Moose Hide Campaign info table — Feb 19

Drop by our info table to learn more about UFV’s participation in the Moose Hide Campaign, a national initiative to prevent violence against Indigenous women and children. Get a Moose Hide pin to show your support for this important public awareness campaign. To learn more about the Moose Hide Campaign, visit moosehidecampaign.ca For questions about … Read more

MAD MONDAY Challenges: Scalable Experiential Learning

The College of Arts is thrilled to announce a pilot project called the Student Experience Design Lab (SXD Lab). Supported by UFV’s Fund for Innovative Teaching, the SXD Lab is developing real-life student-led learning opportunities with a focus on innovation, career development, creativity and collaboration. The first learning opportunity to come out of the SXD … Read more

MAD MONDAY Challenges: History Digital Badging — March 23

The College of Arts is thrilled to announce a pilot project called the Student Experience Design Lab (SXD Lab). Supported by UFV’s Fund for Innovative Teaching, the SXD Lab is developing real-life student-led learning opportunities with a focus on innovation, career development, creativity and collaboration. The first learning opportunity to come out of the SXD … Read more

MAD MONDAY Challenges: Gamifying NSO — March 30

The College of Arts is thrilled to announce a pilot project called the Student Experience Design Lab (SXD Lab). Supported by UFV’s Fund for Innovative Teaching, the SXD Lab is developing real-life student-led learning opportunities with a focus on innovation, career development, creativity and collaboration. The first learning opportunity to come out of the SXD … Read more

Grad photo sessions — March 9-27

2020 grads: Book your photo session now! Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford campus from March 9-27 for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). March 9-27 – Abbotsford campus Location: Lot 10, outside SUB It is recommended that grads book their session now as appointments … Read more

UFV History film series — Vatel — March 18

UFV History Department Film Series: “Food, Culture, and History” Winter 2020 Film Screening Wed, March 18, 2020 Abby F124 (U-House) 10 am-12 pm “Vatel” (Gaumont 2000) Director: Roland Joffe Snacks provided Free and open to the public. Film discussion to follow screenings. Contact for more information: ian.rocksborough-smith@ufv.ca or adrianna.bakos@ufv.ca   03/18/2020

Altars & Avenues Creative Writing Workshop — Feb 26

Altars & Avenues Creative Writing Workshop This workshop will focus on creating new writing in a generative and exploratory atmosphere for writers of all interests and levels. This workshop is an open invitation to anyone curious about writing in a setting that draws on creation, experimentation and sharing. Come prepared to write your heart out … Read more

Writer-in-residence event — Reading and Discussion Panel — March 31

Reading and Panel Discussion Featuring Adele Barclay, Dina Del Bucchia, and Kyla Jamieson. The writers will read from their own work, engage in a discussion about writing and craft, and then open up to a q&a from the audience. Everyone welcome! Tues, March 31 3:15-5:15 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact Sha Scholtens at … Read more

Why Public Conversations Need Women’s Insights, with Shari Graydon — Feb 28

In Search of the Lehman Sisters: Why Public Conversations Need Women’s Insights A public talk by Informed Opinions founder Shari Graydon What are the barriers to women speaking up, and the consequences to not being heard? What difference would it make if their voices were more equitably reflected, and how can individual women change the … Read more

Intercultural Competence: Resources for Self-Guided Learning — March 18

Save the Date and come interact with students from CMNS 180: Introduction to Intercultural Communication, about their resource displays on six topics: – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Intercultural Competence in the Workplace – Intercultural Communication in the Context of Accessibility and Gender Stereotypes – Racism in Canada – Intercultural … Read more

Collaborative Activities: Building Relationships in Diverse Teams — March 16

Save the Date and come try out collaborative activities that can improve your group and team work. The students from CMNS 280, Team and Small Group Communication for the Workplace, are putting together a compendium of non-competitive activities that will help your group increase bonding among members no matter what their cultural background. A diverse … Read more

Segregation Reform in Canada — March 19

Join us for a presentation on Segregation Reform in Canada by Howard Sapers, followed by a question-and-answer period. Howard Sapers was the Correctional Investigator of Canada during the tenure of the Harper government. After that, he accepted a position with the Ontario government where he investigated and reported on the use of solitary confinement. Mr. … Read more

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation — Feb 18-19

Feb 18-19 9 am–4:30 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus – G124 During our two days together, we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing the classroom and, our education practice. We will explore strategies for creating a culturally safe learning environment and indigenizing through reconciling Indigenous worldviews, ways of knowing … Read more

History Films Series ‘Food, Culture, and History’ — Feb 26

Feb 26 6–8 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus, A352 UFV History Department Film Series: “Food, Culture, and History” Winter 2020 Film Screening Wednesday, February 26, Abbotsford Campus, A352, 6pm-8pm “Soul Food Junkies” (PBS 2012) Director: Byron Hurt Snacks and refreshments provided Free and open to the public. Film discussion to follow screenings. Contact for more information: … Read more