UFV Cascades introduce tailgate parties prior to basketball games this season

Now you can get a quick bite to eat and enjoy some pre-game sociability at tailgate parties one hour before the start of the UFV women’s basketball games all season long.  The Cascades are partnering with Baker House (UFV Residence) on this venture. “I want to thank Kathryn Garcia and her staff for supporting our … Read more

Should we include expiry dates in posts?

To make it easier for newsletter authors to determine if a post should be deleted, we can consider adding the expiry date to the post itself. I have indeed done so right now, although the expiry date will be displayed white on white and will not be visible to visitors, only to admins who know. … Read more

No Filter photography exhibit

No Filter Photography Exhibit Oct 29 – Nov 11 This exhibition presents works in progress by Visual Art photography students. Both traditional and experimental processes are utilized to examine the role that storytelling plays in defining intellectual and personal identity. The medium format camera is also used to create typological portraits and landscapes that contribute … Read more

Diwali Celebration 2013

The UFV India club, International Student Association, UFV International and Centre for Indo-Canadian studies (SAPNA) welcome you to attend Diwali 2013 celebrations. Fri, Nov 1 2-5 pm Abby U-House Join us for games, prizes and food to celebrate the Indian Diwali festival. Drop in for free snacks, chai, heena and a rangoli competition. From 5-8 … Read more

Making time work for you

Most of us are often under some kind of pressure to produce results; however, it may feel as though the day is not long enough to be able to meet all of our commitments and deadlines. This session will teach you that cannot control time but can control your actions and priorities. By understanding and … Read more

Peace & Conflict Studies Speakers Series

The first Peace & Conflict Studies Speakers Series launches Nov 6 when Dr. Jimmy Juma presents Challenges to Peacebuilding in Africa:  A Case Study of the DR Congo. Wed, Nov 6, 5:30 pm Abby B101 Free and open to the public! Dr. Juma specializes in peace building, reconciliation, trauma healing, human rights, good governance, electoral … Read more

Ends today: win a signed Heat jersey and four centre ice tickets to a game of your choice

UFV School of Business students, under the supervision of course instructor David Dobson, are collaborating with the Abbotsford Heat to conduct a marketing research study for their class project. The purpose of the research project is to understand the fans’ entertainment experience and expectations. In the first stage of the project, students conducted a series … Read more

UFV Cascades/Abbotsford Heat Athletes of the Week

UFV men’s soccer player James Najman and women’s soccer player Shelby Beck are the UFV Cascades/Abbotsford Heat Athletes of the week, for the week ending on Sunday, October 20. Najman was a one-man recking crew on the weekend. Knowing the UFV Cascades had to win both matches to have any hope of advancing to the … Read more

2014/15 budget information forum

President Mark Evered invites all members of the UFV community to attend a budget forum for a presentation on the 2014/15 budget preliminary position and environmental scan. This will be an opportunity to understand the budget process, the key drivers to building the budget, and the principles that guide budget decisions. With the 2014/15 budget … Read more

2014-15 Budget Information Forum

The 2014-15 budget planning process is underway. The current BC government message remains focused on cost containment, fiscal discipline, and balanced budgets. Provincial funding to the post-secondary sector will be reduced by $50M over the three-year period, 2013/14 – 2015/16. At the same time, the cost of delivering high quality post-secondary education continues to rise. … Read more

UFV in the Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report 2014

The Globe and Mail has released its Canadian University Report  (CUR) for 2014. It has changed the format, no longer containing a specially commissioned student satisfaction survey. A profile of UFV is included this year’s CUR on page 46 of the print version, and online in its ‘Choosing a university?’ profiles section: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/canadian-university-report/help-choosing-a-university/article14980141/. The CUR … Read more

UFV competes in Western Canadian University Rowing Championships

UFV competed in the Western Canadian University Rowing Championships last weekend. Seven schools in the western provinces competed in the race hosted by UBC Thunderbirds and the Burnaby Lake Rowing Club. The participants were University of Victoria, UBC, U of Calgary, Lakeland College, SFU, Camosun College, and UFV. The Cascades women’s team finished third overall … Read more

Commuter Alert — Nov 2013

Tue, Nov 5, 7 pm — Heat vs. San Antonio Rampage Wed, Nov 6, 7 pm — Heat vs. San Antonio Rampage Sat, Nov 9, 7 pm — Heat vs. Toronto Marlies Sun, Nov 10, 4 pm — Heat vs. Toronto Marlies Thu, Nov 14, 8 pm — Alice Cooper Concert Fri, Nov 29, 7 … Read more