New funding year for staff professional development funds

Professional development funds for staff in the following employee groups became available April 1 for the 2019/20 funding year. This year’s funding maximums are:

Funding is pro rated in some cases depending on the details of a staff member’s appointment (for example, if they are working part-time).  Staff members can confirm their personal eligibility and available funding amount through the Faculty & Staff Self-Service portal, under the “Staff PD” tab.


Contact the PD Fund team at if you have any questions about these updates. For questions specific to the BCGEU Okanagan PD Fund, please contact Lisa Frost at

Next Integrated Renewal Program HR update call: April 10

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Integrated Renewal Program HR update call on March 5.  If you weren’t able to make it, or you would like to review the slides and the call, there is a recording available.

Our next HR IRP call-in session will be April 10, 9:00-10:00 a.m. All human resources practitioners at the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses are invited to join through phone or by video-conference.

April 10 agenda

  • update on supervisory organization data validation work
  • UBC tenant demo – key HCM functions
  • review upcoming community activities and engagements – including when you can ‘see’ Workday


If you are interested in participating in the call, email to RSVP.