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Building Operations Labour Division now named Streets and Operations Support

Currently known as B.O.L.D, the name change more suitably represents the roles and responsibilities of this Municipal unit, supporting UBC across the Vancouver campus.

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Jenniffer Sheel promoted to Director, Municipal Services

Under Jenniffer’s leadership, the Municipal division will continue to proactively and cost-effectively manage the operations and maintenance of all assets on UBC Vancouver campus, creating enriching and inviting inside and outside spaces.

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Pearle Lundeen and Stephanie Friesen modernize ageing file-server

Pearle Lundeen, Functional Analyst from Building Operations, and Arts Co-op and MAS student Stephanie Friesen successfully facilitated in the modernization of UBC Facilities' (Infrastructure Development, Energy & Water Services, and Building Operations) ageing file-server which consisted of 900 user accounts and 6.7 terabytes of information.

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Building Operations and Campus Security help UBC Studios update the Vancouver Campus Google Street View

The UBC Vancouver campus' Google Street View has been long outdated, mostly due to the campus not being open to private vehicles. We helped UBC Studios fix that — capturing over 15,000 8K 360 photos in the process. Watch the video and see how its done.

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Behind the scenes with Building Operations’ Soft Landscape unit

It’s not just the work of Mother Nature that’s responsible for bringing the university landscape to life. A dedicated staff of 35 gardeners, arborists and horticulturists, divided into five crews, work year-round to maintain the university’s 172 hectares of varied landscapes. It’s a responsibility that requires detailed preparation, intense physical work, and the ability to adapt and plan for the changing seasons and climate.

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