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Remote Work Arrangements at the University of Victoria

A principle-based, Remote Work Arrangements (RWA) framework for UVic staff was introduced summer 2021 and reviewed spring of 2022. What sets UVic apart from most other universities is the extent to which UVic undertook to assess the satisfaction, effectiveness, and impact of the 2021 framework to inform enhancements made in fall 2022. The review included … Continue reading "Remote Work Arrangements at the University of Victoria"

May 15, 2023


Employee E-Bike Loan Program

The University of Victoria is dedicated to supporting and promoting sustainable transportation choices and infrastructure for the campus community, lowering emissions, and supporting healthy communities. The goal of the Employee E-Bike Loan Pilot Program is to further accelerate sustainable transportation options for commuting to campus and across the Greater Victoria area by incentivizing the purchase … Continue reading "Employee E-Bike Loan Program"

May 15, 2023


Fostering Newcomer Employability and Community Integration through English Language Training

There is clear evidence that newcomers to Canada, including refugees and equity-deserving persons, face challenges to integration. Their educational credentials are often not recognized or require the development of additional skills. They find themselves in low-income jobs or part-time work. Given the need to improve community integration and newcomer employability, universities have a key role … Continue reading "Fostering Newcomer Employability and Community Integration through English Language Training"

May 15, 2023


McMaster University: Employment Equity Facilitator Program

The Employment Equity Facilitator Program is an institutional initiative developed to support the effective implementation of McMaster University’s Employment Equity Framework.  Established in 2019, the program trains, supports and coordinates a decentralized team of McMaster faculty members and staff hiring managers to participate on Search Committees as process consultants, as well as facilitate the advancement … Continue reading "McMaster University: Employment Equity Facilitator Program"

May 15, 2023


Tackling Fraud with a Re-engineered Internal Assurance Approach to Enhance Protection of Students’ Interests

In 2021, the University of British Columbia’s Office of Enterprise Risk and Assurance (ERA) performed a fraud risk review engagement for the Vice-President, Students portfolio (VPS) with a trailblazing approach that significantly contributed to strengthening its fraud risk management capabilities at all levels. This game-changing approach involved a coherent collaboration between the Internal Assurance (IA) … Continue reading "Tackling Fraud with a Re-engineered Internal Assurance Approach to Enhance Protection of Students’ Interests"

May 15, 2023


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