Archive | myUFV student news

In their own words….memoirs of the Great War on display at library

In honour of Remembrance Day, UFV library is displaying memoirs from the library’s collection of those that saw service during World War 1. On display as well is the jacket and cap of Private Henry Gerrish who was wounded during the first battle of Ypres in 1915. Mon, Nov 6 – Fri, Nov 17 8:30 […]

Disability Resource Centre changes name to Centre for Accessibility Services

We are happy to announce that the Disability Resource Centre has been renamed to the Centre for Accessibility Services (CAS). Our disability advisors will now be called accessibility advisors. We will be following up over the next few weeks with changes to the website, forms, and signage. If you have any questions about these changes […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Abbotsford, Nov 7

Abbotsford Building G 5 pm–Midnight Register here for Abbotsford LNAP 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 […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — CEP

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 ~ Citation Styles First […]

Reflections on Multiculturalism — Nov 7

Political Science 332 invites you to their Politics of Multiculturalism Photo Voice Exhibit opening on November 7 in the Global Lounge. Each student provides an image and written commentary that reflects how they experience multiculturalism and diversity in everyday life. The event runs 4-6pm and will include guest speakers from UFV International and UFV Amnesty […]

Are you a Physics student thinking about grad school? — Nov 1 info session

Simon Fraser University will be providing information on their Physics grad program. This talk will be of interest to our upper-level UFV Physics students. Abby A353 Wed, Nov 1 1:30-2:30 pm A353 http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2017/10/26/sfu_physics-grad/ For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at caroline.majeau@ufv.ca 10/02/2017

Quantum Computing with UFV alumnus Timothy Richards — Nov 17

The Physics Student Association at UFV have partnered with the Computing Student Association and are pleased to present Timothy Richards, MSc candidate from Simon Fraser University. If you’re interested in quantum computing, this talk is for you! Fri, Nov 17 4-5 pm UFV Abbotsford — B132 http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2017/10/24/timothy-richards-sfu/ For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at caroline.majeau@ufv.ca […]

Commuter Alert – November 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. Tues, Nov 7 – Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles: 7:30 pm Fri, Nov 10 – Mamba Fight Night: 7 pm Fri, Nov 17- Amy Grant […]

What could UFV do to enhance your learning?

We want to hear from you, the student! UFV is asking students to put forth ideas for projects or events that would help enhance learning at the school. Your idea could win you an iPad Mini or Notebook computer! We will award three prizes in total. Submit your idea at www.ufv.ca/tlc/feedback by November 30, 2017 […]

GDSA Halloween Bash

Eat, Drink (pop) and Be Scary! Join your Graphic Design Student Association for an afternoon of Halloween fun! Food, games, costume contest, prizes and all the candy you can eat – it’s not the event you want to miss. Boo-yah! Mon, Oct 30 12:30-1:30 pm UFV, Mission Campus – Room D227   For more information, […]

Venice: City of Art & Water — continues through Nov 10

Venice: City of Art & Water Visual Arts Department Photo Exhibit The participants of the Venice Study Tour, organized in May 2017 by the Visual Arts department, invite you to the upcoming photo exhibition. Opening reception: Thurs, Oct 26 4–6 pm Continuing: M–F, Oct 27–Nov 10, 10 am-4 pm Global Lounge B223 For more information, […]

Furniture recovering — temporary removal of some items

As part of the initiative to improve informal learning spaces, older furniture in Abbotsford buildings A, C, and D will be removed and recovered over the next few weeks. All seating should be back in place by Nov 14. Should you need a place to study, check out the following areas on the Abbotsford campus: […]

Neighbourhood Health and Wellness Fair — Nov 6

GET ACCESS TO HEALTH + WELLNESS INFORMATION, RESOURCES, AND MORE! • Free dental kits • Special health topics • Mental health & addictions • Library Live and on Tour • Book give-away • First Nations resources • Fun interactive physical activities • Parenting tips • Storytelling • Door prizes • Cookies & snacks • and […]

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 lindsay.lloyd@ufv.ca 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: http://openaccessweek.org/ And keep an eye on two Twitter hashtags: https://twitter.com/search?q=OAweek2017 https://twitter.com/search?q=OAweek 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 lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca by noon on Tues, Nov 7. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca http://www.ufv.ca/senate/   11/17/2017

JET info table

Japanese Exchange Technology information session For more information, contact Lindsay Lloyd at lindsay.lloyd@ufv.ca 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 amy.huesken@ufv.ca 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 http://libguides.ufv.ca/domestic_violence. 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 martina.southern@ufv.ca 11/09/2017

Upcoming HR Learning and Development workshops — MS Outlook Nov 23

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 ufv.ca/hr/learning–development. Nov 23 — MS Outlook If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Gracey, Learning and […]