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Holiday receptions — Dec 12 and 14

The Provost, Vice-Provost, AVP Research, and Deans invite you to celebrate the year’s end and new year’s beginning. Abbotsford Tues, Dec 12 U-House 2-4 pm Chilliwack Thurs, Dec 14 Aboriginal Gathering Place 2:30-4 pm

Abbotsford Food Bank fundraiser at Dec 1 Jerry Seinfeld show

Students from BUS 323 classes will be accepting donations on behalf of the Abbotsford Food Bank on the night of the Jerry Seinfeld comedy show at Abbotsford Centre. We ask that everyone bring a toonie (or more!) to help families in need during the holidays. Fri, Dec 1 6-8 pm Abbotsford Centre   For more […]

Join Visual Arts students for studio visit & exhibit opening — Nov 29

Join both VA116 Space, Form & Time students and VA402 Senior Studio students for an opportunity to visit senior students in their working studio spaces, as well as the Opening Reception for the annual Multiples exhibition. Wed, Nov 29 5-7 pm S’eliyemetaxwtexw Gallery B136 & C1404, C1401 (Exhibit continues through Dec 5) For more […]

Ugly Holiday Sweater Day — Dec 8

Happy Holidays from Human Resources! Tis the season to pull out those ugly sweaters and share some holiday joy! Great prizes for the ugliest sweaters (but you must come to Human Resources to show off or email your pics to Fri, Dec 8 For employees on all UFV campuses For more information, contact Nancy […]

Sto:lo Career Fair

Stó:lō Service Agency is please to inform you of our upcoming Career Fair under the theme Your Dreams, Your Future – Find it Here! The Career Fair, which will bring together aboriginal people, employers, and experienced professionals under one roof, is scheduled to take place on February 27, 2018 at Tzeachten Community Hall. This year’s […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative, featuring Leah Douglas and Alicia Horton — Nov 23

Come join an informal scholarly conversation about gender, social research, trauma and power! Thurs, Nov 23 1:15–2:45 pm Abby U-House (SASI) Coffee and lunch provided. This month’s speakers Leah Douglas – The joys and pitfalls of trauma-informed practice and research Professor Douglas’s specialty area, and the focus of her sabbatical, is trauma-informed practice, research, and […]

Sailing to Byzantium — Nov 24

A showcase of UFV’s poets, actors, and visual artists featuring poetry readings, theatre presentations and visual art. Want to show your work? Have any questions? Contact:, or Fri, Nov 24 4-6 pm Evered Hall, Student Union Building, Abbotsford Campus   11/25/2017

Sweater Week — Nov 20-24

Grab an extra layer for Sweater Week November 20-24. Temperatures are being lowered by 2°C in all buildings. This is to bring awareness to the small steps that we can take individually to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We’re reminding everybody to grab an extra layer for the week to ensure they’re […]

MNP Mix & Mingle — Nov 23

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! RSVP: To reserve your spot email Thurs, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at 11/24/2017

Chocolate Yoga — Nov 28

Chocolate + yoga = pure happiness! On November 28 from 1-2:30 pm the UFV Yoga Club and Mental Health Awareness Club will be holding the second annual Chocolate Yoga Event. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a yoga session, chocolate, and de-stress activities. Tue, Nov 28 1-2:30 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative — Nov 23

Join colleagues for the next Scholarly Sharing Initiative. Next up for Nov 23 are Leah Douglas (SSSW) on “The joys and pitfalls of trauma-informed practice and research” and Alicia Horton (SCMS) on “Gender and power dymanics in qualitative interviews with formerly imprisoned men.” 1:15-2:45 pm Abby F145 Light lunch served. All welcome!

Celebrate Giving Tuesday by being generous in your community — Nov 28

UFV is taking part in the international Giving Tuesday movement on November 28. We are joining the City of Abbotsford in marking Giving Tuesday as the start of the giving season. It immediately follows the days of intense consumerism, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and is all about helping our community by giving back and […]

LLT Pizza and Pop Evening — Nov 16

Come and meet with employees from LLT Chartered Professional Accountants and learn what they have to offer. The firm is interested in hiring students, so be ready to impress! There will be free pizza. Thurs, Nov 16 5-7 pm Abby D225 Dress: Business Casual We look forward to seeing you there! For more information, contact […]

‘Be A Geographer’ Day — Nov 14

Have you ever wondered what a geographer does? Do we read maps all day? Do we just recite the capital cities of countries around the world? Geography is much, much more. Join us for ‘Be a Geographer’ Day on the Abby Green to explore skills and techniques used by geographers. We will have demonstrations and […]

Film screening: “Stone Cold Justice”

Winner of the 2014 Investigative Journalism Walkley Award In 2013 The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) released a scathing report finding that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) threatens Palestinian children in the Occupied Territories “with death, physical violence, solitary confinement and sexual assault.” This joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence […]

MNP Mix & Mingle

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! Thu, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Building B, Room B121 (Abbotsford Campus) RSVP: To reserve your spot email For more information, contact Paige Vanderveen at 11/24/2017

In their own words….memoirs of the Great War on display at library

In honour of Remembrance Day, UFV library is displaying memoirs from the library’s collection of those that saw service during World War 1. On display as well is the jacket and cap of Private Henry Gerrish who was wounded during the first battle of Ypres in 1915. Mon, Nov 6 – Fri, Nov 17 8:30 […]

Visual Arts Christmas print sale — Nov 22 & 23

The Visual Arts department Christmas print sale is a fundraiser for the creative and performing arts year-end event. Come support a good cause and get some original artwork. Want an original gift? Why not give a one of a kind art work? What’s for sale? Prints, drawings, photographs & other creative artworks. Price: $10 – […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Abbotsford, Nov 7

Abbotsford Building G 5 pm–Midnight Register here for Abbotsford LNAP Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — CEP

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Citation Styles First […]

Reflections on Multiculturalism — Nov 7

Political Science 332 invites you to their Politics of Multiculturalism Photo Voice Exhibit opening on November 7 in the Global Lounge. Each student provides an image and written commentary that reflects how they experience multiculturalism and diversity in everyday life. The event runs 4-6pm and will include guest speakers from UFV International and UFV Amnesty […]

Are you a Physics student thinking about grad school? — Nov 1 info session

Simon Fraser University will be providing information on their Physics grad program. This talk will be of interest to our upper-level UFV Physics students. Abby A353 Wed, Nov 1 1:30-2:30 pm A353 For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at 10/02/2017

Astronomy with Dr. Jaymie Matthews, UBC — Nov 9

The Physics Student Association and the Biology & Chemistry Students Association present astronomer and mission scientist, Dr. Jaymie Matthews from UBC. Thu, Nov 9 4-5 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus, B121 For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at 11/10/2017

Quantum Computing with UFV alumnus Timothy Richards — Nov 17

The Physics Student Association at UFV have partnered with the Computing Student Association and are pleased to present Timothy Richards, MSc candidate from Simon Fraser University. If you’re interested in quantum computing, this talk is for you! Fri, Nov 17 4-5 pm UFV Abbotsford — B132 For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at […]