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Japan fundraising

UFV Japanese students show solidarity

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, UFV Japanese students joined together to pray and raise money for their homeland. Students have set up tables to collect donations at Tim Horton’s and Alumni Hall on campus, as well as at selected outlets throughout Abbotsford. In addition, […]

Diaspora

$5,000 scholarship powers up Study Abroad

December 21, 2010 —  Five University of the Fraser Valley students will be leaving soon to study in Europe on a $5,000 scholarship, thanks to a unique partnership that links UFV and York University in Toronto with the University of Münster in Germany and Northampton University in the UK. Established in 2009, the Diaspora Studies […]

Tea Time 2010

Tea Time helps cheer up starving students

A cup of tea can warm the heart: add a cookie or two, mix with good conversation, and sprinkle with laughter, and you have Tea Time, an informal drop-in for UFV students that takes place every Friday, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m at U House. “We know it can be difficult for international students […]

Christmas Party 2010

UFV International Christmas party features dancing and prizes

November 18, 2010 — The annual UFV International student Christmas party is scheduled for November 26, 2010 at Rancho catering at Delair Rd, Abbotsford, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature food, dancing, prizes, and a visit from Santa. “The students who participated in the Abbyfest fashion show will perform for us,” […]

Fashion show 2010

World fashion hits the catwalk

September 08, 2010 — The UFV student-led Multicultural Fashion Show promises to be the highlight for the third year in a row at ABBYFEST, Abbotsford Multicultural Festival, held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at the Exhibition Center. “Every year, UFV students organize a fashion show to showcase their cultural dress and music,” says Michelle Rickaby, […]

Scott honored for commitment to social justice

Honorary degree — Jean Scott Scott honored for commitment to social justice  Jean Scott of Chilliwack has become the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University College of the Fraser Valley. Jean, who turned 90 in April, has been a social activist longer than most people have been alive. She has devoted […]