Getting involved in activities outside the classroom is an important part of your university journey. Student led clubs and associations offer you the opportunity to learn new skills, explore your interests, enhance your leadership and connect with others on your campus and in your community.
Make your university story one worth telling by getting involved in one of the many student run organizations!
African-Caribbean Students Alliance
We plan to provide education about the rich Afro-Caribbean culture and heritage.
Biology Chemistry Student Association
We assist students studying the scientific subjects of Biology and Chemistry and provide a venue through which they can make connections within these faculties, and to encourage them to participate in campus community events.
CanAM Health and Wellness
Our mission is to promote physical and mental health as a sustainable value of our community, while inspiring, creating and maintaining an environment that supports each persons healthy lifestyle choices.
Computing Students Association
We are the association that represents both Computer Information System students and Computing Science students. We offer opportunities to participate in events on campus and online that are advertised mostly in D building.
Criminal Justice Student Association
The Criminal Justice Student Association works to connect students with professionals in the criminal justice field, while also providing volunteer and hands-on opportunities. CJSA does this through volunteering with local community programs, monthly Speaker Series', and tours at local prison institutions.
CreWri UFV aims to create a positive and safe working space for UFV writers of all departments, writing in all creative writing genres to work together, collaborate, share, workshop, and present their work to other creative writers at UFV.
Enactus UFV is a student-led organization that works in collaboration with the UFV School of Business, faculty, business leaders, and the community to form business projects that create social change and empower those they interact with. They use our entrepreneurial mindsets to create businesses that address social initiative issues in our community.
English Students Association
We exist to support, encourage, and connect English students; to hold events in order to build a sense of community among English students; to organize and support services for English students; and to maintain an open, non-intimidating environment in which students can feel at home in the department of English.
Expression Dance Club
The purpose of the club is to allow a safe and friendly environment for students to enhance their creativity and increase their skills of movement and technique. It will be treated as an exercise class which allows students to escape from stress, meet new people, obtain a healthier lifestyle and have fun with movement.
Our mission is to educate interested parties on the rules, regulations and safe handling of firearms, and the draw to the shooting sports. We began the club to offer students the opportunity to experience the shooting sports for themselves and to allow students to share their experience with others who have a mutual interest.
The UFV Health and Medicine Club is a club for students who are passionate about health and medicine. Our main goal is to promote healthy, active, and safe lifestyles for all students on campus.
Islamic Relief Club is a division of the parent organization Islamic Relief. Organized by and for UFV students, this organization works to support relief efforts around the world.
KIN Games is an academic conference that takes place every year in a different university in Canada. It brings together 600 + university students to compete in the 4 pillars that make up the events that take place for the 4 days of the conference. The 4 pillars are athletics, academics, dance and spirit and fulfilling the events for each category bring us together to celebrate teamwork, inclusivity and health.
Our full name is Kinesiology Student Association, but we typically go by "KIN-SA". The purpose of KINSA is to provide academic support as well as a social environment for KIN students. KINSA has been-- and will continue to be-- a strong student association on the UFV campus.
Library and Information Technology Student Association
We promote learning through fun events involving books and other library related subjects. We also try to get students more involved in the community through engaging events.
The Mental Health Awareness Club (MHAC) strives to diminish the stigma surrounding mental illnesses. We strive to provide a friendly environment where discussions regarding these issues are openly available along with information and sessions used to educate the public on issues not normally spoken upon.
Philosophy Association of UFV
The Philosophy Association of UFV (PHILUFV) exists to facilitate and encourage students discussion, education, and passion for philosophy in their academic coursework and independent studies.
The Physics Student Association (PSA) represents the Physics and Engineering students. We exist to serve the students of UFV by augmenting the existing instruction provided through presentations, tours, and social events.
Political Science Students Association
Designed as a meeting place, forum and club for UFV Political Science students, this association will act as a collective body of members to foster a university culture of debate, collaboration and public deliberation. This is done by providing social opportunities to engage the public in political activities and debate (such as pub crawls and board game nights), as well as the hosting of government election debates.
Pre-Med Student Association
The PMSA is a student-led group with the goal of informing, educating, and connecting students with medical information and opportunities. We seek to aid our members through both the undergraduate experience and in preparation for a future in medicine.
School of Land Use and Environmental Change Student Association
SLUEC, formerly known as AGUS, was founded in 1995 and is an association representing the students from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change, with the purpose of allowing members to form lasting connections between faculty, the community, and fellow students. These connections will be achieved through activities and events which introduce members to broad opportunities, both present and future, that extend beyond the classroom.
Senior Student Club
Senior Student Club aims to connect local senior citizens to their community and give back to our elders so that we can increase the sociability that is essential to our well-being. We also want to promote networking with older generations and working together to achieve goals and create the change necessary for policymakers.
STEM Fellowship is a Canadian registered charity that uses mentorship and experiential learning to equip the next generation of change-makers with indispensable skills in data science and scholarly writing. We present a new philosophy for student-driven experiential learning in STEM and provide our fellows with tools that will help them in the current STEM research and education ecosystem. We are a virtual meeting place for advanced STEM learning. A place where students can collaborate to develop their ideas and discuss them with world-class experts.
Student Leisure Outdoor and Wilderness club
SLOW is a group for students to participate in outdoor activities such as hiking, yoga, snowshoeing, etc., while meeting new people and experiencing the outdoors.
Student Psychology Association
The Student Psych Association is for all students studying psychology at UFV. Get involved with events and connect with peers and faculty!
Student Social Work Association
The Student Social Work Association exists to support, represent, and advocate for students in the Bachelor of Social Work and Diploma of Social Services programs. Join us for forums, events, and opportunities! Find us on Facebook to keep up with news and events and to connect with other students!
Students for Indigenization
Student-Led Indigenization Committee
Where Indigenous Students and Allies engage in meaningful dialogue with purpose to decolonize public spaces and classrooms at the University Of The Fraser Valley. The decolonization of our shared spaces creates an opportunity for reconciliation between Indigenous Peoples and colonial-settler society. Our main objective is to continue to engage in respectful dialogue that promotes the exchange of thoughts, ideas, and actions. Action that aims to create positive peace by way of incorporating Indigenous Language, Culture and Identity into everyday campus life through a series of peacebuilding projects.
Tabletop Games Club
We are the go-to place on campus for all things tabletops! From board games to role-playing games, to trading card games.
We host fun events such as running RPG campaigns, Miniatures paint nights, board game days, and more! We also provide resources to people who want to DM their own games! Access to rulebooks, character creators, virtual tabletops, and online servers.
UFV Body Positive
UFV Body Positive advocates for increased representation of all bodies including BIPOC, LGBTQ, disabled, and non-binary individuals. We promote health centered self-care and open conversation about issues regarding body positivity. We also host events and create volunteer opportunities for our members.
UFV Circle K International Club
With more than 13,700 members in 19 nations, CKI is making a positive impact on the world -every day. The next step is to continue making a difference in UFV! Student members are welcome! Get involved with us! We meet once a week for 1 hour-long meetings that are subject to change every semester. Follow us on Instagram @ufvcirclek and like us on Facebook at UFV Circle K Club to stay updated.
UFV Hub Club
UFV Hub Club aims to create exciting opportunities by hosting events for UFV members to connect and collaborate with each other and other organizations! UFV Hub Club will strive to bring UFV members from diverse backgrounds, and to unite them together by creating a vibrant and fun community for students to feel safe and excited!
UFV Humanitarian Organization for Providing Empowerment (UFV HOPE)
UFV HOPE is a club that branches from the non-profit charity organization, The HOPE Initiative. We work with students to empower their local and global communities through mentorship and outreach programs and by supporting marginalized groups.
UFV Investment Club
The UFV Investment Club consists of like-minded UFV students who are passionate about investing. It is a place where students can come together and share their investment ideas, investment strategies, and discuss current market conditions. In order to gain hands-on experience, the club actively manages a long/short equity portfolio via Investopedia. In addition, the club regularly hosts investment-related workshops and guest speaker events where we interview industry-leading professionals in order to gain valuable insight into what it takes to become a successful investor. Some notable guest speakers include Jacqueline Gallagher, who is the director of sales at Indeed, and Paul Andreola, who is an extremely successful and well-known investor in the Canadian microcap space.
Motionball is an organization that raises funds and awareness for the Special Olympics. They are a non-profit organization that has both city and school chapters across the country. UFV is the 35th school to register with the National motionball movement. The main goal of the organization is to promote inclusivity through sport for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Every year, each committee runs a Marathon of Sport, which is like a big sports day. Teams of 10 register and pair up with Special Olympics athletes to compete in games. At these events, there are also 50/50s, silent auctions, and more. Through these events, money is raised for Special Olympics in addition to the positive impact the event has on the Special O athletes and other athletes who participate.
UFV Pre-Dental Association
A student-run association focused on guiding, mentoring, and preparing the future dentists of UFV. The organization's mission is to equip its members with the knowledge and skills needed to become competitive applicants for dental school.
The Pre-Law Association is an inclusive and welcoming association to all students interested in law school or simply learning about law and crime. If you are interested in going to law school and how to apply, we can provide resources and support. It doesn’t matter if you are experienced in criminology or just curious, we will have something for you at the Pre-Law Association.
UFV Pride Collective
Pride UFV is designed to be a safe, fun space for 2SLGBTQA+ and queer-identifying individuals, a learning space for allies and advocates, and a means to engage with our surrounding communities. We're here to be a fun, educational environment for UFV students, staff, alumni, and any other locals interested in hanging out! Our primary activities, goals, and educational focus are to be decided by current active members every semester to ensure the focus of the club highlights what is most important to its members.
UFV Sikh Student Alliance
A platform for the Sikh community of UFV to connect and help in the community
UFV Spanish Club
The UFV Spanish Club is for students in any program to get together and share their interest in Spanish/ Latin American language and culture. We will create various events with dance lessons, music, food, videos/movies, conversation, and debates to improve the Spanish language and celebrate the Spanish culture.
UFV Student Refugee Program
WUSC UFV is a group of students who came together in January 2018 to bring a Refugee Sponsorship Program to UFV. We exist to implement the Student Refugee Program under the guidance of the World University Service of Canada (WUSC). This program provides the means for individuals living in refugee camps in Lebanon, Jordan, Tanzania, Malawi, and Kenya to partner with Canadian Universities to pursue higher education and opportunities in Canada. So far, we have welcomed two students and are excited to bring even more in the years to come!
UFV Students Against Uyghur Oppression
This organization is dedicated in raising awareness in the UFV student body about the discrimination and oppression faced by the Muslim Uyghur population in East Turkestan. The Chinese government is involved in widespread oppression of Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region. We aim to educate and advocate against these human rights violations
UFV Students for Life
UFV Students for Life believe that human rights are for everyone, regardless of gender, race, age, level of development or any other factor. We also believe human rights begin at the moment of conception. Members engage in regular advocacy projects aimed at inviting fellow community members to think about and discuss abortion openly and honestly. We also host discussion groups for anyone who is interested in more in-depth discussions.
UFV Teacher Education Student Association
The Teacher Education Program Student Association (TEPSA) is a student organization that is comprised of students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at UFV. The purpose of TEPSA is to create a sense of belonging among the Teacher Candidates as we embark on this transformation journey together.
UFV Women in Engineering, Science, and Technology
UFV WEST is an organization focused on the support and promotion of female-identifying and femme-aligning individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). All are welcome. Our mission is to empower marginalized genders in STEM. WEST is a feminist organization that is working toward creating a better future for all - one of empowerment and opportunity that fights against systems of oppression and supports emerging leaders to shape the future.
Undergraduate Research Association
The Undergraduate Research Student Association is a student-run initiative that works with faculty to facilitate student research. We recognize that UFV is not a recognized research university, undergraduate research is an important aspect of learning, and essential for students intending to enter graduate studies. We hope to make this process easier and more accessible for students and professors.
University Christian Ministries
UCM is an inclusive community of students, centered in Jesus and called to love, serve, and participate in the life of UFV. We do this through weekly gatherings, small group meetings, prayer, and community events. Join our on-campus Thursday night gatherings where we'll spend time learning from the Word and worshiping God together. Plug into one of our small group Bible studies, which are smaller gatherings of people, giving the opportunity to dig deeper into the Word of God.
Visual Arts Student Association
Visual Arts Student Association (VASA) is the association that serves the students in visual arts major, minor, extended minor, art history minor and other related majors. Its purpose is to build a community in UFV to better serve students, provide opportunities, and offer better experiences in their practices.
Wildlife Protection Club
Large at-risk species like Bengal tigers and pandas tend to receive most of the public’s attention when it comes to conservation. Unfortunately, smaller local species don’t receive the same level of public awareness or assistance. The Wildlife Protection club's goal is to raise awareness of these issues and teach people the importance of conservation. We pursue this goal via outreach events, blanket/towel drives for local wildlife rehabilitation centers, fundraisers for Fraser Valley Conservancy, and by hosting our own volunteer events. We are always accepting new members who are passionate about the well-being of our local ecosystem and are open to your ideas on how we can help!
Hi, my name is Alec! I am the President of The Pen and Paper Tabletop Club, where we play board games and roleplaying games such as Dungeons and Dragons. My advice would be to always join any organization you have an interest in! Even if you don't attend any events, joining their roster lets you stay up to date on all information and notifies you of any events or news keeping you in the loop with what's happening on campus!