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Abbotsford Library renovation plans: find out what’s happening — Feb 22

The Abbotsford library will be undergoing a major renovation in summer 2017. Plan to drop by on Wed, Feb 22 for a planning update. The schedule is: 10:30 am–2:30 pm: Drop in anytime to view drawings, chat with the architects and planning team, and provide comments. 11 am and 1 pm: Presentations by the architects […]

Politics of multiculturalism students present Photo Voice exhibit — opens Feb 23

Political Science 332: Politics of Multiculturalism invites you to experience their Photo Voice exhibit. The students have documented their experiences with culture, multiculturalism and diversity in their everyday lives using a photographic image as a departure point for their reflection. Opening Thurs, Feb.23 10 am-12:30 pm Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies (Building F). Opening presentation by […]

Graphic + Digital Design Portfolio info night — Feb 21

Are you creative? Passionate? Inspired? Imaginative? Find out how to put your talent to work as a graphic designer. Join us on Tues, February 21 from 6 to 9 at the UFV Mission campus. We have an exciting line-up of presentations: • GDD alumni share their stories about working in the creative industry • Current […]

CICS curates exhibit on the long struggle for the South Asian vote in Canada

(Dis) Enfranchisement 1907-1947: The Forty-Year Struggle for The Vote As Canadians across the country commemorate the 150th year of Canadian Confederation, the UFV Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies (CICS) offers a different perspective in uncovering Canada’s historical past.   With funding awarded from the Canadian Government (Canada 150 Grant), the CICS has curated an exhibit in […]

Canada and the Israel-Palestine conflict: talk and discussion — Feb 8

Colter Louwerse, fourth-year political science major at UFV, will speak about Canada’s role in the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. A growing number of Canadians are aware of the nature and extent of the injustices and human rights violations occurring in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. However, few are aware of the role that Canada has played in […]

Student Research Day — March 29

UFV Student Research Day Wed, March 29 Microlectures in the South Atrium of the SUB 11:30 am-12:30 pm Student Poster Presentations in the Great Hall of the SUB 12:30-2:30 pm–research/student-research-day/ For more information, contact Kelly Tracey at 03/29/2017

Poster workshop for Student Research Day participants

Learn how to make your poster stand out and communicate your research effectively by attending this UFV student poster workshop facilitated by Dr. Michelle Riedlinger of the Communications department. Tues, Feb 28 1-2 pm Kipp Lab, B164 (Abbotsford campus)–research/student-research-day/ For more information, contact Kelly Tracey at 02/28/2017

Occupation of the American Mind film screening — March 8

  Over the past few years, Israel’s ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world — except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on […]

Survive the Semester: Live Well, Learn Well

The UFV Counselling Department invites you to take a break this Reading Break! Visit our booth for healthy snacks and tips on wellness and learning. Come de-stress with our therapy dog, MAC, or take a Mini-workshop to boost your study skills! When: 12-4pm, Tuesday Feb 14 Where: Student Union Building, Student Life (Bldg. S) Workshops: […]

Breeding for the Future — Feb 21

Breeding for the Future: The case for conserving, collecting, and evaluating wild crop relatives. Around the globe, plant breeders are in a race to stay ahead of rapidly evolving pest populations and a changing climate to develop new varieties in support of agricultural development, and to feed a growing world population. Wild crop relatives have […]

Roadmap to Apartheid film screening

A harrowing exposé of Israel’s unique system of official discrimination. Wed, Feb 1 5pm B121 Abbotsford campus 95 minutes Narrated by Alice Walker (author of The Color Purple), Roadmap to Apartheid is a historical document of the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa and a film about why many Palestinians feel they are […]

Shelley Chute retirement drop in — Feb 17

After 22 years of dedicated service Shelley Chute is retiring from UFV. Come to Finnegan’s Pub and help us say good-bye and wish her well on her adventure to Costa Rica. Fri, Feb 17 From 4 pm onwards. For more information, contact Catherine Wilson at 02/17/2017

Treat your love to a Valentine’s gourmet meal at Rivers Dining Room — Feb 15 & 16

Come and enjoy a unique culinary experience, crafted especially for Valentine lovers, at Rivers Dining Room on Feb 15 and 16. Savour an outstanding gourmet four-course meal prepared by UFV’s Culinary Arts cooks-in-training and enjoy inspiring wine pairings by Whatcom Wine and Spirits. Only $39.95 per person (including wine pairings with each course. Tax NOT […]

UFV Retiree’s Cafe — Jan 25

Calling all UFV retirees! You’re invited to the UFV Retirees Café Wed, Jan 25 2:30-4 pm Abby F110 Meet other UFV Retirees over a cup of coffee and hear what’s new at UFV. This will be the first café planned for 2017. The UFV Retirees Café will be held the fourth Wednesday of every month, […]

Study Abroad Expo — win a $500 Air Canada gift card! — Feb 1

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on Wed, Feb 1! Meet current and former exchange students from UFV’s partner universities around the world. Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships […]

3rd Annual CYC Sleep Out — March 31

Come out and join the 3rd Annual CYC Sleep Out Why? 500-1,000 youth are on the street any given night in BC. These are youth who have run away, are kicked out, or age who out of foster care with no support. 700 youth age out of foster care each year in BC. 60% of […]

Learn to protect yourself in the digital world: LibIT cryptoparty — Feb 23

Learn to protect yourself in the digital world. The Library and Information Technology Department is hosting a cryptoparty! A “cryptoparty is a decentralized movement with events happening all over the world. The goal is to pass on knowledge about protecting yourself in the digital space. This can include encrypted communication, preventing being tracked while browsing […]

Lunar New Year @ UFV! — Jan 26

Join us at UFV International to celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Games, food, and prizes will be available in the Global Lounge (B223) between 12-5pm on Thurs, Jan 26. Learn about the Chinese Zodiac, and various traditions used by the different countries and cultures that celebrate. For more information, contact Chelsey Laird at […]

Visual Arts faculty show — Out of the Office: on until Feb 1

The 2017 Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Out of the Office, showcases the diverse approaches and research going into art production here at UFV. UFV Visual Arts Faculty Show S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Galley (B-136 Abbotsford Campus) On until Feb 1 Each participating faculty member has spent years developing their artistic practice, and their engagement within their chosen […]

School of Business Research Seminar Series: Dave Harder

Dave Harder, RBC Wealth Management, presents his book Mind, Money & Markets: A Guide for Every Investor, Trader and Business Person. Dave is co-author of the book, together with U.S. psychiatrist, Dr. Janice Dorn. The book explains how history, cycles, and patterns of human behavior can be the best guide for what should happen in […]

Glowga — Glow in the Dark Yoga

The UFV Yoga Club is hosting it second annual Glowga on Thurs, Jan 19. Join us for an evening of high energy glow-in-the-dark yoga with your fellow yoga enthusiasts. Arrive at 6pm for glow-painting, activities, prizes and more! Glow-in-the-dark yoga begins at 7pm. For more information, contact Nicky Rai at 01/19/2017

Coaching2Go (Resume Help)

Coaching2Go provides students with the opportunity to receive help with their resume and cover letter on a drop in basis at an accessible location outside of the Career Centre. Career Coaches can also advise students on other career related topics such as: interview skills, job search skills and Career Centre services. Please see the details […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Digital Humanities, what’s that? — Jan 18

Wed, Jan 18 1:15-2:45 pm Abby U-House Delicious light lunch provided Save this date and come join us for the Scholarly Sharing Initiative. Hear about some projects by UFV faculty: Gabriel Murray — People analytics and the ethics of Artificial Intelligence, are they connected? Michelle Riedlinger — Citizen science digital mapping: The role of digital […]

Career and Life Planning workshops

Career Exploration & Life Planning workshop Presented by UFV Counselling department 6 Sessions to choose from! 4:30–7 pm Abbotsford campus Jan 25, Feb 23, March 22 Chilliwack, CEP campus Feb 8, March 8, April 13 Explore career options through: Self-Assessment: Personality, Interests, Values and Abilities World of Work Assessment: Career Assessments & Labor Market Demand, […]