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Faculty Highlights at December’s Learning Technology Hub’s Showcase

Earlier this month, nearly 200 UBC faculty and staff members gathered to highlight some of the innovative ways in which they are using technology in teaching and learning.

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UBC IT 2016/17 Annual Report is here!

UBC IT’s 2016/17 Annual Report is now available!  The report highlights our activities in support of the UBC community and working in collaboration with our partners across the University on both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.   Our stories

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Enter to Win Lunch with Santa (Ono)

Over the last year, there has been an encouraging increase of privacy and information security awareness at UBC.

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You’re invited to the Teaching with Technology Showcase

This September marked UBC’s successful soft launch of Canvas—the new online learning platform that will replace Connect by next year.

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Help finalize UBC’s strategic plan

UBC is in the final stages of a comprehensive strategic planning process. The new plan will serve as a road map, helping us focus even more intently on our core activities of learning and research.

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UBC has a new landing page for all things Canvas

This fall marked UBC’s soft launch of Canvas, the new user-friendly online course platform that’s gradually replacing Connect at UBC.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

At UBC, we are responsible for a significant amount of sensitive personal information, including student or employee information and financial expense data. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that this data remains safe and secure.

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Stay Safe this summer with these 5 Tips for a More Security-Minded Trip

During vacation time, it is important to keep in mind some tips that will keep your information safe during travel.

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Jennifer Burns, CIO appointed as AVP Information Technology

Please see the attached announcement for the appointment and extension of Jennifer from Angela Redish, Provost and Vice President Academic pro tem, and Deborah Buszard, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal.

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Additional software offerings for staff and faculty

We have received funding in 2017/18 to enable us to increase access to essential software for staff and faculty at UBC. The following software licenses are now available for staff and faculty to install at no cost on UBC-owned computers:

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