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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

Nominations Open for Staff Awards

Do you have outstanding AAPS colleagues at UBC? Consider nominating them for the President’s Staff Award for Excellence and the President’s Staff Awards (Vancouver campus). The nomination deadline is Feb. 28, 2014.

Go to the President’s Awards for Staff page for full details and nomination papers. Read more about Nominations Open for Staff Awards

Register Now: Bargaining Roundtables—Point Grey Campus

The current Collective Agreement with the University expires June 30, 2014. Work is already underway to prepare for the next round of bargaining. However, it is essential that we get your feedback as we develop proposals to present to the University. We look forward to your participation at one of our series of roundtables which will include a presentation on the bargaining process by Chief Negotiator Michael Conlon. Read more about Register Now: Bargaining Roundtables—Point Grey Campus

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 thrive.ubc.ca.

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

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