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President’s Service Award: Invitation for Nominations

AAPS members are invited to submit nominations for the 2012 President’s Service Award for Excellence, the top award presented to UBC staff in recognition of contributions to the University and excellence in personal achievements.

Permanent members of staff with 10 years or more of UBC service are eligible for nomination. The deadline for nominations this year is Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 4:30 pm. Read more about President’s Service Award: Invitation for Nominations

Bargaining 2012 Update: Highlights of Roundtables

By Michael Conlon

As part of the consultation process for the upcoming round of collective bargaining, a series of roundtables were conducted at UBC’s Point Grey and Okanagan campuses and at VGH. The roundtables were well attended and provided the opportunity for a robust exchange of ideas among members.

Despite a wide variation of work locations and experiences, several core themes emerged from the dialogue: job security, compensation, professional development funding, and hours of work. Read more about Bargaining 2012 Update: Highlights of Roundtables

UBC Housing Action Plan Forum - January 18, 2012

AAPS members at the Vancouver campus may be interested in attending the upcoming UBC Housing Action Plan Forum on January 18, 2012.

The Community Planning Task Group of the UBC Board of Governors, chaired by Dr. Nassif Ghoussoub, is developing a Housing Action Plan for the Vancouver campus with a key objective of improving housing choice and affordability for faculty, staff and students. A public forum has been organized to provide an update on progress made on development of the Plan.

Date:     Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Read more about UBC Housing Action Plan Forum - January 18, 2012

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