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Career opportunities at UFV — Nov 20

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Senior Research Analyst 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 11/30/2017

Sweater Week — Nov 20-24

Grab an extra layer for Sweater Week November 20-24. Temperatures are being lowered by 2°C in all buildings. This is to bring awareness to the small steps that we can take individually to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We’re reminding everybody to grab an extra layer for the week to ensure they’re […]

MNP Mix & Mingle — Nov 23

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! RSVP: To reserve your spot email networking@ufv.ca Thurs, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at lindsay.lloyd@ufv.ca 11/24/2017

UFV Board of Governors Staff By-Elections — voting results

Congratulations to Kara Bertram on being elected as the staff representative on the UFV Board of Governors, to serve the remainder of a three-year term, ending July 31, 2019. Thank you to Mallory Manley for putting your name forward. http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/elections/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 11/24/2017

Purdy’s group purchase program for employees

Employees of UFV can take advantage of buying Purdy’s chocolates at a 25% discount. The brochure for this year is available at: Purdy’s Group Purchase Christmas Brochure or in H:\Temp\Purdy’s Group Purchase\2017_Christmas_Brochure.pdf. I will also have a limited supply of hard copy brochures available. You can choose to order online at http://www.purdysgpp.com or using the […]

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by being generous in your community — Nov 28

UFV is taking part in the international Giving Tuesday movement on November 28. We are joining the City of Abbotsford in marking Giving Tuesday as the start of the giving season. It immediately follows the days of intense consumerism, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and is all about helping our community by giving back and […]

LLT Pizza and Pop Evening — Nov 16

Come and meet with employees from LLT Chartered Professional Accountants and learn what they have to offer. The firm is interested in hiring students, so be ready to impress! There will be free pizza. Thurs, Nov 16 5-7 pm Abby D225 Dress: Business Casual We look forward to seeing you there! For more information, contact […]

Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition — submission deadline Jan 15

If you know of a UFV alumnus with a flair for artistic creativity, we invite you to encourage them to submit their artwork for the 2018 Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition. The Alumni commemorative wine is a highly anticipated annual tradition at UFV. The wine is produced in honour of the graduating class and is […]

Tuition waiver requests

Tuition waiver requests for employees, spouses, and/or dependents must have them submitted to HR before the start of classes for Winter 2018. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email if you have any questions. For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at debbie.dyck@ufv.ca 12/22/2017

‘Be A Geographer’ Day — Nov 14

Have you ever wondered what a geographer does? Do we read maps all day? Do we just recite the capital cities of countries around the world? Geography is much, much more. Join us for ‘Be a Geographer’ Day on the Abby Green to explore skills and techniques used by geographers. We will have demonstrations and […]

Film screening: “Stone Cold Justice”

Winner of the 2014 Investigative Journalism Walkley Award In 2013 The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) released a scathing report finding that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) threatens Palestinian children in the Occupied Territories “with death, physical violence, solitary confinement and sexual assault.” This joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence […]

MNP Mix & Mingle

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! Thu, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Building B, Room B121 (Abbotsford Campus) RSVP: To reserve your spot email networking@ufv.ca For more information, contact Paige Vanderveen at paige.vanderveen@ufv.ca 11/24/2017

Career opportunities at UFV — Nov 13

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Coordinator, Nursing Laboratory Assistant Professor, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice Communications Assistant to the Dean, College of Arts Events Assistant, Teaching & Learning Assistant Professor, Psychology Administrative Assistant, Director, UFV International Carpenter, Theatre To view details […]

In their own words….memoirs of the Great War on display at library

In honour of Remembrance Day, UFV library is displaying memoirs from the library’s collection of those that saw service during World War 1. On display as well is the jacket and cap of Private Henry Gerrish who was wounded during the first battle of Ypres in 1915. Mon, Nov 6 – Fri, Nov 17 8:30 […]

Disability Resource Centre changes name to Centre for Accessibility Services

We are happy to announce that the Disability Resource Centre has been renamed to the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS). Our disability advisors will now be called accessibility advisors. We will be following up over the next few weeks with changes to the website, forms, and signage. If you have any questions about these changes […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Abbotsford, Nov 7

Abbotsford Building G 5 pm–Midnight Register here for Abbotsford LNAP Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a […]

Upcoming session: myWeb basic training — Nov 22

Wed, Nov 22 9-11:50 am Abby D221 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. […]

The 2017 UFV Alumni commemorative wine — place your department order

Wondering what to give guest speakers, special graduates, or honoured faculty and staff? Are you looking for a thoughtful host/hostess gift to bring to your next dinner party? The UFV Alumni commemorative wine makes a great gift for all of the above. This year’s Alumni commemorative wines are wonderfully smooth and would appeal to a […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Nov 6

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Administrative Assistant, Academic Success Centre Assistant, Enrolment Services Clerk, Admissions Janitor Team Lead, Mechanical Maintenance Worker Groundskeeper Assistant Professor, Communications Assistant Professor, Child Youth & Family Studies Assistant Professor, School of Business, Financial Accounting Assistant Professor, School […]

Co-Curricular Record — What faculty and staff need to know

How do you know what you need to know if you don’t know?! A UFV faculty and staff tutorial video is now available for basic CCR information. Take two minutes to watch and you’ll be in the know! All CCR-related tutorial can be found at ufv.ca/CCR. Any further inquiries can be directed to myCCR@ufv.ca. https://ufv.ca/co-curricular-record/tutorials/ […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — CEP

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Citation Styles First […]

Reflections on Multiculturalism — Nov 7

Political Science 332 invites you to their Politics of Multiculturalism Photo Voice Exhibit opening on November 7 in the Global Lounge. Each student provides an image and written commentary that reflects how they experience multiculturalism and diversity in everyday life. The event runs 4-6pm and will include guest speakers from UFV International and UFV Amnesty […]

UFV FSA Holiday dinner and dance — on campus Nov 25

This year’s UFV FSA Holiday Dinner & Dance will take place on Sat, Nov 25 at Evered Hall on the Abbotsford campus. We hope you will join us as we kick off the holiday festivities with an evening of great food, excellent live entertainment, a fun photo booth, and holiday cheer… oh, and let’s not […]

Commuter Alert – November 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. Tues, Nov 7 – Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles: 7:30 pm Fri, Nov 10 – Mamba Fight Night: 7 pm Fri, Nov 17- Amy Grant […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Oct 30

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Department Assistant, Theatre and Media Arts Assistant, Office of the Dean, Access and Continuing Education Assistant Professor, Philosophy Assistant Professor, Adult Education Sessional Faculty, Program Evaluation Assistant, Modern Languages Seminar (Japanese) Coordinator, Industry Services and Part Time […]