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Peer Resource and Leadership Centre helps students in many ways

There’s a lot to learn when it comes to being a successful university student. Sure, there are course and assignments to juggle, but you’ve also got to find strategies to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health, handle your finances, and have some sort of social life. Fortunately for UFV students, there is a lot of […]

UFV to host Brexit forum Oct 3

Will the European Union fall apart because of Brexit? Can the UK survive without the EU? What will the impact on Canada be? The United Kingdom (UK) is preparing to leave the European Union after the Brexit vote on June 23, 2016. What are the key factors that contributed to the turn of events in […]

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UFV United Way donors, prize draw winners, and more

Join UFV’s United Way campaign to improve lives locally. See what your colleagues Ian McAskill, Michelle Vandepol and Gayle Ramsden say about giving to the United Way. Donors are entered to win weekly prizes, and the team with the highest percentage of donors wins a $1,000 award for a UFV student! Congratulations to Friday’s winners […]

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UFV launches Bachelor of Arts 2.0

The University of the Fraser Valley is reshaping the venerable Bachelor of Arts degree, the foundation of many university graduates’ education. The new BA is linked to UFV’s key learning outcomes and emphasizes four core competencies as well as personal and social responsibility, and adds a mandatory online ePortfolio that highlights the depth and relevancy […]

UFV Theatre launches 37th season with a dynamic line-up of student-produced plays

UFV Theatre is launching its 37th season with a brand-new approach. With a theme of Bright Ideas: Contemporary, Student-Produced Performances, the 2016/17 promises innovative, eccentric, and electric plays that will challenge and engage audiences. “We are very excited about this new to see students’ work culminate in seeing their artistic visions come to life on […]

GG02-2016-0335-083 September 16, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presided over an Order of Merit of the Police Forces investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall on Friday, September 16, 2016. During the ceremony, the Governor General, who is chancellor of the Order, bestowed the honour on 1 Commander, 4 Officers and 46 Members.  Credit: MCpl Vincent Carbonneau, Rideau Hall, OSGG

UFV Board of Governors member Len Goerke earns Order of Merit of the Police Forces

Chief Constable Len Goerke, a career police officer with many connections to UFV, has been made a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. This national designation recognizes exceptional service or performance of duty over an extended period, usually at the local or regional/provincial level. Goerke, who earned his BA from UFV in […]

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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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