UFV returns to in-person learning

Dear UFV community, As we return to campus, I’m sharing a letter from Dr. Bonnie Henry that recommends in-person post-secondary education and looks at the science behind this transition. I recognize there is a range of opinion regarding coming back to in-person learning, but science tells us the benefits are critical to our students’ mental … Read more

2021 Employee Giving Campaign — Week 2 winners!

Thank you to all staff and faculty who have donated to the UFV/United Way Employee Giving Campaign! Your generosity is helping so many students achieve their dreams and continue their studies at UFV. All employees who have donated throughout 2021 are entered in our weekly prize draw during this campaign. We are excited to announce … Read more

MS Teams Chat content will be deleted after 180 days

On Dec. 31, 2021, UFV will implement a 180-day retention schedule to the Chat function within MS Teams. This means Chat messages dated older than July 4, 2021 will be automatically deleted on Dec. 31 and every day thereafter as a chat message turns 180-days old. This new process does not impact messages or conversations within … Read more

UFV and United Way Breakfast Cook-off returns Nov 3

Mark your calendars! It’s back! The UFV & United Way Breakfast Cook-Off will be back virtually at 8 am on Wed, Nov 3. 2020 Cook-off champion, Lenore Newman, has hung up her spatula, but join us while UFV staff chefs, including returning chef James Mandigo, cook alongside UFV Culinary students! On this year’s menu — … Read more

Winter 2022 Textbook Adoptions Due Oct 15!

Textbook adoptions are due by October 15. Website adoptions: Use the link below to submit your Winter 2022 adoptions. E-mail adoptions: Adoption forms (found on our website) can be e-mailed as well. Digital Formats: Many of our publishers now offer digital material though our digital partner CEI. We are trying to list more digital material … Read more

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: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/agriculture-technology-facilities-tours-tickets-158019204695   For more information, contact Michelle Morier at michelle.morier@ufv.ca 09/09/2021