Employee Fitness Challenge – Walk to Harrison and/or Whistler

Walking is the number one activity that the majority of Employee Fitness Challenge participants take part in. We ran a walking challenge last semester, but this time we thought we’d change it up a bit and make it more enticing to everyone! This challenge will have two tiers with your chance to win a night’s … Read more

12-Week Bio-Diet Program – Let’s Get Rid of that “Covid-19”

Learn how to safely lose weight and improve your metabolic health the keto way! If you’ve found that you’ve put on a few extra pounds in the past 18 months, you’re not alone. Please join this workshop series where you will learn how a well-formulated, ketogenic diet can help you lose body fat and significantly … Read more

Fall Employee Fitness Challenge – Join the Walking Program

Dust off those runners, drag yourself away from that computer screen and come out to join us for a 30-minute walk! We are happy to see so many faces back on campus and the fall employee fitness challenge is excited to start a walking program as a way to re-connect while striving towards our goal … Read more

Fall, 2021 Learning Development Series

Welcome back to campus everyone – we’ve missed you! We are pleased to offer you some great learning and development opportunities this fall semester. Living our Values – Integrity                                  Respect in the Workplace The University of the Fraser Valley is enriched by the students, staff and faculty from varied and diverse backgrounds. Each and … Read more

Get Ready for the Fall, 2021 Employee Fitness Challenge

The next edition of the UFV Employee Fitness Challenge will be kicking off on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 so if you aren’t one of the 185 employees who already registered for the first one in January, don’t delay! Log on to our website to sign up and receive a great gift! https://www.ufv.ca/hr/health-well-being/fitness-challenge/. Over the past … Read more

Workshop: Workplace Mental Health Skills for Managers

As we continue navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, Human Resources is focusing on providing you with the tools and knowledge you need to assist you to take your workforce from crisis to recovery. We are teaming up with the Canadian Mental Health Association to provide you with “Responding with Respect: Workplace Mental Health … Read more

Celebrate our 2021 employee excellence and long-service recipients

Every spring, UFV celebrates the achievements of its faculty and staff by conferring excellence awards in a number of categories. This year is no exception. Although it wasn’t possible to celebrate them in person this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are very proud of the following recipients: Faculty Service Excellence: Satwinder Bains, South Asian … Read more

Thank you and happy retirement Dianne Hicks! 

After 32 years with the University of the Fraser Valley, Dianne Hicks will be retiring effective May 31, 2021.  Dianne will be missed by staff, faculty and leaders across the University as she has been a stable, and dedicated source of human resources advice for the past three decades.  Dianne Hicks started her career with UFV … Read more

Keto and COVID-19

According to several ongoing researchers, the Ketogenic diet may be a helpful tool in lowering a person’s chances of developing COVID-19 and preventing severity. Could the keto diet help prevent or mitigate severe COVID-19? Well Dr. David Harper thinks it can and he will be explaining why in his presentation in the Keto Salt Lake … Read more