News & Events

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|

VIUFA Community Engagement Award (2016)

The time has come again, VIUFA members, to nominate a student for the third 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 who demonstrates exceptional [...]

2016-01-07T14:16:54-08:00 January 7th, 2016|Front Page, Member News|

VIUFA to Sponsor a Syrian Refugee Student

The Executive is pleased to announce that the following motion was carried unanimously by VIUFA members who attended the October 28, 2015 General Meeting: "That VIUFA support a Syrian student at VIU through the WUSC program for 1 year with the intent of continuing for 3 more years, and with an initial donation of $10,000 [...]

2015-11-05T14:07:33-08:00 November 4th, 2015|Front Page, Member News|

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 [...]

2015-10-13T18:19:30-07:00 October 12th, 2015|Front Page, Non Instructional Faculty Committee|

VIUFA 2015 Community Engagement Award Winners

We are pleased to announce that there were two winners this year of our Community Engagement Award . . . congratulations to Sacia Burton and Rosa He. We received eight very impressive applications this year, and selecting a winner (or in this case winners) from the eight was not an easy task for the Selection [...]

2015-05-20T13:11:36-07:00 May 20th, 2015|Front Page|