Campus Recreation and Wellness fitness classes — try before you buy Jan 9-12

Campus Recreation and Wellness is offering fitness classes in the Winter Semester on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack (CEP) campuses. Registration for classes will be open on January 3. Classes being offered include Yoga, Zumba, Bellydance Fitness, More than Core and Functional Fitness. Times, locations, and registration can be found online at http://www.ufvcascades.ca/rec/fitness/ Classes are … Read more

Scholarly Sharing Initiative — Feb 28

Panel Presentation & Discussion: Is Peace and Conflict Studies part of my field, too? Steve Schroeder, History, Teaching Chair, Peace and Conflict Studies Sven Van de Wetering, Psychology Hayli Millar, Criminology Chris Leach, History Edward Akuffo, Political Science Tues, Feb 28 University House, Abbotsford Campus 1:15–2:45 pm Delicious refreshments provided For more information, contact Marcella … Read more

The College of Arts and The Reach present George Jacob — Jan 16

The College of Arts and The Reach are co-hosting a presentation by Canadian museologist George Jacob on Creating Cultural Capital: Global Museum Industry Insights Mon, January 16 4:30–6 pm Abby B101 What is the role of museums and culture in our increasingly virtual and changing inter-connected world of accelerated communication and global mobility? Museums are … Read more

Crime Prevention and the Transition to Democracy in Myanmar — Jan 10

A presentation by Yvon Dandurand, facilitated by Dr. Amy Prevost, discussing Crime Prevention and the Transition to Democracy in Myanmar (formerly Burma). Tues, Jan 10 11:30 am-1 pm Abby A225. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome!   For more information, contact Cecelia Dirksen at Cecelia.Dirksen@ufv.ca 01/10/2017

Payroll Compliance Practitioner info session

Become a Certified Payroll Professional! A career in payroll is very rewarding and becoming a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) will ensure you have the compliance knowledge and payroll skills needed for success. Employers look for the PCP certification when hiring and consistently pay a higher salary to those who have achieved it (Hays Canada Payroll … Read more

SSHRC Insight Development Grant webinars — Dec 7 & 13

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is holding two webinars on the upcoming Insight Development Grants 2017 for applicants and administrators: one general session and one focused on research-creation. You do not need to register in advance. The webinars will be held via Adobe Connect (for the visual presentation and written … Read more

Abbotsford Building D elevator services will be temporarily unavailable — Dec 20-21

Facilities Management has scheduled Eltec Elevator to perform service maintenance on the elevator for Abbotsford Building D on Tues, Dec 20, and Wed, Dec 21 to address an accessibility design issue and bring the elevator controls up to building code. Elevator services in Building D will be temporarily unavailable for two-days while the work is … Read more

SUS Angel Tree applications are open — apply by Nov 30

Do you know a student whose family could use some help at Christmas? The Angel Tree program helps support our UFV students who face many challenges as they raise their families while pursuing their education. Pick up and return completed applications to the UFV Financial Aid Office by 2 pm, Nov 30, 2016 Chwk A1318 … Read more

Auditions for UFV Theatre’s production of Euripides’ Bakkhai, in a new adaptation by Anne Carson

Auditions for UFV Theatre’s production of Euripides’ Bakkhai, in a new adaptation by Anne Carson and directed/designed collaboratively by UFV Theatre faculty members Raïna von Waldenburg and Parjad Sharifi, are coming up in October. The details: General Day One … Mon Nov 28, 5-8pm General Day Two … Tuesday Nov 29, 6-9pm Callbacks … Mon … Read more

UFV Theatre Grand Theft Terra Firma: Stories of (Re)conciliation: Call for Participants

Grand Theft Terra Firma: Stories of (Re)conciliation is a performance project that will explore how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded lands of the Stó:lō (People of the River) — began being colonized in the mid-1800s and ask how that history is lived today, by people of both Indigenous and settler ancestry. The performance … Read more

CE planning administrative professionals conference for 2017

Continuing Education is currently developing a conference for administrative assistants. The conference is planned and administered by administrative professionals with input from various levels of management. The goal of this conference is to create a network of highly skilled professionals who  are rock stars in their fields, and who are looking to information share and … Read more

2017 Clayoquot Biosphere Immersion Field School

Clayoquot Biosphere Immersion Field School Tofino BC May 19-30, 2017 Have you ever wanted to explore the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island? Tofino, a magical place surrounded by crashing waves, screeching gulls, towering trees and fresh, salt-tanged air. Immerse yourself in sand, sea, mud and moss. Marvel at the beauty that surrounds us. Explore … Read more

First-year student transitions program survey — responses invited

The Disability Resource Centre is inviting students to fill out a survey about the first-year experience. The survey is designed to give DRC staffers a better idea of what students would like to see entering UFV for the first time and what returning students would like to see done differently if they could go back … Read more