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Carin Bondar to speak on The Nature of Sex on Nov 26 at UFV

What can we learn from the sexual habits of the animal kingdom? The Fraser Valley’s own “biologist with a twist” will be sharing her insights on this topic at UFV on Thurs, Nov 26. Dr. Carin Bondar will speak on The Nature of Sex at noon in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101) as part […]

Budget development forums: Oct 19 and 21

A message from President Mark Evered 2016-17 Budget Development: Attend a Forum The university has begun the process of planning its budget for next year. As in the past, we welcome your guidance. I invite all members of the UFV community to attend one of the following two opportunities to discuss the principles, goals, opportunities, […]


Student Union Society presenting all-candidates’ debates at UFV

UFV students will have the chance to hear from local candidates in the federal election at all-candidates’ debates to be held on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses on October 1 and 8, respectively. The debates are being presented and organized by the UFV Student Union Society. UFV political scientist and associate professor Hamish Telford will […]

UFV endorses new national guidelines for incarcerated women with children

When parents are sent to prison, their children are often sentenced to suffering. That was the conclusion of a study by criminology and social work researchers at the University of the Fraser Valley last year. Now a coalition of researchers has released a set of guidelines that recognizes this and sets national standards for the […]

9 billion challenge

The Feeding 9 Billion Challenge: Help create a more food-secure future!

Think you’ve got what it takes to create a business model related to sustainability, food, and universities in 24 hours? This October, the University of the Fraser Valley is hosting an exciting competition to generate real solutions to real food and agriculture issues, and we want you! On the Oct 17-18 weekend, the Feeding 9 […]

Dr. Garry Fehr, director of the UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

Garry Fehr named Director of new Agriculture Centre of Excellence at UFV

Dr. Garry Fehr has been named Director of the Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) at the University of the Fraser Valley. Fehr is a faculty member of the Geography and the Environment department and will work with internal and external advisory committees while reporting to Dr. Adrienne Chan, Associate Vice President of Research, Engagement, and […]

UFV's 727 photo booth fueled dreams of flight

UFV soars at Abbotsford International Airshow

Aerial acrobatics, wing-walkers, precision flying, and high-velocity fun were the name of the game at this year’s Abbotsford International Airshow. As a gold sponsor for the 2015 edition of the show, UFV provided a chalet for industry and community guests, a photo booth in the cockpit of our 727 jet, and plenty of information on […]

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Whitney Fordham joins University Relations as Manager, Alumni Relations

Whitney Fordham has joined the University Relations team at UFV in the role of Manager, Alumni Relations. This is a term appointment until January of 2016. Fordham replaces Nancy Armitage, who left UFV to take the position of Director of Alumni Relations at BCIT. “I am very pleased to welcome Whitney to the University Relations […]

Blog - Engage in the spirit of reconciliation

Leading in the true spirit of reconciliation

Canada needs to move from “apology to action” according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The University of the Fraser Valley and like-minded educational institutions will be key leaders in this spirit of true reconciliation. Stó:lō Elder Siyamiateliyot translated reconciliation into Halq’emeylem, as “xwla yetotelo:met qas ye slilekwel” or working towards understanding and […]