November 2023

IT Holiday Open House

Mark your calendars now for the much anticpated 2023 IT Holiday Open House.

Thursday December 7

ADM 024

UBCO IT welcomes all staff and faculty as we transform ADM024 into a winter wonderland with:

🕹ī¸ Games & Activities
📸 Photo Booth Fun
đŸŊī¸ Festive Food & Drinks
🔐 Meet the Tech Teams
☕ Hot Chocolate Bar
🎁 Prizes & Sweets

It's the most wonderful event of the year! Don't miss out. 🌟

Lunch and Learn IT: November

Join us November 22, 2023 12-1 pm to discuss the top voted topics:

  • Changing employee first and/or last name
  • Outlook room booking
  • Submitting IT help requests online
  • Onboarding & Offboarding
  • Open Q&A

Click for more info and to REGISTER

Don't stress IT (Thrive Event)

Are you tired of tech troubles causing you endless stress? Ever wanted to put a face to the voices on the IT help line?

Join us for this awesome, belly-pleasing, stress-relieving event to celebrate THRIVE at UBC!

📅 DATE: Thursday, November 23
🕙 TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
📍 WHERE: ADM 024 Hallway (Just follow the nerd-tastic vibes!)


How to run training reports

Need to know which mandatory training reports your staff have completed, or which ones they haven't?

Need to ensure your staff have completed the Privacy Fundamentals training before we head into prime phishing season?

Check out this guide from the Privacy and Information Security Management (PrISM) team on how to run staff training reports in Workday.

Upcoming Maintenance

Please visit the Status Page for the most up-to-date information on planned upgrades and outages at UBC IT Status Page  

Upcoming Events

  • Center for Teaching and Learning Technologies (CTLT) Generative AI Symposium
    | November 14 & 16 | 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
    • During this two-day symposium, our focus will be on the applications of generative AI in the realm of teaching and learning. The event will feature a faculty roundtable, a student panel discussing the effects of generative AI on their educational experience, a hands-on assignment design workshop, and a philosophy corner where some of the broader issues and prospects of this technology will be deliberated.


  •   Python for simple data visualizations
    | November 24 | 1:00-2:30 | ONLINE

    • Building on two previous Python workshops, this online workshop will concentrate on various packages to do simple plotting and data visualization in Python. In the hands-on component, instruction will focus on matplotlib which is a well-established Python plotting library for creating static and animated visualizations in Python.



UBCO IT Engagement Services offers a single point of contact for departments and faculties at the Okanagan campus to access the information technology support and services they need to enable exceptional learning and research. 

Learn more about our team HERE or send us an email or submit a ticket via the UBC Self-Service Portal