Zoom and Microsoft Teams video retention policy announced for October 2023

October 28, 2022 at 10:15 am

Starting in October 2023, UBC will begin removing video recordings from Zoom and Microsoft Teams automatically, one year after each video is recorded. This new video retention policy will affect all faculty, staff, and student employees who use UBC accounts to record with these tools.

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Posted in Microsoft Teams News, Zoom News

Recommendation against using Zoom with LockDown Browser for invigilation

April 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm

Based on recent technical issues, we now recommend against using Zoom and LockDown Browser together for invigilation.

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Posted in LockDown Browser News, Zoom News

Zoom add-on supports 300+ participants

March 12, 2021 at 12:29 pm

Request a large meeting add-on to create breakout rooms in sessions of up to 1000 participants, with up to 100 breakout rooms allowed.

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Posted in Zoom News

Zoom Student Guide

October 2, 2020 at 7:27 pm

Find UBC instructions and tips for Zoom, a video/audio web-conferencing and collaboration tool that lets you, your peers, and your instructor meet in real time online. Through Zoom, you can attend lectures and meetings, present using whiteboards, share screens and resources, interact by chat or Q&A, have small group discussions, and take polls. Read more »

Posted in Zoom

Zoom cloud recording and Canvas integration available

August 23, 2020 at 9:00 am

UBC Zoom data has moved to Canadian data hosting, allowing us to enable cloud recording for Zoom sessions and to integrate Zoom and Canvas.

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Posted in Canvas News, Zoom News

Group Work

August 21, 2020 at 11:45 pm

Find tools to support students when working in groups online at UBC. Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, UBC Blogs, UBC Wiki, Zoom


August 15, 2020 at 12:16 am

Find tools for communicating with your students online at UBC. Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, OnTask, UBC Blogs, Zoom


August 14, 2020 at 10:42 pm

Find tools to support online discussions at UBC. Read more »

Posted in Canvas, Mattermost, Microsoft Teams, Piazza, UBC Blogs, Zoom

Polls & Surveys

August 14, 2020 at 6:40 pm

Find tools to get feedback from students in online polls and surveys at UBC. Read more »

Posted in iClicker Cloud, Qualtrics, Zoom


August 14, 2020 at 6:38 pm

Find tools for running exams online at UBC. Read more »

Posted in Canvas, LockDown Browser, Zoom