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Winter 2018 Learning and Development Workshops

Human Resources is committed to supporting your personal, academic, and professional growth. Below is a list of upcoming Learning and Development workshops available (at no charge) for UFV employees. For registration information and more details, please visit–development/ Feb 21 — Advanced Word Feb 28 –Advanced PowerPoint Mar 7 — Banner Basics Mar 14 — […]

Unpacking the Backpack, a one-woman show by Charlene Hellson — March 21

Please come to a one-woman show and workshop. “Unpacking the Backpack” was written, and performed for the conference “Cultural and Mental Health Practice: Honoring Our Differences” in 2006 and has been performed across the country ever since. It is an educational and experiential monologue that speaks to the heart and creates a new understanding of […]

KINPALS mentorship program is recruiting

Do you want to gain valuable volunteer experience and co-curricular credit? KINPALS is recruiting! Be a part of a peer support network at UFV. KINPALS is a mentorship program that pairs upper-year Kinesiology students with new incoming students. Find out more about the program and sign up by contacting What you need to become […]

Mac’s 14th Birthday Party — March 20

Mac, UFV’s resident therapy dog, is turning 14 this year, which is 98 in human years! Come stop by the Student Life Lounge (S1111) in the Student Union Building to visit Mac and have some birthday cake! There might even be some very special (furry) friends from PADS coming to help celebrate! Tue, Mar 20 […]

Graduation application deadline — April 3

Apply to graduate — application deadline for Convocation 2018 April 3 Last day to submit a Graduation Request to the Office of the Registrar (graduation fee $25) June 5 & 6 Convocation Visit Graduation Information for further details. Please note, if you are completing requirements in the summer semester, applications will be not be processed […]

Student Study Space on campus — Winter 2018

WINTER 2018 STUDENT STUDY SPACE The following classrooms are available for drop-in study space from now until the end of the Winter exam period, April 23, 2018: ABBOTSFORD CAMPUS: Mon: 5:30-9:50 pm, Room A235 Tues: 5:30-9:50 pm, Room C1423 Wed: 5:30-9:50 pm, Room A252 Thurs: 5:30-9:50 pm, Room A252 Fri: 4-9:50 pm, Room C1421 CHILLIWACK […]

Health Studies information night — Feb 21

Study health care in Chilliwack! The first step to a rewarding career in health care awaits you at UFV Chilliwack campus. Attend our information night to learn about program options in Health Studies at UFV. Hear from faculty and alumni about nursing, dental and health care program options. All welcome to attend. Follow us on […]

Students… picture this! — research study opportunity

Institution Research and Planning is looking for student participation in a research study. The purpose of the study is to gain an understanding of the student perception of UFV’s campus environment and campus life. For more information, contact Tracy Morrison at 02/06/2018

Work experience opportunity for young graduates

Mitacs Career Connect provides meaningful work experience for young graduates while helping companies find the talent they need to grow their business. We currently have opportunities for projects that aim to protect the environment, create positive environmental outcomes, or address an environmental or climate change-related challenge. Interns must be between 15 and 30 years old, […]

Get connected to what’s happening on campus

MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on campus. With myCampusLife, you can: Build your Co-Curricular Record by participating in out-of-classroom events and experiences. This official record can help you as you apply for jobs or graduate school and is a great addition to scholarship applications.  Take advantage of workshops, […]

Health Sciences trail clean up walk — once monthly on Mondays

UFV Health Sciences has adopted a section of the Rotary Trail from Vedder to Peach Road. Participate in our one-hour monthly clean up walk to help Health Sciences keep Chilliwack clean. Mon, Feb 6 (postponed from Jan 31) Mon, Feb 19 Mon, Mar 19 Mon, April 9 11:45 am Meet at the dog park parking […]

Be part of governance at UFV — faculty, staff, and students!

The Secretariat office is calling for nominations for faculty and staff on Senate and the Board of Governors, for three-year terms beginning August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2021, as well as one-year renewable terms for students, from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019. The deadline for nomination is February 2, 2018 at 4 […]

Unpacking the Backpack: A One-Woman Show by Charlene Hellson — March 21

Charlene Hellson will be presenting her one-woman show, Unpacking the Backpack, at UFV on March 21, 1:30-4 pm. Charlene Hellson is a member of the Siksika Nation, part of the Blackfoot Confederacy. She leads several lives as mother, performer, writer, and manager of the Aboriginal Mental Health program for Alberta Health Services. She lives in […]

Study Abroad Expo – win a $500 Air Canada gift card! — Feb 8

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on Thurs, Feb 8. Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. Each student approved to study abroad is eligible for up […]

General Studies Mini-Fair — Feb 5

Have questions about your degree or diploma? Want to learn how to make the most of your General Studies education? Open to all current and prospective General Studies students, this event will feature a series of 30-minute information sessions regarding the most important areas of the program. Topics include: completing the Customized Learning Plan, meeting […]

Visual Arts Silent Auction

Visual Arts Silent Auction Jan 30-Feb 2 Proceeds go to the production of the Creative & Performing Arts Festival on April 27. The event is open to the public for FOUR days and provides a rare opportunity to acquire artworks that are affordable. Winners will be contacted on Feb 5. Everyone is welcome! Tue, Jan […]

‌5th Biannual pARTicipate poster competition 2017/18.

‌5th Biannual pARTicipate Poster Competition 2017/18 YES to the ARTS and HUMANITIES! ‌‌Organizers The Visual Arts (VA), and the Graphic + Digital Design (GDD) departments The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), Abbotsford BC, Canada The project has been running biannually since 2009 with its aim to foster imagination, criticality, visual thinking, graphic design skills […]

Bell Let’s Talk for Mental Health — Jan 31

On Wednesday, January 31st, the UFV Counselling department invites you to help us end stigma around mental health. Let’s start the conversation. Come by to learn about mental health, play a game, and win swag. Wed, Jan 31 11 am-3 pm Abbotsford — Library Rotunda Chilliwack — Atrium (across from cafeteria) For more information, contact […]

Glow in the Dark Yoga! (Glowga) — Jan 23

Join us for the 3rd annual Glowga, presented by UFV Yoga Club, SUS, and Campus Recreation! Tue, Jan 23 6-8 pm Evered Hall (in the SUB); Abbotsford Campus From 6- 7 pm enjoy glow paint activities, grab some tasty snacks, and socialize! The lights go out and the yoga session starts at 7 pm. There […]

Raven Making and Drop-in Crafts at the Chilliwack Library

The Indigenous Student Centre and Chilliwack campus library are collaborating on a series of drop-in crafts and raven-making workshops on the Chillwack campus this winter: • Thurs, Jan 18, drop-in craft (dreamcatchers, mini button blankets, medicine bags, beaded dragonflies) in the library, 11:30 am-1:30 pm • Mon, Jan 29, raven making in the atrium, 2 […]

BCSA Science Peer Associate Program

We have an exciting opportunity for first- and second-year science students! Upper-level students want to help you have the best experience possible in your first years at UFV. If you are currently in your first or second year as a biology or chemistry student, we will match you with an upper-level student in order to […]

One-day Mindfulness Core Concepts: prerequisite for Mindfulness Teacher Training — Feb 13

The one-day Mindfulness Core Concepts on Feb 13 is an experiential workshop that will introduce participants to the origins, principles, and practices of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and other mindfulness-based interventions. Interested in teaching others mindfulness? This one-day course is a prerequisite for the Six-Day MBSR Intensive Training & Retreat on June 23-29, 2018, which […]

Policy consultation — International Travel policy — NEW

A new policy on International Travel has been developed and is being circulated for consultation. Please see the memo and draft policy available at The University Secretariat invites the UFV community to submit feedback to by Feb 26.   02/26/2018