What is Canadian cuisine? Discuss in the library with Lenore Newman — April 4

Join us in the Abbotsford campus library on Tues, April 4 from 2-3 pm for a lively discussion about the dynamic nature of Canadian cuisine with Dr Lenore Newman. Lenore will be featuring her research and adventures from her new book, Speaking in Cod Tongues: Canada’s Culinary Landscape. http://ufvlibrary.blogspot.ca/2017/03/what-is-canadian-cuisine.html For more information, contact MaryAnne MacDougall … Read more

Applications for Employment at UFV policy (140) rescinded

At its February 21, 2017 meeting, President’s Executive rescinded the Applications for Employment at UFV policy (140). This policy is no longer needed, as the policy contains procedure/protocol for acknowledgment and retention of applications will now be published on the HR website. http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 03/17/2017

Commuter Alert — March 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Thurs, Mar 2 – Tom Cochrane Concert: 8 pm • Sat, Mar 4 – Speed Skating: 8 am • Sun, Mar 5 – Speed Skating: 8 am Daily Parking: Students … Read more

Nominations invited for student speakers at Convocation 2017

We are seeking nominations for student speakers for our June 6 and 7 Convocation ceremonies. Selection as a student speaker is considered an honour for a graduate. Those selected receive an honorary certificate acknowledging they were a student speaker at Convocation, and will be profiled in Convocation publicity. We also make space available for their … Read more

Opportunity for recent or upcoming CIS or CS graduates

Are you a recent or upcoming CIS or CS graduate? Check out UFV’s Coding Bridging program to gain hands-on experience in the technology sector. UFV’s Coding Bridging program is offered by UFV Continuing Education and the Ministry of Advanced Education. The Ministry has provided one-time grant funding for short-term training to address the demand for … Read more

NEW Professional Development allowable expenses — effective April 1, 2017

JPDC has approved professional development allowable expenses, effective April 1, 2017. Please take some time to review the allowable expenses and note the information will also be posted on the Human Resources website under Professional Development in the coming weeks. If you have any questions, please contact the PD assistant Alison Reeves at In-Service_pd@ufv.ca or … Read more

Professional Development policy (137) rescinded

At its February 21, 2017 meeting, President’s Executive rescinded the Professional Development policy (137) As professional development for employees is addressed in the Collective Agreement and the Terms and Conditions for Exempt Staff, the policy is no longer needed to direct decisions or approval of applications. The criteria, guidelines and process for approval of applications … Read more

What is a makerspace? Find out March 4 at Abby campus library

As part of a current initiative to explore the role of academic makerspaces at UFV, the Library and Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies would like invite UFV faculty, staff, and students to a unique opportunity to observe a demonstration of makerspace activities facilitated by local educator and GearBots founder Dereck Dirom. This event will … Read more

Extended Call for One Student for the Board of Governors

Be part of governance at UFV! The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors is extending the call for nominations for one student for the Board of Governors (must be members of the Student Union Society) Students will serve a one-year term from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018. Nomination forms are available … Read more

Career opportunities at UFV — Feb 27

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Dean, Faculty of Science Advancement Services Officer Administrative Assistant to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: http://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek … Read more

Spring 2017 Holocaust Study Tour in Germany and Poland

Seats are still available for the Spring 2017 Holocaust Study Tour in Germany and Poland. This study tour has been organized by members of two UFV departments: History (Steve Schroeder) and Visual Arts (Aleksandra Idzior). This study tour has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the German-led attack on European Jews, … Read more

Year-end finance deadlines

As we approach year end, please review the list of important guidelines and schedule. This schedule is necessary in order to complete the university’s fiscal year-end reports and financial statements. We thank you for your cooperation in helping us meet our critical deadlines. http://www.ufv.ca/finance/accounting-operations/general-accounting-information/year-end-information/ Financial Services finance@ufv.ca | 604-504-7441, ext. 4236   03/31/2017

UFV Sustainability Development essay competition

HELP YOUR COMMUNITY BE MORE SUSTAINABLE & WIN $500 TO THE UFV BOOKSTORE Participate in the UFV Sustainability Development essay competition to make a difference. Tell us how the UFV or Fraser Valley community can address one of more of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by submitting a conceptual or empirical essay that proposes an … Read more