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myClass (Blackboard Learn) unavailable part of Dec 22

myClass (Blackboard Learn) will undergo an update on Fri, Dec. 22. Required Downtime: 12 hours, starting at 1:30 am to 1:30 pm If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to online@ufv.ca.   12/23/2017

UFV tech panel — Jan 16

UFV will host its first tech panel event on Jan 16. The purpose of the panel is for industry organizations to share insights about career opportunities in technology, desired competencies, and how students can prepare themselves for work in the techiIndustry. Some of the panelists will include: • Cnawlece • Coronation Internet Marketing • Prospera […]

Sell your textbooks for cash!

Turn your textbooks into cash! Bring your past semester’s textbooks to the Bookstore and we will buy them back. UFV Abbotsford Bookstore — Dec 13, 14 & 15, 9 am-4 pm UFV Chiliwack Bookstore — Dec 13, 10 am-3 pm Textbooks must be in good condition: no rips, tears, or extensive marking in texts. To […]

UFV Library launches program to purchase Sage books

The UFV Library is participating in a program to purchase books from Sage through “Evidence Based Acquisition”. (EBA) From December 2017 until the end of December 2018, UFV users will be able to view all of Sage’s books and reference books on the Sage Knowledge platform. (Note that videos and business cases are not included […]

UFV International Holiday Party — Nov 30

UFV International is hosting a Holiday Party this year! Join us for a festive evening Thursday, November 30th from 5-10 pm at the Rancho! Tickets cost $15 each and can be purchased at UFV International front desk in B223. Please purchase your ticket between the business hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. You can pay with cash […]

Call for Nominations — Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate an outstanding UFV instructor for the Teaching Excellence Award! Deadline for nominations is 4 pm, January 19, 2018. Once again UFV will provide an award to an individual in recognition of teaching excellence. Those eligible for nomination include all UFV faculty and lab instructors who have completed two years of instruction, or sessional instructors […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for December

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for December If you require a student loan for the winter semester and you haven’t already applied, do so on-line at www.studentaidbc.ca Loan documents for January will soon be confirmed electronically. Please contact Financial Aid and Awards for details on processing your loan to ensure that you have your funds […]

Commuter Alert – December 2017

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, Dec 30 – Harlem Globetrotters: 7 pm • Sun, Dec 31 – Harlem Globetrotters: 2 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase daily parking and park in lots […]

Policy Revised — Accommodation of Students with Disabilities policy (93)

The Accommodation of Students with Disabilities policy (93) has been updated to reflect the name change from Disability Resource Centre to the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS). The policy is available on the Secretariat website at http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 12/08/2017

Volunteer opportunity for UFV Students at Abbotsford Regional Hospital

Attention UFV students! Are you interested in a career in the healthcare field? Would you like to gain experience working as a health advocate? Do you want to be part of an impactful & meaningful program connecting patients to the social determinants of health, such as food, housing, and social supports? If you answered YES […]

Abbotsford Food Bank fundraiser at Dec 1 Jerry Seinfeld show

Students from BUS 323 classes will be accepting donations on behalf of the Abbotsford Food Bank on the night of the Jerry Seinfeld comedy show at Abbotsford Centre. We ask that everyone bring a toonie (or more!) to help families in need during the holidays. Fri, Dec 1 6-8 pm Abbotsford Centre   For more […]

Join Visual Arts students for studio visit & exhibit opening — Nov 29

Join both VA116 Space, Form & Time students and VA402 Senior Studio students for an opportunity to visit senior students in their working studio spaces, as well as the Opening Reception for the annual Multiples exhibition. Wed, Nov 29 5-7 pm S’eliyemetaxwtexw Gallery B136 & C1404, C1401 (Exhibit continues through Dec 5) https://www.ufv.ca/visual-arts/ For more […]

Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition — submission deadline Jan 15

If you know of a UFV alumnus with a flair for artistic creativity, we invite you to encourage them to submit their artwork for the 2018 Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition. The Alumni Commemorative Wine is a highly anticipated annual tradition at UFV. The wine is produced in honour of the graduating class and is […]

Sto:lo Career Fair

Stó:lō Service Agency is please to inform you of our upcoming Career Fair under the theme Your Dreams, Your Future – Find it Here! The Career Fair, which will bring together aboriginal people, employers, and experienced professionals under one roof, is scheduled to take place on February 27, 2018 at Tzeachten Community Hall. This year’s […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative, featuring Leah Douglas and Alicia Horton — Nov 23

Come join an informal scholarly conversation about gender, social research, trauma and power! Thurs, Nov 23 1:15–2:45 pm Abby U-House (SASI) Coffee and lunch provided. This month’s speakers Leah Douglas – The joys and pitfalls of trauma-informed practice and research Professor Douglas’s specialty area, and the focus of her sabbatical, is trauma-informed practice, research, and […]

Sweater Week — Nov 20-24

Grab an extra layer for Sweater Week November 20-24. Temperatures are being lowered by 2°C in all buildings. This is to bring awareness to the small steps that we can take individually to combat climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We’re reminding everybody to grab an extra layer for the week to ensure they’re […]

MNP Mix & Mingle — Nov 23

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! RSVP: To reserve your spot email networking@ufv.ca Thurs, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at lindsay.lloyd@ufv.ca 11/24/2017

Chocolate Yoga — Nov 28

Chocolate + yoga = pure happiness! On November 28 from 1-2:30 pm the UFV Yoga Club and Mental Health Awareness Club will be holding the second annual Chocolate Yoga Event. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a yoga session, chocolate, and de-stress activities. Tue, Nov 28 1-2:30 pm Abby B121 For more information, contact […]

LLT Pizza and Pop Evening — Nov 16

Come and meet with employees from LLT Chartered Professional Accountants and learn what they have to offer. The firm is interested in hiring students, so be ready to impress! There will be free pizza. Thurs, Nov 16 5-7 pm Abby D225 Dress: Business Casual We look forward to seeing you there! For more information, contact […]

Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition — submission deadline Jan 15

If you know of a UFV alumnus with a flair for artistic creativity, we invite you to encourage them to submit their artwork for the 2018 Alumni Commemorative Wine Artist competition. The Alumni commemorative wine is a highly anticipated annual tradition at UFV. The wine is produced in honour of the graduating class and is […]

‘Be A Geographer’ Day — Nov 14

Have you ever wondered what a geographer does? Do we read maps all day? Do we just recite the capital cities of countries around the world? Geography is much, much more. Join us for ‘Be a Geographer’ Day on the Abby Green to explore skills and techniques used by geographers. We will have demonstrations and […]

Film screening: “Stone Cold Justice”

Winner of the 2014 Investigative Journalism Walkley Award In 2013 The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) released a scathing report finding that the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) threatens Palestinian children in the Occupied Territories “with death, physical violence, solitary confinement and sexual assault.” This joint investigation by Four Corners and The Australian newspaper reveals evidence […]

MNP Mix & Mingle

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear a brief presentation from MNP and network with MNP representatives! Thu, Nov 23 11 am-1 pm Building B, Room B121 (Abbotsford Campus) RSVP: To reserve your spot email networking@ufv.ca For more information, contact Paige Vanderveen at paige.vanderveen@ufv.ca 11/24/2017