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May 2016

Message from Professor Santa Ono – Vancouver campus incident

I am shocked and very concerned about yesterday’s assault on a student at Totem Park residence. Right now we are focused on supporting the victim and the victim’s family. We are also deeply concerned for the students who witnessed the assault or who have been affected in any other way and we are providing the […]

Campus Security Director to Fill Senior Role with Athletics and Recreation

Barry Eccleton has taken on different role at the University as Senior Manager, Operations and Programs at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre with the Department of Athletics and Recreation. Barry is a highly valued member of the UBC team and in his new role will have the opportunity to apply his expertise in operations and finance to support the work […]

Sexual Assault Policy Update

In recent months UBC has made significant strides to improve its policies and practices for addressing and responding to sexual assault. Recognizing the importance of this issue, I wanted to share some updates around progress and next steps. These include an extension of the consultation process and a series of information sessions. In January 2016, […]

February 2016

UBC Response to Pride Rainbow Flag Burning Incident UBC has released an official response to the pride rainbow flag that was burned sometime over the Family Day long weekend. The RCMP are currently conducting an investigation, with Campus Security’s assistance. To view UBC’s official response, visit or continue reading below. University officials learned that […]

Campus Safety Alert : May 1, 2016

This is a safety alert for the UBC Vancouver community. The RCMP has issued a news release today advising of charges laid against two men in relation to a reported break and enter and sexual assault that occurred on April 30 in the 5700 block of Birney Avenue in Vancouver: Police are seeking the […]

Campus Safety Alert: RCMP release statement on reported sexual assault – April 30th, 2016

UPDATE: Two suspects charged for break and enter, sexual assault, forcible confinement University 2016-05-01 08:43 PDT File # 2015-1257 Pursuant to an investigation by University RCMP Detachment, “E” Division Major Crime and other supporting units, charges have now been laid against two males in relation to allegations of sexual assault that occurred on April 30 in […]

Privacy Notification for Campus Security Newsletter

Privacy Notification – Personal information on our newsletter form is collected pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FIPPA”). Campus Security will use your information to send you newsletters, and for statistical purposes. Your information will remain confidential, and will only be used or disclosed as authorized under […]