UBC’s Health, Wellbeing and Benefits team has been hard at work seeking out more corporate discounts for staff and faculty!
The 2014 UBC Influenza Immunization Program has wrapped up a successful 2014 campaign. A big thanks to the 4,500 staff, faculty and students who joined the resistance and got vaxxed at free flu shot clinics across UBC Vancouver Campus. This is up nearly 1,000 from last year!
To help make next year’s program even better, we’re conducting a survey to hear your thoughts on the UBC flu clinics, the safety and effectiveness of the vaccination, and how you decide whether to get vaccinated against the flu. Complete the survey here.
This Nov. 3-7, UBC celebrated Thrive week with a number of activities and initiatives aimed at promoting positive mental health and resiliency on campus. Find out what happened and how you can Thrive all year!
Sessions are currently being held at the Bookstore. Join anytime! Find support, access to eTools, inspiration and motivation.
MoodFx is an interactive app designed by the UBC eHealth office to help people with depression and low mood feel better—a helpful tool to assist you in overcoming depression. Screen and track symptoms, print, email, or show your results to your doctor and receive helpful tips for managing depression, anxiety, and difficulties with cognition and work stress.
Interested in supporting safe walking and cycling routes for people of all ages and abilities within the UBC and University Endowment Lands community? Learn more about the Alliance for Biking and Walking.
Off campus events
Dejal is a Stretch Prompter Software aimed to gently remind you to take a break from your workstation on a regular basis. Recommended by the UBC Ergonomics program.
Shop local year-round: Each week you can look forward to finding locally grown vegetables and fruit, meat and seafood from local ranchers and fishermen, artisan cheese and bread, herbs and seasonal nursery items, baked goods, prepared foods and artisanal crafts.
Alive interactive Magazine–Winter Issue
Read about diabetes management advice, tips for an injury-free workout, hearty, warming stew recipes and more!
Longest Night Celebration–Richmond, December 20
Celebrate the Winter Solstice by lighting up the night with lanterns, the rhythm of drums, fire wishes and roasting marshmallows. Suitable for all ages.