One year in — A COVID-19 milestone

March 15 will mark one year since UFV announced a shift to a remote learning model for the remainder of the winter semester due to the risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. This massive shift to studying, teaching, and working from home for the majority of UFV employees and students has been a challenge for … Read more

Amea Wilbur and Raymonde Tickner featured on Global Migration podcast

In the first episode of the second season of the Global Migration podcast “Geographies from the Heart: Life-writing from Newcomers to Canada,” host Mohammed Alsaleh speaks to Dr. Amea Wilbur (University of the Fraser Valley), Raymonde Tickner, and Zahida Rahemtulla. They discuss the power of migration stories and the impact of multiple narratives that emerged … Read more

Chat – R (Chat Reconciliation) — Mar 3

Join Lorna Andrews, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Indigenization to chat about reconciliation efforts at UFV. Have an online chat about Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization, or anything in association with Reconciliation. Date(s): Wed, March 3 (1- 2:30 pm) (The first Wednesday of every month (1-2:30pm) For information and registration, please contact: For more information, contact … Read more

Procrastination Avoidance Week — March 8-12

Remember the Long Night Against Procrastination? LNAP is back!! It has a new name, it’s fully online, and it’s going national!! PROCRASTINATION AVOIDANCE WEEK (PAW) Mar 8-12, 2021, 10 am-2 pm Thirteen academic institutions from across Canada are partnering to offer comprehensive procrastination avoidance support for students as we enter the end of semester crunch … Read more

Faculty Elections — Senate & Board

Faculty will have the opportunity to vote March 8-11 for one faculty member to the Board of Governors, and one Professional Studies faculty to the Senate. Eligible voters will be notified via email at that time. Below are the candidates: Board candidates: Bosu Seo Shelley Canning Senate candidates: Gerry Palmer Sheryl MacMath. Terms of office … Read more

Career opportunities — March 1

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Sessional Faculty, Faculty of Health Sciences Chief Information Officer Continuing Education Instructor, Industry Services & Part-time Trade Dean, College of Arts Communications Coordinator, Dean’s Office Sessional Instructor, Career and Capstone Learning Sessional Instructor, School of Criminology and … Read more

Graphic and Digital Design portfolio + info night — April 14

Hands-on, career-focused + far from ordinary! Graphic and Digital Design programs at the University of the Fraser Valley are forward-thinking, dynamic, and flexible. Come and learn about your options! Join our info session and begin shaping the future of the creative industry in the valley and beyond! + Explore various program options + Meet our … Read more

Risk & Safety and Security Operations Centre move

The department of Risk & Safety and the Security Operations Centre are moving back into its newly renovated spaces. As of February 25 you can find us back in our original offices. Risk & Safety — Abby B122 Security Operations Centre (SOC) — Abby B120 For more information, contact Mary Miller at 03/26/2021

UFV Senate Standing Committees

Expressions of interest are now being sought from students, faculty, and staff to serve on Senate’s standing committees, for terms beginning August 1, 2021. The Senate Governance Committee (SGC) welcomes expressions of interest for the available positions listed on the Standing Committee Vacancies web page. SGC is responsible for ensuring the broadest possible base of … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes, February 2021

Welcome to the following new employees, and congratulations to those who have secured a new position. Anthony Adefolaju — Administrator I, Database Pamela Webster — Laboratory Technician, Registered Nursing & Dental Assisting Gordon Jang — Analyst I, Systems moved from Educational Technologist Adriana Striker — Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies, Practical Nursing Sarah Wallin … Read more

Sahir: A Commemoration of the Poet’s Life and Work — March 6-8

Sahir — a name that requires no introduction for those who love Urdu poetry and Hindustani film music. The very utterance of his name evokes images of romance, resistance, and social justice. To commemorate Sahir Ludhianvi’s birth centenary, presentations by scholars, creative writers, and/or community members will examine topics such as representations of love, nature, … Read more