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Character Canada Conference — Oct 20

Character Canada is hosting its 2nd National Character Canada Conference at Abbotsford Senior Secondary School on October 20, 2017. And the non-profit group has thought long and hard about how to make this an event that electrifies the entire Fraser Valley, province, and country. After all, they’re putting on a conference that helps people explore […]

Future of Food: Food Systems and Food Security

Do you know where your food comes from? Ever thought about the changing dynamics of food production and consumption as we head into the global future? We invite you to participate in a conversation with experts in food systems and food security. Speakers include: Dr. Alex Awiti, Aga Khan University East Africa Institute, Nairobi. Dr. […]

Budrus: film screening — Oct 19

Budrus is an award-winning feature documentary film (Israel/Palestine/U.S.) about Palestinian community organizer, Ayed Morrar, who unites Palestinian political factions and invites Israeli supporters to join an unarmed movement to save his village of Budrus from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent that quickly moves […]

2017 UFV/FSA Employee Halloween Party

Come on out for some Halloween fun on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Enjoy some pizza, pop and dessert as well as prizes for the best costumes! In Abbotsford the event will be held in A225/A229 and at CEP the event will be held in A0020 from 12-1:30 pm. Please RSVP by Oct 25, 2017 to […]

National Character Conference — Oct 20

We’re excited to invite you to join us on October 20, 2017 for the National Character Conference 2017 Conference Theme: ‘Make your Mark’ When we choose to lead with character, we will leave our ‘mark’ – a lasting impression on the word around us and the people we interact with. Join us for this one […]

College Pension Plan Retirement workshop — Oct 18

The College Pension Plan’s Approaching Retirement workshop is being offered at UFV on Wed, Oct 18, at 10 am in Room A235 on the Abbotsford campus. Members of the College Pension Plan within five years of retirement are encouraged to attend this workshop and are welcome to bring a guest. Please register for the workshop […]

Laughing Dog Tuesday — Oct 17

Join Mac, the professional therapy dog, and enjoy complimentary treats at the Chilliwack library’s de-stressing day, Tues, Oct 17, from 11 am to 3 pm. Take a selfie with Mac or a selfie in the library’s “photo booth” and post with either #maclibraryselfie or #ufvlibraryselfie to win prizes. The contest is open Oct 2 until […]

Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority–film screening

A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other film ever produced on the conflict — ‘Occupation 101’ presents a comprehensive analysis of the facts and hidden truths surrounding the never ending controversy and dispels many of its long-perceived myths and misconceptions. The film […]

Refugee Stories Day — Oct 10

This event will discuss refugee and migration issues in the Fraser Valley and abroad, examining their structural causes and discussing their personal effects. Tima Kurdi will be joining us to discuss the story of her family and bring a call to action. We will be hearing as well from Ron Dart, to discuss his experience […]

Abbotsford campus commuter & parking advisory for October

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Oct 14 – PBR Event: 7:30 pm • Mon, Oct 16 – WWE: 7:30 pm • Sun, Oct 22 – Foreigner concert: 7 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees […]

Last chance to get tickets! Sales Careers Networking Breakfast — Oct 6

Don’t miss your chance to meet high-profile employers who are looking to hire UFV students for well-paying careers in professional selling and service. Come to the Sales Careers Networking Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 6 Evered Hall, Student Union Building, Abbotsford campus Space is limited. Get your tickets before Oct 3 at ufv.ca/network-breakfast Meet recruiters, ask […]

Bookstore Customer Appreciation Day

We love our Customers! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore invites Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni to come and have some fun at Customer Appreciation Day! -Free Coffee & Popcorn begins at 9:00am -Fashion Show at 12pm & Talent Show at 2pm -Enter to win giveaways all day long -20-50% off clothing sale -Sample the menu from the […]

Theatre Department Show and Tell — Oct 3

Join us from 4-5pm on Tues, Oct 3 to celebrate the Theatre department’s move to the Abbotsford campus! • Tour our new facilities in the D building (100 level) • Learn about our 2017/2018 season of theatre • Find out about the programs and courses we offer • Meet staff, faculty, and students • Cake […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Conversations on Migration and Citizenship — Sept 28

Please come to the Scholarly Sharing Initiative! Thurs, Sept 28, 2017 1:15-2:45, in Abby F125. All welcome! Delicious light lunch provided! “Conversations in Migration and Citizenship: Exploring and Engaging Interdisciplinarity” with Nicola Mooney, Ghizlane Laghzaoui, and members of the Migration and Citizenship program working group Join a conversation with members of the Migration & Citizenship […]

A Lifetime on Tiptoes — a play in Punjabi

A Lifetime on Tiptoes: a play written and performed in Punjabi by Mazhar Tirmazi Sunday, October 8, 2017 2–3:30 pm followed by Q & A Matsqui Centennial Auditorium (32315 South Fraser Way) Tickets: Reserved $20 General $10 Seniors & Students $5 • For more information email Prabhjot.parmar@ufv.ca     10/09/2017

English department grad school info session — Sept 25 & 26

Mon, Sept 25, 10:30 – 12:30pm, in room S3123B (SUB Building) Tues, Sept 26, 11:30-1:30pm in room S3123B (SUB Building) If you want to talk with someone from English about applying to grad school (even if you are just curious) come by one of our drop-in sessions coming up soon. Faculty members from English will […]

Pub Trivia Night — Sept 25

The English Students Association is hosting a pub trivia night! Mon, Sept 25 6:30–10 pm Finnegan’s Pub Details on the ESA Facebook page For more information, contact Amy Huesken at amy.huesken@ufv.ca 09/26/2017

Student presentation — Sustainable Development in Peru — Sept 26

On Tuesday, September 26, Madison Stewart will give a presentation on her experiences working as an intern for Mosqoy, a Canadian NGO based in Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley region of Peru. Mosqoy is a multidimensional organization, focusing on Peru’s rural development in the spheres of sustainable tourism, Indigenous knowledge and youth education. Madison […]

Survive the Semester: Live Well, Learn Well workshops — Sept 28

Take a mini-workshop to boost your study skills Get tips and resources on wellness and learning Boost your brain power with healthy delicious snacks! Thurs, Sept 28 Workshops: 12-12:45 pm Learn your way: Discover your learning style 1-1:45 pm Too Many Assignments, Too Little Time 2-2:45 pm De-stress for test success 3-3:45 pm Make and […]

Who Owns History? — Forum Sept 26

The UFV History department is hosting a public forum on historical monuments, the use of history and who gets to decide. In Charlottesville, Virginia, removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee brought out protesters, some with links to white supremacist organizations. In Canada, members of the Ontario union of elementary school teachers advocated dropping […]

2017 Retirement Dinner — Nov 20

The 2017 Retirement Dinner will be held on Mon, Nov 20, at 6 pm at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre. You are invited to a dinner to honour 13 employees as they retire from the University of the Fraser Valley: Elaine Harris, Molly Ungar, Shelley Chute, Lisa Storozynsky, Peggy Bray, Diane Luu, Lori Ann […]

Sustainable Food Systems speaker series — Sept 21

Join us for a for a discussion about sustainable food systems and hear expert insight on plant health, glyphosates, soil health, organic, GMOs, and human health. Thurs, Sept 21 University House 7-9 pm Speakers: Dr. Garry Fehr, UFV Director of Agriculture Centre of Excellence (Moderator) Dr. Laila Benkrima, Horticulturist Carmen Dunn, Holistic Nutritional Practitioner Dan […]

CIBC Networking Event — Sept 26

CIBC Networking Event Don’t miss CIBC’s Networking event happening on Tues, September 26 at 1 – 2:30PM The event will be located in room C1429 (Abbotsford Campus) Reserve your spot by emailing networking@ufv.ca Drop-ins welcome! This event is brought to you by the Career Centre.   09/27/2017

CEP A LEED Gold Certification celebration & building tour — Sept 26

You are invited to celebrate the LEED Gold certification of CEP A. Tues, Sept 26 1:30-2:30 pm CEP A – Atrium LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a third-party certification program that sets standards and applies ratings for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings. CEP A is LEED Gold-certified, the 2nd […]