Sustainability Survey

The deadline to complete the Sustainability Survey offered by the Office of Sustainability has been extended to this Friday, October 21! Sustainability is a priority to UFV, and the Office of Sustainability is conducting a survey to gather information on the UFV community’s existing sustainability practices and culture. This anonymous survey takes less than 10 … Read more

Call for honorary degree nominations

It’s that time of year again to consider nominations for UFV Honorary Doctorates for 2023. 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 … Read more

Sustainability Survey — AASHE STARS

The Office of Sustainability is conducting a survey to gather data on sustainability practices and culture of the UFV community for the ongoing AASHE STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System). The questions focus on current behaviours and knowledge related to sustainability. After completing the survey, participants will have the option to sign up for … Read more

EV charging stations update: Abbotsford lot 10b

What do I need to know? Three temporary portables have been added to parking lot 10b on the Abbotsford campus, blocking access to all four existing Level 1 (L1) electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Two existing Level 2 (L2) EV stations in lot 10b are still accessible. Four more L2 stations are expected to be … Read more

UFV Now to go biweekly for summer

The UFV Now e-newsletter, sent weekly on Mondays to employees during the academic year, will switch to a biweekly schedule for the summer months. Schedule Mon, July 11 (submission deadline Fri, July 8 at 9 am) Mon, July 25 (submission deadline Fri, July 22 at 9 am) Mon, Aug 8 (submission deadline Fri, Aug 5 … Read more

Mental Health week — May 2-8

                CMHA Mental Health Week kicks off on May 2 at 9 am PST with a virtual conversation exploring empathy with three very passionate speakers and advocates. Join Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, award-winning humanitarian and CMHA National Volunteer; Michael Landsberg, Mental Health Speaker & Founder of #SickNotWeak; and Kayla … Read more

Supported Learning Group leaders needed — info meeting April 5

Have you taken the following courses and are interested in helping other students? The Supported Learning Group program is currently hiring leaders for BUS 145, BUS 249, ECON 100/101, MATH 111/141, GEOG 103, STAT 104/106, CHEM 113/213, KPE 170/163/270, SOCIO 101. Applications are now available online on the SLG website. Please drop in your application … Read more

Change to Outlook email: external warning

IT Services has received valuable feedback after the launch last fall of the external email header – this is the yellow header seen at the top of email sent from outside of UFV.  ITS is streamlining this security feature and the way the header appears. This change will improve Outlook functionality. Change details: External email … Read more

We need your help — UFV employee intranet exercise

The University Relations department, in consultation with key stakeholders, is in the early stages of planning a UFV intranet. An intranet is an internal website that can be accessed only by UFV employees. It’s designed to support employees in communicating, collaborating, doing their jobs, and in accessing internal resources for employees. This short exercise will … Read more