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UFV students create Sto:lo territorial acknowledgement video

The SOWK 380 course, typically taught by Professor Robert Harding, is a class that has a history of harnessing the creative and inventive juices of UFV students in the pursuit of social justice. This video acknowledging that UFV is in Sto:lo territory is just one example of their superior work and the video is open […]

Updated Post PD report — please use new form as of Sept

The Post-PD report has been update. Please use the new form for all Post PD report submission as of September 11, 2017. Find the NEW Post PD Report at: http://www.ufv.ca/media/assets/human-resources/hr-forms/Post-PD-report.pdf If you have any questions please call the Professional Development Assistant at local 5133 or via email at in-service_pd@ufv.ca 10/31/2017

Frontier Life Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters now available at UFV

Frontier Life is a digital resource designed to enrich teaching and research, examining settlement, existence and interactions at the edge of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. With a vast array of primary source material previously unavailable in digital form, this resource enables research into the many dynamics of frontier existence and its lasting influence across […]

UFV launches online New Student Orientation

In an effort to make New Student Orientation more accessible, UFV has launched an online orientation program, delivered through Blackboard. Divided into three modules, the Online NSO delivers essential information in a convenient, engaging format. The first module, released in late May, covers course planning and online registration. The second module, released on September 3, […]

Gallery Exhibition: Brenda Fredrick — Testing Ground: Primary Process Made Visible

UFV Visual Arts Faculty Brenda Fredrick has an installation of recent work installed in the S’eliyemetaxwtexw Art Gallery through October 6 Exploration with the works and space will continue throughout the duration of the exhibition. Viewers are encouraged to use a cell phone flashlight to read the labels and textual information. To Oct 6 Mon-Fri; […]

CE course featured on Firefighting in Canada web page

A UFV Continuing Education course is making a difference in the lives of firefighters in Surrey. Evidence-Based Decision Making is aiding firefighters in making the tough decisions they face while maintaining a level of transparency when questioned about their actions. This Continuing Education course, and success the firefighters  have found with the learning outcomes, is […]

Next Meeting of Senate — Sept 22, 2017

The next Senate meeting will be on Fri, Sept 22. If you have any items for the Senate agenda, please send them to Lisa McMartin by 12 noon on Mon, Sept 11. http://www.ufv.ca/senate/ For more information, contact Lisa McMartin at lisa.mcmartin@ufv.ca 09/22/2017

Commuter Alert – September 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, Sept 9 – Touch a Truck Charity Event: 11 am (in UFV lots 4 and 5) • Mon, Sept 14 – Rise Against Concert: 7:30 pm • Sat, Sept […]

Abbotsford Library open for business during renovations

Renovations of the first floor of the Abbotsford library will continue into September, but the library will be open regular semester hours and is ready to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff. The first floor remains closed to access, so study space is reduced, and students will be referred to the computer labs […]

The Ask Me! buttons are back

  After an absence of nine years, the Ask Me! I Work Here buttons are back. All UFV employees are encouraged to wear an Ask Me! I Work Here button for the first two weeks of the fall semester. “By wearing these buttons, we are showing new and returning students that we truly do care: […]

Satwinder Bains appointed Principal of UFV India

Satwinder Bains has been appointed to the position of Principal, UFV India, effective September 1, 2017. Bains will provide oversight of UFV India academic operations and leadership for the faculty and academic staff team at the UFV campus in Chandigarh. She will work collaboratively with deans, directors and department heads responsible for academic programming delivered […]

Financial Aid & Awards — Tips for September

Financial Aid and Awards — Tips for September Be sure to pay all of your fees before the September 19 deadline — penalties will be applied if fees are not paid in full. If you’re experiencing delays with government student loan funding, please contact Financial Aid and Awards right away. When you receive your Master […]

Misconduct Mondays – Meet Obstructing Octopus & Aiding and Abetting Ant

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing one academically dishonest critter per week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda, Cheating Cheetah, Impersonating Iguana, Improper Access […]

Misconduct Mondays – Meet Improper Research Raven

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing one academically dishonest critter per week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda, Cheating Cheetah, Impersonating Iguana, Improper Access […]

Misconduct Mondays – Meet Resubmitting Raccoon & Improper Research Raven

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing academically dishonest critters each week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda, Cheating Cheetah, Impersonating Iguana, Improper Access Armadillo, […]

Financial Aid & Awards Tips for August

August – Tips of the Month from Financial Aid and Awards Tip #1. Need a student loan for September? It’s not too late! On-line applications are available at www.StudentAidBC.ca Tip #2: When you receive your Master Student Loan Agreement promptly take it to a designated post office. This will ensure that you have your funds […]

Wideman takes two elected positions

UFV Teaching and Learning Director Maureen Wideman was recently elected to positions with two proactive post-secondary organizations. Wideman now serves as co-chair of the British Columbia Teaching and Learning Council, a community of all B.C. post-secondary teaching and learning centres with ‘a mission to provide local, provincial and national leadership on issues, challenges and directions […]

BC Minimum Wage Increase — September 15, 2017

The Government of BC will be increasing the minimum wage rate to $11.35 per hour effective September 15, 2017. Please visit the BC Government webpage for more information: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017JTST0037-000411 For any student contracts that begin before September 15, 2017, the rate noted on the request form will be used and on September 15, 2017, if […]

UFV Now bi-weekly through summer

The UFV Now e-news will publish every second Monday through the summer. Publication dates will be July 10, July 24, Aug 8 (Tuesday, due to Monday holiday), Aug 21. We will move back to weekly publication on Aug 28.    

Wu Dan, visiting scholar from Chengdu, China, wows crowd with art demo

On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the UFV Visual Arts department presented Wu Dan, a visiting scholar from Chengdu, China. Wu Dan is Chair Professor and Graduate Supervisor in the College of Fine Arts at Sichuan Normal University, one of UFV’s international partners in Visual Arts. Based on the success of the VA department’s international study […]

Misconduct Mondays — meet Impersonating Iguana!

Welcome to #MisconductMondays here at the UFV Academic Success Centre. We’ll be releasing one academically dishonest critter per week until the end of August while we launch our very special new project intended to educate students about academic integrity and how to maintain it. We’ve already released Plagiarizing Panda and Cheating Cheetah; this week you’ll […]

Campus Cards for Fall 2017

Campus Card issuance starts on August 22 for the Fall semester. Please share as needed with others in your area. The photo ID schedule is available online at http://ufv.ca/campuscard/ For more information, contact Sheila St. Laurent at sheila.stlauent@ufv.ca 07/18/2017

Financial Aid & awards tips for July

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for July Registration for fall semester is underway. Remember to pay your $200 deposit prior to registering — fee deferrals take 3-5 business days to process. Access to the online student loan application is now available for fall semester @ www.studentaidbc.ca If you are applying for student loans be sure […]