News

Find out the latest on our efforts to build, operate, and maintain innovative energy and water service solutions for the Vancouver campus to share with the world.

Enhanced Security Measures on the Vancouver Campus

Heightened security procedures and processes are in place to enhance the well-being and protect the safety of students, faculty, and staff on the UBC Vancouver campus. Please have your UBC ID, or equivalent, on display or ready to show when accessing campus buildings.

The VPFO is working with the rest of UBC in its response to COVID-19

In this uncertain time the VPFO continues to provide some of UBC’s crucial services while protecting those that operate them.

Pink Shirt Day at the VPFO: February 26

This year, Pink Shirt Day is February 26 and the VPFO will be celebrating diversity and inclusion in our portfolio with cake and coffee events for our entire team.

Siu Tse joins Energy & Water Services as Director of Engineering & Utilities

Siu joins us from the City of Port Coquitlam as their Deputy Director of Engineering & Operation and previously worked in City of Richmond, and Metro Vancouver.

Saving Energy During UBC’s Seasonal Shutdown

This past December, departments, building operators and energy managers across UBC joined together to reduce the university’s environmental footprint over the winter holiday by participating in the Seasonal Shutdown.