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Fire alarm testing — Abbotsford campus

Facilities Management has Tyco Integrated Fire & Security scheduled to perform annual fire alarm testing. Fire alarm testing will occur at the Abbotsford campus from July 20–31. Disruptions at all buildings should be minimal, with bell ringing reserved for early morning or late evening so as not to disturb regular classes and operations. If there […]

UFV Theatre announces new season

The UFV Theatre department will once again challenge and engage audiences as it presents its 2015/16 Season of Theatre. Two exceptional plays have been chosen to inspire and entertain local audiences. All productions will be held in the UFV performance theatre, located at the corner of Yale and Airport roads in Chilliwack. Show 1 — […]

All UFV ID card holders invited to the Abbotsford Agrifair — for free!

Thanks to the incredible market research done by students in David Dobson’s BUS 320 class for the Abbotsford Agrifair, the fair will be hosting a UFV Student Appreciation Evening! At 5 pm on Fri, July 31, anyone with a valid UFV ID card will get into the fair grounds for FREE (parking not included). This […]

Artona Grad photography is coming back in May

Artona Grad photography is coming back in May. 2015 grads can book photo session now. Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campus in March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee) May 25- 30 – Abbotsford campus Building C, Room 1420 […]

Daffodil Days are back at UFV — March 23-25

Daffodil Days, the fundraising initiative of the Canadian Cancer Society, are back at UFV March 23-25. UFV student clubs will have booths around campus and will be visiting departments to sell daffodils and collect donations. The UFV Muslims club, UFV Arab Club, and the Baker House Residence Association are taking the lead on this year’s […]

Mental wellness information and self-tests — March 25

The UFV Counselling department is inviting all faculty, staff and students to attend their Mental Health Wellness Information and Self-Tests event: Wed, March 25 11am–2pm Chwk near Tim Hortons & TTC near the Cafeteria For more information, contact Eileen Burkholder at eileen.burkholder@ufv.ca 03/26/2015

April 8 is Student Research Day — Register now!

Student researchers — you are invited to showcase your work by participating in a microlecture, poster presentation, or both. Complete details, poster guidelines, and a registration form are online. Register by Fri Mar 13. http://www.ufv.ca/research/students–research/student-research-day/ For more information, contact Linda Dahl at linda.dahl@ufv.ca 03/16/2015

HR industry networking event — Feb 24

Are you looking for an opportunity to meet with Human Resource professionals and alumni? The HR industry event is for students to network, get a better look into the industry and get advice from experienced professionals. Tues, Feb 24 5-7:30 pm Abby B121 Reserve your spot today! RSVP https://ufv-csm.symplicity.com/students/ Questions? Please contact the Career Centre […]

Pharmacy & UBC’s PharmD Program — Feb 26

Interested in a pharmacy career and UBC’s PharmD program? Join us for an event you won’t want to miss. Feb. 26 5:30-7 pm B132 Come and hear from professionals from UBC’s PharmD program. Listen to their presentation and have your questions answered. Limited space available. Please RSVP to science.advice@ufv.ca by Feb 24.   02/27/2015

2015 grads can book photo sessions now!

Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campus in March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee) March 1–14, Abbotsford campus Artona Mobile Studio – Mobile Studio located south of Building C March 15–18 – Chilliwack campus at CEP Artona Mobile Studio […]

Study Smart workshops

Encourage students to attend Study Smart: Feb 12 on the Abbotsford campus. Topics include: reading, note taking, exam anxiety, time management, memory, test prep and active learning strategies and more. Free pizza for students attending the full day. Sign up at Student Services. For more information, contact Eileen Burkholder at eileen.burkholder@ufv.ca 02/12/2015

PlentyOfFish = PlentyOfData (talk by Thomas Levi) — Feb 19

Thurs, Feb 19, 2:30–4 pm, Abby B121 Abstract: As the world’s largest free dating site, Plenty Of Fish would like to be able to match with and allow users to search for people with similar interests. However, we allow our users to enter their interests as free text on their profiles. This presents a difficult […]

Centre for Sustainability Sweater Week

“The Winter that Never Was” What’s up with this warm winter weather? We’re celebrating the World Wildlife Fund’s annual sweater week by handing out ice cream and talking climate change. We will have a booth on the Chilliwack campus from 10am to 1 pm on Tuesday and on the Abbotsford campus on the green Thursday […]

Finance career networking breakfast

This networking breakfast will feature a delicious buffet served at Phoenix Lounge and give students an opportunity to hear about the finance industry and ask experienced field representatives in-depth questions. This event will give students an opportunity to participate in speed networking. Representatives from Envision, Royal Bank, SunLife and TD Bank will be seated at […]

Peru Study Tour 2015 — space available

• Spend 24 days in Peru, May 21 to June 14, 2015 • Visit Machu Picchu and other Inka sites, museums, art galleries, a textile factory, local weavers, markets, and stores • Participate in textile workshops in Indigenous communities • Hike — and condor watch — in spectacular mountain scenery • Travel to Lima, Arequipa […]

School of Business Research Seminar Series — Cindy Stewart on Feb 17

School of Business instructor Cindy Stewart will be presenting her sabbatical research project titled “Executive Education at UFV School of Business: A Feasibility Study” as part of the School of Business research seminar series. Tues, Feb 17 9:30-10:30 am Abby B133 RSVP to busevents@ufv.ca     02/17/2015

The CICS launches Duty, Honour, Izzat — Jan 27

If you missed the exhibition launch this past weekend at the Sikh Heritage Museum (Canadian Sikhs in WWI: The Forgotten Story), there will be another opportunity to take part in a very unique exhibition taking place at the CICS. The CICS will be launching the exhibit, ‘Duty, Honour, Izzat’ on Tues, Jan 27  from 4:30–6 […]

Centre for Sustainability Green Team meeting — Jan 27

The Centre for Sustainability Winter 2015 Green Team meeting runs Tues, Jan 27 in room A416 (Geography). Everyone is welcome. On the agenda: – Planning and promotion of Sweater Week (Feb 2-5) – Planning for more carpooling – Updates on our Computers Need Sleep campaign and other energy saving initiatives – The new garden club […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative event — Feb 19

Come join us at the next Scholarly Sharing Initiative event. Thurs, Feb 19 1:15–2:45 pm Abby U-House Delicious light lunch provided Frank Ulbrich, School of Business — Organizational change: Ideals, translations, and configurations Luciana Hakak, School of Business — Professionals in disguise: Identity work of internationally trained professionals in situations of downward occupational transition Sponsored […]

Teaching Matters workshops — Jan 27 and 28

New TLC Brown Bag events 1. Quick & Dirty Learning Outcomes In this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn how to align assessments and learning activities to course learning outcomes. It is a hands-on interactive session. Please bring a course outline with you. What do cookies have to do with learning outcomes? Come […]

Free Career and Life Planning Workshop

The UFV Counselling department is offering free career assessments and support in determining your dream career. Pick a date and campus: Abbotsford: Jan 28 and Mar 4 Chilliwack (CEP): Feb 11 and Mar 25 4:30–6:30 pm For more information and to register contact UFV Student Services: http://www.ufv.ca/counselling For more information, contact Eileen Burkholder at eileen.burkholder@ufv.ca […]

Modern Languages Institute presents free film — Jan 20

The Modern Languages Institute presents CINE LATINO! This event is open to all UFV students, faculty and staff. The viewing will be held Jan 20 in B101 on the Abbotsford campus at 2:30 pm. The film will be EL SECRETO DE SUS OJOS (The secret in their eyes), Argentina, 2009. The film has drama, romance, […]

UFV School of Business feedback night — Jan 19

New to the Business program? Confused about your major? Planning your courses to graduate? Whether you are first year or fourth year, happy or upset, come and let us know! BASA is holding a feedback night to collect the opinions of UFV business students and contribute to the development of the BBA program. Drop by […]