New Expense Claim Form

Financial Services has a new expense claim form, which now includes a section to record PD information. For more information, please contact acctspayable@ufv.ca. The new form should be used for all expense reimbursements, including In-Service Professional Development (PD). What’s changed? The Expense Claim form now includes a section to record PD information. Record your PD […]

myClass (Blackboard Learn) unavailable part of Dec 22

myClass (Blackboard Learn) will undergo an update on Fri, Dec. 22. Required Downtime: 12 hours, starting at 1:30 am to 1:30 pm If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to online@ufv.ca.   12/23/2017

Faculty Service Excellence award — call for nominations

UFV has created a new award that recognizes individuals for academic excellence in service. Individuals eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional instructors who have a cumulative equivalent of two (2) years teaching time at UFV. Award winners receive a plaque with the award recipient’s name […]

April 2018 UFV employee PD day/call for workshop proposals

We invite all faculty and staff to submit proposals for workshops for UFV’s third annual Professional Development Day 2018 on Thurs, April 26. Workshop proposals should be related to one this year’s PD Day themes: • Technology • Diversity/Inclusion • Wellness • Pedagogy • Research Workshops may be geared towards all UFV employees or developed […]

UFV tech panel — Jan 16

UFV will host its first tech panel event on Jan 16. The purpose of the panel is for industry organizations to share insights about career opportunities in technology, desired competencies, and how students can prepare themselves for work in the techiIndustry. Some of the panelists will include: • Cnawlece • Coronation Internet Marketing • Prospera […]

Holiday seasonal closure

UFV will close at 4:30 pm on Fri, Dec 22, and remain closed until Tues, Jan 2. We hope this helps you plan a wonderful break and we look forward to seeing everyone again on Jan 2 as we begin the winter term.  

Career opportunities at UFV — Dec 11 edition

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant, Program Development & Quality Assurance Clerk, Financial Aid and Awards Analyst, IT Systems and Server Advisor, Financial Aid and Awards To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ […]

New expense claim form

Financial Services has a new expense claim form, which now includes a section to record PD information. For more information, contact Kim Wucher at kimberly.wucher@ufv.ca 01/31/2017

Sell your textbooks for cash!

Turn your textbooks into cash! Bring your past semester’s textbooks to the Bookstore and we will buy them back. UFV Abbotsford Bookstore — Dec 13, 14 & 15, 9 am-4 pm UFV Chiliwack Bookstore — Dec 13, 10 am-3 pm Textbooks must be in good condition: no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To […]

UFV Library launches program to purchase Sage books

The UFV Library is participating in a program to purchase books from Sage through “Evidence Based Acquisition”. (EBA) From December 2017 until the end of December 2018, UFV users will be able to view all of Sage’s books and reference books on the Sage Knowledge platform. (Note that videos and business cases are not included […]

UFV Spring Break camp, March 19-23

Active FUNdamentals March break camp is back! Join the UFV Cascades and the UFV Kinesiology students for a fun week of physical literacy, March 19-23, 2018. During this week, your child will work on developing their fundamental movement skills of running, jumping, throwing, hopping, skipping and catching. We will practice these skills through fun and […]

Research Chair Hugh Brody receives honorary degree

Professor Hugh Brody, who holds a Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies at UFV, recently received an honorary degree from the University of Kent in England. Brody received his honorary Doctor of Letters degree, in recognition of his contribution to visual anthropology, at a ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral on 24 November. Brody leads an ambitious […]

Getting in the KINSmas spirit

The first ever KINSmas event on November 29 brought the seasonal spirit to the Chilliwack campus at CEP as Kinesiology students and faculty enjoyed a friendly Survivor-style team competition organized by the KINpals. “This turned out to be a very well received and successful event with about 60 students attending in total, along with some faculty […]

Call for Nominations — Research Excellence Award

Calling for Research Excellence Award Nominations Deadline for nominations is 4 pm on Jan 12. Each year UFV recognizes individual research excellence through its Research Excellence Award. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional instructors who have a cumulative equivalent of two years teaching time […]

Desiree Blankenberg joins Student Services as associate director, Centre for Accessibility Services

Desiree Blankenberg will be joining UFV on Jan 8 in the position of Associate Director, Centre for Accessibility Services (formerly Disability Resource Centre). Desiree has a Master of Education degree from the University of Alberta in Special Education (2000). Desiree is also a certified school psychologist recognized by the BC Association of School Psychologists (2009). […]

UFV Career opportunities — Dec 4

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant Professor, Social, Cultural & Media Studies Generalist, Office of the Registrar On-Call Librarians To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at […]

UFV International Holiday Party — Nov 30

  UFV International is hosting a Holiday Party this year! Join us for a festive evening Thursday, November 30th from 5-10 pm at the Rancho! Tickets cost $15 each and can be purchased at UFV International front desk in B223. Please purchase your ticket between the business hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. You can pay with […]

UFV International Holiday Party — Nov 30

UFV International is hosting a Holiday Party this year! Join us for a festive evening Thursday, November 30th from 5-10 pm at the Rancho! Tickets cost $15 each and can be purchased at UFV International front desk in B223. Please purchase your ticket between the business hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. You can pay with cash […]

Call for Nominations — Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate an outstanding UFV instructor for the Teaching Excellence Award! Deadline for nominations is 4 pm, January 19, 2018. Once again UFV will provide an award to an individual in recognition of teaching excellence. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV faculty and lab instructors who have completed two years of instruction, or sessional instructors […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for December

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for December If you require a student loan for the winter semester and you haven’t already applied, do so on-line at www.studentaidbc.ca Loan documents for January will soon be confirmed electronically. Please contact Financial Aid and Awards for details on processing your loan to ensure that you have your funds […]

Commuter Alert – December 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Dec 30 – Harlem Globetrotters: 7 pm • Sun, Dec 31 – Harlem Globetrotters: 2 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase daily parking and park in lots […]

Policy Revised — Accommodation of Students with Disabilities policy (93)

The Accommodation of Students with Disabilities policy (93) has been updated to reflect the name change from Disability Resource Centre to the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS). The policy is available on the Secretariat website at http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 12/08/2017

Holiday receptions — Dec 12 and 14

The Provost, Vice-Provost, AVP Research, and Deans invite you to celebrate the year’s end and new year’s beginning. Abbotsford Tues, Dec 12 U-House 2-4 pm Chilliwack Thurs, Dec 14 Aboriginal Gathering Place 2:30-4 pm

Volunteer opportunity for UFV Students at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Attention UFV students! Are you interested in a career in the healthcare field? Would you like to gain experience working as a health advocate? Do you want to be part of an impactful & meaningful program connecting patients to the social determinants of health, such as food, housing, and social supports? If you answered YES […]