Student Showcase in Experiential Education

In Fall 2019, the City of Chilliwack partnered with the University of the Fraser Valley in launching a collaborative pilot project in challenge-based experiential education. The initiative is focused on prototyping innovative solutions for civic challenges facing the community, delivering hands-on learning experiences to UFV students, and strengthening ties between the city and the university. … Read more

Candlelight Vigil — National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 women lost their lives at École Polytechnique de Montreal because they were women studying engineering. This year is the 30th anniversary of the massacre. Over the past 30 years, the statistics have shown that the number of women facing gender-based violence has risen, rather than declined. More than that, the … Read more

CityStudio Abbotsford Hubbub — Dec 3

A signature event for the CityStudio Abbotsford, the Hubbub is an interactive project showcase that brings together UFV students to share their CityStudio projects, findings and recommendations with City of Abbotsford staff, peers, faculty, and community members. Hubbub includes poster displays, video presentations, and opportunities to engage in research related discussions, and vote for your … Read more

Heart of the Fraser — UFV film screening — Nov 22

Heart of the Fraser is a documentary that calls attention to the continuing destruction of a culturally-rich ecosystem in the lower Fraser River; the gravel reach from Hope to Mission, British Columbia. The documentary showcases this extraordinary ecosystem, details the profound changes development has had on the landscape, and the efforts to protect and restore … Read more

SASI symposium on South Asia and Gender — Nov 29

SASI’s 3rd Annual Symposium on South Asia and Gender: Featuring Keynote Address by Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh Fri, Nov 29 Abby F125 9 am-4:30 pm ALL ARE WELCOME Registration required: Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh is the head of the Department of Religious Studies at Colby College, and holds the Crawford Family Professor Chair. Her … Read more

Climate Change Theatre Action info sessions — Nov 27 and Dec 3

Come to an info session to learn more about the Climate Change Theatre Action, led by Kim Richards ( To sign up as actors or directors, email Leigh Kerr ( To learn more about CCTA visit UFV is proud to stage a Climate Change Theatre Action, a worldwide series of readings and performances of … Read more

Post-grad talk with Dr. Hamish Telford — Nov 19

Are you a Political Science student? Wondering how to apply to grad or law school or maybe just unsure about how to proceed after your undergraduate degree? Have no fear, for Dr. Hamish Telford will be explaining the common steps taken after finishing your bachelor’s degree.  This event is open to all humanities students. Tues, … Read more

UFV WEST — Women in STEM career panel evening — Nov 28

Join UFV WEST for a panel discussion featuring successful local women in STEM professions. Food and refreshments will be provided! Thurs, Nov 28 5:30-7:30 pm Abbotsford campus, room B121 For more information, contact Isabelle St-Martin at 11/28/2019

Commemorating 550th Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev ji — Nov 28

Discussion and langar (community dinner) 6–8 pm Sikh Heritage Museum, 33089 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford ALL ARE WELCOME RSVP required: Please join us for a community discussion on the life and impact of the philosophy of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji on humanity as we commemorate his 550th Birth year. Join Dr. Harjeet Singh … Read more

College Pension Plan retirement workshop — Feb 20

SAVE THE DATE: UFV is hosting a College Pension Plan “Approaching Retirement” workshop on Thurs, Feb 20, 2020 at 9 am on the Abbotsford campus. If you would like to attend you need to register with the College Pension Plan. Thurs, Feb 20 9-11 am B121 Abbotsford campus For more information, contact Debbie Dyck … Read more