News & Events

Play: Be a Man – Sept 30/Oct 1

An original play by Kismet Theatre Collective. Real stories of what it is like to grow up with society's ideas of what manhood should be. All proceeds go to Haven Society's Men Choose Respect Program. September 30/Oct 1st. Tix 20$/adults 15$/students and seniors. Available at Kismet Theatre Academy, Haven Society, and the Romper Room. Co-sponsored [...]

2017-09-22T11:51:45-07:00 September 22nd, 2017|Front Page, Member News, Status of Women|

“The Stairs” Screening – Oct. 3

The Stairs documentary follows current and past drug users in Toronto's Regent Park. Free public screening Tue Oct 3 7pm VIU Theatre 310. Director Hugh Gibson will address the audience and answer questions. Made over five years, the film is being hailed for its humanistic, real, and non-judgmental treatment of addiction. Its release is timely [...]

Dr. Stefanie Falz – 6 Months in South Sudan

Join VIUFA's Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee, Reaching Out Assisting Refugees, VIU World University Service of Canada, and the VIU Positive Space Alliance for a presentation by Dr. Stefanie Falz on her experiences in South Sudan and a short presentation on the current situation of LGBT refugees and what can be done about it. [...]

VIUFA PD Show & Tell and Welcome Back BBQ

Date:    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Time:    3:00 to 6:00 p.m. (BBQ at 4:30) Location:   300/401 - Royal Arbutus Room (and outside deck, weather permitting) Agenda: Professional Development (PD) Show & Tell:  Did you have an interesting PD experience this past year?  Tell your colleagues about it in a maximum 8 minutes.  Bring an [...]

2017-08-21T19:17:49-07:00 August 21st, 2017|Front Page, Member News|

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 [...]

2017-04-25T18:12:23-07:00 April 21st, 2017|Front Page|

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 [...]

2017-08-21T21:09:34-07:00 January 27th, 2017|Front Page, Member News|

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 [...]

2017-01-26T16:10:15-08:00 January 26th, 2017|Front Page, Member News|

VIUFA Non-Regular (Sessional) Faculty Meeting

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, [...]

2017-08-16T14:29:49-07:00 September 28th, 2016|Front Page|

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 [...]

2016-07-29T13:59:10-07:00 July 29th, 2016|Front Page, Member News|

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 [...]

2016-03-16T09:33:41-07:00 March 16th, 2016|Front Page, Member News|

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 [...]

2016-02-17T09:22:01-08:00 February 17th, 2016|Front Page, Member News|