publishes The Exchange as an email newsletter distributed to faculty and staff on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

Current edition: October 17, 2018

Current edition: October 17, 2018

Current Edition:
October 17, 2018

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Readers needed: help evaluate student profiles

BBA (Broad-based Admissions) Reading

Volunteer broad-based admissions readers are critical to the undergraduate admission process and in helping to shape our community of students on campus.

Pedestrian overpass now open

The new John Hindle Drive pedestrian overpass

The new John Hindle Drive pedestrian overpass is now open, allowing people to conveniently walk or cycle from UBC Okanagan directly to the Academy Hill neighbourhood south of campus. The overpass can be accessed just south of the Reichwald Health Sciences Centre.

Notice of water main flushing

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UBC will be conducting their campus-wide semi-annual water main flushing next week, from October 16 to 18. Flushing of water mains normally occurs between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

#LetsThriveUBC

Thrive Week 2018

Thrive Week is aimed at promoting mental health literacy through the Thrive 5+ (moving regularly, sleeping soundly, eating to feel nourished, helping others, and connecting socially + other ways to thrive).

Thriving @ Work with Lynda.com

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For this year's Thrive Week, all faculty and staff are encouraged to explore the Lynda.com course Thriving@ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity.

Introducing senior finance managers

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For the upcoming two to three years as the Integrated Renewal Program is rolled out on both UBC campuses, in addition to our existing finance manager team, the Okanagan campus will have a single director of finance position supported by two senior managers