Andy Sidhu named new Chancellor of UFV

Andy Sidhu will be the University of the Fraser Valley’s third Chancellor. A long-time proponent of community engagement and integration, Sidhu will take over from Dr. Gwen Point, who served as UFV’s second Chancellor from 2015 to the present, following two terms by Brian Minter. “I’m extremely honoured and proud to join the University of […]

Classroom and study space changes reflect new learning styles

A number of small changes are combining to transform learning at UFV thanks to special project aimed at supporting new initiatives in teaching and learning. Teaching and learning have changed significantly and UFV is taking steps to transform physical learning environments to support this change. The $2.5M in funding comes from two years of special […]

UFV & Ann Davis Transition Society partner to mark Dec 6 day of remembrance

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. As well as commemorating the 14 […]

Shirley Burns, UFV Floral Design graduate

A journey from dirt to blossom

When talking about her second career in floral design, Shirley Burns likes to say that she’s still digging up dirt. Throughout a 30-year career in the security and investigation field, Shirley had certainly perfected the art of digging up buried secrets. But even though she was at the top of her game, the former executive […]

UFV hosting panel discussion on opioid crisis

The University of the Fraser Valley will host a panel discussion on the opioid crisis in the Fraser Valley on Wed, November 29, from 2 to 4 pm in its Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (Room B101). The public is welcome to attend. The panel will feature: A representative from the Abbotsford Police Department Lesley Braithwaite, […]

Eleanor Busse Klassen wants to help you help students on Giving Tuesday

Eleanor Busse Klassen, Assistant to the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, is retiring from UFV after 23 years and wants to challenge others at UFV to make a special gift to support the Student Emergency Fund. Eleanor wants to create a ripple before she leaves UFV. In her words: “I found a quote early in […]