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SASI Presents Readings from Punjabi Language Authors

The South Asian Studies Institute is partnering with the Dhahan Literature Prize to present two of the winning authors, Pargat Singh Satoj and Nachhattar Singh Brar tatUFV. The authors will be reading passages from their respective works. We hope you are able to join us for this event. Light refreshments will be provided and all […]

Facebook for Business Workshop — Oct 28 & Nov 4

Whether you are just getting started with Facebook marketing or you want to take your Facebook marketing to the next level, this workshop is for you. During this two-day interactive workshop, we will help you to setup and optimize your Facebook Business Page, create and schedule content that engages and increase sales, and learn to […]

JET info table — Oct 24

Japanese Exchange Technology (JET) Come visit our table and get more info on exciting career opportunities in Japan Tues, Oct 24 11 am-3 pm SUB Atrium (Abbotsford campus) For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at 10/25/2017

Open Access Week 2017

Open Access Week, the annual worldwide recognition of the immense value of open practices in research and education, falls on October 23-29 for 2017. As always, the numerous events and ideas are promoted on the official website: And keep an eye on two Twitter hashtags: Locally, there are several workshops and information […]

Next Meeting of Senate — November 17, 2017

The next meeting of Senate is on Fri, Nov 17, on the Abbotsford campus, Room A225/229. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to by noon on Tues, Nov 7. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at   11/17/2017

JET info table

Japanese Exchange Technology information session For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at 10/25/2017

Modern Voices of Publishing — Nov 7

Modern Voices of Publishing: Changing the Landscape A panel event discussing all things publishing Tues, Nov 7 11-am-noon Evered Hall, SUB Featuring: Shashi Bhat with Event Magazine Jessica Johns with PRISM International Katie Stobbart with Raspberry Magazine For more information, contact Amy Huesken at 11/08/2017

Abbotsford Advising Centre Open House — Oct 25

Students, faculty & staff are invited to drop by for cookies and coffee and to learn about everything the Advising Centre has to offer. Wed, Oct 25, from 10 am-2 pm UFV Advising Centre, S3117, SUB, Abbotsford Campus Advisors are here to help you Advisors help students plan their educational careers and answer questions about: […]

Library prepares domestic violence research guide

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness month and the Purple Light Nights Campaign, the UFV library has created a research guide on domestic violence. The guide includes links to books, videos, reports, journal articles, statistical sources, community organizations and resource lists for men and women. To view the guide, go to For more […]

Gender and Society Network event — Nov 8

The UFV Gender and Society Network is hosting its first event on Nov 8 from 3-4 pm in Abby C1429. Dr. Fiona MacDonald (Political Science) will be sharing her paper entitled, “Friends, Foes, or Fiction: Considerations on Feminist Men.” All are welcome. For more information, contact Martina Southern at 11/09/2017

Upcoming HR Learning and Development workshops — Fall 2017

Human Resources is committed to supporting your personal, academic, and professional growth. Below is a list of upcoming learning, development, and wellness workshops available (at no charge) for UFV employees. For registration information and more details, please visit–development. Oct 17 — Fast 101 (Reporting) Oct 18 — Adobe Pro Oct 24 — General Email […]

Presentation by BC Support Unit Fraser Centre

UFV and BC SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit — Fraser Centre invite you to attend an information and networking event. Faculty, staff, and students interested in health-related research, and available resources to support that research, are welcome to attend. BC SUPPORT Unit Fraser Centre is advancing patient-oriented research and knowledge […]

Future of Food: Global Food Systems and Food Security — Oct 25

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. […]

Policy revised — Safe Student Learning Community (204) (Former title Student Non-Academic Conduct policy)

At its October 3, 2017 meeting, the President’s Executive approved revisions to the Safe Student Learning Community (204) (Former title Student Non-Academic Conduct policy). Prior to final approval, at its September 22, 2017 meeting, Senate rescinded the Student Non-Academic Conduct policy (204), and approved the new Safe Student Learning Community (204) administrative policy given Senate’s […]

New to UFV? Get wellness tips in the Online NSO

Are you struggling to balance everything as the mid-terms and assignments pile up? If this is your first semester at UFV, check out the latest installment of the Online New Student Orientation. Get tips and resources for maintaining your well-being during crunch time. Log in in to your Blackboard account and look for Online_NSO: 2017 […]

Screening: The Invisible City — Oct 18

The Aga Khan University – East African Institute, SFU International, SFU Institute for Humanities & UFV Queen Elizabeth Scholars invite you to join us for a screening of The Invisible City [Kakuma] by Lieven Corthouts. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with UN delegates, former refugees, and academics. The film focuses on […]

Visual Arts students support Wild Salmon Caravan with art

UFV students in Shelley Stefan’s Fall 2017 VA 390 Community Arts Practice course produced artworks in support of the Wild Salmon Caravan event held on Oct. 8 at the Skwah First Nation in Chilliwack, BC. For more information, contact Jennifer Chew at 10/29/2017

In the gallery: Skin Tactility

Sherlock Chen & Paige Caldwell Skin Tactility confronts the personal-social issues that are seen by eyes and felt by skins from the angles of mental health, sexuality, social disconnection, and cultural isolation, which is discussed here through a visual language. On View: Oct 16-Nov 3, 2017 Opening Reception: Oct 16, 6:30-8:30 pm. S’eliyemetaxwtexw Gallery University […]

Child and Youth Care Association of BC: ‘Talk a Latte’ — Oct 17

The Child and Youth Care Association of BC invites you to join us for a coffee and conversation about our profession and the movement towards professional CYC certification. Tues, Oct 17 Come on by anytime between 6:30pm – 8:30pm Student Life Space room in the SUB UFV Abbotsford Campus For more information, contact Susan […]

Mental Health Screening Day — Oct 12

Brief self-tests with UFV Counsellors on depression, anxiety and risky drinking. Resource materials provided Free chocolates and snacks! Thurs, Oct 12 10 am-3 pm Abby SUB, Atrium For more information, contact Priscilla Ang at 10/13/2017

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 […]

Open call for fibre and textile artists

Kariton Gallery, 2387 Ware St, Abbotsford, BC Nov 1-7 UFV together with The Kariton Art Gallery is holding an exhibition for artists/artisans that work in or are inspired by fibre arts and/or textile media. This call is open to both early career and established artists who reside in or near Abbotsford and the Fraser Valley. […]

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. […]

2018 London, Iceland, Paris Study Tour, June 27-July 12 — info sessions soon

Have you ever wanted to explore London, a leader in research and development? How about Reykjavik, the world’s “Greenest City” or Paris, one of Europe’s major centres of science and the arts? Travel to all of these diverse cities with the Biology department this summer. Attend one of our info sessions to learn more; • […]

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 […]