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. For more information, contact Mary-Anne MacDougall at 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

Consultation: revisions to Space Management policy (220) — comments due Dec 21

As part of a six-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the revisions to the Space Management (220) policy. Please review the documents on the website below. Please distribute to others in your area, as appropriate. The procedures to this policy are also attached for information. … Read more

Teaching and Learning workshops in Nov/Dec

Indigenization Workshops Registration: Storytelling as Pedagogy (online) — Tues, Nov 29 (12-1 pm) Holistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning (in person) — Thurs, Dec 8 (9 am-3 pm) Circle Works (in person) — Mon, Dec 12 (12-2pm) Abby/Wed, Dec 14 (3-5pm) Chwk Course Development Workshops Registration: Assessment Design Fri, Dec 9 (10-11 am) … Read more

Library moving to OpenAthens for Resource Links

What’s happening? On Dec 21, the UFV Library will be moving to a service called OpenAthens. This new service will have users sign in with their UFV single sign-on credentials (same as myUFV, myClass, myFiles, myMail) to provide a more seamless experience when accessing digital library resources (e.g., articles, videos, and eBooks). It also enables … Read more

Senior Student Club fundraiser — Nov 28

This fundraiser is for Low Entropy’s “Just Older Youth” (JOY) program. JOY is a registered charity that organizes special event for seniors. Donations will contribute to funding future JOY events and dental work for Elder Marie. Our goal is to raise funds and awareness for JOY events where seniors can socialize again, especially after the … Read more