International

CLIMB

On November 16, start climbing your mountain.

Attend our virtual orientation events for international students, wherever you are!


Welcome New International Students! 

The staff at UFV International are pleased to welcome you and many others like you from over 75 different countries to British Columbia, Canada and our UFV community. 

Winter 2021

Intended for new international students who are starting their studies in January 2021. Discover services available to you including immigration workshops and student support, as well as build confidence in using myClass/Blackboard, the online learning platform where your classes will be held.

Important Information 
SemesterCLIMB Main Event Date and TimeFirst Day of Classes
Winter 2021

Your orientation will be live on Monday, January 04, 2021. From wherever you are in the world, log in on your phone, tablet or computer.

January 04, 2021

 What Will Be Covered In ISO?

Stay on Track
  • Learn the UFV Lingo.
  • Learn about Academic Integrity and why it matters.
  • Learn how to become a succesfull online students.
  • Learn about your medical coverage as an international student.
myClass/Blackboard
  • Explore your myClass/Blackboard account. You can find all of your courses in your account.
  • Become familiar with the tools and layout.
  • Practice submitting an assignment or taking a quiz! Don't worry, you will not be graded.
Tech Talk
  • Discover how to access and utilize your myUFV account!
  • Connect to UFV Eduroam wifi (for when you are on campus).
  • Getting support with myClass/Blackboard.
Engagement
  • Discover our Global Engagement events.
  • Discover myCampusLife: your go-to tool for staying in the loop.
  • Learn ways you can connect with new friends and get #UFVinvolved

‌International Student Handbook

To learn more about your new university in Canada, view the International Student Handbook. It's full of information about policies, resources and services that will help you succeed as a university student. 

Kerstin Stausberg

UFV is awesome! It provides small classrooms for better student and prof interaction. You can get involved in clubs and associations. And if you have any problems, there are always helpful staff members who will support you.

  • – Kerstin Stausberg
  •    UFV student
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