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Vancouver will continue to see warmer than average temperatures

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Metro Vancouver for the rest of today June 27, 2022 with inland temperatures reaching 34 degrees. Given the current high temperatures, we wanted to provide some resources and information to help you stay cool and safe.

Tomisin Bolorunduro joins Privacy and Information Security Management (PrISM) as Senior Advisor, Information Security Compliance, in Safety & Risk Services.

Tomisin is a Security Compliance professional who came to us most recently from Trulioo, a tech unicorn start-up in online identity verification. Her legal background, interest in technology, and curious mind will make her a valuable asset to the PrISM team.

Self-Isolation and ending isolation for COVID-19

Information on ending isolation if you tested positive and are managing your illness at home have been posted to the Return to Campus and Contact Tracing section of our website. Self-isolation essentially means keeping away from others to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Pedestrian safety on campus

Safety practices for walking are just as important as those for riding on a bus or in a car. We have put together some simple road safety guidelines to prevent pedestrian injuries.

Driving safely on campus

Driving on UBC campuses presents some challenges with pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, and vehicles of all types continuously present and moving through a small geographic area. We have put together some basic safety guidelines to ensure a safe campus, and remember, the pedestrian always has the right of way.

Sam Stephens steps into new role as Interim Director, Campus Security in Safety & Risk Services

In his new position, Sam will be responsible for leading the Campus Security team and ensuring that we continue to provide great service to keep the campus community safe and secure.

Continuing as one VPFO under Karamjeet Heer and John Metras’ leadership

Starting June 1, Karamjeet Heer will begin serving as the Interim Vice-President, Finance, and John Metras will become the Interim Vice-President, Operations following the departure of Peter Smailes, former Vice-President, Finance & Operations.