Welcome Back: Being Aware and Taking Care

 

Last updated: September 3, 2021

Supporting everyone’s transition to a more vibrant and busy campus environment

Campaign overview

Following BC’s Restart Plan, the university will see increased on-campus activity. Safety & Risk Services has put together a series of campus resources faculty and staff can access online to support a safe and healthy work environment, and navigate smoothly through the transition of coming to a more vibrant and busier campus.

We are asking for your help to share this online series with your departments/units, and encourage them to join some of the live online sessions during the week of July 26-30, 2021 and enroll in online workshops and information sessions.

To learn more and enroll in some of the online session, visit srs.ubc.ca/welcomeback

 

Communications toolkit

Download

This communications toolkit is prepared for each department/unit to use when sharing this messaging across campus. You can find and download content here that suits your channels and audience needs. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us anytime.

  1. Key Messages: For speaking points during in-person meetings.
  2. Newsletter/email copy: Recommended copy to reach your team members.
  3. Assets: Different size graphics for newsletters, web, social media, etc.
  4. Digital Signage: This is added to CoolSign and campus-wide playlist. File name: Ongoing – Welcome Back – VPFO

 


Key messages

Useful for speaking points during in-person meetings.

  • Following BC’s Restart Plan, the university will see increased on-campus activity. Safety & Risk Services has put together a series of campus resources faculty and staff can access online to support a safe and healthy work environment, and navigate smoothly through the transition of coming to a more vibrant and busier campus.
  • The purpose of these resources is to help the campus community navigate smoothly through the transition of coming to a more vibrant and busier campus environment
  • These resources aim to help support those returning to work on campus, and faculty and staff who have been working on campus throughout the pandemic.
  • During the week of July 26-30, a series of return to campus resources will be made available online and on the UBC Workplace Learning (WPL) website. There will be various non-covid-19 related online information sessions, workshops, and live seminars on the most commonly sought information regarding safety at work, personal wellness and soft skills for a better workplace.
  • There will be guest speakers, subject matter experts from Safety & Risk Services, and a series of online sessions and workshops that can be taken over the course of five days at your own convenience and pace. The sessions range from 5 minutes to 60 minutes.
  • The series will launch during the week of July 26-30 and sessions will continue to be available online throughout the year.
  • These sessions are aimed at providing tangible tips and educating everyone on campus about processes and resources available, while also preparing everyone to expect a more vibrant and busy campus environment

 

Newsletter / Email copy

Headline/subject line: Welcome Back: Being Aware and Taking Care

Following BC’s Restart Plan, the university will see increased on-campus activity. Safety & Risk Services has put together a series of campus resources faculty and staff can access online to support a safe and healthy work environment, and navigate smoothly through the transition of coming to a more vibrant and busier campus. The sessions aim to help support those returning to work on campus, and faculty and staff who have been working on campus throughout the pandemic.

The online series will launch during the week of July 26-30, and sessions will continue to be available online throughout the year. Join us during this week to hear from guest speakers, subject matter experts from SRS, and enroll in a series of online sessions and workshops. The sessions range from 5 to 60 minutes.

For more information, visit https://srs.ubc.ca/welcomeback

 

Contact

For questions regarding the use of this toolkit, please contact:

Yvonne Kwok, Communications Manager, Facilities and Safety & Risk Services

yvonne.kwok@ubc.ca

 

For questions regarding this program, please contact:

Teela Narsih, Occupational and Research Safety Associate, Safety & Risk Services

teela.narsih@ubc.ca