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The President’s Town Hall: Point Grey & Okanagan

This year’s The President’s Town Hall at UBC has been scheduled for the following dates:

Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Point Grey Campus

Monday, September 16, 2013 at Okanagan Campus

For confirmation of dates, times, and locations click here.

To submit a question to President Toope online, please click here.

We encourage all AAPS members to participate in this dialogue. Read more about The President’s Town Hall: Point Grey & Okanagan

Statutory Holidays

We hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend. Here is a friendly reminder about statutory holidays.


Article 11.1 identifies the following statutory holidays:

- New Year’s Day                                                 - Labour Day

- Family Day*                                                       - Good Friday

- Thanksgiving Day                                             - Easter Monday Read more about Statutory Holidays

PG Campus: Register by Aug 23 for the Welcome Back BBQ

Each year, the President’s Office and Human Resources welcomes UBC staff to the new academic year with the Welcome Back Staff BBQ. Held in September and produced by Ceremonies & Events, the event is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a complimentary lunch, live entertainment from Mazacote latin band, information booths, and the camaraderie of your fellow UBC staff colleagues. Be sure to look out for the AAPS table and come say hello to one of our member services officers.

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