Meet Joy Magno


Facilities Coordinator 


Space Planning and Facilities Management 


Vancouver Campus 

How long have you worked at the UBC Faculty of Medicine?

Four months.

Tell us what you do at the Faculty in one or two sentences: 

I provide senior administrative support to the Space Planning and Facilities Management Unit. 

What’s your favourite thing about your work? 

Working with a close-knit group of people who genuinely like and respect each other.  

One thing we might be surprised to learn about you? 

I have been singing since I was five years old but my grandpa did not want me to get into the showbiz/entertainment industry. 

What is the song you sang out loud as a teenager? 

“My Favorite Things” by Julie Andrews 

What makes you laugh?

Babies laughing 

One thing on your desk you brought from home?

My big warm and cozy mug  

Most healthy habit: 

Daily walk 

What is your favourite vacation spot and why? 

Hawaii and the Philippines. Hawaii because it reminds me of the Philippines. When I go to the Philippines it is mainly to see relatives and friends, but the beaches and islands are the ultimate haven get away places and the seafood is the best!