UFV Student Research Day ’21 awards announced

UFV’s Student Research Day 2021 online showcase is available to view at ufv.ca/student-research-day now through the end of the year. The showcase features 54 research projects by 80 (mostly undergraduate) students and their faculty mentors. From nursing to agriculture, social work to chemistry, psychology to biology — students’ posters tackle intriguing questions about the natural … Read more

Order your commemorative paver

Honour a loved one or leave your mark at UFV before time runs out. Construction is underway on UFV’s accessible new entrance at our Abbotsford campus, featuring beautiful landscaping, bench seating, and custom-engraved commemorative pavers. And great news — our architects have created space for additional pavers, allowing us to accept new orders until April … Read more

Chat — I (Chat Internationalization) — April 20

Please join Carol Suhr, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Internationalization, in her Chat-I. Date: Tues, Apr 20 (1-2 pm) This discussion will be co-led with UFV International to discuss help faculty members and others become more aware of ways to support international/multilingual students at UFV. Again, this is a casual space for dialogue, so people can … Read more

UFV Learning Apps (including some new ones) — April 21-28

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: Camtasia Workshop — Wed, Apr 21 (2-3 pm) … Read more

UFV Board of Governors Bylaw & policy revisions

At its April 8, 2021 meeting, the Board of Governors approved the following bylaws revisions and the addition of BGB 110.18 — Presidential Performance Evaluation: • Board bylaw BGB 110.16 — Delegation of Authority • Board bylaw BGB-110.17 — Board Policies and Board Policy Directions • Board bylaw BGB 110.18 — Presidential Performance Evaluation The … Read more

BMO Bank At Work mortgage presentation — April 20 and 22

BMO Bank At Work Mortgage Presentation Please join Kevin Cheung, Manager, Partnerships for BMO Bank at Work Mortgage Presentation He’ll provide a quick overview of the benefit and how you can take advantage of these exciting offers. Tuesday and Thursday April 20 and April 22 1-1:45 pm Microsoft Teams meeting https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODZjOGNkODEtOTA5ZC00N2QxLWI2OWMtYWRmOGI3NWE1MTk2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22ece76e02-a02b-4c4a-906d-98a34c5ce07a%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221f0b05a2-efb7-4717-a992-8584a25d2c3e%22%7d   For more information, … Read more

Resiliency in Response to Abnormal Times workshop — May 11

Build resiliency while experiencing normal reactions during this abnormal time in the midst of COVID-19. Develop an understanding of the impact of current stressors on our well-being, how to recognize the signs of stress, and how to react appropriately. Facilitator: Canadian Mental Health Association of BC Tues, May 11 12-1 pm Online, Zoom https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resiliency-in-response-to-abnormal-times-tickets-150121550599 For … Read more

Teaching and Learning Specialists – Virtual Chats

Join our Teaching and Learning Specialists in their virtual chats. They each have designated open chat times for you to chat about their disciplines and related topics. Chat – I (Chat Internationalization), facilitated by Carol Suhr Tues, April 6 (2:30 pm) Todays’ discussion will be titled: How Can I Support Students and Help them Gain … Read more

Grade submission deadline — April 30

The final grade deadline for the Winter 2021 semester is April 30, 2021. Please refer to the “End of Term Practices” document for information pertaining to grading at UFV. This can be found under “Faculty Information & Forms” on myUFV. For more information email: grades@ufv.ca   05/01/2021

Policy Consultation — Course Repeat (86) Revisions

As part of a five-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Course Repeat policy (86). Please distribute to others in your area, as appropriate. The revisions can be found here: https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by Thursday, May 14, 2021. Thank you for … Read more

2021 BC Studies Conference

The UFV History department is hosting the international, multidisciplinary BC Studies Conference on the theme of Ways of Being, Ways of Knowing, virtually May 6-8, 2021. Conference cost: $25 for three days The schedule includes sessional panels, digital poster presentations, virtual tour, and forum. Keynote speaker: David McIlwraith visit www.ufv.ca/bcstudies for schedule and registration details … Read more

Community Giving Days generate more than $60,000 in 72 hours!

To mark its 47th birthday, UFV hosted its first annual Community Giving Days from April 5-7 to raise funds for two distinct programs — the UFV Cascades (athletics) and student refugees. Countless students have struggled financially over the past year as a result of COVID-19.  UFV student-athletes are no exception. Many cannot afford to attend … Read more

Take advantage of UFV’s research opportunities for the arts — College of Arts

Applicants to the College of Arts at UFV are invited to join for an inaugural series of online UFV Arts Welcome events. These sessions will offer a window into the College of Arts experience. Tues, April 13 7-8 pm Zoom https://ca01web.zoom.us/meeting/register/u50vcumurDgrGNUL13e6ywXogr6q6w0L9RHh For more information, contact Bahara Ahmadi at bahara.ahmadi@ufv.ca 04/13/2021