Commuter Alert –January 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Sat, Jan 14 –T.I. Concert: 7:30 pm Fri, Jan 27 — Lifeway Christian Women’s Event: 7 pm Sat, Jan 28 — Lifeway Christian Women’s Event: 8:30 am Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase … Read more

Ask Me! stations from Jan 4-6

From January 4-6, Coast Capital Peer Resource and Leadership Centre Peer Leaders, Global Engagement Volunteers, and Student Ambassadors will be on hand at various locations on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack, CEP campuses to help students during their first days of the semester. Volunteers can help students find their classrooms, provide general directions, etc. The “Ask … Read more

Campus Recreation and Wellness fitness classes — try before you buy Jan 9-12

Campus Recreation and Wellness is offering fitness classes in the Winter Semester on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack (CEP) campuses. Registration for classes will be open on January 3. Classes being offered include Yoga, Zumba, Bellydance Fitness, More than Core and Functional Fitness. Times, locations, and registration can be found online at Classes are … Read more

New UFV Careers website & online SAC nomination form; new opportunities

Human Resources recently launched a new UFV Careers website ( With this site, they are piloting a new, online Selection Advisory Committee (SAC) nomination form with associated job postings. During the pilot period, please use the online form to submit nominations directly to HR via the website system. Paper-based forms are not required and will … Read more

Consultation for Order of Registration policy revisions

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the proposed revisions to the Order of Registration (95) policy. The policy revisions may be viewed online at Please submit your comments to University Registrar David Johnston at by January 13, 2017. Thank you Monique Castonguay Assistant to the Senate University of the Fraser Valley   … Read more

A great opportunity for storytelling — SSHRC contest for students

SSHRC has recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging post-secondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research affects our lives, our world, and our future prosperity. The contest is open to all students, graduate and undergraduate, enrolled at Canadian post-secondary institutions. Their task is to tell the story, in three minutes or … Read more

The College of Arts and The Reach present George Jacob — Jan 16

The College of Arts and The Reach are co-hosting a presentation by Canadian museologist George Jacob on Creating Cultural Capital: Global Museum Industry Insights Mon, January 16 4:30–6 pm Abby B101 What is the role of museums and culture in our increasingly virtual and changing inter-connected world of accelerated communication and global mobility? Museums are … Read more

Limited spots still available on Venice Study Tour (May 2017)

  Join Art History & Visual Arts in Venice, Italy May 20-31, 2017 Limited seats remaining Some of the sites: Venice Biennale, The Islands: Cimitero, Murano, Torcello, Burano; Palazzo Grassi, Doge’s Place, Padua Chapel, San Giorio Maggiore, St Mark’s Square, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; The Grand Canal; Bridge of Sighs, Accademia Galleries For more information, … Read more

Career opportunities at UFV — Dec 9

Keep up with career opportunities at UFV by checking out the UFV Career Opportunities website. Current positions include: Building Maintenance Worker Administrative Assistant, Agriculture Centre of Excellence Assistant Professor, School of Business, Marketing Assistant Professor, Teacher Education Assistant to the Director, School of Health Studies Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems Coordinator, Learning & Development Assistant … Read more

Crime Prevention and the Transition to Democracy in Myanmar — Jan 10

A presentation by Yvon Dandurand, facilitated by Dr. Amy Prevost, discussing Crime Prevention and the Transition to Democracy in Myanmar (formerly Burma). Tues, Jan 10 11:30 am-1 pm Abby A225. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome!   For more information, contact Cecelia Dirksen at 01/10/2017

Payroll Compliance Practitioner info session

Become a Certified Payroll Professional! A career in payroll is very rewarding and becoming a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) will ensure you have the compliance knowledge and payroll skills needed for success. Employers look for the PCP certification when hiring and consistently pay a higher salary to those who have achieved it (Hays Canada Payroll … Read more

SSHRC Insight Development Grant webinars — Dec 7 & 13

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) is holding two webinars on the upcoming Insight Development Grants 2017 for applicants and administrators: one general session and one focused on research-creation. You do not need to register in advance. The webinars will be held via Adobe Connect (for the visual presentation and written … Read more