2021/2022 Fiscal Year — Health Spending & Training and Development — Due by March 31st

Permanent employees who are eligible for the Health Spending Account and/or the Training and Development Allowance must submit claims for the 2021/22 fiscal by March 31, 2022. The claim forms for Health Spending Account and Training and Development expenses can be found on the UFV HR website: https://www.ufv.ca/hr/working-at-ufv/forms/ and account balances can be viewed by … Read more

Research assistant story – Ishpreet Anand

Born and raised in Chandigarh, Ishpreet Anand began his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree at UFV India. Two years later, he traveled to UFV Abbotsford as an international student to continue his educational journey. When Ishpreet arrived on campus, he immediately connected with SASI (South Asian Studies Institute) where he was provided with an … Read more

CERA leading initiative to age-friendly university status

UFV’s Centre for Education and Research on Ageing (CERA) is currently leading an initiative to achieve Age-Friendly University (AFU) status. The AFU designation and movement emerged from the World Health Organization call for global efforts to better needs of a growing older population and address the negative impacts of ageism. In response, Dublin City University … Read more

EFCIE innovation grant deadline: Jan 31

During a course project, it’s not uncommon for a student to propose a solution to a problem facing society — a solution that the instructor may affirm as promising and worth exploring further. The Esposito Family Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) supports the development and refinement of such solutions through innovation grants. EFCIE innovation … Read more

Share UFV career opportunities on your social media

As a UFV employee, if you have a social media account on LinkedIn, Twitter and/or Facebook, please consider sharing posted UFV career opportunities to your network of colleagues, clients, customers and friends to help spread the word, drive applicants to ufv.ca/careers and fill vacancies with great new hires! https://ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Debra Fehr … Read more

Risk & Safety department launches new service management tool.

The Risk & Safety department will join Information Technology Services in using TeamDynamix as its service management tool. The first phase of Risk & Safety’s deployment, which went live September 1, replaces many PDFs and MachForms with the new TeamDynamix ticketing system. https://www.ufv.ca/risk-and-safety/contact-info/ For more information, contact Mary Miller at mary.miller@ufv.ca 02/08/2022

Your input matters — Strategic Enrolment Management plan survey now open

UFV is developing a new Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) plan that supports the implementation of IYAQÁWTXW: House of Transformation, UFV’s integrated strategic plan. You can view a brief outline of SEM and the engagement process here.  As part of our consultation process, we are inviting all members of UFV’s internal community and other UFV supporters … Read more

A Sickness No One Could Escape — Examining Disease in the Pacific Northwest

A Sickness No One Could Escape: Examining Disease in the Pacific Northwest Researchers: Dr. Keith Carlson (UFV), Dr. John Lutz (UVic), in collaboration with research assistants: Michaela Sapielak, Holly Janzen, Maaria Zafar, Aliyah Friesen, Jackie Drummond. Report by Jackie Drummond and Aliyah Friesen ________________________________________ This summer UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre launched a research project … Read more

D3 Renewal project underway: floor access closed

UFV Campus Planning is now starting the renovation project for the third floor of D building in Abbotsford; for safety reasons, and to accommodate demolition and construction, access is no longer be available for all UFV students, staff, and faculty from Dec 1, 2021 to Sept 30, 2022. Elevator service to the third floor will … Read more

Mock face to face

Courses and Programs Approved for F2F starting Dec 6.   Location Codes: CEP A: Chilliwack Canada Education Park Building A CEP V: Chilliwack Canada Education Park Building V TTC: Chilliwack Trades & Technology Centre S: Chilliwack Building S ABBY: Abbotsford Campus AERO: Aerospace Centre (Abbotsford International Airport)

Employee Giving Campaign enters its final week

Thank you to all staff and faculty who donated to the UFV/United Way Employee Giving Campaign this past week! Our students will become difference-makers in our community, helping the Fraser Valley rebuild and recover from the pandemic and recent floods. But many need our help to get there. Did you know that GIVING TUESDAY is … Read more