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June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm

Collaborate Ultra access turned off June 30

As part of UBC's move away from Collaborate Ultra, your access to Collaborate Ultra recordings in Canvas will be turned off on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. This removal is in preparation for UBC's access to Collaborate Ultra and all stored recordings officially ending on July 31, 2021.

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Posted in Canvas, Collaborate Ultra


April 13, 2021 at 4:53 pm

Recommendation against using Zoom with LockDown Browser for invigilation

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, Zoom


March 31, 2021 at 4:11 pm

Microsoft Teams personal chats removed after 90 days

Starting April 30, 2021, UBC will adopt a schedule of removing instant chat messages in Microsoft Teams after 90 days.

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Posted in Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams


March 18, 2021 at 11:15 am

UBC Senate motions on use of remote proctoring software

The motions, effective immediately, restrict the use of automated remote invigilation tools like Proctorio that use algorithmic analysis of data recorded during invigilation at UBC on both campuses, except where accreditation bodies explicitly require remote proctoring software.

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Posted in Proctorio


March 12, 2021 at 12:29 pm

Zoom add-on supports 300+ participants

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