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Long Night Against Procrastination — Chilliwack March 7

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Games ~ Citation […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Abbotsford March 7

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Games ~ Citation […]

Suds & Spuds: UFV Graphic + Digital Design Pub Night Fundraiser

Join the Graphic + Digital Design students for a bite at Townhall Abbotsford! Our fun-filled night will raise funds for our upcoming portfolio show and will include: Burger, fries and a drink (included with admission). Vegetarian options are also available. Door prizes! Chances to win big at our 50/50 draw and silent auction! Invite your […]

Crafting for Wellness

Come by and visit the Cascade Collegium in the Student Union Building (S2102a) between 1-4 pm on Wednesdays to craft for wellness! Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on campus. With myCampusLife, you can: Find out about fun social […]

Yoga 4 Self Care (Abbotsford)

Come participate in a mind-body practice that combines yoga postures, movements, and breathing techniques to help you reduce stress, increase your energy and allow you an opportunity to take some “me” time. Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on […]

Getting it Into Print: The Nuts and Bolts of Submitting to Magazines

Join our 2018 Writer in Residence Billeh Nickerson at this publishing workshop. The event is open to students, staff, faculty, and community at large. Tue, Mar 6 noon-1 pm Abby B121 The Writer-in-Residence positon is supported by the Kuldip Gill Fellowship For more information, contact Andrea MacPherson at andrea.macpherson@ufv.ca 03/07/2018

Dance Fit classes on campus

Want a fun way to get your daily physical activity? Come try Dance Fit! Suitable for all levels, no dance experience required. Yoga/fitness mat required for core/leg/glute exercises; towel and water bottle recommended. Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities […]

Students needed for photo research study of UFV

Students… Picture This! UFV Institutional Research and Planning (IRP) is still looking for students to participate in a photo voice research study to gain their perspective of UFV’s learning environment and campus life through pictures. This study will involve students taking pictures of what they feel best represents UFV, things they like about UFV, and […]

Poetry Now: a lecture with Miriam Nichols — Mar 21

Please join 2017 Research Excellence award recipient Miriam Nichols, a member of the English department, for a lecture on: Poetry Now: Memory, Measure, and Meaning for the 21st Century “. . . folks expect of the poet to indicate more than the beauty and dignity which always attach to dumb real objects . . . […]

Chinese & Lunar New Year — Feb 20

Join Modern Languages and UFV International as we celebrate the upcoming Chinese and Lunar new year! Enjoy cultural music, dancing, food, and exciting activities with us in the Global Lounge. All are welcome! Tue, Feb 20 4-7 pm Global Lounge, B223 For more information, contact Rachael Kopp at rachael.kopp@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

Student Research Day — April 5

UFV Student Research Day Thurs, April 5 11:30 am–12:30 pm Microlectures 12:30–2:30 pm Poster Presentations Microlectures 11:30 am – Micro lectures in the Spirit Bear Café, A Building, Abbotsford campus. Take the stage and share your research experiences in a high-speed 2-minute lecture. UFV Students only. How do I register for the Microlectures? Fill out […]

Chinese and Lunar new year — Feb 20

Join Modern Languages and UFV International as we celebrate the Chinese and Lunar new year! Enjoy music and dancing, and try exciting cultural activities such as paper cutting, Mah Jong, calligraphy, and food tasting. Tue, Feb 20 4-7 pm Global Lounge,Abby B223 For more information, contact Ghizlane Laghzaoui at ghizlane.laghzaoui@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

UFV Sustainability Case Competition — March 9

Solve a real-world sustainability challenge and present your solutions to a panel of influential business leaders in the community — win $1,000! The case competition is open to all UFV students and will address a sustainable problem focused on the Fraser Valley region. Register your team by March 2, 2018 to compete for $1,000! https://www.ufv.ca/SCC2018 […]

2018 grads: Book your photo session now!

2018 grads: Book your photo session now! Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Feb 21-24 – Chilliwack campus Classroom: CEPA 2428 March 5-17 – Abbotsford campus Artona Mobile Studio – Mobile […]

Shakespeare Names/Sto:lo Memoryscapes — March 8

Please join us for presentations and conversations about Shakespeare Names/Sto:lo Memoryscapes, with members of the Oecologies research group, Vin Nardizzi (UBC English), Patriticia Badir (UBC English), Keith Thor Carlson (U of Saskatchewan), and Sonny McHalsie (Naxaxahalts’i).  What was the history of the naming of the Kettle Valley Railway stops and the Othello tunnels, and how […]

By-Election for Board of Governors Student Positions

Four nominations were received for two student positions on the Board of Governors, for terms from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019: Andrew Stahl Isaac Veeneman Jordan Tabin Harsimran Gill Candidate statements are available for viewing at https://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/get-involved-in-ufv-governance/elections-voting-and-results/. An election is underway to select two nominations. Voting will take place March 8, 9, 10, […]

Volunteers Wanted for Career Fair

Volunteers needed for the 2018 Career Fair Thursday March 8, 1–5 pm in the Student Union Building. Students they can come for the experience, networking, and the food! Volunteering looks great on a resume, and potential employers love to see that they are involved. Time commitment will be over the course of 2 weeks, with […]

Next Meeting of Senate — March 9

The next meeting of Senate is on Friday, March 9, on the Abbotsford campus, room A225/229. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, Feb 27. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/senate/ 03/09/2018

Child and Youth Care — LGBTQ Panel Feb 27

Child and Youth Care students are hosting a LGBTQ panel. Come and join the conversation on connecting community. Tue, Feb 27 – Tue, Feb 27 6 – 7:30 pm Auditorium B building Abbotsford Campus For more information, contact Cassie Labbe at labbecassie1@gmail.com 02/28/2018

HORIZONS — Photography, paintings and video installation

Photography, paintings and video installation. Based on an exhibition held in Jan 2017 at the University of Fine Arts in Poznań, in Poland. This work is about the ambiguous and multifaceted connections we have to our environment in the context of perception, experience and memory. Tue, Feb 6 – Mon, Feb 26 10 am – […]

UFV Faculty Microlectures — Feb 20

2018 Faculty Microlectures • Tues, Feb 20 • Location: Abbotsford Campus – Road Runner Cafe • Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm • Deadline to register: Feb 12 What it looks like. Researchers take the stage one after the other for a maximum of two minutes to speak about the exciting findings and implications of […]

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series with Dr. Lucy Lee — Feb 20

Dr. Lee has devoted 35 years to fish cell line development and in this presentation, she will recap her past work, present research projects and a fascinating future for fish invitromatics. Tue, Feb 20 1:30- 2:30 pm Abby B101 http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2018/02/01/lucy-lee/ For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at caroline.majeau@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

Mindfulness Core Concepts with Dr. Evan Collins — Feb 13

This is a special training event for people interested in becoming mindfulness teachers or practitioners or just to learn more. There is a discounted rate for the UFV faculty, students and staff ($125) vs. general public ($336). You can register in the Event Tickets section of the UFV Bookstore. It is led by Dr. Collins, […]

Mitacs Globalink research award for undergraduate and graduate students

Mitacs is a national, not-for-profit organization that has designed and delivered research and training programs in Canada for 18 years. Working with 60 universities, thousands of companies, and both federal and provincial governments, the organization builds partnerships that support industrial and social innovation in Canada. Mitacs has new destinations for international research collaborations. The United […]

2018 grads: Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campuses in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). Feb 21-24 — Chilliwack campus at CEP Classroom: CEPA 2428 March 5-17 — Abbotsford campus Artona Mobile Studio — Mobile Studio located in the […]