artist Jessica Labaihas

Go to the art show and see Jessica’s work

Hanging out at UFV for the summer? Take in the BFA grad show, on display until May 17, 2013, in the Visual Arts Gallery, Building C, room C1043 on the UFV’s Abbotsford campus. You can drop in anytime between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. View a free self-guided tour of the exhibition. […]

Fifth International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries

Following on the success of previous Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conferences, the  QQML2013 edition is scheduled for  June 4 to 7,  2013, at “La Sapienza” University, Rome Italy. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods (QQM) have proven popular with librarians, because of their usefulness to the everyday professional life. QQM aim to assess and […]

Home sweet … culture shock

Despite the homesickness some exchange students experience while abroad, many find it even more difficult adjusting to their “real” life at home.   It means back to work, responsibilities, and serious studying.   The excitement of reuniting with family and friends from home coincides with missing new friends from around the world. After a few days at […]

University of York

Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services

The University of York is pleased to announce the tenth edition of this successful and long-standing international series of conferences on library performance measurement. The tenth conference provides an opportunity to reflect on twenty years of achievement and to consider the challenges facing performance measurement and assessment in libraries for the future. Conference Topics The […]

Internationalization Fund – Call for proposals

The world is increasingly characterized by its complexity, diversity and interconnectedness. These global realities require graduates to be internationally and interculturally competent to live and work effectively in an interdependent world. That is why UFV has a policy for internationalization, with the following purposes: To equip students with sufficient knowledge to participate effectively as “global […]

Learning to breathe

Just one year ago, I studied abroad in Poland at the University of Arts in Poznań, where I learned one of life’s discreet, but vital, secrets. In Poznań, there is a large city park called Cytadela.  On sunny days, in April, I would walk with an assortment of my friends from the dormitory to this […]

Faculty: opportunities to teach abroad

The opportunity of traveling abroad for academic purposes is not only possible for students, but also for UFV instructors.  If you are a UFV faculty member and interested in taking part in one of the following exchange options with one of our partner universities, please contact Jag Deol, UFV’s Study Abroad Coordinator.  Jag can put you […]

Mexico study tour meeting

For students and faculty interested in joining a UFV’s Mexico Study Tour scheduled for May 1 to May 23, 2014, there will be an information meeting on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm in A413. The Department of Geography, Latin American Studies, and Social, Cultural and Media Studies (SCMS), will once again be offering […]

An Austrian student reflects on his UFV exchange

“Go out and see something new,” says Carl-Florian Bacher, an exchange student from the University of Applied Sciences, Wr. Neustadt, located near Vienna, Austria. “By studying in a different country, you widen your horizons and you don’t stay in your own small world.” Carl widened his world by coming to study at UFV for the Winter 2013 […]

Global Technology Community – Next Generation Sequencing Conference

GTC is proud to present the third installment of our Next Generation Sequencing Conference to be held on June 19-21 in San Francisco, CA. With the rapid evolution of sequencing technology and its implementation into multiple applications, there is a continued need for discussion: How do we apply the technology to our own research? What […]