Author Archive | Dave Pinton

UFV and CPC sign transfer agreement

Students at Langley’s Catholic Pacific College (CPC) who complete their Liberal Arts diploma will soon be able to transfer to UFV with credit thanks to a recently signed agreement between the two schools. CPC grads will be able to enter the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of General Studies degrees at UFV with full credit […]

UFV statement on U.S. travel restrictions and Quebec mosque attack

Dear UFV Community, Please find below a statement from Universities Canada on behalf of our fellow members regarding U.S. President Trump’s executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. We share deeply the concern about the effect this has on the free flow of knowledge, ideas, and people that is central […]

UFV Theatre on the move to Abbotsford

All UFV Theatre programs, including degree, associate degree, and diploma courses, will be relocating to the Abbotsford UFV campus for the start of the September 2017 semester. The move consolidates UFV College of Arts programs at the Abbotsford campus and is required to increase enrolment and foster connections between Theatre and a wide variety of […]

UFV hires Stantec to hone Digital Hub vision

UFV has contracted Stantec to assist with planning the UFV Digital Hub. Stantec is a global engineering and professional services company specializing in feasibility, design, and project management. The Digital Hub will be a high-tech facility located on the Abbotsford campus and will serve as a technologically advanced learning centre for students, industry, and the Fraser […]

UFV earns HR award alongside prestigious universities

WorldatWork, a non-profit human resources association and compensation authority, has awarded UFV its Seal of Distinction for 2017. UFV is one of 160 organizations honored. North American educational organizations receiving the seal include MIT; Yale; University of California, Davis; NC State University; Arizona State University; and Johns Hopkins University to name a few. UFV joins the […]

Emergency Preparedness UFV Alert Test slated for Oct. 20

At 10:20 on Thursday, October 20 UFV will test UFV Alert: the emergency notification system designed to keep you and the UFV community connected with key information during an emergency or severe weather closure. During the test, you will receive a message on your phone or device provided you have registered with UFV Alert. Please […]

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 […]

3,200 Summer Games athletes parade across UFV campus

On Thursday, July 21, The BC Summer Games kicked off with a huge parade of 3,200 student-athletes and officials marching across the UFV Abbotsford campus green and into the opening ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Athletes, coaches, and officials wearing different colours represented every region of the province. UFV is an official competition venue for […]

UFV Co-op programs attain national accreditation

A recent study indicates up to 95% of post-secondary students surveyed attend university to increase their earning potential and improve their odds of career success. The University of the Fraser Valley has taken another important step in helping students achieve these goals while assisting employers in hiring students with the right knowledge, skills, and experience. […]

UFV India expands facilities

UFV has added a new facility to its campus in Chandigarh, India. The modern building will host students in the Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Computer Information Systems programs. Known for now as B-Block, the building will provide much needed space to accommodate the growing demand for UFV’s programs in India. “We are very […]

UFV set to host athletes and volleyball competition during BC Summer Games

On Thursday, July 21, UFV will host nearly 3000 BC Summer Games student-athletes and officials at the Abbotsford campus as they gather and parade to the BC Summer Games opening ceremony at the Abbotsford Centre. Athletes, coaches, and officials will march across the UFV green to the centre where the ceremony will take place from […]

UFV and PacificSport partner to serve the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and PacificSport announced today they are joining forces to provide a variety of innovative services and programs for students, athletes, volunteers, and coaches across the Fraser Valley. PacificSport Fraser Valley serves the community delivering programs and services throughout the full range of sport participation: from the grassroots level […]