Critical network upgrades — Nov 16

All web services including, but not limited to the UFV website, myUFV, myClass, staff email and student email will be unavailable between 6 am and 9 am on Sun, Nov 16. Internet and wireless services on the Abbotsford campus will also be unavailable during this period. The service interruption is necessary to complete upgrades critical … Read more

Elf Training Institute — Dec 2 and 4 holiday events — bring your kids!

Calling all potential elves!!! We are now recruiting candidates for the highly prestigious Elf University. The Elf Training Institute is a free, fun-filled holiday event for the all the children of staff, faculty, and students of the UFV community. Each child will be taken through a series of elf-specific crafts and activities that will allow … Read more

Nutrition and the Mind — Nov 4

What does food do for our minds? This free workshop is an excellent opportunity to find out how to care for our student brains and moods by using nutrition. Tues, Nov 4. 2 pm Abby A225 For more information, contact Anoop Tatlay at 11/05/2014

PechaKucha: [PARADIGM} Change — Oct 23

PechaKucha Abbotsford October 23 Join us for a [Paradigm] of creativity and inspiration! The Reach Gallery Museum, the University of the Fraser Valley and Jelly Marketing bring you the next PechaKucha series! PechaKucha Abbotsford is revealing four new paradigms in a series of sensational events in 2014/15! The Reach is holding the next Fraser Valley … Read more

Call for Proposals for Reaching Out Together: Connections Through Social Work

The School of Social Work at the University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting a conference from April 28 to May 1, 2015. We are accepting proposals for Reaching Out Together: Connections Through Social Work  at The submission deadline has been extended to November 15, 2014. The proposal submission form can be found … Read more

First Scholarly Sharing Initiative event for 2014/15 — Oct 23

Come join us for the first Scholarly Sharing Initiative event for 2014-15. Thurs, Oct 23 1:15–2:45 pm Abby University House Delicious light lunch provided Gloria Borrows and Graham Shaw, Writing Centre — Teacher talk: Within-discipline conversations about writing assignments Prabhjot Parmar, English department and Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies — Komagata Maru returns Sponsored by and … Read more

Global citizen grants supporting students’ global engagement

Engaging over 300 students in early 2014, the global citizenship grants (GCGs) have proven to be a successful program for global engagement here at University of the Fraser Valley. The GCG program is designed to support UFV student-led events, activities, projects, training sessions or other appropriate ventures that encourage the UFV student body to be … Read more

That Land Beyond the Waves — A play about the Komagata Maru

One hundred years ago a ship named the Komagata Maru dropped anchor in Vancouver with 376 passengers on board. The majority of these passengers were Sikh men (and British subjects) intending to immigrate to Canada. The journey was a challenge to a Canadian law that prevented immigration aboard ships that had not travelled by ‘continuous … Read more

School of Business Research Seminar: Finding meaning in social networks — Oct 30

Finding meaning in social networks: A theory of how both strong and weak ties can lead to meaningful work. Thurs, Oct 30 10-11:20 am Abby A360 Dr. Kirsten Robertson, Faculty, School of Business, will present her paper, co-authored by David R. Hannah (Simon Fraser University), and Thomas B. Lawrence (Oxford University). The session is followed … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more