2022 Chilliwack Civic Election Townhall

ChillTV and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will be hosting a ‘Civic Election Townhall’. Moderators for the townhall event will be Shirley Hardman, and Louis De Jaeger. Monday, Oct 3 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Canada Education Park (CEP) campus; Building A, 45190 Caen Ave., Room A-1457 https://www.theprogress.com/news/meet-the-people-running-for-election-in-chilliwack-at-3-upcoming-all-candidate-events/ For more information, contact Kenneth … Read more

Community-Building Across Cultures Event series: Invited Speaker, Dr. Kyra Garson

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a talk by Guest Speaker Dr. Kyra Garson entitled: Intercultural learning in the classroom: What can faculty do? Oct 12 11:30 am – 12:30 pm This has been switched to a hybrid event. It is now located in F124, Abbotsford campus or on Zoom: https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/j/65791921303?pwd=Ujh5cWZlNjNDTWRaMFpJZHFCaDNOdz09 Summary: Many institutions … Read more

Faculty Micro-Lectures — Dr. Sumin Fang

Each year, the UFV Research Office invites 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the University’s Micro-Lecture Series. The goal is to provide “snapshots” of the range and depth of our faculty research, as well as highlight the interdisciplinary nature of our work. This engaging, fast-paced event also … Read more

Sustainability Survey — AASHE STARS

The Office of Sustainability is conducting a survey to gather data on sustainability practices and culture of the UFV community for the ongoing AASHE STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System). The questions focus on current behaviours and knowledge related to sustainability. After completing the survey, participants will have the option to sign up for … Read more

Several EV charging stations unavailable Sept 29–Oct 7

What do I need to know?  Several electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be out of service Sept 29–Oct 7. Please ensure you have enough charge for a return trip, or prepare for a possible wait at available stalls. Why?  To facilitate the installation of new EV charging stations. Which stalls will be unavailable?  Abbotsford … Read more

Register: Rise Up-Wake Up! Thurs, Sept 29

The University of the Fraser Valley in partnership with Éy St’elmexw St’elt’ílém / Good Medicine Songs, and supported by Tire Stewardship BC (“TSBC”) and BC Used Oil Management Association (“BCUOMA”), announced that the Chowiyes-Xwithet / Rise Up-Wake Up! event will be taking place on Sept. 29, 2022, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the … Read more

Increased traffic for Canucks on Wed, Oct 5

What do I need to know? On Wed, Oct. 5, increased traffic and parking congestion are expected around UFV’s Abbotsford campus as the Vancouver Canucks play the Edmonton Oilers at 7pm inside the Abbotsford Centre. When? 7pm, Wed, Oct 5. What do I need to do? Please be conscious of heavier traffic near campus in … Read more

Student Wellness Week — Oct 3-7

Oct 3-7 8am – 8pm Various Locations Across Campus Welcome to the First Annual Student Wellness Week! UFV Student Wellness in collaboration Counselling will provide opportunities for students to engage in free health and wellness activities across campuses. At this point in the term, it can be tempting to ignore your health and wellbeing in … Read more

EKTA Podcast #2 — Natasha & Leanne

Ekta is a Sanskrit word means unity, solidarity, and togetherness. In that spirit, the Ekta podcast is a space for students to share how they learn differently, and how we can learn differently together. Hosted by Victoria Surtees, TLC’s internationalization specialist, the Ekta podcast features UFV students from different programs and cultural backgrounds, including Indigenous … Read more

Revised Policy: Tuition and Mandatory Fees Waivers, Employee (111)

The following policy has been revised and has been approved and will be accessible on the website below: Policy 111, Tuition and Mandatory Fees Waivers, Employee (formally Tuition Fees, University Personnel) https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/ For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 10/14/2022

Speaking Your Voice: A workshop by UFV’s Race and Antiracism Network

Sept 27 1-2pm Abbotsford campus, Room A225 This storytelling workshop will provide a safe space to learn about how institutional racism is experienced from within. Participants will learn: • to advocate for themselves • to identify acts of microaggressions, over and covert racism • about tools to seek help • to respond adequately • how … Read more

Faculty Micro-Lectures — Dr. Stan Manu: How translanguaging facilitates “thickening” of mathematical understanding.

Each year, the UFV Research Office invites 20 or more faculty researchers to be a part of the continued success of the University’s Micro-Lecture Series. The goal is to provide “snapshots” of the range and depth of our faculty research, as well as highlight the interdisciplinary nature of our work. This engaging, fast-paced event also … Read more