Funding for Employee Development


As part of the University’s commitment to an outstanding work environment, as outlined in Place and Promise, UBC’s strategic plan, we seek to provide our faculty and staff with improved access to professional development opportunities. UBC Human Resources administers professional development funds for several employee groups at UBC.

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Professional Development Funding



M&P Staff PD Fund:  No Further Funding Available for Current Fiscal Year

posted March 7, 2017

As of March 7, the M&P Staff PD Fund has no remaining money left to cover  M&P staff PD expense claims for the current fund year.  A new fund year will start on April 1, 2017 and eligible claim submissions will be accepted  at that time.

Staff PD Funds:  Current Funding Year Ends March 31, 2017

posted January 10, 2017

Professional Development (PD) Funding programs  at UBC are designed to support eligible staff members in the M&P, CUPE 2950, CUPE 116, TRA, Exec. Admin, and BCGEU (Okanagan) employee groups, who are interested in pursuing learning opportunities that will enhance their professional knowledge and skills, work performance, and career growth at UBC.