Remembering Vimy Ridge — March 27-29 & April 9

Poppies – Images – Words Help create a River of Poppies as a tribute to those who fought in the First World War. Personalize a poppy with a message or a soldier’s name Watch archival footage Listen to excerpts from war diaries,soldiers’ letters, & poetry March 27-29 10am-1pm April 9 1 pm-5 pm UFV Abbotsford […]

Births — Davis-Fisch

Congratulations to theatre professor Heather Davis-Fisch and husband Scott on the birth of their second son, Quinn Michael Davis-Fisch. He was born February 28, 2017.  Big brother Jasper is happy to welcome Quinn, who weighed 7 lb, 12 oz at birth. Save Save

Does the current info environment contribute to political polarization? — March 21

Does the current information environment contribute to political polarization? Tues, March 21 12 to 2 pm Great Hall, SUB MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PANEL Sven van de Wetering ~ PSYCHOLOGY Wayne Podrouzek ~ PSYCHOLOGY Darren Blakeborough ~ MACS Fiona MacDonald ~ POLITICAL SCIENCE Prabhsharanbir Singh ~ MOLA Patti Wilson ~ LIBRARY Erin Oswald ~ PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT Presentation, inter-panel […]

NEW Professional Development Allowable Expenses – Effective April 1, 2017

JPDC has approved new professional development allowable expenses, effective April 1, 2017. Please take some time to review the allowable expenses and note the information will also be posted on the Human Resources website under Professional Development in the coming weeks (see link here) . If you have any questions, please contact the PD assistant […]

Credentials policy (64) revised

Senate approved revisions to the Credentials policy (64) on February 10, 2017 The following graduation requirements, as per the recent revisions, will be in effect for Fall 2017: A program GPA (the GPA calculated over all UFV courses used to meet program requirements) of at least 2.0 (3.0 for graduate programs) is required for all […]

War and Canadian Identity: Does Vimy Matter? 100 years later — March 21

The Association of History Students and the History department UFV present “War and Canadian Identity: Does Vimy Matter?” There is no question that Canada’s identity has been greatly shaped by the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Since Canadian soldiers stormed the ridge in 1917 the battle has been subsequently constructed by Canadians as a defining moment […]

Policy Consultation – Prevention, Education & Response to Sexualized Violence and Safe Student Learning Community

As part of a three-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on two policies, accessible here, which are connected by subject matter: Prevention, Education and Response to Sexualized Violence — new policy Safe Student Learning Community — currently Student Non-Academic Conduct (204) The Prevention, Education and Response […]

Career opportunities — March 20

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Instructor, Teacher Education Instructor, Mathematics & Statistics (x2) To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at   03/24/2017

2017/18 Health Spending Account — send forms in now

The 2017/18 Health Spending Account (HSA) Funds Designation forms have been sent to all permanent employees. If have not received a form by email please go to the HR website to print the form. HSA balances are available for viewing when logged in to myUFV. Claims for expenses incurred in the 2016/17 fiscal year must […]

Tuition Waiver requests — submit before start of Summer semester

Reminder: Tuition Waiver Requests for eligible employees and spouses or dependants must be submitted to HR prior to the start of classes for the Summer semester. If you have questions, please contact Debbie Dyck at local 4653 or via email at For more information, contact Debbie Dyck at 03/31/2017

Addressing the Overdose Crisis — March 27

  The Faculty of Health Sciences is proud to announce Meaghan Thumath as the latest keynote as part of the Dean’s Speaker Series. Meaghan Thumath is a registered nurse and senior practice leader at the BC Centre for Disease Control where she started her career as a street nurse and has moved into policy and […]

UFV Retirees Cafe — March 22

UFV Retirees Café Wed, March 22 2:30–4 pm, Abby A225 Travelling and insurance. What you need to know. with Shawna Vandeven, The Co-operators RSVP today to You’re invited! Join UFV Retirees and special guest Shawna Vandeven, of The Co-operators, at our next installment of the Retirees Café. Did you know that by enjoying a […]

Living Healthy Beyond Youth Event — UFV Five Corners — March 29

Helping shape youth today for a better tomorrow. This youth event will focus on four key areas: Healthy Relationships Sexual Health Mental Health Addictions What to expect at the community youth event? Fun interactive games Youth discussions Door prizes Library live and on tour Informative booths Community resources Free snacks & drinks Wed, March 29 […]

SUS adding extra runs for the Langley-Abbotsford Campus Connector shuttle

After reviewing recent data from the Campus Connector Service, the Student Union Society is adding another shuttle bus for the morning run from Langley to Abbotsford campus and from Abbotsford campus to Langley. This addition of a shuttle is effective immediately and the extra shuttle is currently running. This additional shuttle service will continue until […]

Budget forums now online

If you missed the 2017-18 budget forums on March 8 and 9, 2017 they are now available online here For more information, visit

New Student Orientation, Part 1: Start Your Journey

4-8pm on the following dates: May 16 at Abbotsford May 18 at C May 25 at Abbotsford All students who will be starting their studies at UFV in September are invited to New Student Orientation, Part 1: Start Your Journey. Students and their supporters will be able to participate in the following activities: -campus tours […]

Print Services temporary closure

Print Services on the Abbotsford campus will be temporarily closed on Mon, March 27 and Tues, March 28, to accommodate the installation of a new digital press. Abbotsford Print Services will reopen on Wed, March 29; however, colour printing will be unavailable until Thurs, March 30. Please send all print jobs to the Chilliwack print […]

ETS and TLC have moved (back)!

Educational Technology Services and Teaching and Learning have moved back to our newly renovated offices in G104. Come by and see us and the new office.   For more information, contact Peggy Walker at 03/25/2017 Save Save

Do you have your PD planned?

As a staff member at UFV you are eligible to utilize $400 of your professional development funds on Continuing Education courses. In today’s workplace digital media and creative practice are more valuable than ever! Gain the skills necessary to succeed in your current role or advance your career with a Centre for Creative Development course. […]

UFV gets ready for a new academic year at New Student Orientation

As many current UFV students are eagerly anticipating the end of the winter semester, many people at UFV are already looking ahead to the start of the 2017/18 academic year. A team of over 60 staff and faculty have been getting ready to welcome UFV’s newest students and their supporters at Part 1 of New […]

Holocaust Study Tour of Berlin and Krakow/Auschwitz — apply by Mar 17

This study tour has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the German-led attack on European Jews and other victims during the mid-twentieth century. Tour participants will travel to Germany and Poland, where they will visit historical sites related to the Holocaust and its commemorations. The study tour will bring participants into […]

Career opportunities at UFV

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Sessional Faculty, Fall 2017 Instructor, Kinesiology Instructor, School of Business, Financial Accounting Instructor, School of Business Faculty, Human Resource Management Instructor, School of Business Faculty, Marketing/Management Instructor, Computer Information Systems Instructor, Computer Information Systems (Management Information Systems) […]

Career opportunities at UFV — March 13

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Instructor Social Work and Human Services To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at For more information, contact Tara Rozenek […]

Bookstore fiscal year-end — stock up now!

The fiscal year-end is approaching, which means that the deadline to use any remaining 2016/17 budget funds is almost here. This is a great time to visit the Bookstore to stock up on office supplies. To make any inquiries about departmental purchases please visit the Bookstore or contact the Bookstore at or local 4535. […]

UFV Campus and Community Radio Society AGM — March 20 (or 27)

CIVL’s annual general meeting is open to ALL UFV students and CIVL members. Come participate in your democratic right to engage in the administration of our campus/community radio station at UFV! Join us in room B101 starting at 6 pm. After 90 students arrive, we will convene. If less than 90 students attend on March […]