UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2023

UBC named one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2023

UBC is recognized today as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People in 2023.   This award recognizes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people starting their careers.   As we strive to make UBC a great place to learn and work for all, many programs and services are designed to welcome young employees and those who are new to the workplace, […]

Discount programs encourage use of public transit

Discount programs encourage use of public transit

  A number of pilot initiatives help reduce emissions during employees’ commute to campus by offering discounts for local transit. ProPASS Pilot Program UBC Okanagan faculty and staff are eligible to enroll in the ProPASS program to receive 15% discount off regular adult monthly bus passes for a minimum of one four-month Pass Period. Initially […]

Resources to support effective performance conversations

Resources to support effective performance conversations

At UBC, we have shifted from the traditional model of performance review to ongoing performance conversations — thoughtful and productive two-way conversations focused on helping employees to grow in their careers, tapping into the employee’s strengths and adding new skills, and looking ahead. A performance conversation is largely driven by the employee, with the supervisor […]

UBC’s leadership development initiative

UBC’s leadership development initiative

UBC is committed to the ongoing development of faculty and staff leaders at every level of the organization. Leadership is a shared responsibility where we live the vision and values that lead to excellence in teaching, research, learning and engagement for a better world. Informed by this leadership philosophy, UBC has articulated a leadership framework […]