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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 08/21/2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 before May 12. Space is limited. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 by May 15, 2017 For more information, contact Kelly Gardner […]

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 […]

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 by April 24! More details about these upcoming NSO […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. For more information, contact Stephanie Gould at […]

UFV GDD Kindred Change portfolio show — May 2

kin•dred ADJECTIVE similar in kind; related change VERB make or become different UFV Graphic and Digital Design grads invite you to Kindred Change. We are both unique and the same, embracing change together. We are the Fraser Valley’s class of 2017, Graphic + Digital Design grads. Join us as we gather and celebrate kindred change. […]

School of Business — Marketing & Communications panel event — April 4

Are you interested in a career in Marketing or Communications? Industry professionals will give students advice on how to transition from school to work as well what a career in Marketing & Communications looks like today. Tues, April 4 1-3 pm Abby B133 To secure your spot, please email as space is limited! […]

School of Business — Human Resources Panel Event — April 6

At this event, students will gain insight into the world of Human Resources. Industry professionals will provide students with advice on how to transition from school to work, what the industry looks like today and how students can be successful in HR. To secure your spot, please email as space is limited! Thurs, April […]

BASA tax service for students

It’s tax season again! Fortunately for UFV students, BASA (Business Administration Students Association) will once again be running the BASA tax service to prepare tax returns for UFV students and the public for as little as $25. About the BASA tax service This is a student-lea program that gives the students at UFV a convenient […]

Employee fundraising golf tournament — May 13: register now!

Supporting students through the Faculty and Staff Bursary Join us at the 37th Annual UFV Employee Fundraising Golf Tournament on Sat, May 13. Make a difference, have fun, and support students at UFV! Together we raised $4,350 last year for students facing sudden and unexpected financial burdens. Please help us raise $7,000 this year and […]

Let your taste buds blossom at Rivers Dining Room — April 19 & 20

Come and enjoy a last, fabulous dinner crafted by UFV’s Culinary Arts students of 2017, at Rivers Dining Room on Apr 19 and 20. Savour an outstanding gourmet four-course meal and enjoy wine pairings provided by Whatcom Wine and Spirits. Only $39.95 per person (including wine pairings with each course. Tax NOT included.) Doors open […]

Grand Theft Terra Firma: Stories of (Re) Conciliation — various April dates

Directed by Phay Gagnon April 6-9 at The Reach Gallery, Abbotsford April 20-23 at the Stó:lō Research Centre, Chilliwack Thursday, Friday, Saturday performances at 7:30pm, Sunday matinees at 2pm Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in the 1850s and 1860s and asks […]

Remembering Vimy Ridge — March 27-29 & April 9

Poppies – Images – Words Help create a River of Poppies as a tribute to those who fought in the First World War. Personalize a poppy with a message or a soldier’s name Watch archival footage Listen to excerpts from war diaries,soldiers’ letters, & poetry Alumni Hall March 27-29 10am-1pm April 9 1 pm-5 pm […]

Now hiring: Supported Learning Group leaders

Are you looking for valuable work experience in your field of study? Put your classroom knowledge to work and become an SLG leader! SLG leaders are students who have taken the course and have done well. SLG leaders are needed for BUS 143, 144, 249, MATH 141, MATH 085, MATH 111, ECON 101. HIST 101, […]