The Creativity Lab: Rebuilding for Climate Resilience, Lab 1

We are bringing together people from across the Fraser Valley to work on the complex problem: How do we rebuild for climate resilience? A Creativity Lab is a structured, facilitated process that allows participants to build cohesive ideas. Through activities that stimulate creativity and collaboration, this process has been proven to generate vibrant, actionable solutions. … Read more

Online Co-operative Education information sessions May 12, 17, 25

Looking for relevant work experience? Attend one of the three upcoming online Co-op info sessions to find out how you can combine your academic studies with relevant paid work experience! The session will include details, benefits, program requirements, and how to apply to the Co-op program. Session #1 – Thursday – May 12|10:30 am – … Read more

Education for Sustainable Development workshops

The two workshops in this series will offer insight into what Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is and why it is crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. They are experiential and will help participants to articulate what sustainability means and the ways it is intricately connected with issues of social and ecological justice. Each … Read more

Apply for UFV Scholarship & Leadership Awards — deadline May 10

Applications for UFV Scholarship and Leadership awards are now open! Scholarships recognize and support exceptional academic achievement. Applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.5 GPA unless otherwise stated in the scholarship criteria. Leadership Awards recognize outstanding and unpaid service to the university community and/or the community at large, leadership and volunteer work. A minimum GPA … Read more

UFVAA & TD Financial Literacy webinar series — Financial Planning for Children’s Future — May 4

If you have a desire to learn about the estimated lifetime costs associated with raising children, how to optimize investment opportunities, the types of insurance you may require, or what estate planning tools you may require, this webinar is for you. https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aJm4zayeQYOngchEMotZMg Wed, May 4 12-1 pm Virtual Zoom https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aJm4zayeQYOngchEMotZMg For more information, contact Bahara … Read more

TD Financial Literacy webinar series — Building Personal Wealth

This webinar will assist you in building your personal toolbox for growing your wealth. Embedded in this webinar is an opportunity for Q&A related to the investment vehicles that will be discussed. From RRSPs and TFSAs to GICs and Bonds, this webinar will cover a wide variety of options, giving you the right tools to … Read more

UFVAA & TD Financial Literacy webinar series – 10 Lessons | TD Wealth for Women

This webinar is designed to equip women with tools to build a financially secure future. Bring a friend and learn about creating a roadmap to achieve your financial goals. This financial literacy webinar covers young adulthood through to retirement. Register today: https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Pl58uvCHTT6tpdxenNk24Q The UFV Alumni Association, in partnership with affinity partner TD Insurance, is pleased … Read more

New policies

The following new policies have been approved and will be accessible on the website below: Fraud Prevention (240) Emergency Management and Business Continuity (241) Risk Management (242) Please share with others in your area. https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 05/13/2022

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation & Weaving Knowledge Systemss

Educators’ Journey towards Reconciliation June 13, 14, 2022 (9 am to 4 pm) UFV Abbotsford campus The Educators Journey Towards Reconciliation is a two-day workshop where we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing our education practice and spaces. Through reflecting on your experiences and knowledge of Indigenous history … Read more

How do you know that? Culturally relevant and responsive teaching workshops

Internationalization includes integrating different ways of knowing into activities and curriculum. But what is a “way of knowing”? What if instructors aren’t familiar with different ways of knowing? How can they do it for content that is not “cultural” in nature? In this workshop, we will start by engaging in a cross-disciplinary exercise that activates … Read more

Senate Public Meeting — May 13

The next Senate meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 13, 2022 at 1:30 pm on the Abbotsford Campus in A225. The deadline for submission for items for the agenda is Tuesday, May 3 at noon. Please email your submissions to UFVSenate@ufv.ca https://www.ufv.ca/senate/meeting-schedule/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 05/13/2022