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A 90 Day Data Retention Schedule for MS Teams Chat Coming April 30

Instant messaging apps has become one of our essential tools to communicate and stay connected with one another. We often overlook the amount of data that is collected by asking a simple question or participating in casual banter.

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Workspace 2.0 End-of-Life, October 29, 2021

Faculty and staff who currently use Workspace 2.0 (files.workspace.ubc.ca) as a storage solution need to migrate all of their files off of the service and onto another UBC supported sto

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Get Current Updates on IT Enterprise Services with UBC IT Status Page

The UBC community can now stay informed on the current operational status of IT enterprise services, such as Canvas, Staff and Faculty Email, and the Student Service Centre with our new communications tools called

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Don’t Lose your Access to UBC’s Adobe Subscription

Are you currently using Adobe products through UBC’s subscription service? If so, you will need to sign up for a new license via the UBC Software Portal by February 28, 2021 to prevent disruption to your service.

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Learning Analytics is Helping UBC Adapt to a New Way of Learning

As UBC continues to shift towards online learning, there is an increasing need to explore new ways of supporting students and faculty.

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Get Free Access to Microsoft 365 Office Applications

UBC students can now download Microsoft 365 Office applications from Microsoft’s portal.office.com at no cost. 

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UBC Data Governance Website Refresh Now Live

Launched in 2017, the UBC Data Governance website was equipped with basic information on the overview of the program, data policies, standards, and guidelines.

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Arthur Protasio Narrative Design for Traditional and New Media Workshop

What makes for a memorable story? Why does it stick with us even after the experience is over? How does it happen in movies, video games, and VR?

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Workday is Now Live

We are pleased to announce that Workday is now live, replacing systems that were 25 years old or more. This major milestone represents a big step forward in supporting our learning, research and working environments at UBC.

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IRP Townhall for IT Recording Available

If you weren't able to join the IRP Town Hall for the IT community on October 16, the recording is now available and accessible with a CWL login here: hxxps://irp.ubc.ca/resources/community-events

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