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Highlights of the Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge

The Pick Your Peak Stair Challenge is a fun and inclusive way to encourage staff and faculty to engage in movement. After a year hiatus, the challenge was back on this year from July 5 to August 2, 2021.

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Editorial: Managing stress and building resilience

As the UBC community greets the start of a new academic year, one thing is certain: this will be a September like no other. There will be additional stressors to navigate in what continues to be uncertain and challenging times.

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Our favourite walks around UBCV and UBCO

Now that we’re returning back to our in-person work and learning environments, here's a list of some of our favourite places to walk around UBC’s beautiful campuses.

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Try a free two-minute total wellbeing assessment with LifeWorks 

Do you want a quick way to see how you are doing in key areas of your life such as physical, financial, mental and social health? Take a two-minute assessment with UBC’s Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider LifeWorks. 

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How to Prepare for a Travel Emergency: COVID-19 edition

With the easing of travel restrictions in many parts of the world and an increase in individuals who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, travel may be an activity that many are (finally!) starting to consider.

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Spotlight on Remote Work: Agreements

UBC’s Remote Work program provides an opportunity to consider how future work arrangements will continue to make UBC an inspiring place for students to learn and for faculty and staff to research, teach, and work.

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Tuition waivers for UBC employees

Tuition waivers are available to eligible staff and faculty members, and eligible dependents of staff and faculty members. Eligible dependent children of faculty members also have access to tuition waivers.

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Under one plan: opting out of student health plans

If faculty or staff have an eligible dependent child (up to age 25 and who are in full-time attendance in their program) or spouse who are covered under their parent’s (or spouse’s) UBC Extended Health and Dental Care plans, they can provide confirmation of this coverage and may opt out of the UBC Student Health plan or other post-secondary institution’s health plan.  

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