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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: January 15, 2020

Current edition: January 15, 2020

Current Edition:
January 15, 2020

More Exchange news


Let’s talk mental health at UBC

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On the morning of January 29, faculty and staff are invited to visit either the transit exchange or the walkway between the Arts and Sciences buildings for a coffee or tea and information about employee mental health and resources.

Total revealed for the 2019 UBC Okanagan United Way Campaign

Falcons Play for United Way on July 8

The total raised for this year's UBC Okanagan campus United Way Campaign was $37,751.87. This number is the result of our campus community’s spirit of giving to make a difference in our valley and all funds raised went to the United Way of the Southern Interior BC.

Being on the ice manages stress for UBC staff

Student Experience Office Senior Manager Phil Bond, right, enjoys some comradery during an informal hockey game at the Ultimate 3x3 rink in West Kelowna.

Despite being a huge NHL fan, Phil Bond’s TV timeout from ice hockey ended up lasting more than a quarter of a century.

Two new Faculties for UBC Okanagan

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The UBC Board of Governors approved a plan yesterday to create two new Faculties. On July 1, 2020, the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences (IKBSAS) will be growing and transitioning into two autonomous Faculties, one for the sciences and the other for the arts and social sciences.

Year-end review of research and innovation at UBC Okanagan

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Topics of discussion will include updates on strategic initiatives, new and expanding research partnerships, and major infrastructure programs and projects, including the Innovation Precinct and planned campus expansion to 1540 Innovation Drive.

Important information for submitting hourly timesheets

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The final timesheet submission deadline for this year's payroll is December 23. Given this early submission deadline, timesheets for the last pay period of the year will not arrive from UBC Vancouver on time.