Fire alarm testing continues next week on Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses.

Alarms are expected to sound between 7:30–8:30am, but may be activated later. In the case of an actual emergency, security will notify those on campus. We appreciate your patience as emergency alarms and lights are temporarily activated: Abbotsford Campus Mon, Aug 8 Building H (Lá:lem te Baker) Building S   Chilliwack Campus Mon, Aug 8 … Read more

IT security improvements for UFV workstations

Over the summer months, the IT Security team has completed several strategic security enhancements to our systems. UFV employees that log in to a new workstation for the first time may notice some minor changes. If you experience an issue with a new workstation, please contact the IT Service Desk for assistance. If you need … Read more

Faculty Micro-Lectures — Dr. Satwinder Bains

Each year, the UFV Research Office invites 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the University’s Micro-Lecture Series. The goal is to provide “snapshots” of the range and depth of our faculty research, as well as highlight the interdisciplinary nature of our work. This engaging, fast-paced event also … Read more

Teaching and Learning – Workshops running Aug 2-Sept 8

Teaching and Learning provides assistance to faculty in developing meaningful learning experiences for UFV students. We provide professional development opportunities for UFV’s teaching community in areas including Indigenization, internationalization, curriculum development, and course delivery, as well as learning technologies and techniques. UPCOMING WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Camtasia Workshop – Thurs, Aug 11, 18, 25 (11-12pm) Padlet Workshop … Read more

Policy Consultation: Revisions to the Arts Acquisition and Exhibition (4) policy

As part of a three-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Art and Cultural Heritage Collections Management (#4) policy (formerly called Arts Acquisition and Exhibition). Please submit your comments to policyconsult@ufv.ca by the deadline 4 pm, Aug 8, 2022. Thank you for your input. https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/updates/policy-in-consultation/ … Read more

Faculty Micro-Lectures 2022 — Dr. Robert Harding

Each year, the UFV Research Office invites 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the University’s Micro-Lecture Series. The goal is to provide “snapshots” of the range and depth of our faculty research, as well as highlight the interdisciplinary nature of our work. This engaging, fast-paced event also … Read more

New service management tool for the Marketing Web Team

UFV’s Marketing department is pleased to announce that its web team has joined IT Services and Safety and Security in using TeamDynamix as their new service management tool for users to request web services, report issues, and sign up for web training. TeamDynamix (TDX) is an enterprise service management system that manages tickets, knowledge base … Read more

Internationalization Workshops — Aug 25 & 29

CHAT-I (Chat Internationalization) Come join Victoria Surtees, Teaching and Learning Specialist in Internationalization, to a casual time of dialogue around cultures, inclusive approaches to teaching, working with international & multilingual learners, or any other topics on internationalizing your curriculum, teaching, and assessment. Online workshop. Thurs, Aug 25 (1-2pm) What is Internationalization Anyways? Learn about internationalization as it applies to teaching … Read more

Darren McDonald new Associate Director, Communications

Darren McDonald has been selected as Associate Director, Communications and began his new role on July 1. After leaving a successful career in journalism where he rose to the position of editor, Darren has been with UFV since 2013 as Communications Specialist. His contributions as a writer and photographer have shaped the stylistic and editorial … Read more

Help welcome new students at Orientation!

UFV’s Orientation team invites you to help welcome new students to the Fall 2022 semester! Student Orientation is a truly institutional effort that has grown into a robust series of programming for students beginning their studies at UFV. Especially exciting, this year marks the return of our large-scale on-campus event that takes place on the … Read more

Filming on Abbotsford campus July 12-20

Survivor Productions Inc. will be on UFV’s Abbotsford campus filming “Untitled Zumba Project” from July 12-20, 2022. This activity will involve a considerable number of production vehicles and crew members. Students and staff will have full access to offices, classrooms, and most campus spaces. While the camera is rolling, pedestrian and vehicle traffic in the … Read more

Seeking nominations for Inaugural Outstanding Student Leader Award!

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Student Leader Award Do you know a student who has made impressive contributions to the UFV community? In 2019, a group of alumni and the UFV Alumni Association (UFVAA) came together to fund the Outstanding Student Leader Award. This new annual award will recognize and engage with student leaders who go … Read more