Service Excellence nomination deadline extended to Feb 22

At UFV, we believe in honouring excellence and recognizing outstanding achievement and service. To do this, we need your nominations. We’ve extended the deadline to Feb. 22, so let us know who deserves to be recognized! You can still nominate people for the following: UFV Staff Excellence Award UFV Inspirational Leadership Award UFV Teamwork Award … Read more

I&E@UFV — design-thinking innovation workshops for UFV departments and units

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UFV invites you to a design-Thinking Innovation Workshop Description: In this interactive, hands-on workshop you will experience “innovation in action” as you learn the principles of design-thinking innovation and explore how this tool can be used to foster creative, collaborative culture in your areas. You will also learn about the conditions … Read more

Vice-President, Students candidates to present to UFV community

UFV faculty, students, and staff are invited to presentations by candidates applying for the position of Vice-President, Students. After preliminary interviews with five individuals, the search committee has identified two people who will present to the UFV community. The two candidates will each present at one of two sessions. One will present on Wed, Feb … Read more

Upcoming Learning & Development workshops — Winter 2019

Human Resources is committed to supporting your personal, academic, and professional growth. Below is a list of upcoming learning, development, and wellness workshops available (at no charge) for UFV employees. For registration information and more details, please visit–development. Feb 10 — Evidence Based Decision Making Feb 27 — Presentation Skills Mar 6 — Advanced … Read more

BC Agriculture and Climate Change Education Series — Thursdays, Feb 28-March 21

Registration is now open for the BC Agriculture and Climate Change Education Series! The four-part Education Series is a joint endeavor with the BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network (ACARN) and the BC Ministry of Agriculture, and is hosted in collaboration with six education institutions across the province –UBC Vancouver & Okanagan; UNBC Prince George … Read more

Valentine’s Day Print Sale — Feb 13

Are you looking for an original Valentine’s card or art gift? Come and support our BFA Visual Arts grads at our fundraising event for the end-of-year Interpret festival. Prints, drawings, photographs, and illustrations for sale from $5–$50! (cash only) Wed, Feb 13 10 am-5 pm Abbotsford Library Rotunda For more information, contact Grace Tsurumaru at … Read more

Fraser Valley Design Forum — Feb 8

Join us for an open forum with four local creatives talking about living, learning, and designing in the Valley. No registration required. Guest speakers: Tom Froese, Freelance Illustrator Sharalee Prang, Freelance Photographer Dan Bartley, Senior Designer at Domain7 Tim McAlpine, President and Creative Director at Currency Marketing (UFV Alumni) Fri, Feb 8 9-11:30 am Abby … Read more

Scholarly Sharing Initiative with Marcella LaFever — Feb 13

Marcella LaFever, PhD (University of New Mexico, 2005), is an Associate Professor in Communications at the University of the Fraser Valley. Marcella, in examining the implications for herself to decolonize her communication practices, has focused her ongoing research program on listening to Indigenous voices that have been saying for a long time what colonizers need … Read more

Be part of UFV Governance — student positions on Board and Senate

Volunteer positions on Senate and the Board of Governors provide valuable opportunities for students to develop leadership skills and network with other university and community leaders. The call for nominations is underway for the following positions: • Two students for the Board of Governors (must be members of the Student Union Society) • Four students … Read more

Career opportunities — Jan 28

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: > Relief Instructor, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies > Sessional Faculty, Summer 2019 > Auxiliary, Mailroom Support Staff For more information, contact Kulvinder Sidhu at 01/31/2019

Teacher Education seminar — Jan 21 (Abbotsford)

If you are planning on becoming an elementary or middle school teacher, this seminar will help you prepare for this career goal. Topics covered are academic and non-academic requirements to enter the post-degree Bachelor of Education program, teacher certification standards in BC, career opportunities, and dispositions needed for teachers in 21st century classrooms. These seminars … Read more