The Academic Success Centre is hiring!

Are you passionate about Academic Success? Do you want to support your fellow students? The Academic Success Centre is currently accepting applications for the Winter 2019 semester. The Academic Success Centre provides support to UFV students across all disciplines of study. As a Student Peer Tutor, you will work in face-to-face and online environments to … Read more

Call for nominations: Service Excellence Awards — deadline Feb 8

Nominate someone great! UFV Service Excellence Awards are presented annually to recognize and celebrate UFV staff and faculty excellence in service, leadership, and teamwork that supports the values, mission, and goals of UFV. Launched in 2016 by the UFV Board of Governors, current UFV faculty and staff can be nominated in three categories: UFV Staff … Read more

Scholarly Sharing Initiative — Nov 19

You are warmly invited to attend the Scholarly Sharing Initiative’s final presentations of Fall 2018, where our speakers (Alex Wetmore, Rachel Bodnariuc, and Gabriel Murray) will discuss the intersections of technology, language, and the imagination from different disciplinary and historical perspectives. Join us for one last chance this term to learn about and engage with … Read more

Local to Global Holiday Market — Nov 29

The Local to Global Holiday Market will feature local, ethical and sustainable vendors right here at UFV! This is an opportunity to do some holiday shopping while learning about alternatives to mainstream consumerism. Come and shop, or just hang out in the festive atmosphere! Thurs, Nov 29 9:30 am-4 pm Atrium, Student Union Building, Abbotsford … Read more

Interpretations and Expressions: Evolution of South Asian Canadian Experiences — Nov 30

Interpretations and Expressions: Evolution of South Asian Canadian Experiences SOUTH ASIA RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM November 30, 2018 at UFV Abbotsford Campus 9 am–5 pm The South Asian Studies Institute (SASI) invites you to attend their second annual research symposium. Building on the 2017 symposium which invited scholars to reflect on their idea(s) of the understanding and … Read more

Be a Maker! Library Makerspace open house — Nov 21

Need a break from your studies? The UFV Abbotsford Library invites students to get creative in our Makerspace. Activities will include button making, textile and paper crafts, 3D printing and design, and microelectronics. Not feeling creative? Come and socialize with a dog! Drop in anytime between 1pm and 3pm on Wed, Nov 21 (G171G). Wed, … Read more

Policy Consultation — Student Academic Misconduct Policy (70) revisions

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the proposed revisions to the Student Academic Misconduct (70) policy. Supporting documents are available at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policy-consultation/ If you have any feedback, please submit your comments to Policyconsult@ufv.ca by Dec 3, 2018. For more information, contact Marlene Affleck at marlene.affleck@ufv.ca 12/03/2018

Papermaking workshop with Helen O’Connor — Nov 28

Join Art of the Book artist Helen O’Connor for a hands-on papermaking demonstration. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper from pulps made from various plants, weeds, oriental fibres, cotton linters, and recycled papers. As well, Helen will demonstrate techniques to create pulp paintings and three-dimensional works. 11/28/2018 – 2:30-4 pm Abbotsford campus library (G … Read more

Chilliwack Next — tech event at UFV — Nov 17

Introductory demonstrations of fast growing hi-tech 30-minute introductory demonstrations • Building an Internet Connected Doorbell • ChatOps: DevOps Deployment Management using Chatbots • Applying Machine Learning to Geospatial Applications • Building a Predictive Analytics Service • Programming a Simulator of a Quantum Computer Learn about local hi-tech programs and events: • UFV’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship … Read more

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Technology and Subjectivity — Nov 19

Alex Wetmore and Rachel Bodnariuc — “Barometric Pleasures: Meteorology, technology, and emotion in the 1700s” Gabriel Murray–“Computational Linguistics for Real and Imagined Conversations” The Scholarly Sharing Initiative is an informal monthly gathering of faculty, students, and interested others to share, discuss, present, and receive feedback about their scholarly work. This initiative is based in the … Read more

East Africa or India internship info session — Nov 5 and 7

How does this sound? Tanzania. Kenya. India. Fully funded three months, and earn six credits. Requirements: Permanent resident, under 35 years old and has 60+ credits. The East Africa internship program is made possible by the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships as they aim to activate a community of young global leaders across … Read more