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Paradigm — Pecha Kucha Night — Oct 23

Join us for a [Paradigm] of creativity and inspiration! UFV, The Reach Gallery Museum, and Jelly Marketing bring you the next Pecha Kucha series. Pecha Kucha is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (6 minutes and 40 seconds in total). Pecha Kucha Abbotsford is revealing four new paradigms […]

Agricultural Land Reserve at a Crossroads — exhibition opening Oct 1

The Agricultural Land Reserve at a Crossroads 40 years of Farmland Preservation in Southwestern British Columbia. Exhibition opening Wed, Oct 1, 4 pm Abby B101 The Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) has served as a defining feature of British Columbia agriculture since it was instituted 40 years ago. Applications to exclude land earlier placed in the […]

Pipelines, Rights, and Boundaries — panel discussion Sept 29

Panel Discussion — Global to Local Context Mon, Sept 29  7-9 pm Abby B101 Panel discussion and speakers will include: Land Rights and Boundaries: Hugh Brody, Film Maker Human Rights and Corporate Sector: Charis Enns , PhD Candidate Land Claims and Development: Dr. Ken Brealey, Associate Dean of Faculty, UFV Aboriginal Rights and Title, Impacts […]

Free family fun event — Hope Centre Sept 19

UFV’s 40th anniversary community event in Hope is fast approaching, featuring popcorn, cake, face-painting, bouncy castle, arts, crafts, and a free book for every child in attendance. For more information, visit or contact Michelle Vandepol at 09/20/2014

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation 2014 happened Aug 21 at the Chilliwack campus and is coming this Thurs (Aug 28) at the Abbotsford campus. Help us welcome our new students to the UFV campus — a full schedule of events is available at For more information, contact Sidrah Ahmad at 08/29/2014

Research Option/Scholarly Activity workshop — Aug 28

Research Services is offering a workshop on Research Option & Scholarly Activity applications. Get a head start on your application for a teaching release for 2015-2016 (due October 31). Come and learn about the new application form and new process. Adrienne Chan, AVP of Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies, and Brad Whittaker, Director of Research […]

Power shutdown at TTC — July 13

On Sun, July 13, power will be shut down to the Trades and Technology Centre at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park to perform an electrical test. This will shut down all data, phone, and security systems at all UFV Canada Education Park buildings, including TTC, Buildings A and V, and the Agriculture Centre of […]

BBQ fundraiser supporting women and children in crisis — July 12

A group of nine Social Work students will be hosting a family friendly BBQ fundraiser and games event for local transition houses on July 12, from noon to 4 pm on the UFV  Abbotsford campus green (rain or shine). We hope to raise awareness, as well as raise funds and item donations to disperse equally […]

Sustainability Focus Group — June 19

Have an idea about how to relate sustainability and food together and think that UFV can put your idea in play on campus? Come out on Thurs, June 19 to abby B133 at noon and talk about how to improve sustainability in UFV’s cafeteria and other eating establishments on campus. If you want an itinerary […]

Advanced Blackboard Workshop with Gordon Jang — June 25

This workshop is for those who have attended an Introductory workshop. The first hour we’ll discuss and review tools, assignments, groups, assessment, tools. We’ll look at course copy, backing up or archiving. The second part of the workshop we’ll concentrate on the grade centre. We’ll look at the basics for those wanting to use Blackboard […]

Annual fire system testing

Please note that Facilities Services has scheduled Elite Fire Protection to perform its annual fire system testing on Tues, June 24. Testing will occur at the Chilliwack campus at CEP for the duration of the full day starting at 8 am for the main buildings, with Trades & Technology scheduled sometime after 2 pm. Testing […]

Science orientation sessions

Science Orientation Sessions For students new to one of the Science programs: Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems Engineering Transfer Choose a session and register today: ABBOTSFORD May 13, May 21, or June 5 6-7:30 pm Room B132 CHILLIWACK 6-7:30 pm Room A2201 Thurs. May 29 Contact: Science Advice Centre   For […]

Participate in academic research and earn a $5 Tim Hortons gift card

Please pass on this information to students or anyone who might be interested in participating. You are invited to participate in a research project in the School of Business about your experiences working in customer service. Who is invited to participate? Anyone who is currently working in a part-time or full-time customer service job in […]

Canadian Writers Series at UFV

Wed, April 2 12:30-2pm University House Features: Evelyn Lau, Robert Martens, Helene Littmann, Elsie K. Neufeld, Rajnish Dhawan, and Daniela Elza 2014 Writer-in-Residence, Daniela Elza, in collaboration with ESA and The English and Creative Writing Department, is organizing and hosting three readings. The third and last reading will feature Vancouver Poet Laureate, Evelyn Lau, local […]

Supported Learning Group info session — April 2

Do you know students looking for valuable work experience in their field of study? Help put their classroom knowledge to work as an SLG leader by suggesting they attend the SLG information session on Wed, April 2, at 2:30–4 pm in room Abby A225/229. Contact or stop by SLG Centre (C1007) to reserve a […]

Sustainability Focus Group meeting — April 11

A date, location and time has been set for the Sustainability Focus Group meeting. Date: April 11 Time: 12–1 pm Location: Abby A225 Feel free to come out and talk about sustainability at UFV. For more information, contact Ashleigh Yakemchuk at 04/10/2014

Muffins for Malaria — Mar 5

Culinary Arts and Agriculture students and their instructors are teaming up for a bake sale featuring delicious baked treats and an education fair to raise awareness and funds for bed nets to prevent malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-vectored disease that is the #1 killer of children in the world. Bed nets save lives. Wed, March […]

2014 Pink Shirt Day — Feb 26

Please show your support in an effort to stop bullying during Pink Shirt Day 2014 on Wed, February 26 by wearing pink (official Pink Shirt Day t-shirts and wristbands can be purchased from Nancy in Human Resources). Visit our booth in the Alumni Hall (Abby Building B — Foyer) on between 9:30 am and  4 […]

Blackboard Learn maintenance outage — Feb 23

Blackboard Learn (Online Learning) will be unavailable to all faculty and students Feb 23 between 8–11 am. We will be installing the patch Blackboard has released to address the Java Advisory announced on Jan 24. For more information, contact Robyn Harcott at 02/24/2014

Student rush tickets $10 for Romeo and Juliet

UFV Theatre is continuing its student rush ticket program for their contemporary version of Romeo and Juliet. Any unsold tickets will be sold at the door to students with valid ID for only $10. Students may order advance tickets and choose their own seats at discounted rates of $15-$17 OR students may take their chances […]

Canadian Writers Series at UFV — Feb 24

Canadian Writers Series at UFV Mon, Feb 24 12:30–2 pm Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, Abbotsford campus UFV’s 2014 Writer-in-Residence, Daniela Elza, in collaboration with the ESA and the English and Creative Writing department, is organizing three readings — the first of which will feature Chris Gilpin, John Carroll, and Hilary Turner. There will be also be […]

Math Club talk on ‘Flipping your Class’ — Feb 19

Anna Kuczynska and Judy Larsen (Math and Stats & UUP) will talk about opportunities for the development of a student-centred classroom environment conducive to autonomous learning, engagement with material, and critical thinking. Wed, Feb 19 4:45 pm Abby D215. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. For more information, contact Eugene Yablonski […]

BFA grad show fundraiser

For the first time in the history of the Visual Arts Department, the BFA Grad Show will present an art exhibition by the largest graduating class on April 25 at the Abbotsford campus. Due to the increasing cost of the production, the 23 students will be hosting the annual silent auction (Feb 24 – 28) […]