Call for honorary degree nominations

The Honorary Degree selection committee is seeking honorary doctorate degree nominations. The honorary doctorate degree is the highest form of recognition offered by UFV. We have a wonderful legacy of distinguished recipients whose achievements we are honoured to profile and celebrate. These awards are an excellent way to bring publicity to your areas and to … Read more

MicroCourses — Online Teaching Fundamentals — Nov 26-Dec 3

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online courses), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly. Upcoming Schedule: MicroCourse 1 — Course Organization — Tues, Dec 1 at 11 am MicroCourse 2 — Adapting Instruction — TBA MicroCourse 3 — Assessments — Thurs, Dec … Read more

Tech Tools for Teaching — Nov 24-Dec 4

Make your online courses more meaningful. Enhance your teaching with ed tech tools from TLC’s top picks inventory. Browse our A-Z listing or find tools based on teaching outcome, popularity, and type of support. Be sure to check back regularly for updates and new apps. Upcoming Schedule: PeerScholar Workshop — Tues, Nov 24 (10-11 am) … Read more

Caste, Diaspora and the Future: SASI Symposium — Dec 2

CASTE, DIASPORA AND THE FUTURE SASI Third Symposium The issue of caste has resurfaced as a determining marker of identity among the diasporic Indian community. It had always existed, albeit in obscure forms. However, in the recent decades it has taken a robust turn through cultural artefacts and rehashing of a caste pride in a … Read more

Adult Education minor info session — Nov 30

  Come explore the benefits of an Adult Education minor. Discover how an ADED minor will complement your major and your career goals. This session will cover: • Course requirements • Steps to take to declare • Other credentials in addition to the minor • Career options. Contact for your Zoom invitation or any … Read more

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Times of Uncertainty — Nov 25

Though we are experiencing high levels of economic and technological uncertainty due to Covid-19, unique opportunities arise in periods of rapid change. Join Enactus UFV and the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) for a free public talk on Wed, Nov 25 (11 am) as Dr. Jon Thomas shares insights on the entrepreneurial … Read more

UFV employees cook to Make a Difference

  UFV conducted a fabulous UFV/United Way Employee Breakfast Cook-Off on November 17. Heartfelt congratulations to our winning chef, Dr. Lenore Newman! For those who registered but couldn’t attend, you can view the recording here. And you’ll want to. It was HILARIOUS. This holiday season join us in giving back to UFV students facing financial … Read more

Go paper-free with pension information

You can now choose to receive digital notifications when your latest pension information, like the Member’s Benefit Statement and 2020 Report to Members, is available online. Going paper-free is fast, secure and allows you to keep track of all your important pension information in one place. Signing up for paper-free communications is simple. If you’re … Read more

Policy Consultation — Emeritus Designation (208)

As part of a four-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the Emeritus Designation (208) policy. Supporting documents are available at Please submit your comments to by the deadline of 4 pm, Thurs, Dec 17, 2020. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at … Read more

Auditions and Backstage — UFV Theatre’s Pariah (The Outcast)

Pariah (The Outcast) by August Strindberg Directed by Parjad Sharifi Performances: March 24, 25, and 26, 2021 at 7pm and March 27, 2021 at 2pm * Performances will be live, via a virtual platform. Seeking 2 Performers for Pariah (The Outcast) by August Strindberg. Pariah(The Ourcast) is a thrilling Darwinian battle of survival between the … Read more