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Search by Image exhibit explores what’s ‘real’ in digital era

In an age where most viewing of art is done online rather than in person at a gallery, UFV visual arts professor Christopher Friesen’s latest art exhibit considers the notions of influence and authenticity. Search by Image runs through May 7 at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, with an opening reception Jan 18 and […]

UFV president Jackie Hogan visits Chandigarh for annual awards ceremony

UFV president Jackie Hogan visited the Chandigarh campus recently, taking in the annual awards ceremony along with opportunities to meet with current and prospective UFV India students. Hogan was accompanied by former UFV president Mark Evered; Peter Geller, vice-provost and associate VP academic; and Alumni Association chair Nav Bains. The delegation hit the ground running […]

UFV Theatre presents The Bear, up close and personal!

UFV Theatre kick offs its 2017-18 “In Transit” Season of Theatre in the newly renovated studio on UFV’s Abbotsford campus with a farce. The season opens with a darkly hilarious production of Anton Chekhov’s The Bear. With only 30 seats available in the intimate performance space, audience members will experience The Bear up close and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Support available in wake of Florida shooting

After the horrific event of the Orlando Florida nightclub shooting, some students may experience a traumatic stress reaction. If you are a UFV student and feel distress over this event and need support, please visit Student Services in Abbotsford or Chilliwack (locations and contact information). UFV Counselling services are also available to help (locations and […]

UFV invests in learning innovation

The University of the Fraser Valley will invest $1.5 million to support new initiatives in teaching and learning. UFV is well placed to embrace the latest knowledge and technological advancements in the development of leading-edge and inclusive teaching and learning strategies that will benefit all students and, in turn, enrich our economies and communities. This […]

Luigi Aquilini, Halldor Bjarnason, Linda Frimer, and George Peary to receive honorary doctorates at UFV Convocation

Four Canadians who exemplify leadership and excellence will receive honorary doctorates from the University of the Fraser Valley this spring. Business titan Luigi Aquilini, lawyer and Paralympian Halldor Bjarnason, artist and activist Linda Frimer, and educator and community leader George Peary will each be honoured at one of UFV’s four convocation ceremonies on June 2 […]

Pro D day for staff and faculty on May 4

All UFV Faculty and Staff are invited to submit proposals for workshops as part of PD Day 2016, which will be held on May 4 on UFV’s Abbotsford campus. The theme of PD Day 2016 is Connect/Learn/Grow: Connect — build inter-department connections with colleagues from across UFV to promote student success. Learn — discover new […]

UFV hires CIO

UFV has new Chief Information Officer Darin Lee joins the University of the Fraser Valley as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective March 7, 2016. Lee brings extensive university experience leading enterprise-level information system initiatives and aligning strategic organizational goals with innovative technology-based solutions. He is an exceptional communicator with a strong reputation for building collaborative […]