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

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

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

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: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/IndigenousWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/ 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: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/CourseDevelopmentWorkshops@ufv.ca/bookings/ 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

Campus-wide consultation — draft Instructional Complaints policy

As part of a six-week consultation, the University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit collaborative or individual feedback on the draft Instructional Complaints 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. Please submit your … Read more

Peace Talk: Love in the Time of Fentanyl film — Nov 24

WARNING — Drug use is shown in video UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre presents an 80-minute documentary film followed by a panel with special guests from the film. A group of misfits, artist, and drug users operate a renegade safe injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Love in the Time of Fentanyl is an intimate … Read more