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Book Buy Back – Sell Textbooks

Remind students they can turn textbooks into cash. Bring past semester’s textbooks and we’ll buy them back. Book Buy Back begins August 15 at UFV Bookstore: August 15-17 10am – 3pm * New Location* UFV Bookstore Textbooks must be in good condition, no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To receive the best price […]

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New Student Orientation – Staff and Faculty Involvement

New Student Orientation is just around the corner! Calling all Staff and Faculty! Join us at New Student Orientation (NSO) on Aug 28 in Chilliwack and/or Aug 30 in Abbotsford as we welcome new students to UFV. We hope to create a sense of community by fostering meaningful connections, and throughout each of the event […]

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Storytelling workshop: Techniques of Strategic & Inspirational Storytelling

Discover how to craft a story that truly engages your audience, whether it’s your classmates, customers or employer. This highly practical workshop explores the keys to storytelling; focusing on successfully utilizing setting, characters, narrative structures, and action to create a memorable story. Walk away from this workshop confident in your storytelling abilities and understanding of […]

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ASC Workshop: Academic Wellness

Monday, July 24, 11:30am – 12pm Abbotsford Campus, G113 Achieving sound grades in your studies is influenced by physical and mental well-being. Clear thinking and focused thoughts can be enhanced by techniques to relax your body and calm your mind. http://www.ufv.ca/asc/asc-workshops/ For more information, contact Rachel Fearey at asc@ufv.ca 07/25/2017

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Academic Support Centre workshop: Exam Smart — Aug 2

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12-12:30 pm Abbotsford Campus, G113 You’re a busy person. You didn’t have the time or energy to come to last month’s ASC Exam Prep Workshop. But now final exams loom and you think you’ll have to cram. Come to this workshop to discover some strategies you can use that are more […]

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Academic Support Centre workshop: Exam Smart

Thurs, Aug 3 10:30-11 am Abbotsford Campus, G113 You’re a busy person. You didn’t have the time or energy to come to last month’s ASC Exam Prep workshop. But now final exams for summer semester loom and you think you’ll have to cram. Come to this workshop to discover some strategies you can use that […]

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Storytelling workshop — July 26

Want to develop your public speaking skills? Come to our storytelling workshop on July 26 in the SUS building from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Eddie Gardner, an Indigenous Elder-in-Residence at UFV, will be opening the workshop. This event is open to all of the Abbotsford community and admission is free. For more information, contact Sangita […]

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Grad clearance on now @ UFV Bookstore!

Attention Grads of 2017 — Graduation clothing and accessories are now 20% off at UFV Abbotsford Bookstore! Contact Us: bookstore@ufv.ca | www.ufv.ca/bookstore | 604-854-4535 Sale ends soon, all sales are final and some restrictions apply. See us in-store for more details.   07/15/2017

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Employee Welcome Back BBQ — Aug 23

You’re invited! Come celebrate the start of a new academic year at our own family ‘picnic in the park’ on the campus green. Enjoy being with colleagues in the outdoors with great food, music, giveaways, and fun including a candy bar and ice cream sundae station, a ‘get wet for a cause’ dunk tank, and […]

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New Colleague Orientation — Aug 21

New Colleague Orientation will  take place on Mon, Aug 21 from 9 am-4 pm in the Great Hall of the Student Union Building For more information, contact Tara Rozenek at tara.rozenek@ufv.ca 08/21/2017

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Visiting Scholar Lecture: Wu Dan — July 5

The UFV Visual Arts Department presents visiting scholar Wu Dan.Wu Dan is Chair Professor and Graduate Supervisor in the College of Fine Arts at Sichuan Normal University of Chengdu, China. Come hear Wu Dan give a visiting artist slide lecture at UFV. July 5, 2017 at 3 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus, Room B140.   For […]

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The Lawn — Geog 464 laneway event — June 24

Pop-up Laneway Event 10 am-1 pm Geog 464 Planning Studio Join us for our free Tactical Urbanism Pop-Up event in Historical Downtown Abbotsford. Sat June 24 9 am to 1 pm Behind the Spruce Collective Market. This event will showcase how laneways can be utilized in Abbotsford’s historic downtown. There will be games, live music […]

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Employee Welcome Back BBQ — Aug 23

Come celebrate the start of a new academic year at our own family ‘picnic in the park’ on the campus green. Enjoy being with colleagues in the outdoors with great food, music, giveaways and fun including a candy bar and ice cream sundae station, a ‘get wet for a cause’ dunk tank, and fun activities […]

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South Asian Studies Institute open house — Sept 7

Join us at our first open house as transform from a centre to an institute. Meet with our staff and students and see opportunities for future collaborative work. Drop in to discuss and share ideas on our vision as an Institute. All are welcome. Drop in any time from 1-5 pm Thurs, Sept 7 U-House, […]

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Want free coffee, cookies, and $20?

Calling all UFV students! The UFV Marketing and Recruitment team is looking for feedback on UFV marketing materials You will get a $20 gift card for participating. Coffee and treats will be served. Wed, May 17 10:30 am to noon Abby A229 Sign up today! Please RSVP to auriel.niven@ufv.ca before May 12. Space is limited. […]

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Pre-retirement workshop — Are you ready to retire? May 24

UFV is offering a pre-retirement workshop for all employees thinking about retirement in the next few years. This workshop is designed to complement the retirement workshops presented by the pension corporation for members of the Municipal Pension Plan and the College Pension Plan and will provide information regarding retirement that is not necessarily pension-related. Please […]

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New Student Orientation (Part 1) — Start Your Journey! — May 16 and 25 in Abby; May 18 in Chilliwack

New Student Orientation (Part 1) Start Your Journey is just around the corner! This is an opportunity for students and their supportors (parent, guardian, friend, family member) to: learn how to successfully register for courses understand program requirements connect with current UFV students, faculty, & staff navigate our campuses discover on-campus resources NSO is happening […]

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Visiting poet David Stymeist: poetry at the Bookstore — May 12

Join the English department at 1 pm on May 12 for a reading by David Stymeist, author of The Bone Weir. Coffee generously provided by the bookstore! D.S. Stymeist’s poems have appeared in numerous magazines, including The Antigonish Review, Prairie Fire, Dalhousie Review, Steel Chisel, and The Fiddlehead. His work was short-listed for Vallum’s 2015 […]

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Sustainable Development symposium — May 18

This event will feature presentations about sustainable business practices from a variety of perspectives as well as an opportunity to network with members of the Abbotsford business community. This event is free to attend and light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to busevents@ufv.ca by May 15, 2017 http://blogs.ufv.ca/business/2017/04/26/2017-sustainable-development-symposium-may-18-2017/ For more information, contact Kelly Gardner […]

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Reconcili-ACTION — UFV community invited to work with Stó:lō on community building — June 19

Canada needs to move from “apology to action” according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. UFV and like-minded educational institutions will be key leaders in this spirit of reconciliation. On June 19, Stó:lō, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people are gathering at the Aboriginal Gathering Place (UFV CEP campus) to engage in a dialogue aimed […]

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New Student Orientation — calling all Student Services

New Student Orientation (Part 1) Start Your Journey, is just around the corner! • May 16 and 25, 4-8 pm – Abbotsford campus • May 18, 4-8 pm – Chilliwack campus If you’re interested in being a part of the Student Services fair, please contact Sidrah.Ahmad@ufv.ca by April 24! More details about these upcoming NSO […]

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UFV at FV Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase

10th Annual Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase Come out and visit the UFV booth at the Fraser Valley Chambers of Commerce Business Showcase at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre. The UFV booth is presented in partnership with the Faculty of Professional Studies, School of Business students. Visit UFV at booth 29 and 30 at […]

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Earth Day 2017: Come Play Outside! April 21

SustainableUFV brings us Earth Day for another year! The theme for 2017 is EarthPLAY, recognizing that outdoor recreation has taken a back seat to screens, video games, and Netflix. The more time we spend outside, the more passionate we feel about keeping nature pristine and beautiful, and that’s what Earth Day is all about. EarthPLAY […]

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Nettie Wild’s KONELINE: our land Beautiful film screening — April 19

Stephanie Gould of UFV’s Visual Arts department will host-curate a screening of Nettie Wild’s newly-released documentary KONELINE: our land beautiful on Wed, April 19 at 2 pm in Abby B101. The screening is in partnership with Reel Canada’s one-day film festival on National Canadian Film Day. http://www.canadawildproductions.com For more information, contact Stephanie Gould at Stephanie.Gould@ufv.ca […]

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