Strategy 1 – Great People

UBC recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2022

UBC recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2022

UBC has been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2022. This award recognizes the British Columbian employers that lead as exceptional places to work – and who offer employees the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. View the full announcement on the Focus on People website to see why UBC was selected for this award. 

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2022, for the tenth consecutive year. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.    View the full announcement on the Focus on People website to see why UBC was selected for this award.

Celebrating staff excellence at UBC

Celebrating staff excellence at UBC

In support of Strategy 1: Great People, and UBC’s goal to attract, engage and retain a diverse global community, it is important to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of our faculty and staff. Whether it’s advancing diversity and inclusion across campus, enhancing the UBC experience, providing leadership to colleagues and students, or contributing to […]

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2021

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2021

UBC is recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers in 2021. This designation recognizes the British Columbian employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work and the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Please visit the Focus on People website to learn why UBC has been recognized with this year’s award.

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2021

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2021

UBC has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2021, for the ninth consecutive year. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers. Please visit the Focus on People website to learn why UBC has been recognized with this […]

Adapting the university to new ways of working

Adapting the university to new ways of working

In March 2020, the outbreak of Covid-19 brought many changes to how UBC faculty, staff and students interacted with the campus, as we transitioned to online learning and remote working for most. The shift brought with it the need to adapt quickly to meet new operational and safety requirements.  A new series by UBC Internal […]

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020

UBC named one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020

UBC is one of BC’s Top Employers in 2020. This designation recognizes the employers in British Columbia that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work and the most progressive and forward-thinking programs. Some of the reasons that UBC was selected as one of BC’s Top Employers this year: Encouraging employees to get involved […]

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2020

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2020

UBC is one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2020, for the eighth consecutive year. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers. Here are some of the reasons why UBC was selected: UBC manages a community leadership program to help aspiring leaders explore leadership concepts through […]

Staff at UBC Vancouver enjoying the camradier ie and free food of the 1t7th

Annual Staff BBQ serves up opportunities for connection and wellbeing

This September, over 5,000 staff at UBC’s Vancouver campus started off the school year with their colleagues at the 17th Annual Welcome Back Staff BBQ. Staff enjoyed their meal with live music and in the company of colleagues from across the Vancouver campus. This was the biggest BBQ in 17 years – both in number […]

Recognizing staff excellence

Recognizing staff excellence

Great people are at the heart of UBC – which is why the university annually recognizes staff and faculty who not only contribute to making UBC an employer of choice, but who also embrace the university’s values. This year, 32 exceptional staff members from UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan were recently recognized for their outstanding […]