CECE Career Coaching drop-in session — Dec 15

Want to start the job search process but not sure if you are ready? Connect with Career Services for tips on resume, cover letter, job search, and interview skills through appointments, drop-in sessions, and resources. Drop-in sessions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Make sure to bring a printed copy of your resume, cover … Read more

CECE Career Coaching drop-in session — Dec 14

Want to start the job search process but not sure if you are ready? Connect with Career Services for tips on resume, cover letter, job search, and interview skills through appointments, drop-in sessions, and resources. Drop-in sessions are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Make sure to bring a printed copy of your resume, cover … Read more

BSW info session — Dec 13

Students interested in applying to the BSW program are encouraged to attend. Representatives from Admissions, Advising, and the School of Social Work and Human Services will be on hand to answer your questions! Tues, Dec 13 10 am-12 pm Zoom (Register and get link with QR code) For more information, contact Catherine McLean at catherine.mclean@ufv.ca … Read more

Candlelight Vigil on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Please join us at noon on the Abbotsford campus to recognize the National Day of Awareness and Action on Violence Against Women. It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal (December 6, 1989). This act of violent misogyny shook our country and led Parliament to designate December … Read more

Pauri: a documentary on migration of Punjabi students — Dec 6

Pauri is a documentary that showcases the impact of mass migration of a younger generation of Punjabi students to western countries like Canada. It showcases the perspectives of this migration on younger and older generations in Punjab and Canada and how this has led to identity and existential crises. Tues, Dec 6 3-4:30 pm South … Read more

UFV Employee Giving campaign — Week 5 prize winner!

Thank you to everyone who attended the annual Employee Giving breakfasts or made a gift to the 2022 UFV Employee Giving campaign in support of the United Way and UFV! Funds raised directly supported the United Way’s programs, which help local youth, seniors, and community, and the UFV Emerging Priorities Fund. Congratulations again to all … Read more

Candlelight Vigil on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women — Dec 6

Please join us at 5 pm at the Ann Davis Transition Society to recognize the National Day of Awareness and Action on Violence Against Women. It has been over 30 years since the murder of 14 young women at Polytechnique Montréal (December 6, 1989). This act of violent misogyny shook our country and led Parliament … Read more

UFV monitoring winter weather — Tues, Nov. 29

Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for this afternoon (Tuesday, Nov. 29) and this evening with flurries possibly continuing through mid-day on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. All UFV classes and activities, remote and face-to-face, are anticipated to proceed as scheduled this afternoon and evening. All campuses and centres are scheduled to be OPEN and … Read more

Not Myself Today — workplace mental health resource

Workplace mental health matters. People are talking more openly about mental health and wellness — attitudes are shifting, awareness is growing — but the work we need to do to foster safe, supportive, and mentally healthy spaces is an ongoing effort. Like our physical health, we need to take care of our mental health. And … Read more

Chat-I: Building on IELTS experience — Dec 15

Guests: Dr. Ismaeil Fazel, Assessment Specialist and instructor at UBC’s Vantage College and UFV students with experiences of IELTS will share their expertise with us! Session overview: Have you ever wondered how students’ English is evaluated prior to their entry at UFV? Dr. Fazel will share his wealth of knowledge about the IELTS, what it … Read more

The Langar Project — on display at Abbotsford campus library

The Langar Project is a partnership project between the South Asian Studies Institute and UFV Library. The Library is proud to exhibit the project highlighting Langar’s history, spiritual meaning, preparation and protocol specifics. https://libguides.ufv.ca/SouthAsianStudies/Langar_Project For more information, contact Mary-Anne MacDougall at maryanne.macdougall@ufv.ca 11/29/2022

CityStudio Hubbub project showcase returns Dec 13

  CityStudio Abbotsford invites the UFV community to celebrate its fifth anniversary at the Hubbub project showcase on December 13 between 11 am and 2 pm. A joint event with CityStudio Chilliwack, which launched in 2021, will showcase the project work of five academic courses working on six civic challenges. Students from Arts, Science, and … Read more

WORLD AIDS DAY — Kick-off Event and Photovoice Exhibition: Understanding the Stories of Immigrants and Refugees Living with HIV in Edmonton

Using a photovoice as an advocacy approach, a community-based study was conducted with immigrants and refugees living with HIV in Edmonton. The purpose of the study was to gain a critical understanding of their intersectional challenges and inform national/provincial HIV policies and practices. In collaboration with the Chilliwack campus library and the School of Social … Read more