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Child and Youth Care projects focus on raising awareness and helping youth

More than 8,000 children are in foster care in British Columbia. At age 19, youth in foster care lose their social worker, their foster care funding, and often their home. Building Bridges Beyond 19, a community forum at the University of the Fraser Valley, will bring together front-line workers, former youth-in-care, foster parents, and other […]

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Feed your mind with Faculty MicroLectures

It’s like speed dating for knowledge seekers. The University of the Fraser Valley is once again presenting the Faculty MicroLectures, a noon-hour smorgasbord of intellectual stimulation. Seventeen faculty members from a variety of disciplines will give two-minute lectures on their research findings and implications on Tues, March 10, starting at 11:30 am in the Roadrunner […]

Cascades gearing up for Final Four — watch online Fri at 4 pm

The UFV men’s basketball team makes its fourth straight Canada West Final Four appearance this weekend in Saskatoon, putting them within reach of two significant accomplishments: a national championship berth, and the program’s first-ever conference title. The No. 2-seeded Cascades take on the No. 3 Victoria Vikes in the Canada West semifinals on Friday at […]

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UFV opens its doors for Girls Fly Too!

UFV’s Aerospace program is a gold sponsor of this weekend’s The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! event, expected to draw up to 10,000 people from across the Lower Mainland. Free flights and family fun are on tap at the Abbotsford International Airport for this annual event, part of an outreach initiative founded by […]

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UFV hosts Skills Canada Competition and Trades Open House

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Trades and Technology Centre will be abuzz when approximately 60 high school students compete in the annual Skills Canada Regional Skills Competition on March 5. A UFV tradition for about a decade, this week’s event will see Grade 11 and 12 students competing for the opportunity to qualify for […]

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UFV hosting Literatures of the Fraser Valley conference March 5

British Columbia has long been a beacon for storytellers’ imaginations, and while the lion’s share of critical attention to the literary culture of British Columbia seems to often rest on Vancouver, the Fraser Valley’s own literary community is as vibrant as ever. That vibrancy will be on display on Thurs, March 5, as UFV hosts […]

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Cascades fend off Dinos to punch Final Four ticket for fourth straight year

For the fourth straight year, the University of the Fraser Valley men’s basketball team is headed to the Canada West Final Four. The tournament will take place at the University of Saskatchewan next weekend. The Canada West Final Four begins Friday at the PAC. The Cascades will meet the Victoria Vikes will meet in the […]

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Inaugural Finance Career Networking Breakfast proves successful

The UFV School of Business enjoyed a successful inaugural Finance Career Networking Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 6. Working with School of Business director Frank Ulbrich, students Jennifer Trithardt-Tufts and Arzoo Sandhu coordinated and hosted the event at the Phoenix Lounge in Abbotsford. Twenty-nine students participated in the networking breakfast, which included roundtable discussions with the […]

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UFV Night with the Chilliwack Chiefs — Feb 6 (tonight!)

UFV Night brings an affordable Friday filled with food and fun with the Chilliwack Chiefs 7 pm puck drop at Prospera Centre. $20 includes your game night ticket plus any hamburger or chicken strips combo. $2 from each package sold will be donated to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs scholarship education fund. This deal is valid […]

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George Siemens looks to the future in his President’s Leadership Lecture Series event

UFV honorary degree recipient George Siemens is known as an extremely intelligent, affable forecaster of education’s evolution throughout the world. It turns out his timing is impeccable, too. Siemens will deliver his UFV President’s Leadership Lecture on Monday, Feb 2, less than two weeks after UFV Provost and Vice-President, Academic Eric Davis launched the UFV […]

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