Distinguished Alumni winner Gary Bass embraces midlife learning

He might not match your vision of a university student, unless your default is a high-level, mid-career RCMP leader in his 50s. That’s the stage of life Gary Bass was at when he first attended the University of the Fraser Valley. Bass, the 2016 winner of the UFV Distinguished Alumni award, was part of the […]


UFV trades students receive new industry-standard equipment

Ministry of Advanced Education news release: Skilled trades students at the University of the Fraser Valley will benefit from the purchase of new industry-standard trades equipment as part of a $187,000 investment by the Province. Chilliwack MLA John Martin and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness announced the funding on behalf of Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson […]


Health Sciences speaker series at UFV Chilliwack — Oct 24

Harm reduction, student mentorship, anxiety and mindfulness, attitudes about death, and chronic pain will all be on the agenda at UFV next week. Come find out more about research and teaching initiatives in the UFV Faculty of Health Sciences Dean’s Speaker Series on Monday, Oct 24 at noon at the Aboriginal Gathering Place at the […]


UFV presents panel on Lessons Learned from Avian Influenza — Oct 24

The Fraser Valley poultry industry is unique in many ways. Most farms are family farms and the concentration of operations in the valley is very high, while urban encroachment is increasing. The local industry has also dealt with several well publicized outbreaks of Avian Flu over the past 12 years. UFV’s Alumni Association is bringing […]


UFV presents Future of Our Cities forum — Oct 25

Urbanization is a driving force of change, as well as a source of development with the power to change and improve lives. By 2050, the urban population alone will be larger than the current total world population, posing massive sustainability challenges in terms of housing, infrastructure, basic services, and jobs, among others. Urbanization affects us […]


UFV responds to growing demand with two new degree programs

With the addition of two new degree programs, the University of the Fraser Valley continues its commitment to providing the best undergraduate education in Canada. Following approval from British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education, UFV’s new and innovative Bachelor of Arts Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS), and Bachelor of Arts Theatre majors are slated to […]