UBC offers a comprehensive range of support services, resources, and information designed to ensure that you are equipped to grow, develop and succeed as a staff or faculty member at UBC.
Are you a new staff or faculty member? We’ve put together a package of resources to help you with your first few weeks at the University.
See New to UBC for more information.
The Work-Life and Relocation Services Centre helps with the smooth transition of new employees and their families who are relocating to Vancouver / the UBC community.
See Work-Life & Relocation Services Centre for more information.
UBC employee groups consist of several different unions and employee groups.
See Employee Groups (Unions & Associations) for more information.
UBC maintains several collective agreements with its various unions and employee groups.
See Collective Agreements for more information.
UBC is committed to creating a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. Health Promotion Programs (HPP) supports ergonomics, workplace health services, return to work assistance, WCB claims assistance, and healthy UBC initiatives.
See Health Promotion Programs for more information.
UBC is committed to supporting the growth and professional development of all employees.
See Career Navigation / Tenure & Promotion for more information.
UBC celebrates the achievements of its community members through awards and recognition programs throughout the year.
See Awards & Recognition for more information.
Faculty and staff enjoy employee discounts for many of UBC’s world-class attractions, recreation and fitness opportunities, and other campus services.
See Faculty & Staff Perks for more information.
UBC has telecommuting guidelines in place for some employees of the University.
See Telecommuting for more information.
A number of industry-specific UBC peer groups meet regularly for information-sharing, knowledge exchange, and networking.
See Peer Networking for more information.
In the event of disruptive winter weather conditions such as heavy snow fall and snow storms at the University campuses, HR provides information on staffing protocol and communications.
See Winter Weather Conditions for more information.
If you’ve decided to move on from UBC, you can review some resources will help you take care of all the details involved in ending your time at UBC.
See Leaving UBC for more information.
Retiring? UBC HR has put together a number of resources to get you started in transitioning into retirement.
See Retiring for more information.
As a learning organization, UBC provides a vast number of career learning and development opportunities for staff and faculty at every career level. See the Learning & Development section of the UBC HR website for information on charting your professional and personal development.
UBC is consistently rated as one of the top employers in the province. See Benefits & Salary for more information on UBC”s Total Compensation philosophy, which integrates salary, Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage, extended medical and dental claims, employee and family assistance programs, and more.
View the UBC Welcome Guide for new faculty and staff relocating to Metro Vancouver.