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2017 AGM & Executive Reports

To all VIUFA members: Please be sure to join us for this year’s Annual General Meeting as follows: Date:  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Time:  10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location:  Royal Arbutus Room Please click on the links below for an updated Agenda and Executive reports.  All reports, the 2015/16 Financial Statements, and the 2017/18 Budget are attached. Buffet lunch will be...

2017 VIUFA Community Engagement Award

2017 VIUFA Community Engagement Award
  The time has come once again, VIUFA members, to nominate a student for the fourth annual Community Engagement Award. As you know, the $1,000 award honours students who have made a positive contribution to Vancouver Island University campus life through activism and community engagement. The award will be given to an outstanding student (or two students depending on the number of...

C.I.E.L. Posting

You may or may not have seen a current Posting [#17-4006] for the position of “Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Specialist” in the Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning. It is posted as a temporary full-time position to run from August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2019. If you are interested after reviewing the posting description and the required qualifications, please...

Fall 2016 – Internal Funding Oppor...

Dear VIUFA Members: Please click on the following link to access the updated (to Fall 2016) spreadsheet showing all internal funding opportunities for VIUFA members. http://www.viufa.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/VIUFA-Interal-Funding-Opps-Chart-Fall-2016.pdf Follow

Vancouver & District Labour Council...

Vancouver & District Labour Council Workshop
Set out below is a notice that VIUFA received from FPSE about a “Successful Organising Workshop” if anyone is interested in attending.  We apologize for the lateness of this posting but we only received it this week.   Follow

2016 Regular Faculty Handbook

Welcome to all new and returning regular VIUFA faculty members! Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the 2016 VIUFA Regular Faculty Handbook. 2016 VIUFA Regular Faculty Handbook   Follow

VIUFA Non-Regular (Sessional) Faculty Me...

TO ALL VIUFA NON-REGULAR (SESSIONAL) FACULTY MEMBERS: We have scheduled a meeting for all Non-Regular (Sessional) faculty members as follows: Date: Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 Time: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Place: Bldg. 355, Room 211 (Lounge) The agenda will be: Welcome new and returning members to VIUFA (your trade union for all academic professors, instructors, counsellors, faculty advisors,...

2016-2017 Temporary (Non-Regular) Facult...

Welcome to all new and returning temporary, sessional and/or non-regular VIUFA faculty members! Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the updated VIUFA Temporary (Non-Regular) Faculty Handbook (2016-2017). 2016-2017 Temporary Faculty Handbook ...

31-Aug-2016 Welcome BBQ and Meeting

TO ALL NEW AND RETURNING VIUFA MEMBERS: REMINDER of our meeting and BBQ as follows: Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Time: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Location: Bldg. 300 – Royal Arbutus Room and outside deck Agenda: Brief general meeting to ratify appointment of Disability Management & Rehabilitation rep. Professional Development (PD) Slam – Did you have an interesting PD experience...

31Aug2016 – Meeting, PD Slam &...

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: The VIUFA Executive would like to wish all members a happy, safe and self-deserved summer holiday. We also want to extend an early invitation for the following event: Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Time: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Place: Building 300 – Royal Arbutus Room and outside deck. Agenda: Brief general meeting; Professional Development (PD Slam) –...

VIUFA 2016 Annual General Meeting

TO ALL VIUFA MEMBERS: Please be sure to mark your calendars for the 2016 Annual General Meeting set for Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 10 AM to 2 PM in Bldg 355, Lecture Theatre (203). Lunch will be served across the hall in the Lounge (Room 211) from 11:45 to 12:45. Elections will follow the lunch break. The Notice of Meeting is attached and a 3-page memo from the Elections Committee...

Free International Women’s Day Eve...

Please join us in celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8, 2016 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Bldg 355, Rooms 203 and 211. All information and particulars are available by clicking on the link below. IWD Poster 2016 Follow

Clarification of Changes to Benefits

VIUFA members, Please see the following notice and attached document from Colleen Price, VIUFA’s Chief Steward, that was emailed to regular VIUFA members on Feb. 16, 2016: In response to several inquiries, please review this e-mail and the attached document. Visits to paramedicals (physio, chiropractors, massage therapy, etc.) are counted on a calendar year basis and so each...

Spring 2016 Pro-D Funding Opportunities ...

Please click on the link below to access the Funding Opportunities for VIUFA members – Spring 2016 (3 pages), created by Kathleen Reed, Chair of VIUFA’s Professional & Scholarly Development Committee. VIUFA Internal Funding Opps Chart – Spring 2016 Follow

2016 Non-Regular Faculty Handbook

With the help of VIUFA’s Non-Regular Faculty Rep (Kelly Black), we have updated the members’ handbook. Please click on the link below to access (and print off if you wish) the 2016 updated Temporary (Non-Regular) Faculty Handbook. 2016 Non-Regular Handbook Follow

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