DJ Sandhu Retirement and Appreciation Tea — Mar 27

We will be acknowledging DJ’s service to UFV and congratulating him on his retirement. This will be an informal standing reception with a few people giving short remarks, followed by a gift presentation. People from UFV and the community will be invited, along with former presidents and colleagues. DJ’s UFV service record includes:  1994-2017 — […]

General Studies Mini-Fair — Feb 5

Have questions about your degree or diploma? Want to learn how to make the most of your General Studies education? Open to all current and prospective General Studies students, this event will feature a series of 30-minute information sessions regarding the most important areas of the program. Topics include: completing the Customized Learning Plan, meeting […]

2018-19 UFV meeting weeks breakdown and stat holidays

The 2018-2019 Meeting Schedule Weeks Breakdown pdf is located at S:\Public\UFVinfo and can also be found online at https://www.ufv.ca/senate/resources/. Those employees responsible for booking meeting space for department and committee meetings are asked to contact Room Bookings directly in order to book space. Please use the following link to make room requests from the room […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 22

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Coordinator, Global Engagement and Contract Training International Student Relations Specialist Assistant, Director of Ancillary Services To view details on these postings, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek […]

Visual Arts Silent Auction

Visual Arts Silent Auction Jan 30-Feb 2 Proceeds go to the production of the Creative & Performing Arts Festival on April 27. The event is open to the public for FOUR days and provides a rare opportunity to acquire artworks that are affordable. Winners will be contacted on Feb 5. Everyone is welcome! Tue, Jan […]

Raabe to present at International Conference on Philosophical Practice

Petere Raabe (Philosphy) has been invited to present at the 15th International Conference on Philosophical Practice in Mexico City in June. He is also a member of the academic organizing committee for the conference.  He will hold a workshop on philosophy’s role in counselling and psychotherapy, and present a paper titled “Philosophy as Education and […]

Nominate someone great for a UFV employee award or an honorary degree

We like recognizing outstanding achievement and service at UFV and we want your nominations. Faculty Service Excellence Award (new) — call for nominations — deadline Jan 26 UFV has created a new award recognizing individuals for academic excellence in service. Award recipients receive a plaque, a framed certificate, and an award of $2,500. Nominations must […]

‌5th Biannual pARTicipate poster competition 2017/18.
 YES to the ARTS and HUMANITIES!


‌5th Biannual pARTicipate Poster Competition 2017/18 YES to the ARTS and HUMANITIES! ‌‌Organizers The Visual Arts (VA), and the Graphic + Digital Design (GDD) departments The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Abbotsford BC, Canada The project has been running biannually since 2009 with its aim to foster imagination, criticality, visual thinking, graphic design skills […]

Bell Let’s Talk for Mental Health — Jan 31

On Wednesday, January 31st, the UFV Counselling department invites you to help us end stigma around mental health. Let’s start the conversation. Come by to learn about mental health, play a game, and win swag. Wed, Jan 31 11 am-3 pm Abbotsford — Library Rotunda Chilliwack — Atrium (across from cafeteria) For more information, contact […]

Glow in the Dark Yoga! (Glowga)

Join us for the 3rd annual Glowga, presented by UFV Yoga Club, SUS, and Campus Recreation! Tue, Jan 23 6-8 pm Evered Hall (in the SUB); Abbotsford Campus From 6- 7 pm enjoy glow paint activities, grab some tasty snacks, and socialize! The lights go out and the yoga session starts at 7 pm. There […]

Revised policy — Order of Registration (95)

The President’s Executive approved revisions to the Order of Registration (95) policy, which is available on the policy website at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/. The Registration Order principles can be found at https://www.ufv.ca/admissions/registration/registration-order/. http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 01/20/2018

Board of Governors policy and bylaw updates

At its December 7, 2017 meeting, the Board of Governors approved revisions to the following: • Board Policy on Naming Buildings, Spaces and Facilities (BRP-215.02) • Board Bylaw on Board Meeting Management and Board Process Management (BGB-110.14) The policy and bylaw is available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ and http://www.ufv.ca/board/board-bylaws/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca […]

Raven Making and Drop-in Crafts at the Chilliwack Library

The Indigenous Student Centre and Chilliwack campus library are collaborating on a series of drop-in crafts and raven-making workshops on the Chillwack campus this winter: • Thurs, Jan 18, drop-in craft (dreamcatchers, mini button blankets, medicine bags, beaded dragonflies) in the library, 11:30 am-1:30 pm • Mon, Jan 29, raven making in the atrium, 2 […]

BCSA Science Peer Associate Program

We have an exciting opportunity for first- and second-year science students! Upper-level students want to help you have the best experience possible in your first years at UFV. If you are currently in your first or second year as a biology or chemistry student, we will match you with an upper-level student in order to […]

Career opportunities at UFV — Jan 15

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Educational Technologist To view details on this posting, and for a complete list of opportunities, go to: https://www.ufv.ca/careers/ For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 01/25/2018

One-day Mindfulness Core Concepts: prerequisite for Mindfulness Teacher Training — Feb 13

The one-day Mindfulness Core Concepts on Feb 13 is an experiential workshop that will introduce participants to the origins, principles, and practices of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and other mindfulness-based interventions. Interested in teaching others mindfulness? This one-day course is a prerequisite for the Six-Day MBSR Intensive Training & Retreat on June 23-29, 2018, which […]

Policy consultation — International Travel policy — NEW

A new policy on International Travel has been developed and is being circulated for consultation. Please see the memo and draft policy available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policy-consultation/ The University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit feedback to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by Feb 26.   02/26/2018

Joanne MacLean to be UFV’s next President

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. MacLean is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV and will officially assume her new role on May 1, 2018. She replaces Jackie Hogan, who has held the office on an interim basis since June, […]

Stelómethet Ethel Gardner to support Indigenization efforts during Shirley Hardman’s sabbatical

As you may be aware, Shirley Hardman is currently on sabbatical, returning on May 1, 2018. In Shirley’s absence, Dr. Stelómethet Ethel Gardner will be available to support Indigenization efforts on campus. This can include meeting with faculty or staff, and providing presentations to classes depending on the topic areas (Ethel’s areas of expertise include […]

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus — deadline Feb 16

Nominations for Professor and Librarian Emeritus Nomination deadline: Feb 16 UFV grants the honourable designations of Professor and Librarian Emeritus in recognition of long service and contributions to the institution. How does someone earn emeritus status? The designation of “Professor Emeritus” or “Librarian Emeritus” may be awarded by the Board of Governors to a retired […]

Deep Sea Changes

Deep Sea Changes Featuring Madeline Hildebrandt On view January 8–25 Deep Sea Changes is an installation depicting an undersea environment made from a variety of plastics gathered from my everyday life. Plastics are being used to represent this environment because of deep environmental concerns for the current and future state of the oceans that are […]

Opening Reception: Deep Sea Changes

Deep Sea Changes Featuring Madeline Hildebrandt Opening reception Mon, Jan 8 @ 6-8 pm On view Jan 8-25, 2018. Deep Sea Changes is an installation depicting an undersea environment made from a variety of plastics gathered from my everyday life. Plastics are being used to represent this environment because of deep environmental concerns for the […]

SSHRC New Partnership Engage Grants — deadline March 15

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. They provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private, or not-for-profit sector. The small-scale, stakeholder-driven partnerships supported through the Partnership Engage Grants […]