Health and wellness opportunities for October

Health News from Health, Safety & Wellness in Human Resources UFV Wellness Program The Health, Safety & Wellness office in the Human Resources department will soon be launching a new wellness program for UFV employees. The current theme is Stress and Time Management. Over the course of October and November we will be offering workshops … Read more

Thanksgiving dinner at U-House

The fifth Annual UFV Thanksgiving dinner takes place Wed, Oct 9 from 4 to 6 pm at University House. The UFV Culinary Arts program is preparing a complete turkey dinner, delivered hot to our door. Tickets are only $2 and available from the University House front desk. Faculty and staff are more than welcome to … Read more

Microlecture faculty presenters wanted

Calling all faculty researchers: Would you like to participate in UFV’s 2013 MicroLecture series on Wed, Nov 13? The Research Office is looking for 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the UFV Microlecture series. One after the other, you will take the stage for a maximum of … Read more

2014 Telus directories

The 2014 Telus directories for the Central Fraser Valley and Upper Fraser Valley will be arriving soon. As these listings are also available online at sources such as or there will only be 40 paper copies of each directory available for distribution. If you would like a copy of either directory, please reply … Read more

Facility audit coming

UFV will be undergoing a facility audit the week of Oct 21-25 at our Abbotsford, Aerospace, Chilliwack Yale Road and Canada Education Park locations. The audit is part of the BC Ministry of Advanced Education’s Facility Condition Reassessment for 2013 which will be carried out by VFA — The VFA assessment team will include … Read more

Interdisciplinary committee meeting — Oct 24

All faculty and staff are invited to the next Interdisciplinary committee meeting to be held on Thurs, Oct 24 from 3-4 pm on the Chilliwack campus in A2428. This committee works to create a more inclusive environment at UFV for students, faculty, and staff and we would appreciate your insight and input. Julia Byl Workplace … Read more

Career opportunities at UFV

There are many new and vacant positions advertised on the UFV Career Opportunities website. The current positions that have just been placed on the website include: Sessional faculty, Winter 2014 Sociology sessional faculty Anthropology sessional faculty Accounts Payable Supervisor Records Assistant, Chilliwack campus To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of … Read more

Copyright Clinic Drop-in for instructors

Do you have a coursepack or post materials to BB Learn? Do you have questions about the new copyright guidelines? Drop by a copyright clinic and work through your questions with your copyright librarian. Bring your course lists, websites or other work you need guidance on. Dates & Locations: Mon, Nov 18 – CEP A2428 … Read more

Learning & Development Workshops Fall 2013

Upcoming learning and development workshop for November 2013: Tues, Nov 26, 9 am–noon, Abby A225 — Delivering Effective Feedback (for Leaders) Please visit the Learning & Development website for more details. To register, contact Brittany Grewal at or local 4439.

Meet Your Advisor Day

This is an opportunity for students to meet their advisors, ask questions about their programs, and highlight advising services at UFV. Wed, Oct 9 11 am–2 pm Chilliwack campus at CEP A Building Atrium If you have any questions please contact Elaine Newman at

Retirement dinner

You are invited to a dinner to honour 29 employees as they retire from UFV. Wed, Oct 16 6 pm Ramada Inn & Conference Centre (Abbotsford) We will be paying tribute to: Joan Kilbride Karola Stinson Pieter Steyn Barbara Stirskey Maureen Kiner Cheryl Dahl Mary Rigby-Jones Pat Bullock Margaret Brackett Cindy Pugsley Linda Toews Pat … Read more

Ethics proposal brown-bag lunch

Do you need to write an ethics proposal for a research project or a class but don’t know where to start? Andrea Hughes (HREB Chair) and Michelle Riedlinger (HREB Vice-Chair) will help you through the process. Bring your questions to the Ethics Proposal Brown Bag Lunch. Thurs, Oct 10 12–1:30 pm Kipp Research Lab, Abby … Read more