New hires, moves, and changes — Fall 2021

Welcome to the following employees who have joined UFV or taken on a new role over the past three months August 2021 Skye Fairbairn — Building Maintenance Worker Tawney Gorrie — Department Assistant, Continuing Education Karen Hadden — Assistant, Admissions; moved from Senior Assistant, Admissions Michelle Principe — Supervisor, Accounts Payable Shalina Mudaliar — Officer, … Read more

Vax survey results | Ventilation | Masks

Results from the UFV vaccination status survey: The data set from the recent self-disclosure survey indicates members of the UFV community are doing their part in protecting themselves and others against the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. 90% of the 5,604 students, staff, faculty, and exempt administrators who responded to the survey indicated they were fully … Read more

Help us welcome students back with photos & notes!

There are all sorts of feelings about the Return to Campus after our prolonged period of working, teaching, and studying from home due to the pandemic. The University Relations team wants to capture and express some of those feelings as we prepare collectively for the start of the fall semester. And we’re inviting faculty, staff, … Read more

August welcome back message from Dr. Joanne Maclean

Welcome back as we begin our next phase in the Return to Campus plan! I’m looking forward to having students, faculty, and staff on campus and to seeing and hearing the sights and sounds of a vibrant university coming back to life this fall. I also recognize some of you may be concerned about not … Read more

New Hires, Moves and Changes — July 2021 

Hong Qiao — Analyst, International Enrolment & Registration; moved from Assistant, Articulation & Registration  Jocelyn Thiessen — Assistant, Events & Committees; moved from Assistant, Bookstore, Chilliwack  Jessica Peakman — International Student Relations Specialist, Medical; moved from Assistant, Enrolment Services  Sylvie Murray — Dean, College of Arts; Moved from Associate Dean

Agriculture Technology facilities tours

Daily tours of the Agriculture Technology facilities. View first-hand our teaching barn, greenhouses, lab and indoor and outdoor classrooms, starting August 16. Bookings through Eventbrite:   For more information, contact Michelle Morier at 09/09/2021

New folks/moves and changes — June 2021

New Hires, Moves and Changes, June 2021 Alexandra Brent — Advisor, Compensation & Benefits Michelle Morier — Department Assistant, Agriculture Technology Melissa Naman — Assistant, Centre for Experiential & Career Education moved from Assistant to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Access & Continuing Education Matthew Olafson — Assistant Professor, Faculty of Applied & … Read more

Spreading awareness about Albinism

By Claire Gibson, 4th-year student nurse, UFV International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) is celebrated every year on June 13tas a way to spread awareness about the human rights of persons with albinism (PWA) worldwide. “Strength Beyond all Odds” is the theme for 2021. Albinism is a rare, non-contagious genetic condition that is hereditary, especially if … Read more

UFV Provost James Mandigo previews fall class composition

As we start to look towards a new normal this Fall (read the BC restart plan here released on May 25th), UFV’s approach to achieving our vision of being a gathering place for learners, leaders and seekers and the ways in which we engage learners, transform lives, and build communities is starting to become clearer. … Read more

Return to campus plan coming

On May 25, Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Government of British Columbia, and the Provincial Health Office released BC’s Restart Plan, a phased approach to returning the province safely to normal life over the course of the next three months. The BC Restart plan is based on scientific data including declining COVID-19 case rates, declining hospitalization … Read more

Thinking about visiting campus? A refresher on requirements.

As remote work and learning continue for the majority of people at UFV, if you are required to visit campus, please adhere to the following guidelines and requirements. You must complete the COVID-19 orientation for employees (available on blackboard), and return the certificate to your supervisor as proof of completion. you must wear a non-medical … Read more