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UFV President Mark Evered with Chilliwack Economic Partners Corp. Brian Coombs (left) and BMO VP Mike Bonner (right) cut ribbon on new UFV Five Corners location in downtown Chilliwack.

UFV Five Corners opens in downtown Chilliwack

A new hub for post-secondary education is opening this fall as the University of the Fraser Valley’s newest facility. Located at Chilliwack’s historic Five Corners at 46115 Yale Road, the former Bank of Montreal branch now houses a classroom, computer lab, meeting rooms, and offices in the 7,000 sq ft space. UFV Five Corners will […]

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BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

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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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Images and Land Claims — a weekend of films, maps, and discussion

Images and Land Claims Hosted by the Stó:lō Nation and supported by the University of the Fraser Valley. Fri, July 11–Sun, July 13 The Resource Centre Stó:lō Nation Chilliwack, B.C. July 11 program begins at 6 pm, followed by a reception. From the Kalahari desert to the Fraser Valley, indigenous peoples fight for their lands, […]

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UFV signs MOU for aviation collaboration with Chinese partner

The University of the Fraser Valley will work with Concord College of Sino-Canada to provide aviation and business education to future pilots from China. The two educational institutions have committed to a partnership that will see up to 30 Chinese students per year enrolling in UFV’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Aviation in Abbotsford. The […]

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UFV Chandigarh marks 40th with new student lounge

Students and employees at UFV’s Chandigarh location celebrated the university’s 40th anniversary by hosting a grand opening of its new student lounge. The ceremony was attended by students, faculty, and staff. The workers who helped make the lounge a reality were given the honour of cutting the ribbon. Photos of the new lounge can be […]

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UFV opens Agriculture Centre of Excellence at Canada Education Park

The University of the Fraser Valley officially opened its Agriculture Centre of Excellence on April 4, 2014, the university’s 40th anniversary. Premier Christy Clark and other dignitaries attended a special ceremony marking the opening (see provincial government news release here and photos of the ceremony here.) UFV agriculture students will be learning in state-of-the-art facilities […]

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UFV celebrates 40 years of building community, changing lives

The University of the Fraser Valley begins its 40th anniversary celebrations this week. The university, now with campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Hope, and Mission, as well as Chandigarh, India, was first established as Fraser Valley College, on April 4, 1974. The university celebrated with recognition ceremonies in Mission and Hope on April 2 […]

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Five reasons to come hear Bif Naked speak at UFV

Five reasons to come hear Bif Naked speak at UFV on Wed, Mar 26 (even if you haven’t heard her music). She has the coolest name ever! She followed her passion to become a rock star in the 1990s. She battled cancer and came out stronger for it in the 2000s. She has learned from […]

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Watch the Cascade women at national basketball championships

The UFV women’s basketball team returns to the CIS national championships for the second straight year this weekend. See a preview of the Final 8 teams here. The fifth-seeded Cascades tip off against fourth-seed McGill of Montreal on Fri, March 14, at 5 pm PST. You can watch it live online here:  http://english.cis-sic.ca/sports/broadcast14 .  You […]