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Mindfulness Core Concepts with Dr. Evan Collins — Feb 13

This is a special training event for people interested in becoming mindfulness teachers or practitioners or just to learn more. There is a discounted rate for the UFV faculty, students and staff ($125) vs. general public ($336). You can register in the Event Tickets section of the UFV Bookstore. It is led by Dr. Collins, […]

Mitacs Globalink research award for undergraduate and graduate students

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 18 years. Working with 60 universities, thousands of companies, and both federal and provincial governments, the organization builds partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada. Mitacs has new destinations for international research collaborations. The United […]

2018 grads: Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campuses in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Feb 21-24 — Chilliwack campus at CEP Classroom: CEPA 2428 March 5-17 — Abbotsford campus Artona Mobile Studio — Mobile Studio located in the […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Makermagnetism — Feb 23

  UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter […]

Mini Med School — March 6-27

Neighbourhood Learning Centre Alumni Hall 46361 Yale Road, Chilliwack. Tue, Mar 6 – Tue, Mar 27 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Neighbourhood Learning Centre For more information, contact Cindy Schultz at cindy.schultz@ufv.ca 03/27/2018

Ignite Innovation Series — March 16

UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter of […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Embodied Pedagogy Activity– Feb 20

Ignite Innovation Series FEBRUARY & MARCH 2018   /   UFV FACULTY SHINE AS THEY PRESENT THE IGNITE INNOVATION SERIES UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with […]

Training & Development Deadline — Feb 28

Employee eligible for the Training & Development Allowance must submit claims for the 2017/18 fiscal year by February 28, 2018. Training & Development Allowance and Health Spending Account balances can be viewed by logging in to myUFV. Please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or debbie.dyck@ufv.ca if you have any questions.   02/28/2018

Winter 2018 Learning and Development Workshops

Human Resources is committed to supporting your personal, academic, and professional growth. Below is a list of upcoming Learning and Development workshops available (at no charge) for UFV employees. For registration information and more details, please visit ufv.ca/hr/learning–development/ Feb 14 — Advanced Excel Feb 21 — Advanced Word Feb 28 –Advanced PowerPoint Mar 7 — […]

Ignite Innovation Series — March 23 — Adapting a Class for Online

  UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers — support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter […]

Unpacking the Backpack, a one-woman show by Charlene Hellson — March 21

Please come to a one-woman show and workshop. “Unpacking the Backpack” was written, and performed for the conference “Cultural and Mental Health Practice: Honoring Our Differences” in 2006 and has been performed across the country ever since. It is an educational and experiential monologue that speaks to the heart and creates a new understanding of […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Feb 13

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Administrative Assistant, ITS Sessional Faculty, Media Arts Coordinator, Centre for Accessibility Services Sessional Faculty, Health Sciences Assistant Professor, BSN Program To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For […]

Textbook Adoptions for Summer Semester — deadline approaching!

Textbook Adoption orders are due February 15, 2018. Faculty and Staff can use the Online Adoption Website or PDF fillable form to place their textbook order. Visit https://ufv.ca/bookstore/faculty–staff/textbook-adoptions/ for more information or email kristi.mansley@ufv.ca if you need assistance. The following dates help us insure that we can have everything on the shelf by the first […]

KINPALS mentorship program is recruiting

Do you want to gain valuable volunteer experience and co-curricular credit? KINPALS is recruiting! Be a part of a peer support network at UFV. KINPALS is a mentorship program that pairs upper-year Kinesiology students with new incoming students. Find out more about the program and sign up by contacting kinpals@ufv.ca What you need to become […]

Mac’s 14th Birthday Party — March 20

Mac, UFV’s resident therapy dog, is turning 14 this year, which is 98 in human years! Come stop by the Student Life Lounge (S1111) in the Student Union Building to visit Mac and have some birthday cake! There might even be some very special (furry) friends from PADS coming to help celebrate! Tue, Mar 20 […]

Graduation application deadline — April 3

Apply to graduate — application deadline for Convocation 2018 April 3 Last day to submit a Graduation Request to the Office of the Registrar (graduation fee $25) June 5 & 6 Convocation Visit Graduation Information for further details. Please note, if you are completing requirements in the summer semester, applications will be not be processed […]

Faculty Service Excellence Award Nomination Deadline Extended

The deadline for Faculty Service Excellence Award Nominations has been extended to Friday, February 16, 2018. Nominate someone deserving to recognize an individual for their academic excellence in service! Deadline for nominations is 4 pm, February 16, 2018. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV B faculty who have completed their probationary period or sessional […]

Career opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Supervisor, Janitorial Services Assistant, Student Services Sessional Faculty, CIS Associate Dean, Faculty of Professional Studies 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 […]

Students… picture this! — research study opportunity

Institution Research and Planning is looking for student participation in a research study. The purpose of the study is to gain an understanding of the student perception of UFV’s campus environment and campus life. For more information, contact Tracy Morrison at tracy.morrison@ufv.ca 02/06/2018

Work experience opportunity for young graduates

Mitacs Career Connect provides meaningful work experience for young graduates while helping companies find the talent they need to grow their business. We currently have opportunities for projects that aim to protect the environment, create positive environmental outcomes, or address an environmental or climate change-related challenge. Interns must be between 15 and 30 years old, […]

Looking for volunteers?

Did you know that you can post volunteer opportunities with Volunteer UFV on myCampusLife? Volunteer UFV is a service designed to encourage and facilitate the involvement of UFV students in addressing important issues in the Fraser Valley and Vancouver areas while also providing opportunities for students to learn vital skills. Volunteer opportunities posted on Volunteer […]

Health Sciences trail clean up walk — once monthly on Mondays

UFV Health Sciences has adopted a section of the Rotary Trail from Vedder to Peach Road. Participate in our one-hour monthly clean up walk to help Health Sciences keep Chilliwack clean. Mon, Feb 6 (postponed from Jan 31) Mon, Feb 19 Mon, Mar 19 Mon, April 9 11:45 am Meet at the dog park parking […]

Be part of governance at UFV — faculty, staff, and students!

The Secretariat office is calling for nominations for faculty and staff on Senate and the Board of Governors, for three-year terms beginning August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2021, as well as one-year renewable terms for students, from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019. The deadline for nomination is February 2, 2018 at 4 […]

Commuter Alert – February 2018

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Sat, Feb 3 — Cheerfest: 8 am Mon, Feb 5 — Hedley Concert: 7 pm Sat, Feb 10 — Old Dominion Concert: 7:30 pm Sat, Feb 17 — Private Gala: 5:30 […]

Unpacking the Backpack: A One-Woman Show by Charlene Hellson — March 21

Charlene Hellson will be presenting her one-woman show, Unpacking the Backpack, at UFV on March 21, 1:30-4 pm. Charlene Hellson is a member of the Siksika Nation, part of the Blackfoot Confederacy. She leads several lives as mother, performer, writer, and manager of the Aboriginal Mental Health program for Alberta Health Services. She lives in […]