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Peer Resource and Leadership Centre helps students in many ways

There’s a lot to learn when it comes to being a successful university student. Sure, there are course and assignments to juggle, but you’ve also got to find strategies to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health, handle your finances, and have some sort of social life. Fortunately for UFV students, there is a lot of […]

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Minister announces expanded coding training funding to support tech sector

Building on the #BCTECH Strategy, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson today announced $500,000 in funding to expand short-term computer coding courses to nine public post-secondary institutions. In March 2015, five public post-secondary institutions each received targeted one-time funding of $50,000. The funding supported short-term coding pilot programs tailored to meet local tech-industry needs and job […]

Zoë Howarth, Mōda Events owner, and UFV Event Planning grad

UFV Event Planning grad brings Art Battle to the Fraser Valley

To an event planner, an empty room is as full of dread as a blank canvas to an artist. When she planned her first Art Battle at the Hampton Inn in Chilliwack in January 2015, UFV Hospitality and Event Planning graduate and Mōda Events owner Zoë Howarth wrestled with empty room anxiety. “I rented a […]

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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 […]

Support available in wake of Florida shooting

After the horrific event of the Orlando Florida nightclub shooting, some students may experience a traumatic stress reaction. If you are a UFV student and feel distress over this event and need support, please visit Student Services in Abbotsford or Chilliwack (locations and contact information). UFV Counselling services are also available to help (locations and […]

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Thousands graduate and celebrate at UFV Convocation 2016

Families cheered and friends applauded as graduates crossed the stage during four University of the Fraser Valley Convocation ceremonies, held June 2 and 3 at the Abbotsford Centre. More than 2,300 students earned more than 2,800 credentials at UFV this year, and many of them gathered to formally celebrate and bask in their moment of […]

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Graphic design student wins national award

Mila Mukhortva, a member of this year’s Graphic + Digital Design graduating class is the inaugural winner of a prestigious national scholarship.  This year marks the 30th anniversary for Applied Arts, Canada’s National design magazine, and the first year of the Georges Haroutiun Scholarship program. The scholarship is named after the founder of Applied Arts, […]

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