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UFV international students showcase their cultures

As part of International Week from Nov 14– 18, UFV International students hosted four events at U House to showcase their culture and celebrate diversity on campus. The week kicked off with A Taste of India on Monday. Guests were treated to samosas and chai tea. The Bhangra Club provided entertainment for the evening, first […]

Attend university for an hour with UFV microlectures

Are you the type of person who likes your education in bite-size pieces and on many topics in one sitting? Then be sure to take in the UFV Microlectures on Wed, Nov23, at the Road Runner lounge on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Starting at 11:30 am, faculty members from a variety of disciplines will each […]

Children's festival 2011

UFV volunteers bring smiles to children’s faces

On Saturday, November 12, 32 UFV Volunteer to Work students gathered at the Abbotsford Recreation Center to help run the sixth annual International Children’s Festival, hosted by the Abbotsford Early Childhood Committee. Every year, the free event provides Abbotsford families who have young children with an opportunity to participate in fun activities that highlight the rich […]

Nominate an outstanding UFV teacher for excellence award

    Were you inspired by an outstanding teacher at UFV? Here is your chance to recognize and honour that special person by nominating him or her for UFV’s Teaching Excellence Award. Current UFV students, alumni, faculty, and staff are all eligible to nominate someone for this award, which is conferred in June. Those eligible […]

Indigenous women’s writing scholar to speak at UFV Nov 22

? An expert on indigenous women’s writing will be speaking at the University of the Fraser Valley on Tues, Nov 22. Dr. Cheryl Suzack of the University of Toronto will speaking at 4 pm in Room B101 on the Abbotsford campus. The title of her talk will be “Trapped in one of the oldest ways: […]

Harnett to speak on the strong nuclear force in UFV lecture

To study particle physics, you have a strong scientific and mathematical background. But you also need a good imagination, because you’ll be spending a lot of time studying things that you cannot see. And that’s okay with Dr. Derek Harnett, a physicist who will be the second speaker in the 2011/12 University Lecture Series at […]

International Week at UFV

International Week at UFV runs from Mon, Nov 14 ­– Fri, Nov 18. It provides students with the opportunity to experience different cultures, learn about their own and open new horizons. The week will include: Monday: A taste of India from 4–6 p.m. in Abbotsford U-House. Tuesday: Metis Awareness day from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in […]

Metis Awareness Day

The Metis are a distinct Aboriginal people with a unique culture, language and heritage. They have an ancestral home that centers around Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, parts of the Northwest Territories, as well as the north-western United States. The Metis played an instrumental role in the shaping of Canada and work tirelessly to […]

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visits UFV

BC Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visited UFV on Tues, Nov 8. She stared out at the new Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, where she and other dignitaries got a sneak peek at the new building currently under construction/renovation. After lunch with some students at the Trades and Technology Centre on the Ed […]

UFV looking forward to new Chilliwack campus

  Students of the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack will soon be learning in state-of-the-art surroundings at the university’s Canada Education Park campus, thanks to pre-construction infrastructure improvements. Local politicians and Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto got a sneak peek at the new building on Tuesday, Nov 8. Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack–Fraser […]

Steve Donahue: Shifting Sands

Playing a bongo while pacing the stage of UFV Abbotsford’s lecture theatre, Steve Donahue painted a picture of a younger self, crossing the Sahara desert. At only 20 years old, he made the trek with a friend. It was this journey upon which he has based his career of motivational speaking, becoming an international best-selling […]

UFV presents the Ehsaas South Asian Film Festival

UFV will soon be hosting a film festival honouring the centennial celebration of Abbotsford’s Gur Sikh Temple. The seventh annual Ehsaas South Asian Film Festival is taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 5–10 p.m. Hosted by UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, the event will feature an opening reception at 5 p.m. with an array […]