NEW TO UFV FOR FALL 2019?
ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (NSO) IS NOW OPEN!
Join us in Abbotsford on September 3rd for your official UFV welcome. New Student Orientation is designed to ease your transition as a high school student, transfer student, or mature student, to the life and culture at UFV.
1. GET THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN FIRST YEAR
We want you to feel comfortable on campus and ready for classes! Our upper-year students will be leading you throughout the day and answering questions in student panels, and faculty and staff will be ready to help you too!
2. CONNECT WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS IN YOUR PROGRAM
You will be placed in a team with other students from your faculty, led by an upper-year student Ambassador. Together, you will attend a faculty session to connect with your team and faculty.
3. GET YOUR CAMPUS CARD AND U-PASS
Your campus card and U-pass give you access to many services and resources at UFV, SUS, and the community. Learn more on September 3rd!
4. BECOME FAMILIAR WITH RESOURCES AT UFV AND IN THE FRASER VALLEY
At the UFV Midway, you’ll learn about opportunities to get involved on campus, as well as other organizations and services in the Fraser Valley. Win prizes, eat free food, play games and enjoy the DJ!
Download a printable Welcome Week Schedule
UFV INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRATION WORKSHOPS
We know that starting a new life in Canada can be challenging, especially when getting accustomed to a new language, a new culture, and different laws.
To help you get settled, UFV is offering a series of Immigration workshops at the Abbotsford campus:
Study/Work & Postgraduate Permits
You will learn all you need to know about study and work permits in order to make the most of your new Canadian life. You can also get your questions answered about the benefits of getting a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP), while you consider whether to continue your studies or apply to work in Canada.
All Fall Workshops start at 4:00pm and finish at 5:00 pm.
✱ ✱ NEW✱ ✱ If you are unable to attend in person, you can participate ONLINE in this workshop. We will send you a link ahead of the session so that you can join us.
You should check important technical requirements, ensure a fast, internet connection and ensure a fast, internet connection and test your audio and video settings a few days ahead.
Your workshop confirmation and reminder emails confirms the location for the session.
- Sessions are free but prior registration is required
- Have your UFV Student ID card with you
- Only limited seating is available
- Bring a copy of your immigration document to the session
Find out more...
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For immigration-related questions, please contact John.Fernando@ufv.ca. John is a Regulated Immigration Consultant (RCIC). Remember to include your student number and contact details.
Teacher Education Seminars
Are you thinking about a teaching career? If you are in the first, second, or third year of your undergraduate program and you are thinking of entering the Bachelor of Education at UFV, we recommend that you attend one of the Teacher Education information seminars.
- Find out if a teaching career in elementary, middle, or secondary school is for you
- Learn about the educational pathways available at UFV
- Learn about academic requirements and relevant extra-curricular experience
- Hear about certification requirements in BC
- Discover career prospects
BEd Secondary School Seminar
Sept 30 - 12 pm-2 pm
Oct 25 - 12 pm-2 pm
BEd Elementary/Middle School Seminar
Sept 9 - 9 am-11 am
Oct 17 - 2 pm- 4 pm
Nov 18 - 12 pm - 2 pm
BEd Application Seminar
Dec 5 - 4.30 pm - 6 pm (ONLY for 2020 BEd admission cycle applicants who have met all requirements)
Book a seat in a BEd Info Seminar