Minister announces expanded coding training funding to support tech sector

Building on the #BCTECH Strategy, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson today announced $500,000 in funding to expand short-term computer coding courses to nine public post-secondary institutions. In March 2015, five public post-secondary institutions each received targeted one-time funding of $50,000. The funding supported short-term coding pilot programs tailored to meet local tech-industry needs and job […]

Elaine Malloway of the Indigenous Student Centre has been named hereditary chief of Yakweakwioose First Nation.

Hail to the Chief — Elaine Malloway chosen as next leader of Yakweakwioose

We have a chief in our midst at UFV. The next time you’re dropping by the Indigenous Student Centre on the Chilliwack campus, make sure you say hello to Chief Elaine Malloway as she performs her day-job duties as departmental assistant. She was recently chosen by her father, the highly esteemed Chief Frank Malloway (Siyemches), […]

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Helping has never tasted so good — United Way breakfast at UFV Abby Sept 13

The United Way Fraser Valley is hostinga  free pancake breakfasts at UFV to kick off the 2016 campaign. Abbotsford Tues, Sept 13 7-8:30 am Abby Campus, Parking Lot 10 across from the UFV Bookstore Rain or shine! Donations are welcome. Please help spread the word. Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun will be on hand, along with President […]

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Lifesaver campaign gives UFV employees a way to give back — just ask Randi Seguin

Each year before the Welcome Back Barbecue for employees, the UFV Advancement team hosts a Lifesaver campaign kickoff to thank current donors and challenge them to inspire other employees to donate. The Lifesaver campaign gives employees a way to support UFV students who are going through an emergency. This year, UFV student and mother-of-three Randi […]


Skip Bassford serving as interim principal at UFV Chandigarh

A familiar face will be roaming the hallways of UFV’s Chandigarh campus providing leadership and expertise for the next few months. Former UFV president Skip Bassford, who was instrumental in founding UFV’s Chandigarh operation, will serve for the fall term as honorary Interim Principal for UFV Chandigarh. Dr. Bassford arrived on site on Aug 22, […]