CUFA BC represents more than 5,500 faculty members, including professors, academic librarians, lecturers, instructors, and sessionals at five research and doctoral universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, University of Northern British Columbia, and Royal Roads University. Our mandate is to act as the unified voice of our members on a variety of issues affecting post-secondary education in BC. We promote the value of high-quality post-secondary education; academic freedom; university governance; academic labour relations; and research and teaching to the provincial government and wider public. We produce timely research on a variety of subjects, including university governance, government policies, trends in funding and developments at research universities, and policy analyses.

We respectfully acknowledge our office is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ı́lwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and Stó:lō Nations.


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CUFA BC provides informed commentary and timely research on issues ranging from labour relations to provincial funding for post-secondary education.

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Call for Nominations: CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

(For Immediate Release – Port Moody, BC, October 25, 2023) – The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of BC (CUFA…

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CUFA BC Hosts National Conference Can Governance Survive? The Future of the University

(For immediate release – Port Moody, BC, October 3, 2023) – The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia…

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CUFA BC Statement of Support for Canada’s National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

(For Immediate release – Port Moody, BC, September 29, 2023) – The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia…

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