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UFV Theatre production crew needed

The Theatre department is looking for students to get involved on our upcoming productions. Having a theatre background is not required. We will teach you everything you need to know on the job. All you need is an interest in live performance and an eagerness to learn. This is a great way to pick up […]

A great opportunity for storytelling — SSHRC contest for students

SSHRC has recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging post-secondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world, and our future prosperity. The contest is open to all students, graduate and undergraduate, enrolled at Canadian post-secondary institutions. Their task is to tell the story, in three minutes or […]

Limited spots still available on Venice Study Tour (May 2017)

  Join Art History & Visual Arts in Venice, Italy May 20-31, 2017 Limited seats remaining Some of the sites: Venice Biennale, The Islands: Cimitero, Murano, Torcello, Burano; Palazzo Grassi, Doge’s Place, Padua Chapel, San Giorio Maggiore, St Mark’s Square, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; The Grand Canal; Bridge of Sighs, Accademia Galleries For more information, […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Dec 9

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Building Maintenance Worker Administrative Assistant, Agriculture Centre of Excellence Assistant Professor, School of Business, Marketing Assistant Professor, Teacher Education Assistant to the Director, School of Health Studies Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems Coordinator, Learning & Development Assistant […]

Payroll Compliance Practitioner info session

Become a Certified Payroll Professional! A career in payroll is very rewarding and becoming a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) will ensure you have the compliance knowledge and payroll skills needed for success. Employers look for the PCP certification when hiring and consistently pay a higher salary to those who have achieved it (Hays Canada Payroll […]

SSHRC Insight Development Grant webinars — Dec 7 & 13

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is holding two webinars on the upcoming Insight Development Grants 2017 for applicants and administrators: one general session and one focused on research-creation. You do not need to register in advance. The webinars will be held via Adobe Connect (for the visual presentation and written […]

Connect > Learn > Grow — proposals invited for annual UFV PD Day

All faculty and staff  are invited to submit proposals for workshops for UFV’s annual Professional Development (PD) Day 2017 happening on May 2. Workshop proposals should be related to the PD Day theme of Connect, Learn, Grow and may be geared towards all UFV employees or developed with a specific group in mind. To learn […]

NSERC’s Science, Action! video contest for students and faculty

NSERC’s Science, Action! video contest is back! Are you a student with a cool research project to share with the world? Do you know a scientist or engineer with an incredible story to tell? Think you can capture it in a 60-second video? The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Science, Action! […]

SUS Angel Tree applications are open — apply by Nov 30

Do you know a student whose family could use some help at Christmas? The Angel Tree program helps support our UFV students who face many challenges as they raise their families while pursuing their education. Pick up and return completed applications to the UFV Financial Aid Office by 2 pm, Nov 30, 2016 Chwk A1318 […]

Indigenizing the Curriculum workshop — Jan 18-20

The IDC is a fascinating opportunity that provides strategies and techniques that address the absence of Indigenous ways of knowing and history in the curriculum. For the most part, faculty members agree that being more inclusive in their teaching provides a greater depth of learning for students; however, most are unsure how this can be […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Nov 18 edition

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Educational Technologist Assistant, Employee Contracts To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at 12/01/2016

Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW) — Dec. 12-16

Facilitated by Samantha Pattridge, the Facilitator Development workshop provides individuals with an opportunity for professional development in a challenging and supportive atmosphere and provides connections to a larger instructional development network. The FDW is a peer-based model providing participants with a small group setting in which to work on facilitation skills. The small groups meet […]

Holiday catering menu available

UFV’s Catering Services is offering a special holiday catering menu, which will be available from November 14 – December 23. To view the menu, please visit For additional information, please contact Chris Kluftinger at or local 4353.   12/23/2016

Purdys Chocolate at 25% off

Can you believe we are well in to fall now and just over two months away from Christmas! As in the past, you have the opportunity to purchase Purdy’s chocolates at 25% off the retail price by participating in the annual group purchase program. You are also welcome to share this with friends and family! […]

CE planning administrative professionals conference for 2017

Continuing Education is currently developing a conference for administrative assistants. The conference is planned and administered by administrative professionals with input from various levels of management. The goal of this conference is to create a network of highly skilled professionals who  are rock stars in their fields, and who are looking to information share and […]

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 […]