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Abbotsford Advising Centre Open House — Oct 25

Students, faculty & staff are invited to drop by for cookies and coffee and to learn about everything the Advising Centre has to offer. Wed, Oct 25, from 10 am-2 pm UFV Advising Centre, S3117, SUB, Abbotsford Campus Advisors are here to help you Advisors help students plan their educational careers and answer questions about: […]

Gender and Society Network event — Nov 8

The UFV Gender and Society Network is hosting its first event on Nov 8 from 3-4 pm in Abby C1429. Dr. Fiona MacDonald (Political Science) will be sharing her paper entitled, “Friends, Foes, or Fiction: Considerations on Feminist Men.” All are welcome. For more information, contact Martina Southern at martina.southern@ufv.ca 11/09/2017

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Indigenous youth focus — Oct 25

Scholarly Sharing Initiative A series of monthly gatherings where members of the UFV community discuss their current scholarly work Come join a conversation about Indigenous youth, land-based resiliency, and partnering with Indigenous youth as co-researchers. Inspiring ideas and conversation! Coffee and light lunch provided! All welcome! Wed, Oct 25 1:15–2:45 pm F125. Wenona Hall & […]

Presentation by BC Support Unit Fraser Centre

UFV and BC SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit — Fraser Centre invite you to attend an information and networking event. Faculty, staff, and students interested in health-related research, and available resources to support that research, are welcome to attend. BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre is advancing patient-oriented research and knowledge […]

Future of Food: Global Food Systems and Food Security — Oct 25

Do you know where your food comes from? Ever thought about the changing dynamics of food production and consumption as we head into the global future? We invite you to participate in a conversation with experts in food systems and food security. Speakers include: Dr. Alex Awiti, Aga Khan University East Africa Institute, Nairobi. Dr. […]

Screening: The Invisible City — Oct 18

The Aga Khan University – East African Institute, SFU International, SFU Institute for Humanities & UFV Queen Elizabeth Scholars invite you to join us for a screening of The Invisible City [Kakuma] by Lieven Corthouts. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with UN delegates, former refugees, and academics. The film focuses on […]

Child and Youth Care Association of BC: ‘Talk a Latte’ — Oct 17

The Child and Youth Care Association of BC invites you to join us for a coffee and conversation about our profession and the movement towards professional CYC certification. Tues, Oct 17 Come on by anytime between 6:30pm – 8:30pm Student Life Space room in the SUB UFV Abbotsford Campus http://cycabc.com/ For more information, contact Susan […]

Mental Health Screening Day — Oct 12

Brief self-tests with UFV Counsellors on depression, anxiety and risky drinking. Resource materials provided Free chocolates and snacks! Thurs, Oct 12 10 am-3 pm Abby SUB, Atrium https://www.ufv.ca/counselling/ For more information, contact Priscilla Ang at priscilla.ang@ufv.ca 10/13/2017

Character Canada Conference — Oct 20

Character Canada is hosting its 2nd National Character Canada Conference at Abbotsford Senior Secondary School on October 20, 2017. And the non-profit group has thought long and hard about how to make this an event that electrifies the entire Fraser Valley, province, and country. After all, they’re putting on a conference that helps people explore […]

Future of Food: Food Systems and Food Security

Do you know where your food comes from? Ever thought about the changing dynamics of food production and consumption as we head into the global future? We invite you to participate in a conversation with experts in food systems and food security. Speakers include: Dr. Alex Awiti, Aga Khan University East Africa Institute, Nairobi. Dr. […]

Budrus: film screening — Oct 19

Budrus is an award-winning feature documentary film (Israel/Palestine/U.S.) about Palestinian community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites Palestinian political factions and invites Israeli supporters to join an unarmed movement to save his village of Budrus from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent that quickly moves […]

2017 UFV/FSA Employee Halloween Party

Come on out for some Halloween fun on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Enjoy some pizza, pop and dessert as well as prizes for the best costumes! In Abbotsford the event will be held in A225/A229 and at CEP the event will be held in A0020 from 12-1:30 pm. Please RSVP by Oct 25, 2017 to […]

National Character Conference — Oct 20

We’re excited to invite you to join us on October 20, 2017 for the National Character Conference 2017 Conference Theme: ‘Make your Mark’ When we choose to lead with character, we will leave our ‘mark’ – a lasting impression on the word around us and the people we interact with. Join us for this one […]

College Pension Plan Retirement workshop — Oct 18

The College Pension Plan’s Approaching Retirement workshop is being offered at UFV on Wed, Oct 18, at 10 am in Room A235 on the Abbotsford campus. Members of the College Pension Plan within five years of retirement are encouraged to attend this workshop and are welcome to bring a guest. Please register for the workshop […]

Laughing Dog Tuesday — Oct 17

Join Mac, the professional therapy dog, and enjoy complimentary treats at the Chilliwack library’s de-stressing day, Tues, Oct 17, from 11 am to 3 pm. Take a selfie with Mac or a selfie in the library’s “photo booth” and post with either #maclibraryselfie or #ufvlibraryselfie to win prizes. The contest is open Oct 2 until […]

Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority–film screening

A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other film ever produced on the conflict — ‘Occupation 101’ presents a comprehensive analysis of the facts and hidden truths surrounding the never ending controversy and dispels many of its long-perceived myths and misconceptions. The film […]

Refugee Stories Day — Oct 10

This event will discuss refugee and migration issues in the Fraser Valley and abroad, examining their structural causes and discussing their personal effects. Tima Kurdi will be joining us to discuss the story of her family and bring a call to action. We will be hearing as well from Ron Dart, to discuss his experience […]

Abbotsford campus commuter & parking advisory for October

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Oct 14 – PBR Event: 7:30 pm • Mon, Oct 16 – WWE: 7:30 pm • Sun, Oct 22 – Foreigner concert: 7 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees […]

Last chance to get tickets! Sales Careers Networking Breakfast — Oct 6

Don’t miss your chance to meet high-profile employers who are looking to hire UFV students for well-paying careers in professional selling and service. Come to the Sales Careers Networking Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 6 Evered Hall, Student Union Building, Abbotsford campus Space is limited. Get your tickets before Oct 3 at ufv.ca/network-breakfast Meet recruiters, ask […]

Bookstore Customer Appreciation Day

We love our Customers! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore invites Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni to come and have some fun at Customer Appreciation Day! -Free Coffee & Popcorn begins at 9:00am -Fashion Show at 12pm & Talent Show at 2pm -Enter to win giveaways all day long -20-50% off clothing sale -Sample the menu from the […]

Theatre Department Show and Tell — Oct 3

Join us from 4-5pm on Tues, Oct 3 to celebrate the Theatre department’s move to the Abbotsford campus! • Tour our new facilities in the D building (100 level) • Learn about our 2017/2018 season of theatre • Find out about the programs and courses we offer • Meet staff, faculty, and students • Cake […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Conversations on Migration and Citizenship — Sept 28

Please come to the Scholarly Sharing Initiative! Thurs, Sept 28, 2017 1:15-2:45, in Abby F125. All welcome! Delicious light lunch provided! “Conversations in Migration and Citizenship: Exploring and Engaging Interdisciplinarity” with Nicola Mooney, Ghizlane Laghzaoui, and members of the Migration and Citizenship program working group Join a conversation with members of the Migration & Citizenship […]

A Lifetime on Tiptoes — a play in Punjabi

A Lifetime on Tiptoes: a play written and performed in Punjabi by Mazhar Tirmazi Sunday, October 8, 2017 2–3:30 pm followed by Q & A Matsqui Centennial Auditorium (32315 South Fraser Way) Tickets: Reserved $20 General $10 Seniors & Students $5 • For more information email Prabhjot.parmar@ufv.ca     10/09/2017

English department grad school info session — Sept 25 & 26

Mon, Sept 25, 10:30 – 12:30pm, in room S3123B (SUB Building) Tues, Sept 26, 11:30-1:30pm in room S3123B (SUB Building) If you want to talk with someone from English about applying to grad school (even if you are just curious) come by one of our drop-in sessions coming up soon. Faculty members from English will […]