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January 29 is Suicide Awareness Day at UBC

Each year, a number of UBC students, staff, and faculty consider suicide. Reaching out early and preventing suicide requires the help of everyone in the UBC community.  The UBC Suicide Awareness Committee’s goal is to increase awareness and combat stigma surrounding suicide. Learn more at

January 29, 2014 marks the 4th Annual Suicide Awareness Day at UBC’s Point Grey campus.

How you can participate: Read more about January 29 is Suicide Awareness Day at UBC

Participate in Conversations 2034

Participate in Conversations 2034 – Envisioning Sustainability at UBC

UBC is seeking feedback on an early draft of the Sustainability Vision Statement.

For more information on the 20 year Sustainability Strategy and to complete the survey, please click here. Read more about Participate in Conversations 2034

M&P PD Fund Status

UBC HR has now received enough claims to fully exhaust the M&P PD Fund for this fiscal year.  

The M&P PD Fund will reopen on April 1, 2014.

If you have any questions regarding the PD Fund or the status of an application, please contact M&P PD Fund Manager Susanna Mulligan, M&P PD Fund Manager at or 604.822.9273.

Please see the UBC HR website for fund updates, guidelines, and forms. Read more about M&P PD Fund Status

Link to PDF of 2012 Collective Agreement

Please find below the link to the PDF version of the 2012 Collective Agreement between AAPS and UBC that UBC HR has posted on their website. Read more about Link to PDF of 2012 Collective Agreement

Managing@UBC offers new Intercultural Stream

Managing@UBC is opening a new cohort for existing M&P managers who want to build their intercultural understanding. Upon completion of the Managing@UBC Intercultural Stream, they will receive the UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies with a specialization in Managing@UBC. Read more about Managing@UBC offers new Intercultural Stream

2014 Stat Holidays

Please review your Statutory Holidays for 2014 here:

Statutory Holidays (Article 11.1 of the Collective Agreement)


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PD Fund Status

The balance of the UBC M&P Staff Professional Development Fund was $17,700 as of January 6, 2014. The fund status is currently being updated by UBC on a weekly basis. Read more about PD Fund Status