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Procurement Year End Deadlines

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

To assist in processing procurement & payment requisition requests for the 2017 calendar year and 2017-18 fiscal year end, please ensure that all staff are notified of the following important dates:

Procurement Deadlines – Goods and Services

December 8,...

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Changes to the way UBC buys and pays for goods and services

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Effective January 31, 2018


As part of the Procurement Modernization project, Financial Operations has collaborated with Faculty and Administrative Unit representatives from across the University to design and implement changes to improve procurement processes, guidelines...

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Switch to online T4s and enter to win an iPad Pro!

Monday, January 15, 2018

As part of a sustainability initiative, UBC Payroll is giving away an iPad Pro to encourage UBC employees who currently receive paper copies of their T4s to make the switch online.  What better way to start 2018 than with a new iPad Pro?  

Faculty and staff who log into the...

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Prepare for Tax Season

Thursday, January 11, 2018

As tax season approaches, ensure your UBC employment records contain updated personal information and preferences.

As employers, UBC may be required to send documents to your home address and our aim is to make communicating with you as easy as possible. Take a few minutes to...

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Notice to all T4A and T5 recipients

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

UBC will begin issuing T4A and T5 statements on an annual basis, effective January 1st, 2018.

Starting in January 2018, no T4A and T5 statements will be issued during the year.  We will issue annual T4A and T5 statements for 2018 payments in early 2019. This change of...

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Competitive bid threshold raised from $50,000 to $75,000

Thursday, December 07, 2017

As part of the Procurement Modernization project, effective immediately Financial Operations is raising the threshold for Purchase Orders from $50,000 to $75,000, eliminating the requirement for a competitive tender process (e.g. RFP) within...

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Holiday Hours

Monday, November 27, 2017

The Financial Operations department, including Payroll and Benefits, will observe the following closures during the holiday season:

  • Closing on Friday, December 22, 2017 at 4:30 pm
  • Reopening on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:30 am

To make sure all your pay and...

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UBC Green Labs Lunch& Learn

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Join us on November 7th to learn about UBC’s sustainable purchasing initiatives for labs and how you can promote best practices in your lab and workspace.

Speakers from VWR, UBC Preferred Scientific Supplier, sustainable lab plastics manufacturer Labcon, energy efficient...

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UBC Travel Meeting & Event Fair

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

If you are a UBC faculty or staff member who travels or deals with UBC related travel, then this event is for you. 

Learn about UBC's travel program, including security and safety features. Meet air, car and hotel vendors, UBC's new travel agency UNIGLOBE One, technology...

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New provider for travel safety

Friday, September 01, 2017

As part of University of British Columbia’s commitment to all our travellers, we have invested in a global medical, security & emotional support assistance through International SOS (ISOS).

This program is designed to keep our faculty, staff and students healthy, safe and secure while...

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