Career Opportunities

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Financial Analyst and Liaison Assistant, Director of Financial Services Instructional Assistant, Upgrading & University Preparation To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: ufv.ca/careers. For more information, contact Tara Rozenek […]

Call for Volunteers! Help make 2nd Annual Alumni Open a Success!

Volunteer with the Alumni Association for the 2nd Annual Alumni Open and be part of our premiere event! On Sept 15 we are looking for volunteers to assist on each of the 18 holes from 12:30-6:30pm. Volunteer duties will vary, and overall we are hoping to have people join us for a day of camaraderie […]

Volunteer Opportunity – ASK ME Stations

We’re looking for volunteers to welcome new students during the first week of the Fall semester. You will be assigned to an Ask Me Table to answer questions, provide directions and be a friendly face welcoming new students to UFV. Click here to let us know your availability. For more info contact orientation@ufv.ca or call […]

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant Webinar — Aug 23

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council is holding a series of webinars for applicants and research administrators on upcoming competitions. The first of these webinars is as follows: Partnership Engage Grants (English) Wed, August 23, 9-10am https://sshrc-crsh.adobeconnect.com/r90wazuzzxfz/ Please note that you do not need to register in advance and a question and answer period […]

Career Opportunities at UFV — Aug 8

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant, Student Services Student Recruiter Academic Advisor, UFV International Developer, Business Intelligence Officer, Purchasing Administrative Assistant, Academic Success Centre Associate Director, Disability Resource Centre To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, […]

Attention admin assistants: Add valuable — and fun — skills to your résumé

Attention administrative assistants: want to add valuable skills in social media, image management, public relations, public speaking, and writing to your résumé? Starting September 12, UFV Continuing Education offers a great line-up of Public Relations courses that could lead to a Public Relations certificate to feature on your résumé and enhanced career opportunities. http://www.ufv.ca/continuing-education/courses/business-and-management/public-relations/ For […]

Changes to food and coffee services at CEP

Over the summer Ancillary Services will be transforming food services on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. In September we will be introducing the new Dana Cafe to replace the Tim Hortons kiosk. The cornerstone of Dana Hospitality is the delicious and nutritious food that is fresh, made from scratch, and locally sourced. This change […]

Misconduct Mondays – Meet Improper Research Raven

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing one academically dishonest critter per week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda, Cheating Cheetah, Impersonating Iguana, Improper Access […]

Misconduct Mondays – Meet Resubmitting Raccoon & Improper Research Raven

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing academically dishonest critters each week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda, Cheating Cheetah, Impersonating Iguana, Improper Access Armadillo, […]

Grade Deadlines for Summer Semester

Grades for the Summer 2017 semester are due to the Office of the Registrar by: • Early Session: Friday, June 30 • Full Session: Thursday, August 24 • Late Session: Thursday, August 31 Please refer to the “End of Term Practices” document for information pertaining to grading at UFV. This can be found under “Faculty […]

Book Buy Back – Sell Textbooks

Remind students they can turn textbooks into cash. Bring past semester’s textbooks and we’ll buy them back. Book Buy Back begins August 15 at UFV Bookstore: August 15-17 10am – 3pm * New Location* UFV Bookstore Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To receive the best price […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for August

August – Tips of the Month from Financial Aid and Awards Tip #1. Need a student loan for September? It’s not too late! On-line applications are available at www.StudentAidBC.ca Tip #2: When you receive your Master Student Loan Agreement promptly take it to a designated post office. This will ensure that you have your funds […]

Instructional Skills Workshop — Aug 22-25

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. During the 3 ½ day workshop, participants design and conduct three “mini-lessons” and receive verbal, written and video feedback from the other participants who have been learners in the mini-lessons. Using an intensive experiential learning approach, participants […]

Career Opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include Web Support Specialist Director, South Asian Studies Institute Instructor, Automotive Service Technician Program Instructor, Heavy Mechanical Trades Program Assistant, Purchasing Assistant, Advancement Services Lab Technician, Graphic & Digital Design Assistant Admissions To view details on these postings, […]

New Student Orientation – Staff and Faculty Involvement

New Student Orientation is just around the corner! Calling all Staff and Faculty! Join us at New Student Orientation (NSO) on Aug 28 in Chilliwack and/or Aug 30 in Abbotsford as we welcome new students to UFV. We hope to create a sense of community by fostering meaningful connections, and throughout each of the event […]

Wideman takes two elected positions

UFV Teaching and Learning Director Maureen Wideman was recently elected to positions with two proactive post-secondary organizations. Wideman now serves as co-chair of the British Columbia Teaching and Learning Council, a community of all B.C. post-secondary teaching and learning centres with ‘a mission to provide local, provincial and national leadership on issues, challenges and directions […]

Storytelling workshop: Techniques of Strategic & Inspirational Storytelling

Discover how to craft a story that truly engages your audience, whether it’s your classmates, customers or employer. This highly practical workshop explores the keys to storytelling; focusing on successfully utilizing setting, characters, narrative structures, and action to create a memorable story. Walk away from this workshop confident in your storytelling abilities and understanding of […]

Sad news: Gail Hull has passed away — memorial service July 29

Remembering Gail Hull Gail Hull, who worked in Financial Services from 1980 until her retirement, passed away on July 15, 2017, after a battle with cancer. Gail retired in 2013 from her role as HR/Payroll Liaison and was known by many for her helpfulness and willingness to always lend a caring ear. Gail’s door was […]

ASC Workshop: Academic Wellness

Monday, July 24, 11:30am – 12pm Abbotsford Campus, G113 Achieving sound grades in your studies is influenced by physical and mental well-being. Clear thinking and focused thoughts can be enhanced by techniques to relax your body and calm your mind. http://www.ufv.ca/asc/asc-workshops/ For more information, contact Rachel Fearey at asc@ufv.ca 07/25/2017

BC Minimum Wage Increase — September 15, 2017

The Government of BC will be increasing the minimum wage rate to $11.35 per hour effective September 15, 2017. Please visit the BC Government webpage for more information: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017JTST0037-000411 For any student contracts that begin before September 15, 2017, the rate noted on the request form will be used and on September 15, 2017, if […]

Employee Appreciation Sale – On Now!

UFV Bookstore would like to thank allFaculty and Staff for your support! Visit your local UFV Bookstore between July 17–31, show us your Employee Card and receive 20% off all regular priced merchandise, clothing, accessories, supplies and more! * This offer excludes textbooks and electronics & cannot be combined with other offers. http://ufv.ca/BOOKSTORE For more […]

Policy consultation – Safe Student Learning Community Policy (204)

As many may know, a wide consultation on revisions to Policy 204 took place in March 2017. In response to the feedback and further discussions, changes were made to the draft policy, and discussion with the Senate Governance Committee ensued. Although almost all of the policy falls outside of the jurisdiction of Senate, a second […]

Academic Support Centre workshop: Exam Smart — Aug 2

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12-12:30 pm Abbotsford Campus, G113 You’re a busy person. You didn’t have the time or energy to come to last month’s ASC Exam Prep Workshop. But now final exams loom and you think you’ll have to cram. Come to this workshop to discover some strategies you can use that are more […]

Career opportunities at UFV — July 24

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Clerk, Assessment Services Department Assistant, Indigenous Student Centre Coordinator, IT Service Desk Analyst, IT Support Educational Technologist Manager, Global Engagement To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For […]