International Day of Transgender Visibility – March 31

The International Transgender Day of Visibility began in 2009 when Trans, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people recognized the need to celebrate Trans individuals and communities and their contributions to culture and society. This day is marked as a celebration, in contrast to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which memorializes those who have lost their lives to … Read more

EBulletin from BC ASW

Happy BC Social Work Week March 14-20, 2021! Video Greetings from BCASW The essential work provided by qualified, compassionate, and committed social workers benefits all people in Canada. Each March, we celebrate the important contributions social work professionals make to our families and communities. Video Greetings from Minister Mitzi Dean   Professional Development Opportunities Free Webinar: The Aboriginal … Read more

SWHS Student Practicum Information Letter

March 17, 2020 Dear SWHS Practicum Student, Thank you for your patience as we navigate the unprecedented situation we all face as a result of the COVID-19 virus. In the midst of much uncertainty, your professionalism and commitment to your education are appreciated. With the federal and provincial government recommendations for social distancing – and … Read more

BCASW letter for graduating UFV BSW students

402 -1755 West Broadway Vancouver BC V6J 455 Tel: 604 730 9111 I 800 665 4747 Fax: 604 730 9112 bcasw@bcasw.org March 27, 2019 School of Socia I Work University of the Fraser Valley B165 – 33844 King Road Abbotsford, BC V257M8 Dear Graduate; Congratulations on completing your social work degree at University of the … Read more

UFV Alumni Association Graduate Leadership Award

Alumni Association Graduate Leadership Award Applications The application form for this award is available on-line at MyUFV. Login to MyUFV> Student Information>Student Services> Financial Aid Must demonstrate proof of acceptance into a field of studies at a graduate level. Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019 Overview Available to a student accepted into a graduate studies … Read more

Soroptimists provide grants to SWHS students

Langley single mom given aid to achieve what’s in her heart Each year Langley Soroptimists give grants to local mothers going back to school Aspiring to be a role model for her young child, Jayme Tauber pulled up roots in Alberta, moved in with her mother in Langley, enrolled in university, and took a huge … Read more

Nairobi’s Youth Utilise Innovative Solutions to Transform Dandora an Article by Kristin Swardh a 4th year BSW Student Completing an International Placement

Nairobi’s Youth Utilise Innovative Solutions to Transform Dandora Kristin Swardh is a 4th year  BSW Student Completing an International placement in Kenya . Kristin wrote this  article for the Aga Khan University East Africa Institute.   High crime rates, youth gangs and theft: these are just some of the issues we are told to watch … Read more

Are you graduating from a Social Work program this semester? You need to apply for graduation.

UFV recognizes your graduation by awarding you a degree, diploma, or certificate. It is your responsibility to ensure that all program requirements are met. This should be done by regular program review with an academic advisor and/or consultation with the appropriate department. Please note that the Office of the Registrar manages academic issues related to … Read more

BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospital Recruitment Open House

Recruitment Open House Chan Centre Foyer, Children and Women’s Campus 938 W 8th Avenue Entrance 18 March 6, 2019 4:30 – 7:30 pm The evening will include career information sessions, unit tours and opportunity to connect with clinical and human resources teams. Inquiries: nursingcareers@phsa.ca