Student Engagement Initiatives
Retreats and Conferences

Conferences and retreats at UFV allow you to expand your skill set and develop your personal leadership. With a balanced mix of workshops, team building activities and personal development, the conferences and retreats allow students to engage in relevant topics and take action. Students who participate not only benefit on a personal level but the experience adds to the overall universtiy experience.  For further information about conferences and retreats, email with your full name and student number.

Latest Retreats & Conference‌s:

Student Summit - Summer 2013 #Unexpected Leadership retreat

Held at beautiful Otter Lake in Tulameen BC, the Summer 2013 leadership retreat brought together more than 25 students from various clubs and associations. With the direct focus on finding innovative, creative, and interactive ways to engage our amazing UFV student body, the various workshops held throughout the weekend allowed each student the chance to brainstorm their new ideas while learning how to effectively plan, promote, and pull-off future events. For a full gallery of images visit and like our Student Life Facebook page.


2013 Build and Empower Anti-Bullying Conference - April 12, 2013. For a full gallery of event imgaes visit and like our Student Life Facebook page.


Student Summit -  Winter 2013 Leadership Skills Conference  January 26-27. 

Participants engaged in a variety of hands-on and interactive workshops and activities desgined to strengthen their leadership skills.  This conference had a focus on students involved with a club and/or association on campus, however ALL UFV students were encouraged and welcome to attend. Each student came ready to self-reflect, work with their peers and of course have fun as they learnt new skills, networked with others, built personal leadership and added a greater value to UFV clubs and associations!  




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