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Cannabis legalization: Important information for students

To: Students in Vancouver On October 17, Canada’s Cannabis Act will legalize the purchase, possession, and use of cannabis for adults. If you have questions about the cannabis laws in BC or would like further health information about the use of cannabis, visit cannabis.gov.bc.ca. As these new laws come into effect, UBC remains committed to […]

Data security – new requirements for UBC faculty and staff

If you are a manager of staff whose work is not computer-based, please print this email and display it in a common work area for them to review. To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan I would like to make you aware of some new information-security protocols which may directly affect you and […]

Legalization of cannabis in Canada

If you are a manager of staff whose work is not computer-based, please print this email and display it in a common work area for them to review. To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan With the passing of new federal laws, Canadians will soon be able to consume cannabis legally. As these […]

Inviting pledges for the United Way campaign

If you are a manager of staff whose work is not computer-based, please print this email and display it in a common work area for them to review. To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan Today, September 20, marks United Way Day. The United Way flag will fly on the Vancouver campus to […]

Improving the use of your preferred/chosen name

To: Students in Vancouver and the Okanagan Changes to UBC systems will enable staff and faculty to better view and use your preferred name. Why this is important Many members of our community use names that are not their legal name. While we use the phrase “preferred name”, for many people, this is not just […]