Celebrating fifty years of leadership and engagement, 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.


and Issues

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

Discover more


CUFA BC curates a weekly roundup of news in BC’s post-secondary sector

Discover More

Academics Awards

Stay up-to-date about CUFA BC’s annual Distinguished Academics Awards!

Learn more

Latest News

Post-Secondary Unions Call for Safer Return in January

MEDIA RELEASE (For immediate release – Vancouver, BC, December 22, 2021) – With the Omicron variant, faculty and staff at…

Read More

CUFA BC review of the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services’ recommendations to the 2022 provincial budget on advanced education

MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release – Vancouver, BC, December 8, 2021 – The Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British…

Read More

CUFA BC Supports CUPE Fund BC’s Future Campaign

At the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of British Columbia (CUFA BC), we are proud to support the Canadian Union…

Read More