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Fall 2017 student study spaces available

FALL 2017 STUDENT STUDY SPACE The following classrooms are available from now until December 4: ABBOTSFORD CAMPUS: Classrooms: MON: 5:30 to 9:50 pm, Room A360 TUES: 5:30 to 9:50 pm, Room A360 WED: 5:30 to 9:50 pm, Room A360 THURS: 5:30 to 9:50 pm, Room A310 FRI: 4 to 9:50 pm, Room A252 CHILLIWACK (CEP) […]

BBA HR major accredited by CPHR BC & YK

The Bachelor of Business Administration Human Resources major has recently been accredited by the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources of British Columbia & Yukon (CPHR BC &YK). This means that graduates of UFV’s HR major who meet the eligibility criteria have the option to be exempt from writing the National Knowledge Exam component of obtaining […]

Need to talk? Pop by and say hi!

Midterms getting you down? Life interfering with your studies? Looking for a friendly face on campus? Pop by and say hi to our peer leaders at the Peer Resource & Leadership Centre! Our peer leaders are student volunteers who are available to listen to whatever is going on in your life and support you with […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for October

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for October The Financial Aid and Awards office is accepting Fall Semester bursary applications from September 15 until October 31. Applications will be accepted throughout the month and then assessed after the deadline date. For more information go to If you do not have a current student loan this […]

Laughing Dog Tuesday — Oct 17

Join Mac, the professional therapy dog, and enjoy complimentary treats at the Chilliwack library’s de-stressing day, Tues, Oct 17, from 11 am to 3 pm. Take a selfie with Mac or a selfie in the library’s “photo booth” and post with either #maclibraryselfie or #ufvlibraryselfie to win prizes. The contest is open Oct 2 until […]

Occupation 101: Voices of the Silenced Majority–film screening

A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Unlike any other film ever produced on the conflict — ‘Occupation 101’ presents a comprehensive analysis of the facts and hidden truths surrounding the never ending controversy and dispels many of its long-perceived myths and misconceptions. The film […]

Refugee Stories Day — Oct 10

This event will discuss refugee and migration issues in the Fraser Valley and abroad, examining their structural causes and discussing their personal effects. Tima Kurdi will be joining us to discuss the story of her family and bring a call to action. We will be hearing as well from Ron Dart, to discuss his experience […]

Abbotsford campus commuter & parking advisory for October

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, Oct 14 – PBR Event: 7:30 pm • Mon, Oct 16 – WWE: 7:30 pm • Sun, Oct 22 – Foreigner concert: 7 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees […]

Last chance to get tickets! Sales Careers Networking Breakfast — Oct 6

Don’t miss your chance to meet high-profile employers who are looking to hire UFV students for well-paying careers in professional selling and service. Come to the Sales Careers Networking Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 6 Evered Hall, Student Union Building, Abbotsford campus Space is limited. Get your tickets before Oct 3 at Meet recruiters, ask […]

Bookstore Customer Appreciation Day

We love our Customers! UFV Abbotsford Bookstore invites Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni to come and have some fun at Customer Appreciation Day! -Free Coffee & Popcorn begins at 9:00am -Fashion Show at 12pm & Talent Show at 2pm -Enter to win giveaways all day long -20-50% off clothing sale -Sample the menu from the […]

Theatre Department Show and Tell — Oct 3

Join us from 4-5pm on Tues, Oct 3 to celebrate the Theatre department’s move to the Abbotsford campus! • Tour our new facilities in the D building (100 level) • Learn about our 2017/2018 season of theatre • Find out about the programs and courses we offer • Meet staff, faculty, and students • Cake […]

Solve It! community innovation challenge — participants needed

Are you interested in gaining valuable and tangible real-world experience while making your community a better place? Solve It! is looking for teams of students and alumni to tackle submitted challenges from late October 2017 to March 2018. Join an interdisciplinary team in a unique contest that aims to further innovation and sustainable community development […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative: Conversations on Migration and Citizenship — Sept 28

Please come to the Scholarly Sharing Initiative! Thurs, Sept 28, 2017 1:15-2:45, in Abby F125. All welcome! Delicious light lunch provided! “Conversations in Migration and Citizenship: Exploring and Engaging Interdisciplinarity” with Nicola Mooney, Ghizlane Laghzaoui, and members of the Migration and Citizenship program working group Join a conversation with members of the Migration & Citizenship […]

Next Meeting of Senate — October 20, 2017

The next meeting of Senate is on Fri, Oct 20, on the Chilliwackc campus, Room A2428. Please submit agenda and exhibit items to by noon on Tues, Oct 10. For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at   10/20/2017

A Lifetime on Tiptoes — a play in Punjabi

A Lifetime on Tiptoes: a play written and performed in Punjabi by Mazhar Tirmazi Sunday, October 8, 2017 2–3:30 pm followed by Q & A Matsqui Centennial Auditorium (32315 South Fraser Way) Tickets: Reserved $20 General $10 Seniors & Students $5 • For more information email     10/09/2017

English department grad school info session — Sept 25 & 26

Mon, Sept 25, 10:30 – 12:30pm, in room S3123B (SUB Building) Tues, Sept 26, 11:30-1:30pm in room S3123B (SUB Building) If you want to talk with someone from English about applying to grad school (even if you are just curious) come by one of our drop-in sessions coming up soon. Faculty members from English will […]

Pub Trivia Night — Sept 25

The English Students Association is hosting a pub trivia night! Mon, Sept 25 6:30–10 pm Finnegan’s Pub Details on the ESA Facebook page For more information, contact Amy Huesken at 09/26/2017

Student presentation — Sustainable Development in Peru — Sept 26

On Tuesday, September 26, Madison Stewart will give a presentation on her experiences working as an intern for Mosqoy, a Canadian NGO based in Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley region of Peru. Mosqoy is a multidimensional organization, focusing on Peru’s rural development in the spheres of sustainable tourism, Indigenous knowledge and youth education. Madison […]

Survive the Semester: Live Well, Learn Well workshops — Sept 28

Take a mini-workshop to boost your study skills Get tips and resources on wellness and learning Boost your brain power with healthy delicious snacks! Thurs, Sept 28 Workshops: 12-12:45 pm Learn your way: Discover your learning style 1-1:45 pm Too Many Assignments, Too Little Time 2-2:45 pm De-stress for test success 3-3:45 pm Make and […]

UFV GDD nearly sweep national design awards

UFV students in the Graphic and Digital Design program won scholarships in two of three categories in the 2017 George Haroutian National Scholarship Awards, and came runner up in the third category. Cooper Symonds won in the design category, while Mei Noftle won in the image category. Kelsea Rice was runner up in the advertising […]

Who Owns History? — Forum Sept 26

The UFV History department is hosting a public forum on historical monuments, the use of history and who gets to decide. In Charlottesville, Virginia, removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee brought out protesters, some with links to white supremacist organizations. In Canada, members of the Ontario union of elementary school teachers advocated dropping […]

Study Abroad Expo — Sept 27

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on Wed, Sept 27. Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. Visit all of the booths and enter for a chance […]

CIBC Networking Event — Sept 26

CIBC Networking Event Don’t miss CIBC’s Networking event happening on Tues, September 26 at 1 – 2:30PM The event will be located in room C1429 (Abbotsford Campus) Reserve your spot by emailing Drop-ins welcome! This event is brought to you by the Career Centre.   09/27/2017

Business Writer’s Weekend — Oct 27-29

Looking for skills growth in your business writing? Writing doesn’t come easy to everyone, especially in the business world! Check out the Business Writer’s Weekend to jumpstart your workplace-writing skills. Key skills you will acquire include the basics of writing a grant, writing a press release, and much more. Learn how to use your writing […]