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Municipal Pension Plan: Thinking About Retiring Seminar — Nov 30

The Municipal Pension Plan will be hosting a “Thinking About Retiring” workshop in Abbotsford on Nov 30, 2016. If you are interested in registering for this workshop, please visit the MPP website. For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at 11/26/2016

2017 Clayoquot Biosphere Immersion Field School

Clayoquot Biosphere Immersion Field School Tofino BC May 19-30, 2017 Have you ever wanted to explore the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island? Tofino, a magical place surrounded by crashing waves, screeching gulls, towering trees and fresh, salt-tanged air. Immerse yourself in sand, sea, mud and moss. Marvel at the beauty that surrounds us. Explore […]

Advertise on UFV Lab Screens

Are you hosting an event and looking for advertising venues? Why not advertise on the UFV lab screens? 1. Login to myCampusLife 2. Post your event on your organization page 3. Go to the Student Life organization page, click the Forms tab 4. Click “Lab Screen – Request to Post” and complete the form For […]

First-year student transitions program survey — responses invited

The Disability Resource Centre is inviting students to fill out a survey about the first-year experience. The survey is designed to give DRC staffers a better idea of what students would like to see entering UFV for the first time and what returning students would like to see done differently if they could go back […]

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) — Nov 22-25

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is offered to a group of five colleagues and is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. During the 3 ½ day workshop (November 22-25, 2016), participants design and conduct three “mini-lessons” and receive verbal, written, and video feedback from the other participants who have […]

Canada Border Services Agency information table

Canada Border Services is looking for full-time students who will be returning to full-time studies in Sept 2017 and who meet the minimum age requirement (18 yrs). The event will be held on October 20th from 10 am to 2:30 pm in the SUB Atrium (lobby). For more information, contact Brielle Mulder at 10/20/2016

Facilitator Development Workshop — Dec 12-16

The Facilitator Development Workshop is designed primarily for individuals who will be conducting the Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) at an institution. It is recommended that individuals participate in an ISW prior to applying for the FDW. The FDW provides you with an opportunity for professional development in a challenging and supportive atmosphere and provides connections […]

UFV Fund for Innovative Teaching (FIT) — Call for Proposals deadline extended

The deadline for proposals has been extended to November 30. The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has created a Fund for Innovative Teaching (FIT) that will 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. […]

Videos to improve accessibility on campus available

At UFV, we are dedicated to student learning and ensuring all students have the opportunities for success. Teaching and Learning created a series of videos designed to improve accessibility. These include: How to Create Accessible Word Documents, How to Create Accessible PowerPoint Presentations, and How to Ensure your Event is Accessible. The videos can be […]

October teaching & learning workshops for faculty

The Teaching & Learning Centre has an array of workshops scheduled for October. Learn or update your skills with Blackboard, Kahoot, Adding Audio to PowerPoint, and more. For information and schedules visit For more information, contact 10/29/2016

Student Graduate School Scholarship workshop — Oct 18 (tell your students)

Student Graduate School Scholarship workshop The research office is hosting a workshop for students who plan to apply for NSERC, SSHRC & CIHR scholarships for graduate school. Research Services director Brad Whittaker will give a presentation, go through an application step by step, and answer any questions. Please join us: Tues, Oct 18 Abby A225 […]

Upcoming Learning & Development workshops for employees

Check out the learning and development opportunities available for employees:   Tues, Oct 25 Increasing Your Personal Resilience (webinar) Tues, Nov 8 Building Emotional Intelligence Thurs, Nov 24 Super Foods (webinar) For more details, please visit the UFV Learning and Development page. This list will be updated frequently; please check back often. To register, contact […]