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UFV Theatre presents Canadian premiere of WW1-themed play Birdsong

In October, the month marking the 100th anniversary of the first “digging-in” of trench warfare on the Western Front, UFV Theatre presents the Canadian premiere of Birdsong, a new adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel by playwright Rachel Wagstaff. Experience the unparalleled tragedy, the remarkable history and surprising humour of the Great War told through […]

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BC Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training tours UFV

Shirley Bond, B.C. Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, toured UFV on July 14, 2014, to talk about the new Skills for Jobs Blueprint the province rolled out a couple of months ago. During her visit, she explained that her government is gearing up to meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce. She […]

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UFV signs agreement with Okanagan College

Okanagan College and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will be working closely together after committing to ongoing collaboration on programming, services and other ventures that are in line with their goals and that will address the needs of the regions they serve. UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered joined College President Jim […]

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Fact-finding + fire-fighting. Research for safer cities.

UFV researchers analyzed over 5,000 fires for the Surrey Fire Service, to help design the internationally renowned HomeSafe program — saving more lives locally + beyond. The City of Surrey’s HomeSafe project: Evidence Based Fire Reduction Strategy (developed with research conducted by University of the Fraser Valley) was selected as a recipient of the 2013 International City/County Management Association (ICMA) […]

Aluminations: Alumni News

Message from the Alumni Association Chair It’s been a busy time these past few months for your Alumni Association and the Alumni Engagement office on campus. We will be watching proudly as more than 1,200 students make the transition to alumni when they walk across the convocation stage this June. We hope you’ll take advantage […]

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Success is spelled C-A-S-C-A-D-E-S: UFV’s Athletics enjoys banner year

It’s no longer a question of “Where is Abbotsford?” It’s more like, “Oh no! We have to play the Cascades again?” This year’s version of the UFV Cascades really put the Fraser Valley on the map. UFV Athletics  enjoyed a banner year that included the school’s first-ever women’s CCAA national championship (volleyball), the two basketball […]

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UFV + NASA. Looking for signs of life.

UFV researchers are helping NASA understand the environment of odd life forms. Investigating the universe from the bottom of an ancient lake, right here in BC. Working with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) is a dream for most scientists. And it’s something a group of UFV students were able to experience during a summer […]

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Major donation launches UFV Five Corners

UFV will be a major presence at Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack thanks to a major gift from the BMO Bank of Montreal. BMO Financial group donated its building at the historic Chilliwack location to UFV in early 2013. The university will renovate and refurbish the facility in order to create UFV Five Corners, a […]

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Saturday morning Cascades playoff update

Saturday morning Cascades playoff update     Friday brought two wins and a loss to UFV Cascade athletic teams engaged in playoff action. The women’s volleyball team won the first game of the PACWEST championship tournament, earning a berth in Saturday’s final and a trip to the nationals March 7-9. The men’s basketball team won […]

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