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Join the Healthy UBC Challenge 2014

 

UBC’s Staff and Faculty Health Challenge is kicking off in ONE WEEK! Make sure you or your team are signed up and spread the word!

There are lots of prizes this year including: Read more about Join the Healthy UBC Challenge 2014

TED Talks Live-Stream at Point Grey & Robson Square

TED Talks is making its Vancouver hosted conference, TED 2014: The Next Chapter: 30th anniversary celebration available via live-stream to qualified Vancouver schools, universities, and community centres. UBC will live-stream the event for students, staff, and faculty at Point Grey and Robson Square.

There is limited seating on a first come first serve basis. All attendees must have student, staff or faculty ID. Please note this will be strictly enforced. Read more about TED Talks Live-Stream at Point Grey & Robson Square

UBC Welcomes New President

UBC welcomes its 13th President and Vice Chancellor—Dr. Arvind Gupta. Dr. Gupta is currently the CEO and scientific director of Mitacs, a national not-for-profit organization with headquarters at UBC that is recognized internationally for its success in focusing students to be the next generation of innovators with the requisite research and business skills. He has been a UBC professor of computer science since 2009. Dr. Gupta will begin his five-year term on July 1, 2014. Read more about UBC Welcomes New President

Understanding WorkSafeBC Harassment and Bullying Policies

On November 1, 2013 new WorkSafeBC Harassment and Bullying Policies came into effect. Learn more these new policies in our article Understanding WorkSafeBC Harassment and Bullying Policies.

If you are experiencing an issue in the workplace, please make an advocacy appointment with one of our Member Services Officers for Advocacy. Read more about Understanding WorkSafeBC Harassment and Bullying Policies

Send in Your 2014 Bargaining Priorities Form

AAPS encourages members to be involved in the collective bargaining process. You can contribute your priorities for the 2014 round of collective bargaining by filling out this form by March 15, 2014. Please note, we are only collecting names and emails to ensure respondents are members of AAPS and your identity will remain confidential. Read more about Send in Your 2014 Bargaining Priorities Form

Complete the Workplace Engagement Survey & Win!

AAPS Members have been sent an email from the market research firm Ipsos Reid. This email contains a unique link to the online 2014 Workplace Engagement Survey for AAPS Members.

At the end of the survey you will be invited to enter a draw for one of three $100.00 electronic gift certificates from Apple, iTunes, or Amazon.ca.

We encourage all members to make the time to complete this important survey. The results will  inform the ongoing strategic work of the AAPS Board to improve the workplace experience for all AAPS members. Read more about Complete the Workplace Engagement Survey & Win!

UBC Point Grey Campus Safety Report Survey

The interim UBC Point Grey Campus Safety Report and recommendations of the Working Group is now available on this dedicated website:

http://vpstudents.ubc.ca/2014/02/07/improving-campus-safety/

The Working Group is seeking feedback on the recommendations. Please take a look at the report and respond to the online feedback form provided. The survey will close February 25, 2014. Read more about UBC Point Grey Campus Safety Report Survey

Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—Okanagan Campus

Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—Okanagan Campus

Lunch will be provided. Please include any dietary restrictions with your registration. Read more about Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—Okanagan Campus

Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—VGH & Area

Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—Vancouver General Hospital

Lunch will be provided. Please include any dietary restrictions with your registration. Read more about Register Now: Bargaining Roundtable—VGH & Area

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