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UFV honours past and present while celebrating 10 years in India

UFV’s decade of success in Chandigarh, India was celebrated with a 10th anniversary gala inside the Student Union Building at the university’s Abbotsford campus recently. Staff, students, and supporters joined President Mark Evered in honouring Chandigarh’s continued success as the only Canadian university campus in India. Evered welcomed UFV professors DJ Sandhu and Lorne Mackenzie […]

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UFV and PacificSport partner to serve the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and PacificSport announced today they are joining forces to provide a variety of innovative services and programs for students, athletes, volunteers, and coaches across the Fraser Valley. PacificSport Fraser Valley serves the community delivering programs and services throughout the full range of sport participation: from the grassroots level […]

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UFV Inspirational Leadership Award: Samantha Pattridge leads by example

Samantha Pattridge is the kind of leader who is admired by her students, the members of the department she leads, and her colleagues at large. She’s a UFV alumna who spread her wings on an academic and career journey that made several stops before she returned to her alma mater to teach in 2007, and […]

Medical Office Assistant, Kristin Candy

Medical Office Assistant grows in skills and passion

When her supervising physicians asked Kristin Candy to enrol in a newly developed Advanced Medical Office Assistant (AMOA) program, she did not know that her career was about to take an unexpected twist. An esthetician by trade, Kristin had completed her Medical Office Assistant (MOA) training in 2013 while at home caring for her two […]

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Staff Excellence Award: Jill Smith provided dedication and continuity in key role as UFV evolved

Jill Smith, inaugural recipient of the UFV Staff Excellence Award, has served as a capable and indispensable executive assistant to three UFV presidents (and one acting president). She’s witnessed first-hand and played a vital role in UFV’s transition through three phases: regional college, degree-granting university college, and nationally and internationally engaged university. She became the […]

Green Team Blog

Green UFV wins inaugural UFV Teamwork award

  The best teams are made up of groups of individuals who bring a diversity of strengths to the table. Such is the case with UFV’s Green UFV team, inaugural winner of the UFV Teamwork award, presented at the UFV Excellence Awards ceremony on June 8. GreenUFV is a cross-functional team that works on sustainability […]


Thousands graduate and celebrate at UFV Convocation 2016

Families cheered and friends applauded as graduates crossed the stage during four University of the Fraser Valley Convocation ceremonies, held June 2 and 3 at the Abbotsford Centre. More than 2,300 students earned more than 2,800 credentials at UFV this year, and many of them gathered to formally celebrate and bask in their moment of […]