About Us

University is a life experience that extends far beyond the classroom, lab or
workshop. Working with and for UFV students, the Student Life department (located
in University House) aims to build a vibrant campus through many student driven

Student Life has been successful in reaching our annual goals by orienting over 1,280 students through New Student Orientation, welcoming back 2,000 students at Welcome Back events, assisting over 60 active student clubs & associations each term, providing leadership training and conferences to over 100 students through our Coast Capital Leadership Institute, recognizing over   
50 student volunteers and leaders, offering Campus Recreation and Intramural programs to over 280 students, organizing and supporting over 120 campus events, arranging Food Hamper services and the Angel Tree program to UFV students in need and hosting thousands of students in our student lounge, kitchen, and student meeting space.

Mission Statement

We offer vibrant out-of-class programs, activities, and services that
actively engage students in the UFV community. Students have opportunities to develop:

  • relationships with others
  • a healthy lifestyle
  • leadership skills
  • a lifelong commitment to intellectual and spiritual growth

We are dedicated to fostering whole person development and empowering students by
including the voice of the student in all we do.


Inclusive Community
We create a community where everyone is welcome.

We maximize campus life through partnerships with students, departments, alumni, and
the community.

We provide opportunities which enable and support students in achieving their goals.

We model honest and ethical behaviour in promoting educational enrichment, personal
growth, freedom of expression, and respect for diversity.

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