Sustainable Development symposium — May 18

This event will feature presentations about sustainable business practices from a variety of perspectives as well as an opportunity to network with members of the Abbotsford business community. This event is free to attend and light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to by May 15, 2017 For more information, contact Kelly Gardner […]

Faculty sabbatical planning and application workshop — June 1

Are you planning to apply for a 2018-19 sabbatical leave? Ask questions and get feedback before submitting your application by attending the sabbatical planning and application workshop facilitated by Dr. Adrienne Chan, AVP, Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies. Thurs, June 1 10 am – 12 noon Room C1422, Abbotsford campus RSVP to At this […]

Poetry workshop offer by past UFV writer in residence Daniela Elza

Calling all poets and writers. Past UFV Writer in Residence Daniela Elza will be teaching a two-part weekend workshop on exploring the process from poetry concept to paid market. Saturdays: June 17 & 24 Noon–4:30 pm at UFV Hope Centre – 1250 7th ave Crn 40269 $175.00 Hope Centre H124 To register call 1-888-823-8734 Workshop […]

Intension(elle) — BFA grad show runs to May 19 — opening reception April 28

Every year members of the University of the Fraser Valley and its surrounding community come together to support an exciting cultural event in the Visual Arts department: the BFA Grad Show. This year’s show is titled Intension(elle), reflecting the all-female composition of the graduating class. Opening Reception: Fri, April 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm in […]

Career opportunities at UFV — April 24

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Instructor, School of Business, Marketing and/or Management Instructor, School of Business, Human Resource Management Instructor, School of Business, Financial Accounting Assistant Professor, Upgrading and University Preparation To view details on these postings, and for a complete list […]

Blackboard Transact upgrade — April 25 and 26

The Blackboard Transact system will undergo an upgrade on April 25 and 26. Please be advised the self-serve PHIL stations, to load money onto Campus Cards, in both libraries, along with student printing, in the libraries and computer labs, will be unavailable during this time. All other Blackboard devices on campus will be available for […]

Reconcili-ACTION — UFV community invited to work with Stó:lō on community building — June 19

Canada needs to move from “apology to action” according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. UFV and like-minded educational institutions will be key leaders in this spirit of reconciliation. On June 19, Stó:lō, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people are gathering at the Aboriginal Gathering Place (UFV CEP Campus) to engage in a dialogue aimed […]

New Student Orientation — calling all Student Services

New Student Orientation (Part 1) Start Your Journey, is just around the corner! • May 16 and 25, 4-8 pm – Abbotsford campus • May 18, 4-8 pm – Chilliwack campus If you’re interested in being a part of the Student Services fair, please contact by April 24! More details about these upcoming NSO […]

Policy rescinded — Facilities Advisory Committee Terms of Reference policy (136)

At its April 11, 2017 meeting, President’s Executive approved rescinding Facilities Advisory Committee Terms of Reference policy (136). A formal policy is not necessary to establish terms of reference for a committee, and this committee has not existed for over 10 years (was replaced by the Campus Planning Advisory Committee). All UFV policies are available […]

Summer Institute in Teacher Education 2017

The Teacher Education department at the University of the Fraser Valley is once again offering a Summer Institution in Teacher Education (SITE) between July 10 and July 28, 2017 at the Abbotsford campus. We have an exciting lineup of courses tailored specifically for the needs of practising teachers. If you are looking for a student-centred, […]

Little donation goes a long way

An energetic team of generous teen athletes enjoyed a competitive trip to Cuba earlier this year. As part of the U15-BC Goodwill Tour Team, the Abbotsford Outlaws softball squad loaded hundreds of pounds of donations, including UFV water bottles, onto their plane – all of which was handed over to underprivileged Cuban children. The Fraser […]

Abbotsford library summer renovation — let library know what you need access to

Please let us know by April 21 if there are any library materials that currently reside on the first floor that you or your students will need access to during the summer semester. Full details about the renovation can be found on this website: For more information, contact MaryAnne MacDougall at 05/14/2017

April 21, 2008: UCFV becomes UFV

On April 21, 2008, then-premier Gordon Campbell visited the Abbotsford campus to announce university status for what had been the University of the Fraser Valley. Can you find yourself in this celebratory photo?

Career opportunities at UFV — April 18

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Instructor, Social, Cultural & Media Studies Instructor, Philosophy Instructor, Geography and the Environment Lab Technician, Graphic & Digital Design Lab Coordinator, Graphic & Digital Design Instructor, Physics Instructor, Mathematics & Statistics To view details on these postings, […]

Internationalization Fund 2017-18 call for proposals

UFV International announces the first call for Internationalization Fund proposals for fiscal year 2017/18. The fund is open to any UFV staff member, faculty member, or administrator to make a proposal that will “internationalize” UFV’s curriculum, services, departments or programs, or enhance one’s ability or a department’s capacity to work with international students and partners. […]

UFV at FV Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase

10th Annual Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase Come out and visit the UFV booth at the Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. The UFV booth is presented in partnership with the Faculty of Professional Studies, School of Business students. Visit UFV at booth 29 and 30 at […]

Message from the President: BC Provincial Election

Dear UFV community, Yesterday the BC provincial general election period officially began, and voting will take place May 9. I encourage all members of our UFV community, individually and personally, to engage actively in this important democratic process. I remind us all, however, that the University, as a public post-secondary institution, must comply with the […]

Throwback to 1992 for Health Sciences

UFV opened its new Health Sciences Centre on the Yale Road Chilliwack campus on April 10, 1992. Here’s a throwback to what the faculty and staff looked like on that day, 25 years ago. Three faculty members still work here. Can you spot them?

New Hires, Moves and Changes — March 2017

Welcome and congratulations to the following employees, who have recently joined UFV or changed positions Jennifer MacDonald — Assistant, Program Development & Quality Assurance Mallory Manley — Assistant, Director of Finance Ashley Hayes — Coordinator, Peer Resource & Leadership Centre Jocelyn Thiessen — Assistant, Bookstore, Chilliwack

Association of History Students paintball tournament and BBQ

Burn off some steam. and join the Association of History Students for the paintball event of the year. The ultimate face off between students and professors. Wanna play? Get more information and register with us today on our Facebook Events Page: AHS Paintball 2017. Trust us, you won’t get expelled. Please register before April 23. […]

Earth Day 2017: Come Play Outside! April 21

SustainableUFV brings us Earth Day for another year! The theme for 2017 is EarthPLAY, recognizing that outdoor recreation has taken a back seat to screens, video games, and Netflix. The more time we spend outside, the more passionate we feel about keeping nature pristine and beautiful, and that’s what Earth Day is all about. EarthPLAY […]

Nettie Wild’s KONELINE: our land Beautiful film screening — April 19

Stephanie Gould of UFV’s Visual Arts department will host-curate a screening of Nettie Wild’s newly-released documentary KONELINE: our land beautiful on Wed, April 19 at 2 pm in Abby B101. The screening is in partnership with Reel Canada’s one-day film festival on National Canadian Film Day. For more information, contact Stephanie Gould at […]