A Java web plug-in vulnerability has recently been identified for Mac OS X users. Java updates are now available to help limit this potential vulnerability.

Please visit the Apple Knowledgebase article and follow the instructions to update your Java installation.


Canvas is the online learning platform that has been selected to replace Connect as the core of UBC’s learning technology environment. Canvas was soft launched in September 2017, and will be gradually replacing Connect throughout the 2017/18 academic year.

Canvas is mobile friendly and includes features such as SpeedGrader, quizzes, chat, and an automatically generated syllabus for each of your classes. Numerous external tools, such as iClicker, ComPAIR, and Piazza, can also be used with Canvas.

Features & Benefits

Getting Started