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Upcoming HR Learning and Development workshops — MS Outlook Nov 23

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 ufv.ca/hr/learning–development. Nov 23 — MS Outlook If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Gracey, Learning and […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Indigenous youth focus with Cindy Jardine, Wenona Hall, Adrienne Chan — Oct 25

Scholarly Sharing Initiative A series of monthly gatherings where members of the UFV community discuss their current scholarly work Come join a conversation about Indigenous youth, land-based resiliency, and partnering with Indigenous youth as co-researchers. Inspiring ideas and conversation! Coffee and light lunch provided! All welcome! Wed, Oct 25 1:15–2:45 pm F125. Wenona Hall & […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Oct 16

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant Professor, Library & Information Technology Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences Department Assistant, Modern Languages/Philosophy/Political Science Department Assistant, English Assistant Professor, Teacher Education To view details on these postings, and for a complete list […]

Upcoming Learning and Development workshops — Fall 2017

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 ufv.ca/hr/learning–development. Tues, Oct 17 — Fast 101 (Reporting) Wed, Oct 18 — Adobe Pro Tues, Oct 24 […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Oct 9

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Analyst, IT Support Counsellor Instructor, Graphic & Digital Design Strategist, Health & Wellness To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca […]

Open call for fibre and textile artists

Kariton Gallery, 2387 Ware St, Abbotsford, BC Nov 1-7 UFV together with The Kariton Art Gallery is holding an exhibition for artists/artisans that work in or are inspired by fibre arts and/or textile media. This call is open to both early career and established artists who reside in or near Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley. […]

College Pension Plan Retirement workshop — Oct 18

The College Pension Plan’s Approaching Retirement workshop is being offered at UFV on Wed, Oct 18, at 10 am in Room A235 on the Abbotsford campus. Members of the College Pension Plan within five years of retirement are encouraged to attend this workshop and are welcome to bring a guest. Please register for the workshop […]

Laughing Dog Tuesday — Oct 17

Join Mac, the professional therapy dog, and enjoy complimentary treats at the Chilliwack library’s de-stressing day, Tues, Oct 17, from 11 am to 3 pm. Take a selfie with Mac or a selfie in the library’s “photo booth” and post with either #maclibraryselfie or #ufvlibraryselfie to win prizes. The contest is open Oct 2 until […]

Last chance to get tickets! Sales Careers Networking Breakfast — Oct 6

Don’t miss your chance to meet high-profile employers who are looking to hire UFV students for well-paying careers in professional selling and service. Come to the Sales Careers Networking Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 6 Evered Hall, Student Union Building, Abbotsford campus Space is limited. Get your tickets before Oct 3 at ufv.ca/network-breakfast Meet recruiters, ask […]

Honour the memories of missing and murdered Indigenous women — Oct 4

Make this October 4 a movement for social change. October 4 is a day where we honour the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). The violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls in Canada is a national tragedy. We must take the time to give thanks to the families who are […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Oct 2

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant Professor, Practical Nursing Sessional Faculty, Winter 2018 Committees Assistant, College of Arts To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca […]

Submissions sought for Fund For Innovative Teaching

Last year, UFV created a Fund for Innovative Teaching (FIT) to support faculty in creating, developing and/or delivering innovative teaching and learning opportunities for students. FIT funds will support short term, one-year proposals in innovative pedagogy or curriculum design. Fundable projects may include, but not necessarily be limited to, the development of team, multi-disciplinary, trans-disciplinary, […]

Solve It! community innovation challenge — participants needed

Are you interested in gaining valuable and tangible real-world experience while making your community a better place? Solve It! is looking for teams of students and alumni to tackle submitted challenges from late October 2017 to March 2018. Join an interdisciplinary team in a unique contest that aims to further innovation and sustainable community development […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Sept 25

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current position includes: Business Analyst, ITS To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 09/29/2017

Study Abroad Expo — Sept 27

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on Wed, Sept 27. Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. Visit all of the booths and enter for a chance […]

Sustainable Food Systems speaker series — Sept 21

Join us for a for a discussion about sustainable food systems and hear expert insight on plant health, glyphosates, soil health, organic, GMOs, and human health. Thurs, Sept 21 University House 7-9 pm Speakers: Dr. Garry Fehr, UFV Director of Agriculture Centre of Excellence (Moderator) Dr. Laila Benkrima, Horticulturist Carmen Dunn, Holistic Nutritional Practitioner Dan […]

CIBC Networking Event — Sept 26

CIBC Networking Event Don’t miss CIBC’s Networking event happening on Tues, September 26 at 1 – 2:30PM The event will be located in room C1429 (Abbotsford Campus) Reserve your spot by emailing networking@ufv.ca Drop-ins welcome! This event is brought to you by the Career Centre.   09/27/2017

Witness Blanket volunteer docents wanted

Indigenous Affairs senior advisor Shirley Hardman is looking for volunteers to sit with the Witness Blanket exhibit at various times.  The duties are light.  Our commitment is to have someone with the blanket for all open hours. The person who volunteers until 7 pm will need to ensure that security has come and locked the […]

Business Writer’s Weekend — Oct 27-29

Looking for skills growth in your business writing? Writing doesn’t come easy to everyone, especially in the business world! Check out the Business Writer’s Weekend to jumpstart your workplace-writing skills. Key skills you will acquire include the basics of writing a grant, writing a press release, and much more. Learn how to use your writing […]

Board of Governors byelection for staff representative

Staff Vacancy on the Board of Governors Call for Nomination Period: September 18 to October 6, 2017 A call is underway for one UFV staff member to serve the remainder of a three-year term on the Board of Governors. If you are interested in this position, please forward a completed Board Staff Nomination Form, available […]

Take on the challenge with the First-Year Challenge

Attention: First-Year Students! New to UFV? Learn about all the great services that are available to you while earning some amazing FREE prizes with the First Year Challenge. The First Year Challenge, carried out by The Student Life department, would like to invite all first-year students to participate in our newly developed curriculum. Familiarize yourself […]

Take part in UFV Governance as a representative on the College of Arts Council or the College of Arts Curriculum Committee

The College of Arts is calling for student nominations for a one-year term, September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. The College of Arts Council (CAC) is seeking four student representatives, and the College of Arts Curriculum Committee (CACC) is seeking two student representatives. http://www.ufv.ca/senate/arts-committees/ For more information, contact Amara Wong at ArtsComAssist@ufv.ca 12/31/2017

Career opportunities at UFV — Sept 18

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Advisor, Occupational Health & Safety Associate Dean of Faculty, College of Arts Clerk, Admissions Assistant, Purchasing To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara […]

UFV Co-operative Education information sessions — earn while you learn — Sept 13 and 14

Co-op Information Sessions Apply your classroom learning by engaging in professional, career-related, paid employment. Join Us! Wed, Sept 13 12:30-1:30 PM Abby B121 Thurs, Sept 14 2:30- 3:30 PM Abby B161 Apply online: ufv.ca/coop Application deadline: Sept. 25, 2017 For more information visit http://www.ufv.ca/coop For more information, contact Deanna Devitt at deanna.devitt@ufv.ca 09/15/2017

Career opportunities at UFV — Sept 11

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Sessional Faculty, Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) program To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 09/21/2017