Zoom News

Zoom chats to be removed after 90 days starting March 31, 2024

November 14, 2023 at 10:30 am

Starting March 31, 2024, UBC will begin removing chat messages in Zoom after 90 days. This chat retention policy impacts chats exchanged between individuals, in groups, and in channels using the Zoom “Team Chat” feature.

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Posted in Zoom News

Zoom and Microsoft Teams video retention policy going into effect soon

October 18, 2023 at 2:15 pm

Starting October 31, 2023 and March 31, 2024 respectively, UBC will begin removing video recordings from Microsoft Teams and Zoom automatically, one year after each video is recorded. This new video retention policy affects 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

Zoom and Microsoft Teams video retention policy announced

October 28, 2022 at 10:15 am

Starting in October 2023 and March 2024 respectively, UBC will begin removing video recordings from Microsoft Teams and Zoom 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 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