MicroCourses — Online Teaching Fundamentals

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online courses), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly. Upcoming Schedule: MicroCourse 1 – Course Organization — Tues, Jan 25 at 11 am MicroCourse 2 – Adapting Instruction — Wed, Jan 27 at 1 pm MicroCourse 3 … Read more

Tech Tools for Teaching

Make your online courses more meaningful. Enhance your teaching with ed tech tools from TLC’s top picks inventory. Browse our A-Z listing or find tools based on teaching outcome, popularity, and type of support. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new apps. Upcoming Schedule: PeerScholar Workshop — Tues, Jan 26 (10-11 am) … Read more

PD Day 2021

PDDAY2021 SAVE THE DATES — April 27-29, 2021 Faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a 3-day, online professional development event to connect with colleagues, learn tools, tips and trends in higher ed, and grow UFV towards the future together. more details to come! #ufvpdday Online event – tba https://ufv.ca/pd-day/ For more information, contact Leah … Read more

FAST system outage — Feb 4

FAST (fast.ufv.ca) will be unavailable on Thursday, February 04th from 8 am to 12 pm while IT Services completes an annual upgrade to the latest version. Who is impacted? All employees that have access to FAST on campus and those connecting from a remote desktop connection. Please prepare for this outage by downloading and saving … Read more

Application webinar for future students

UFV continues to accept applications for the Summer and Fall 2021 semesters. Sign up for a webinar, where a representative from our Future Students Office will provide additional instruction and support on the application process. The 45-minute webinar will cover the following important topics: • How to view program information • How to view entrance … Read more

Academic Success Centre services available online

Your Academic Success Centre offers support for students through Blackboard Collaborate virtual rooms. Students can book appointments or drop-in to meet with a peer tutor. In addition to the usual one-on-one sessions, tutoring can be set up for small groups to practise presentations or review written work. WriteAway and TurnItIn are both available through the … Read more

Microsoft 365 for students coming this spring

Following the successful launch of MS Teams and Exchange Online for faculty and staff, Microsoft Teams, Exchange Online and OneDrive will be made available to students this spring. Through offering these services, the project hopes to provide a more robust set of tools to UFV students, enhancing their remote learning experiences and creating more collaborative … Read more

Moose Hide Campaign — stand up against violence against women and girls

Standing Up Against Violence Against Women & Girls Panel discussion & Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls presentation The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys who are standing up against violence towards women and children. Wearing this moose hide signifies your commitment to honour, respect, and … Read more

Virtual Campus Engagement Expo — Jan 27

Start getting to know UFV organizations and departments by attending the Virtual Campus Engagement Expo! This event is your opportunity to get to know student leaders of various student organizations, to get more information on how to become involved at UFV! and to ask questions about services available at UFV! Through this online expo, you … Read more

Floor Warden training — volunteers needed

Floor wardens are UFV employees trained to guide the UFV community during emergency evacuations. They also help prevent unsafe conditions that could lead to evacuations. Floor warden responsibilities Be ready to assist in evacuation Be familiar with your assigned areas and assist in a safe and orderly evacuation of building occupants in the event of … Read more

Still time to nominate outstanding faculty! Deadline extended to Feb 8

Recognize a faculty for their outstanding service, research, or teaching by nominating them for an award! The nomination deadline for the faculty excellence awards has been extended to 9am on February 8, 2021. Faculty, students, alumni, staff, and university officers are eligible to nominate. For more details on eligibility and to submit a nomination, please … Read more

CityStudio Abbotsford Virtual Hubbub 6 — website now live until Jan 29

CityStudio Virtual HUBBUB #6 Celebrating Experiential Learning! Fall 2020 semester has been a busy and very creative time at CityStudio Abbotsford! Three challenges containing the work of 19 student working teams are now showcased in our virtual semi-annual HUBBUB #6. The website will remain live until January 29, and there is a chance to vote … Read more