UFV Open House

UFV Open House


Thank you to everyone who attended UFV Open House — it was truly an amazing day!


Congratulation to the contest winners!

Tuition & fees credits
$1,000 Malia Mercado
$500 Makayla Sheehan
$500 Julia Mezihorak

Winners will be contacted by UFV Registrar's office via email and provided with instructions on how to claim their prize.

General door prize winners will be contacted via email with details on how to claim their prize.

Enjoy an informative, fun-filled day on campus

Whether you've already applied to UFV or are still exploring your options, our Open House is the perfect opportunity for you to:

  • Ask faculty questions about programs, and discover paths you might not have thought about
  • Chat with current students to get first-hand insights into university life
  • Tour the campus: what better way to get excited about student life than to explore the grounds?
  • Jump into a hands-on demonstration or a workshop and try something new
  • Experience mini-lectures to give you a taste of what it’s like to study with us
  • Connect with student services and recruiters to learn more about life at UFV
  • Grab a tasty bite at one (or all) of the food trucks
  • Win great prizes — including bookstore gift cards, surprise bags, and more!

Students walking on campus grounds, and small groups chatting during a

Plan your day 

Check the schedule to see activities and events at a glance and plan your Open House experience.


 Check-in (10 am)

First thing first: stop by the registration desk inside the Student Union Building (building S) to pick up your free tote bag, a program, and to make sure you are registered for the draws.


 All day activities

Learn about programs, discover career paths, get a feel for university life, and even apply to UFV on the spot.


40+ booths to explore Chat with faculty, staff, and current students: ask us anything!
Food trucks Treat yourself to some delicious food throughout the day


Get a sneak peek of the classrooms, laboratories, student recreation areas, and more.


Housing tours  10 am-1 pm every hour
Campus tours  10:15 am-1:30 pm every 15 min


 Scheduled sessions

Jump into a hands-on demonstration, a workshop, or experience a mini-lecture to get a taste of what it’s like to study with us.


SessionsRoom #Area of interest
All day 
The wonders of organisms & Oh look it's really, really small A337 & A331 Science Science
10:30 am 
Applied Technology programs and Red Seal training A360 Applied & Technical Studies Applied & Technical Studies
Physics & Engineering programs and demos A351 Applied & Technical Studies Science Applied & Technical Studies Science
Physical literacy: a pedagogical journey through a KIN course! | CANCELLED D136 Health Sciences Health Sciences
Discover career opportunities in the human resource management & organizational behaviour fields B161 Professional Studies Professional Studies
Re-imagining community planning in the Fraser Valley A416 Science Science
11:30 am 
Anatomy of flavour: building a "perfect bite" A354 Applied & Technical Studies Applied & Technical Studies
Do we need more doctors, nurses, and/or paramedics? Lessons from medical sociology D119 Arts Arts
Scene study: playing the subtext and acting as reacting D105 Arts Arts
Travel the world through study abroad B223 International International
Accounting career pathways B132 Professional Studies Professional Studies
Monitoring water quality in Fraser Valley streams A421 Science Science
12:30 pm 
Simulation demonstration: automotive collision repair & refinish A362 Applied & Technical Studies Applied & Technical Studies
Physics & engineering programs and demos A351 Applied & Technical Studies Science Applied & Technical Studies Science
The Media Arts industry in Vancouver D115 Arts Arts
The use of social media for crisis communication during the Abbotsford flood D104 Arts Arts
Demystifying data mining B140 Professional Studies Professional Studies
Evidence-based agriculture: what is it and how do we teach it? A269 Science Science
Supporting your student's success: a primer for parents and guardians B101 Student Services Student Services
1 pm 
Mini-lesson in Halq'eméylem D121 Arts Arts
1:30 pm 
UFV Trades & Technology programs up close A352 Applied & Technical Studies Applied & Technical Studies
Sampling and normal distribution demonstrations in math G161 Science Science
Mini-lesson in Mandarin D121 Arts Arts

Experience what UFV has to offer

This event is open to all potential future students and their supporters, including parents, guardians, high school counsellors, educators, and friends.

Close up of a group of people participating in an hands-on activity inside a warehouse-like building.

Directions, parking & check-in location

How to get here and where to park.




Parking is FREE on campus for UFV Open House. You are welcome to park anywhere, but we recommend using parking Lot 10.


Check-in location

Evered Hall,
Student Union Building (building S)

View Abbotsford campus map




Can't attend the Open House on October 22?

Don't worry, there are plenty of other ways you can learn more about UFV. Here are a couple of things you can do to get started:



Chat with a recruiter

Student recruiters are your go-to resource for questions about the admission process, program requirements, and registration.


Book a campus tour

Gather a few friends and book a campus tour to get familiar with UFV's facilities and services.

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