News Archive

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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Protect yourself from the ‘WannaCry’ Ransomware Cyber Attack

You may have already heard about the global ransomware attack that is making the news around the world.

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World Backup Day | March 31, 2017

What would you do if you lost everything? On March 31, celebrate World Backup Day. Most people have lost important files on their electronic devices at some point in their lives.

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Privacy and Information Security Initiative (Privacy Matters @ UBC)

At UBC, we are responsible for a substantial amount of personal information about students, faculty, alumni, donors, and employees. Protecting this information is a shared responsibility.

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