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Did you miss out on your orientation because you showed up late to the party? No worries. We understand things happen. However, that doesn't mean you have to miss out! 

CLIMB - Fall 2021

Here is all you need to know from CLIMB Fall 2021



Prep for your CLIMB

Prep for your CLIMB - (August 13, 2021)

Get an overview of what CLIMB is and what to expect for the next 8 weeks until the first week of classes.

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Travel to Canada During COVID-19

Travelling to Canada during COVID-19 - (August 17, 2021)


This session aims to share and discuss information on international student’s eligibility to travel to Canada and the recent travel/quarantine requirements mandated by the Government of Canada.

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Your Medical Overview - (August 20, 2021)

Having access to medical and health services in Canada is now more important than ever. This session will teach you about Medical and Health Insurance for International Students including the difference between guard.meMSP, and Student Care.

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Sneak Peek to University 101 - (August 24, 2021)

Curious to know what an online university course looks like. Get a sneak peek with one of the professors who teaches University 101 at UFV!

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Meet Your CLIMB Guides - (August 27, 2021)

The CLIMB Guides are your student leaders for your orientation! They are excited to share their UFV experience with you. Get the chance to meet or get assigned to your guides for the semester.

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Academic Success Centre - (August 31, 2021)

We get it. Academic work is not always a walk in the park, but UFV has ways to make it easier. As a UFV student, you have access to free academic support such as tutoring and workshops to improve your study and writing skills. Meet members of the Academic Success Centre team to learn more!

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Academic Advising

Academic Advising - (September 3, 2021)

Have questions about your courses or program? UFV's Academic Advisors are here to help you understand your program and assist you throughout your university journey. Find out what the Advising Centre has to offer.

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Learn from the Pros: Student Tips ft. Your CLIMB Guide - (September 7, 2021)

Let’s be real. Being a university student is a balancing act. Lucky for you, the CLIMB Guides will share their personal tips to help you succeed in your first semester at UFV.

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The Peak

The Peak - (September 10, 2021)

It’s time to celebrate YOU. Since August, you have ventured through the mountain pass of information. We know it has not been easy, and at times you may have been completely lost but we appreciate your perseverance. You are here and we are so excited to have you join our UFV atmosphere. Enjoy the view and look back at all you have accomplished in order to arrive at your first Peak! Bonus: show up and get entered to win an e-gift card!

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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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