Zimbra email ends September 30

Earlier this year, M365 accounts were provided to UFV students, and student email accounts were changed from Zimbra to Outlook (Exchange Online). On September 30, all Zimbra accounts will be shut down, and information in that email will no longer be available to you. If you have access to a student Zimbra account, is your … Read more

Understanding Accommodate and Accommodation Letters — Sept 22

Understanding Accommodate and Accommodation Letters The Centre for Accessibility Services invites faculty to join us in introducing our new online Accessibility platform, Accommodate, that launched Fall 2020. We will go over what to expect from Accommodate, and how to access Accommodation Letters for students in your courses. We invite faculty to come to participate in … Read more

MicroCourses — Teaching Fundamentals — Sept 20-Oct 27

The Teaching and Learning Centre is offering an ongoing MicroCourse series of workshops (essential Blackboard tools for online and hybrid courses ), with synchronous sessions for each MicroCourse scheduled weekly. The primary objective of these MicroCourses is the pedagogy behind the tools and how they can be used to: *achieve learning objectives *promote student engagement … Read more

Chat R (Chat Reconciliation) — second Wed of month

Join Lorna Andrews, Teaching and Learning Specialist, Indigenization to chat about reconciliation efforts at UFV. Have an online chat about Reconciliation, Decolonization, Indigenization, or anything association with Reconciliation. Dates: The second Wednesday of every month Oct 13, 2021 – June 8, 2022  (12-2 pm) For information and registration, please contact: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/IndigenousWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/s/TsZ0SPTgT0KEQV5h1q7tyw2 For more information, contact … Read more

Campus Engagement Expo — Abbotsford campus

Come and discover opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community! Over 40 student clubs and associations, UFV and SUS services, and community groups will be showcased at this event. Wed, Sept 29 11 am-1:30 pm Abbotsford Campus Green https://mycampuslife.ufv.ca/event/187168 For more information, contact sheila mckay at sheila.mckay@ufv.ca 09/30/2021

Campus Engagement Expo — Chilliwack campus

Come and discover opportunities to get involved on campus and in the community! Over 40 student clubs and associations, UFV and SUS services, and community groups will be showcased at this event. Wed, Oct 6 11 am-1 pm CEP Building A Atrium https://mycampuslife.ufv.ca/event/187169 For more information, contact sheila mckay at sheila.mckay@ufv.ca 10/07/2021

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

Panel Discussion: The Afghan Refugee Crisis

THE AFGHAN REFUGEE CRISIS: CONFLICT, COMPASSION, AND ACTION AN ACTION-ORIENTED CONVERSATION ABOUT THE AFGHAN REFUGEE CRISIS. To mark the UN International Day of Peace, and this year’s theme of “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World,” PARC will host a live virtual panel event titled: The Afghan Refugee Crisis – Conflict, Compassion, and Action. … Read more

Panel discussion: The Afghan Refugee Crisis: Conflict, Compassion, and Action — Sept 21

About this event: Many of us are aware of the unfolding humanitarian and refugee crisis in Afghanistan following the end of a 20-year US-led coalition war. This war culminated in the withdrawal of American troops and its NATO allies, including Canada, in mid-August 2021. Under the backdrop of concern about a potential return to oppressive … Read more

Centre for Education and Research on Aging launches first podcast

The Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA) has released its first podcast. In the inaugural episode, get to know the hosts Lillian Hung and Shelley Canning, their respective backgrounds, and what they want to achieve with this podcast. Episode 1 discusses “Tales from the front” and is a collaboration between CERA and GNABC … Read more

MS Teams for courses now available

As part of the M365 project, faculty can now request an MS Team be created for their course! Using the IT Services portal, complete the Microsoft Teams for a Course request form, providing the following information: • Primary Instructor Name • Department • Course Registration Number (CRN) • The date you would like the students … Read more

Online Co-op information sessions — Sept 15 and 21

Looking for relevant work experience? Attend an upcoming online Co-op info session to find out how you can combine your academic studies with relevant paid work experience! Hosted by our co-op coordinators, the session will include the details, benefits, program requirements and how to apply to the Co-op program. There will be an opportunity for … Read more

Provost Lunch and Learn — Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) — Sept 22

Provost and VP Academic “Lunch and Learn” — Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Many of our students gain valuable knowledge and skills outside of their academic classrooms; however, very few are able to have their prior knowledge and skills recognized to meet their academic goals at UFV.  Join Amanda Roberts, UFV’s PLAR Manager, to … Read more