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Writer in Residence Billeh Nickerson welcome event — Jan 30

Each year the UFV Writer in Residence program welcomes an accomplished Canadian writer to inspire students, mentor aspiring writers, and provide practical advice on publishing. The Writer in Residence works with faculty and students, visits classes, consults one-on-one with students, and enriches the local literary community by participating in both UFV and community events. Billeh Nickerson […]

Study Abroad Expo – win a $500 Air Canada gift card! — Feb 8

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on Thurs, Feb 8. Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. Each student approved to study abroad is eligible for up […]

MyWeb Basic Training — Feb 15

Are you a new myWeb editor on staff at UFV? Learn the basics of editing web pages using myWeb, UFV’s content management system, as outlined in the myWeb Startup Guide. This introductory session is by invitation to new myWeb editors and provides an overview of essential myWeb skills. You will learn: How to log in […]

2018-19 UFV meeting weeks breakdown and stat holidays

The 2018-2019 Meeting Schedule Weeks Breakdown pdf is located at S:\Public\UFVinfo and can also be found online at https://www.ufv.ca/senate/resources/. Those employees responsible for booking meeting space for department and committee meetings are asked to contact Room Bookings directly in order to book space. Please use the following link to make room requests from the room […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 22

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Coordinator, Global Engagement and Contract Training International Student Relations Specialist Assistant, Director of Ancillary Services To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek […]

Visual Arts Silent Auction

Visual Arts Silent Auction Jan 30-Feb 2 Proceeds go to the production of the Creative & Performing Arts Festival on April 27. The event is open to the public for FOUR days and provides a rare opportunity to acquire artworks that are affordable. Winners will be contacted on Feb 5. Everyone is welcome! Tue, Jan […]

‌5th Biannual pARTicipate poster competition 2017/18.
 YES to the ARTS and HUMANITIES!


‌5th Biannual pARTicipate Poster Competition 2017/18 YES to the ARTS and HUMANITIES! ‌‌Organizers The Visual Arts (VA), and the Graphic + Digital Design (GDD) departments The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Abbotsford BC, Canada The project has been running biannually since 2009 with its aim to foster imagination, criticality, visual thinking, graphic design skills […]

Bell Let’s Talk for Mental Health — Jan 31

On Wednesday, January 31st, the UFV Counselling department invites you to help us end stigma around mental health. Let’s start the conversation. Come by to learn about mental health, play a game, and win swag. Wed, Jan 31 11 am-3 pm Abbotsford — Library Rotunda Chilliwack — Atrium (across from cafeteria) For more information, contact […]

Glow in the Dark Yoga! (Glowga) — Jan 23

Join us for the 3rd annual Glowga, presented by UFV Yoga Club, SUS, and Campus Recreation! Tue, Jan 23 6-8 pm Evered Hall (in the SUB); Abbotsford Campus From 6- 7 pm enjoy glow paint activities, grab some tasty snacks, and socialize! The lights go out and the yoga session starts at 7 pm. There […]

Revised policy — Order of Registration (95)

The President’s Executive approved revisions to the Order of Registration (95) policy, which is available on the policy website at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/. The Registration Order principles can be found at https://www.ufv.ca/admissions/registration/registration-order/. http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 01/20/2018

Board of Governors policy and bylaw updates

At its December 7, 2017 meeting, the Board of Governors approved revisions to the following: • Board Policy on Naming Buildings, Spaces and Facilities (BRP-215.02) • Board Bylaw on Board Meeting Management and Board Process Management (BGB-110.14) The policy and bylaw is available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ and http://www.ufv.ca/board/board-bylaws/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca […]

Raven Making and Drop-in Crafts at the Chilliwack Library

The Indigenous Student Centre and Chilliwack campus library are collaborating on a series of drop-in crafts and raven-making workshops on the Chillwack campus this winter: • Thurs, Jan 18, drop-in craft (dreamcatchers, mini button blankets, medicine bags, beaded dragonflies) in the library, 11:30 am-1:30 pm • Mon, Jan 29, raven making in the atrium, 2 […]

BCSA Science Peer Associate Program

We have an exciting opportunity for first- and second-year science students! Upper-level students want to help you have the best experience possible in your first years at UFV. If you are currently in your first or second year as a biology or chemistry student, we will match you with an upper-level student in order to […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 15

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Educational Technologist To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 01/25/2018

One-day Mindfulness Core Concepts: prerequisite for Mindfulness Teacher Training — Feb 13

The one-day Mindfulness Core Concepts on Feb 13 is an experiential workshop that will introduce participants to the origins, principles, and practices of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and other mindfulness-based interventions. Interested in teaching others mindfulness? This one-day course is a prerequisite for the Six-Day MBSR Intensive Training & Retreat on June 23-29, 2018, which […]

Policy consultation — International Travel policy — NEW

A new policy on International Travel has been developed and is being circulated for consultation. Please see the memo and draft policy available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policy-consultation/ The University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit feedback to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by Feb 26.   02/26/2018

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus — deadline Feb 16

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus Nomination deadline: Feb 16 UFV grants the honourable designations of Professor and Librarian Emeritus in recognition of long service and contributions to the institution. How does someone earn emeritus status? The designation of “Professor Emeritus” or “Librarian Emeritus” may be awarded by the Board of Governors to a retired […]

Deep Sea Changes

Deep Sea Changes Featuring Madeline Hildebrandt On view January 8–25 Deep Sea Changes is an installation depicting an undersea environment made from a variety of plastics gathered from my everyday life. Plastics are being used to represent this environment because of deep environmental concerns for the current and future state of the oceans that are […]

Opening Reception: Deep Sea Changes

Deep Sea Changes Featuring Madeline Hildebrandt Opening reception Mon, Jan 8 @ 6-8 pm On view Jan 8-25, 2018. Deep Sea Changes is an installation depicting an undersea environment made from a variety of plastics gathered from my everyday life. Plastics are being used to represent this environment because of deep environmental concerns for the […]

SSHRC New Partnership Engage Grants — deadline March 15

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. They provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private, or not-for-profit sector. The small-scale, stakeholder-driven partnerships supported through the Partnership Engage Grants […]

Service Excellence awards — submit your nomination — deadline Feb 23

UFV Service Excellence Awards are presented annually to recognize and celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Launched in 2016 by the UFV Board of Governors, current UFV faculty and staff can be nominated in three categories: • UFV Staff Excellence Award […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 8

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Assistant Technologist, E-Room Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Statistics To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca   01/18/2018

Sell your textbooks for cash

Textbook Buy Back returns to Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus Bookstores January 2018! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore – Jan 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 9 am-4 pm UFV Chilliwack Bookstore – Jan 10 10 am- 3 pm Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To receive the best price for […]

Training & Development Allowance

Permanent employees eligible for the Training & Development Allowance must submit claims by February 28, 2018 to receive reimbursement for the 2017/18 fiscal year. Information and claim forms are available on the Human Resources website. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email if you have any questions. https://www.ufv.ca/hr/professional-development/training–development-allowance/ For more information, contact […]