Mindfulness-based stress reduction course through Continuing Education

Are you struggling with managing stress while juggling increasing demands at home or work, or perhaps dealing with chronic pain or health challenges, or just wanting to address a nagging sense of dissatisfaction? If so, this course may be for you. Through practicing a series of mindfulness-based exercises and strategies under expert supervision, participants will … Read more

Thank you — Career Fair 2018

On behalf of the Career Centre we want to thank you for attending the 2018 Career Fair. We hope that you took the opportunity to network and make valuable connections with exhibitors. We look forward to seeing you at future events!   For more information, contact Paige Vanderveen at paige.vanderveen@ufv.ca 03/20/2018

Internet outages on March 21

There will be two planned internet outages on the Abbotsford campus in the next two weeks. All staff, faculty, and students will be unable to access UFV internet services, including websites, email, landline telephone systems, cloud systems, external monitoring environments, and remote access during this time:   Wed, March 14 60 minutes between 1 am … Read more

Births: McFarlane

Congratulations to Blair McFarlane, UFV’s energy manager, and his wife Vanessa. They welcomed baby June Isla on January 23, 2018. She weighed 7 lb, 2 oz. “Vanessa and I are happily managing the lack of sleep and abundance of new-parent cliches,” reports Blair.          

Nominate someone great for a UFV employee award or an honorary degree

We like recognizing outstanding achievement and service at UFV and we want your nominations. Faculty Service Excellence Award (new) — call for nominations — deadline Jan 26 UFV has created a new award recognizing individuals for academic excellence in service. Award recipients receive a plaque, a framed certificate, and an award of $2,500. Nominations must … Read more

Joanne MacLean to be UFV’s next President

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. MacLean is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV and will officially assume her new role on May 1, 2018. She replaces Jackie Hogan, who has held the office on an interim basis since June, … Read more

Stelómethet Ethel Gardner to support Indigenization efforts during Shirley Hardman’s sabbatical

As you may be aware, Shirley Hardman is currently on sabbatical, returning on May 1, 2018. In Shirley’s absence, Dr. Stelómethet Ethel Gardner will be available to support Indigenization efforts on campus. This can include meeting with faculty or staff, and providing presentations to classes depending on the topic areas (Ethel’s areas of expertise include … Read more

Holiday seasonal closure

UFV will close at 4:30 pm on Fri, Dec 22, and remain closed until Tues, Jan 2. We hope this helps you plan a wonderful break and we look forward to seeing everyone again on Jan 2 as we begin the winter term.  

Getting in the KINSmas spirit

The first ever KINSmas event on November 29 brought the seasonal spirit to the Chilliwack campus at CEP as Kinesiology students and faculty enjoyed a friendly Survivor-style team competition organized by the KINpals. “This turned out to be a very well received and successful event with about 60 students attending in total, along with some faculty … Read more