WORLD AIDS DAY — Kick-off Event and Photovoice Exhibition: Understanding the Stories of Immigrants and Refugees Living with HIV in Edmonton

Using a photovoice as an advocacy approach, a community-based study was conducted with immigrants and refugees living with HIV in Edmonton. The purpose of the study was to gain a critical understanding of their intersectional challenges and inform national/provincial HIV policies and practices. In collaboration with the Chilliwack campus library and the School of Social … Read more

Teaching and Learning workshops in Nov/Dec

Indigenization Workshops Registration: Storytelling as Pedagogy (online) — Tues, Nov 29 (12-1 pm) Holistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning (in person) — Thurs, Dec 8 (9 am-3 pm) Circle Works (in person) — Mon, Dec 12 (12-2pm) Abby/Wed, Dec 14 (3-5pm) Chwk Course Development Workshops Registration: Assessment Design Fri, Dec 9 (10-11 am) … Read more

Indigenous Healing Garden — check it out

The “living classroom,” an Indigenous healing garden, is hidden away behind the Student Union Society building. A totem pole made from a tree that was split in half during the 2017 winter storm stands in the centre of the living classroom. It is surrounded by indigenous plants and medicines including frog leaf, rose hip, and … Read more

Relationships: A Cross-Cultural Exploration — Nov 8

You know what you expect from others when relating to them—what you expect from students, colleagues, family members, and neighbours — but how much do you know about what individuals raised in a different cultural background than your own expect when interacting with you? And what happens when mismatches in expectations occur? How does it … Read more

Become a better manager this Winter with MGMT 310

Have you heard the expression “People leave managers, not companies”? It’s based on research that shows the single biggest factor in determining employee retention and engagement is the quality of management. This winter semester, you can learn to become the type of manager that builds a desirable workplace for yourself and your employees by enrolling … Read more

Harvest and Halloween in the Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden — Tea, Treats, and Garden Care

Gather in the garden for tea and treats and fall clean-up. We will put the garden to bed, enjoy the last berries and fruits (and hallowe’en candy) and make and savour some tea from the garden. Drop by to stay hi, or stay longer. Learn about the garden plants, see old friends, meet new people … Read more

Symposium on decolonizing research — Nov 17

UFV’s Centre for Global Development, in partnership with Community-Based Research Canada, presents: ‘Symposium on decolonizing research: Participatory and community-based approaches.’ Using a conversation café model, participants will exchange ideas and experiences on how to contribute to the decolonization of knowledge, and generate action for social change. Participants will also learn about innovative, community-engaged research methods. … Read more

TLC — Indigenization workshops for fall 2022

Indigenization Workshop Schedule — Fall 2022 ________________________________________________ CHAT-R (Reconciliation) Let’s chat online chat about Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization, or anything associated with Reconciliation. Sessions are scheduled via ZOOM for the 1st Wednesday of the month with a topic to guide our discussion. November 2 (12-1 pm) Aboriginal Veterans: the truths December 7 (12-1 pm) Time for … Read more

CAMPUS RECREATION – Volleyball League (co-ed)

League information: Dig, set, spike your way to victory!! 8-weeks of games are scheduled to run September 27-November 15, 2022. Valley Cup is scheduled December 1; game start time is 7pm at Trinity Western University. New league registration will open in December. Stay tuned to our website Roster Numbers Minimum roster size: 7 players … Read more