Call for honorary degree nominations

The Honorary Degree selection committee is seeking honorary doctorate degree nominations. The honorary doctorate degree is the highest form of recognition offered by UFV. We have a wonderful legacy of distinguished recipients whose achievements we are honoured to profile and celebrate. These awards are an excellent way to bring publicity to your areas and to … Read more

Caste, Diaspora and the Future: SASI Symposium — Dec 2

CASTE, DIASPORA AND THE FUTURE SASI Third Symposium The issue of caste has resurfaced as a determining marker of identity among the diasporic Indian community. It had always existed, albeit in obscure forms. However, in the recent decades it has taken a robust turn through cultural artefacts and rehashing of a caste pride in a … Read more

Adult Education minor info session — Nov 30

  Come explore the benefits of an Adult Education minor. Discover how an ADED minor will complement your major and your career goals. This session will cover: • Course requirements • Steps to take to declare • Other credentials in addition to the minor • Career options. Contact for your Zoom invitation or any … Read more

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Times of Uncertainty — Nov 25

Though we are experiencing high levels of economic and technological uncertainty due to Covid-19, unique opportunities arise in periods of rapid change. Join Enactus UFV and the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) for a free public talk on Wed, Nov 25 (11 am) as Dr. Jon Thomas shares insights on the entrepreneurial … Read more

UFV employees cook to Make a Difference

  UFV conducted a fabulous UFV/United Way Employee Breakfast Cook-Off on November 17. Heartfelt congratulations to our winning chef, Dr. Lenore Newman! For those who registered but couldn’t attend, you can view the recording here. And you’ll want to. It was HILARIOUS. This holiday season join us in giving back to UFV students facing financial … Read more

Go paper-free with pension information

You can now choose to receive digital notifications when your latest pension information, like the Member’s Benefit Statement and 2020 Report to Members, is available online. Going paper-free is fast, secure and allows you to keep track of all your important pension information in one place. Signing up for paper-free communications is simple. If you’re … Read more

Policy Consultation — Emeritus Designation (208)

As part of a four-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Emeritus Designation (208) policy. Supporting documents are available at Please submit your comments to by the deadline of 4 pm, Thurs, Dec 17, 2020. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at … Read more

COVID-19: The Second Wave and Your Mental Health Workshop (free recorded webinar)

Description: With the arrival of fall, government and health officials at federal, provincial, and regional levels have started, and in many cases, enacted, planning to minimize the complications and difficulties we face with the onset of a second wave of COVID-19. Organizations have endured challenges throughout the past several months and will continue to be … Read more

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women — Nov 25

–  Experiences of Domestic Violence among South Asian Communities in Boston, USA –  Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in Nepal –  Menstruation Taboos for Women in Nepal Zoom Link: Speakers Moderator Wed, Nov 25, 2020 5–6:30 p.m. (Vancouver, Canada) 2–3:30 a.m. (Barcelona, Spain) 6:45– 8:15 a.m. (Kathmandu, Nepal)   Meeting ID: 922 8740 9639 … Read more

Register for UFV/UW Virtual Employee Breakfast Cook-Off! — Nov 17

Tomorrow morning on Tues, November 17 at 8:15 am, our Virtual Employee Breakfast Cook-Off officially launches the 2020 UFV/United Way “Make a Difference” Campaign to support youth in need in our communities.  All donations made until Giving Tuesday on Dec 1 will be matched, dollar for dollar, doubling our collective impact! Help celebrate our UFV … Read more

Auditions and Backstage — UFV Theatre’s Pariah (The Outcast)

Pariah (The Outcast) by August Strindberg Directed by Parjad Sharifi Performances: March 24, 25, and 26, 2021 at 7pm and March 27, 2021 at 2pm * Performances will be live, via a virtual platform. Seeking 2 Performers for Pariah (The Outcast) by August Strindberg. Pariah(The Ourcast) is a thrilling Darwinian battle of survival between the … Read more