Animal Care Consultation

Consultation service offered to both UBC Okanagan and Vancouver researchers to ensure researchers conform to mandatory guidelines regarding animal care when conducting research involving animals. Assists researchers in obtaining an animal care certificate.

Virtual Meeting Room (VMR) Service

The VMR (virtual meeting room) service is a customer consultation for videoconferencing, desktop user mobile devices, and hardware based videoconferencing rooms.


License expired March 11, 2021.

Vidyo is a desktop, self-administered videoconferencing service. It works in large video conferencing rooms and can record and/or stream (flash based).

Direct Room-to-Room VC

Room-based video conferencing designed for groups of people located in physical rooms.

Recording and/or Webcasting/Live-Streaming: MediaSite

Mediasite is a video platform that enables the recording of presentations. Mediasite has features that allow recording and playback of two sources, for example your PowerPoint and yourself through your webcam or other connected Camera. Mediasite can process your recorded PowerPoint slides to enable viewers to click through the slides on playback, and even do a word search on the text in all the slides.


Bluejeans is a desktop, self-administered videoconferencing service. Offered as a public service.

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft (MS) Teams is a collaboration tool for groups to create content and share the information they need to work together. The tool is operated by Microsoft as part of their MS 365 suite. MS Teams enables users across the University to connect via instant messaging, video conferencing, online meetings, and simultaneously work on a document in real-time together.


Dropbox is a file hosting service that provides cloud storage, file synchronization, and can be used as a file-sharing service.

Google Docs

Google Docs is a free Web-based application in which documents and spreadsheets can be created, edited and stored online.


Fast, secure, sharing and fire-and-forget file transfers. Globus can be used for moving data between any two resources, whether it is a small number of very large (even terabyte-sized) files or a very large number of small files.