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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: November 7, 2018

Current edition: November 7, 2018

Current Edition:
November 7, 2018

More Exchange news


Manon Harvey appointed director, integrated planning and chief budget officer

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I am very pleased to announce Ms. Manon Harvey is the new director, integrated planning and chief budget officer for UBC’s Okanagan campus effective January 10, 2019. Her experience and background are a great addition to our team and will build upon a strong foundation of work completed over the last number of years.

Prepare your dependent child for UBC admission

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When a dependent child progresses from high school to post-secondary education, it can be an exciting, overwhelming and confusing time for you and your child.

Nothing common about it 

The new Commons is an exciting new addition to the campus environment.

You can’t miss it when you enter campus — the new Commons building shines like a high-tech silver ship perched on the edge of campus. The building is an exciting new addition to the campus environment and there is collective anticipation of its January opening among students, faculty and staff alike.

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.