Share your views on mobility during COVID-19
As many of you have experienced, the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted the way we get around Metro Vancouver. With many people working from home and students shifting to learning online, we are driving less, using transit less and walking and biking more.
From gloves to lawn furniture: the business case for recycling nitrile gloves
A student-led research project, conducted before COVID-19 impacted operations at many UBC laboratories, has helped build the case for potentially diverting seven million gloves (28 tonnes) from the landfill each year if scaled up across campus.
Transit changes at UBC
Updated May 8, 2020
With transit ridership impacted by COVID-19, TransLink announced today they are implementing more cost-saving measures that will further reduce or suspend some transit services at UBC starting Wednesday April 22, 2020.
U Pass BC program suspended as of May 1, 2020
Post-secondary institutions and student associations in British Columbia have worked with TransLink to temporarily suspend the U-Pass BC program as of May 1, 2020.
COVID-19 Public Health Orders and Guidelines
To limit the spread of COVID-19, UBC has encouraged staff to work remotely, if possible. During this time, UBC Development Services staff is monitoring active construction sites on the academic campus.
MacLeod Building Renewal Public Comment Period
A development permit application has been received by UBC Campus and Community Planning to conduct exterior and interior renovations to upgrade the existing MacLeod Building and land
6 Pieces of Public Art for the 21st Century
UBC’s lush outdoor spaces have been reinvigorated by a program bringing public art to the campus. Together, these artworks express a wonderful variety of stories and attitudes about the history of UBC and Vancouver, as part of an ever-evolving narrative about art, space and place, and our own sen