Getting back to normal starts with education

According to the British Columbia Provincial Health Office, 2.5 million people in British Columbia have received COVID-19 vaccinations. We know you have questions about your health and vaccines, and it’s important to find accurate, scientific answers. A safe return to campus and to normal starts with education. Find information at the British Columbia Centre for … Read more

Dr. Bonnie Henry holds townhall for post-secondaries

A virtual town hall meeting was held on May 10, 2021 to discuss the preliminary public health guidance for Fall 2021 provided in the COVID-19 Return-to-Campus Primer. Participants at the town hall included representatives from the Office of the Provincial Health Officer, as well as senior representatives from public post-secondary institutions and post-secondary labour unions. … Read more

Planning for September — an update

A message from President Joanne MacLean:   Dear colleagues, Over the past 15 months you have overcome the personal and professional challenges imposed by the pandemic. Thank you for all you have done to persevere through this academic year in support of students and their education. As COVID-19 case numbers trend slightly lower, and as … Read more

Online Co-op information sessions

Online Co-op Information Sessions! Find out how you can combine your academic studies with relevant paid work experience! Hosted by our co-op coordinators, the session will include the details, benefits, program requirements, and how to apply to the Co-op program. There will be an opportunity for Q&A during the session. Note: all sessions contain the … Read more

UFV Alumni Association’s Distinguished and Young Distinguished Alumni Award nominations

Seeking nominations for the 2021 UFV Alumni Association’s Distinguished and Young Distinguished Alumni Awards. We all know our alumni are awesome – here’s your chance to tell them. Nominate an outstanding alum in recognition of their achievements in one or more key areas. Visit our website for more information on how to nominate, and to … Read more

Accessibility Awareness Event (June 1-3, 2021)

To promote and raise awareness for the National Accessibility Week, May 31 – June 4, 2021, the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) and the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS) are hosting a three-day online event featuring keynote presenters, workshops, a student panel, and other relevant sessions to showcase and learn about accessibility. All sessions will … Read more

Poet inspired by mum who lives with dementia

Math and Stats department assistant Margret Bollerup is also a published poet. She is pictured above with her mum, Roberta, whom she describes as: former physician, fierce friend, intrepid Guider, and general firecracker, now lives with mixed (Alzheimer’s and vascular) dementia. Roberta’s husband Bryan is her main caregiver, but it is a testament to the … Read more

Teaching and Learning — new course design workshops

Teaching and Learning is offering some new course-building help workshops. New! Basics of Universal Design workshop Facilitator: Rhonda Darbyson Thurs — May 6, 20, June 3, 17 (10-11 am) Storyboard your Course workshop Facilitator: Ken Harmel Mon — May 10 & 20 (11-11:30 am) New! Building a Student-Centred Syllabus workshop Facilitator: Claire Hay Wed — … Read more

School of Business Seminar: Sustainable Finance: Trends reshaping Markets and Education: Proposal for a Master in Sustainable Finance at UFV

The School of Business is happy to announce the first seminar hosted by our new director, Dr. Christophe Schinckus! Chris will be speaking on Sustainable Finance: Trends reshaping Markets and Education: Proposal for a Master in Sustainable Finance at UFV — discussing program development and integrating research. The seminar will be held via Zoom on … Read more

HR Applicant Tracking System training sessions

Human Resources has been offering ongoing training sessions to train users on the functions of the new Applicant Tracking System, which has now been LIVE since January 7, 2021. Features of the new system include: Web-based posting requisition form Multi-level, online approvals, and posting tracking Online application interface for job seekers Secure resume viewing dashboard … Read more