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Free fitness classes, meet new Building Q

New year, new you, new building to make it all happen. Free fitness classes have started for students on UFV’s Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses. Staff and faculty are encouraged to join for a reasonable rate. “The idea is to take an active break from studying or working – a chance to get away from that Tim […]

UFV taps sports expertise to host Chinese Olympic delegation

When China came knocking on BC’s door to ask who could help them plan for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, UFV answered with enthusiasm. In 2010, British Columbians threw a giant party and hosted a Winter Olympics that will live on in memory for decades to come. By doing so, they created a pool of […]

Hall of Famer Jane Antil wore many hats while running Athletics

You know how parents like to tell their children that when they were young they walked five miles to school, uphill both ways, in 10 feet of snow? Well, Jane Antil can tell similar stories about her early days running the Athletics department at what was then Fraser Valley College (and then UCFV). She handled […]

2016 a year to celebrate at UFV

Enjoy a slideshow of images from UFV in 2016: It was another year to celebrate at UFV, as students, faculty, and staff success helped make UFV a leader in the social, cultural, and economic development of the Fraser Valley. Here are a few highlights from 2016: More than 2,800 credentials were awarded at four Convocation […]

Planning students dare to dream for little town of Yale

Envisioning the future for a town with a historic past It was once the biggest town north of San Francisco and west of Chicago, with a population of more than 5,000, surging to 15,000 at one point. Yale in B.C.’s Fraser Canyon, now a village housing around 100 people with more living on nearby First […]

National equestrian champion has unbridled passion for design

From the head of the class to the back of her horse, Natalie Alves’ competitive streak knows no bounds. The 15-time national champion equestrian had universities lining up with open arms following her 4.0 GPA at Mission’s Heritage Park Secondary. But Alves knows life, like horseback riding, is all about balance. So she chose UFV’s […]

Ben Meyer, UFV paralegal student

Paralegal studies the right path forward

The missing piece After 10 years at Golden Oak Corporate Services Ltd., Ben Meyer had become someone others trusted to do quality work; he began seeing opportunities to take on more responsibility. Quality professional training was the missing piece he needed to take his career to the next level. Finding the right program in the […]

UFV & Ann Davis Transition House partner to mark Dec 6 day of remembrance

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women. As well as commemorating the 14 […]

Support UFV on Giving Tuesday and your donation will be matched

This year UFV is taking part in the international Giving Tuesday movement on November 29. And the good news is that supporting UFV students on Giving Tuesday just got a whole lot better — twice as good, in fact. UFV will direct unrestricted donor dollars to matching all gifts on Giving Tuesday to student scholarships […]