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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

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

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

Funding Opportunities for VIUFA Members

Kathleen Reed, Chair of VIUFA’s Professional & Scholarly Development Committee, has created the attached invaluable 2-page chart containing all of the VIU and VIUFA funding opportunities for our members including eligibility, amount available, deadlines for applying, etc. VIUFA Interal Funding Opps Chart-2   ...

Non-Instructional meeting schedule

Hello fellow VIUFA non-instructional members, I have arranged a schedule of monthly brown bag lunch meetings for VIUFA non-instructional members. The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for non-instructional VIUFA members to connect with each other and to have an ‘ear to the ground’ regarding issues of relevance to this sub-grouping of the VIUFA collective membership. As...

VIUFA Non-Regular Faculty Rep (Sep 2015-...

Please join us in welcoming KELLY BLACK as VIUFA’s new Non-Regular Faculty rep for the coming year. Follow

Sisters in Spirit Vigil

Title: Sisters in Spirit Vigil Location: Jardin Des Quatorze (Outside Building 360) Description: VIUSU is organizing this ceremony to remember and highlight the issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Start Time: 11:30 Date: 2015-10-01 End Time: 12:30 Follow

D.M.R.C. Reports to 2013, 2014 and 2015 ...

Attached (below) are the reports provided by the VIUFA rep of the FPSE Disability Management & Rehabilitation Committee at the 2013, 2014 and 2015 VIUFA Annual General Meetings. Disability Management & Rehab Disability Man & Rehab Disability Management & Rehabilitation Rep ...

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives:...

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Education Project
    Education Project With a wide circle of research associates representing all aspects of the education sector, accessible research, case studies and thoughtful commentary and analysis, the CCPA Education Project provides a welcome—and often humorous—balance to the rhetoric of market-based education reform that continues to erode our public education...

VIU designates 22 “non-gendered” washroo...

Sent on behalf of the Positive Space Alliance, the Human Rights Advisory Committee, and Katrin Roth von Szepesbela, Director, Human Rights and Respectful Workplace  VIU recently designated 22 single-stall washrooms at the Nanaimo campus as “non-gendered.” These washrooms are no longer marked for use with the symbol designating use by men or women, and are now open for...

CAUT position: Anti-Terrorism Bill would...

CAUT position: Anti-Terrorism Bill would limit academic freedom and campus speech
(Ottawa – March 31, 2015) The organization representing Canada’s university and college professors is warning that the federal government’s controversial anti-terrorism legislation could put limits on academic freedom and free speech on campus. In an analysis of the proposed legislation released today, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) says Bill C-51 poses...

Las Hermanas

Kismet Theatre Collective, in partnership with VIUFA’s Status of Women Committee, presents Las Hermanas, an original one act play honouring and supporting Haven Society. Featuring stories of healing and hope, this production will be presented at VIU’s Malaspina Theatre on Thurs Mar 26 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 available at Catwalk Fashions, Kismet Theatre Academy,...

World Water week screening of Troubled W...

World Water week screening of Troubled Water Fri Mar 27
SCREENING TIME & LOCATION Friday March 27th 7pm at Vancouver Island University Nanaimo Campus, Building 356 Room 109 Troubled Water – Description a Paul Manly Media Production Water is largely taken for granted by consumers but it’s becoming “blue gold” in the 21st century. Troubled Water examines the threats to public water systems and watersheds using the East Coast...

RED SQUARE ON A BLACKBOARD screening Fri...

RED SQUARE ON A BLACKBOARD screening Fri Mar 20 at 7pm
As students in Quebec gear up for one of the largest strikes in Canadian history, Cinema Politica Nanaimo presents the third film in our Resistance Rising series: RED SQUARE ON A BLACKBOARD. Friday March 20th, 7pm @ VIU Building 356 Room 109. Free admission. Donations welcome. RED SQUARE ON A BLACKBOARD takes us into the heart of the 2012 student crisis to experience from the inside one...

Six Things Protesters Need to Know about...

Six Things Protesters Need to Know about Bill C-51
http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2015/03/11/C-51-Six-Things-To-Know/ Preventative arrest? Secret police? Rights lawyers break down anti-terrorism law. By Alyssa Stryker and Carmen Cheung,  March 11, 2015, TheTyee.ca Protesters march against Kinder Morgan Nov. 27, 2014. Actions interfering with ‘the economic or financial stability of Canada’ can be interpreted as security...

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