Breaking the Silence: Race and Racism at UFV — June 22

Join the Race and Anti-Racism Network (@ufvran) in an open and honest discussion about racism at UFV and specific calls to action. All UFV staff, students and faculty are encouraged to attend. There will be platforms available to share your stories anonymously and the session will be recorded. Q&A will be facilitated for those who … Read more

Sabbatical Leave workshop — June 18

Are you planning to apply for a 2021-2022 sabbatical leave? Ask questions and receive feedback before submitting your application by attending UFV’s online Sabbatical Leave Workshop on June 18, facilitated by Dr. Garry Fehr, AVP, Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies. Thurs, June 18, 2020 10–11:30 am RSVP: https://ufv-sabbatical-workshop-06182020.eventbrite.com (Those who register will receive a Bluejeans … Read more

Panel on Anti-Racism — June 18

UFV’s Race and Anti-Racism Network (@ufvran) in partnership with the Poetic Justice Foundation (@PoeticJFdn) invite you to a panel discussion and dialogue on Anti-Racism. With the rise in anti-Chinese violence in Canada and a continual lack of acknowledgement of Canada’s own racist past and present and the protests of revolution taking place in the US, … Read more

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Impacts and Diverse Responses — June 17

Overview: The Covid-19 global pandemic has affected societies and people in diverse and unpredictable ways. Join these experts as they discuss and answer questions on issues including; health equity, race and ethnicity, governance, food security, city policy, and international security. Speakers: Linda Dempster, VP Patient Experience, Fraser Health Prof. Dzifa Dordunoo, University of Victoria Chief … Read more

Talking about Teaching — Brainstorming for online teaching: assignments and other assessments — June 18

*OPEN TO ALL FACULTY MEMBERS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS. Brainstorming for online teaching: assignments and other assessments Please join us for one or both of our spring Talking about Teaching sessions, in which we will brainstorm around how to best teach online in a manner that suits you. Our focus in this session will … Read more

Talking about Teaching — Brainstorming for online teaching: discussions and more — June 11

*OPEN TO ALL FACULTY MEMBERS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS. Brainstorming for online teaching: discussions and more Please join us for one or both of our spring Talking about Teaching sessions in which we will brainstorm around how to best teach online in a manner that suits you. Our focus in this session will primarily … Read more

Free workshops for UFV students — from UFV Counselling

Has the transition to online learning been overwhelming? Are you feeling stuck in ineffective habits? UFV Counselling is offering students a three week virtual workshop. • Gain insight and tools to deal with self-critical patterns and stressors. • Identify and adapt your natural learning style and strategies. Wednesdays: May 20, 27, & June 3 from … Read more

Online: Student Support Session — Mindfulness: Developing Calm Through the Body

In addition to the health concerns associated with the  COVD-19 virus, the stress and uncertainty at this time can feel heavy and overwhelming. Many of us are practising social distancing or isolation, making it more important than ever to maintain a sense of community in creative ways. In order to provide some support to our … Read more