Consultation: revisions to Space Management policy (220) — comments due Dec 21

As part of a six-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the revisions to the Space Management (220) policy. Please review the documents on the website below. Please distribute to others in your area, as appropriate. The procedures to this policy are also attached for information. … Read more

Teaching and Learning workshops in Nov/Dec

Indigenization Workshops Registration: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/IndigenousWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/ Storytelling as Pedagogy (online) — Tues, Nov 29 (12-1 pm) Holistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning (in person) — Thurs, Dec 8 (9 am-3 pm) Circle Works (in person) — Mon, Dec 12 (12-2pm) Abby/Wed, Dec 14 (3-5pm) Chwk Course Development Workshops Registration: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CourseDevelopmentWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/ Assessment Design Fri, Dec 9 (10-11 am) … Read more

Library moving to OpenAthens for Resource Links

What’s happening? On Dec 21, the UFV Library will be moving to a service called OpenAthens. This new service will have users sign in with their UFV single sign-on credentials (same as myUFV, myClass, myFiles, myMail) to provide a more seamless experience when accessing digital library resources (e.g., articles, videos, and eBooks). It also enables … Read more

Senior Student Club fundraiser — Nov 28

This fundraiser is for Low Entropy’s “Just Older Youth” (JOY) program. JOY is a registered charity that organizes special event for seniors. Donations will contribute to funding future JOY events and dental work for Elder Marie. Our goal is to raise funds and awareness for JOY events where seniors can socialize again, especially after the … Read more

Campus-wide consultation — draft Instructional Complaints policy

As part of a six-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the draft Instructional Complaints Policy, please review the documents on the website below. Please distribute to others in your area, as appropriate. The procedures to this policy are also attached for information. Please submit your … Read more

Peace Talk: Love in the Time of Fentanyl film — Nov 24

WARNING — Drug use is shown in video UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre presents an 80-minute documentary film followed by a panel with special guests from the film. A group of misfits, artist, and drug users operate a renegade safe injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Love in the Time of Fentanyl is an intimate … Read more

Holiday reception — Dec 13 (Abbotsford) and Dec 15 (Chilliwack)

On behalf of the Academic Leaders, the Provost invites all UFV Employees to celebrate the year’s end and the new year’s beginning. Tues, December 13 Abby K180 2:30 to 4 pm Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Thurs, Dec 15 Chwk — Gathering Place 3-4 pm Gathering Place For more information, contact Melinda Saretzky … Read more

‘Toad People’ film screening and letter-writing event — Nov 30

The UFV Wildlife Protection Club is collaborating with Nature Canada as part of its cross-country bus tour collecting letters and art from BC residents explaining why nature deserves our protection. These letters will be delivered to Justin Trudeau in Montreal next month during the UN Conference on Biodiversity (Nature COP) to motivate strong commitments to … Read more

Health reminders — Fall/Winter 2022

As we approach the end of the Fall term, it’s important to remember we are in the midst of flu season and while we have progressed in the COVID-19 pandemic battle, BC’s health experts indicate influenza and other respiratory illnesses are on the rise. UFV remains committed to maintaining a healthy and safe environment for … Read more