Message from Jeff Thiessen, UFV Bookstore Manager & Course Materials Buyer: I would first like to applaud all your efforts for migrating to an online platform for learning. That is a huge task and accomplishment. The Bookstore has been closed to the public since the end of March in an effort to help “flatten the curve” … Read more
Since many UFV employees are working remotely to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, UFV has suspended bi-monthly parking fees for all staff and faculty until further notice. As a result, several employees have generously offered to donate their parking fees to the UFV Student Emergency Fund, and suggested we provide this option to all … Read more
What is happening? The next phase of UFV’s Building Renewal Project on the Abbotsford campus will begin on March 2. Crews will relocate scaffolding to the North-West side of A-East (rooms A234, A232, A336, A334, A332a, A328). Scaffolding will be built on both floors over a period of 4-6 weeks. Work will take place between … Read more
Notice boards will be removed from the walls of all three floors of Building A-East beginning Monday, Dec. 2 as crews prepare for hall painting Dec 9-31. All boards and attached notices will be replaced once the painting is complete.
Former UFV Chancellor Brian Minter and current communications specialist Darren McDonald recently presented at the Chilliwack Creative Commission’s fifth annual PechaKucha event. One even wore a branded jacket. See the videos here: https://vimeo.com/showcase/6548089.
Plant removal around the exterior walls of Building A-East on the Abbotsford campus will occur on three days in the period between Wed, July 24 and Wed, July 31. Yard Pro crews will be working with power tools and excavators along the perimeter of Building A as part of the Building Renewal Project. Work will … Read more
Between July 17-22 (images below) access will not be available to various locations around the Abbotsford campus while a Hallmark production is filmed. Some classroom and interior space will be temporarily affected in Buildings B, C, and S. Parking areas not available during filming include: July 17-22: Parking Lot 10b designated for film production truck/crew … Read more
UFV’s IT Service Desk is moving next Wed, April 10 to newly renovated location in G Building (G131) on the Abbotsford campus. Until then, ITS will continue operating out of B Building (B241). Our goal is to offer a student-centric area for one-stop IT services while continuing to provide comprehensive instructional and administrative technology support … Read more
*Drills have been postponed due to flooding. New dates posted when available. A series of fire drills will be conducted the week of September 10-14, 2018, including: Abbotsford campus: Tues, Sept 11 at 2:15pm. Chilliwack Trades and Technology Centre at Canada Education Park: Thurs, Sept 13 at 10:30am. Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park: … Read more
Please remind students the deadline for applying to graduate is April 1, 2018. All students who wish to graduate are required to submit an application, and all students completing their requirements from August 2017 through to April 2018 are eligible to graduate. Convocation this year is June 5 and 6. Applications received by April 1 are … Read more
Senior students of the Visual Arts Department would like to thank all those individuals who participated in the Silent Auction this year. A very special thanks to those who donated artworks to this fundraising event. All proceeds will go towards the Creative & Performing Arts Festival which will take place on April 27 on the … Read more
Over the summer Ancillary Services will be transforming food services on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. In September we will be introducing the new Dana Cafe to replace the Tim Hortons kiosk. The cornerstone of Dana Hospitality is the delicious and nutritious food that is fresh, made from scratch, and locally sourced. This change … Read more
UFV Teaching and Learning Director Maureen Wideman was recently elected to positions with two proactive post-secondary organizations. Wideman now serves as co-chair of the British Columbia Teaching and Learning Council, a community of all B.C. post-secondary teaching and learning centres with ‘a mission to provide local, provincial and national leadership on issues, challenges and directions … Read more
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 … Read more
Dr. David Harper from the department of Kinesiology and Physical Education will be giving a talk on how the science of nutrition is undergoing a paradigm shift. The long-held conventional wisdom that low-fat diets promote good health and reduce chronic disease has not been supported by science and is now in question. Research shows us … Read more