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UFV Nursing Health Fair Oct. 24 at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre

From speech development in toddlers to flu prevention for octogenarians, this week’s Health Fair at Abbotsford’s Sevenoaks Shopping Centre offers advice for the entire family. Running 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, the fair is hosted by fourth-year UFV’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, continuing a tradition that spans nearly 14 […]

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UFV partners with NVIT to secure $150,000 to help students with disabilities

Securing a career in trades just became more of a reality for students with disabilities thanks to a new $150,000 partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. Funded through a grant from B.C’s Ministry of Advanced Education to specifically focus on helping people with disabilities access training […]

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UFV commissions play about Komagata Maru incident — premieres Nov 1

There are events in history that tell us much about the era’s social views and prejudices. The Komagata Maru incident is one of those. One hundred years ago a ship named the Komagata Maru dropped anchor in Vancouver with 376 passengers on board. The majority of these passengers were Sikh men (and British subjects) intending […]

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UFV 40th celebrations continue in Mission on Oct 21

The UFV 40th anniversary celebrations continue Tuesday, Oct 21, in Mission. UFV is partnering with Mission Community Services in offering the annual Celebration of Light (Diwali) – a free public event. Help UFV celebrate by joining in this community event. It includes delicious food, crafts, music, dance, and lively entertainment from diverse cultures. Visit the UFV photo […]

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UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in India, and students from […]

UFV study looks at supporting children of incarcerated parents

When parents go to prison, their children often suffer. That is one of the main conclusions of In the Best Interests of The Child – Strategies for Recognizing and Supporting Canada’s At-Risk Population of Children with Incarcerated Parents, a study conducted by faculty in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Social […]

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Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV on What the First World War Taught Us — Oct 22

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV Oct. 22 on What the First World War Taught Us Author, historian, and independent journalist Gwynne Dyer returns to UFV Wednesday, Oct. 22 for his latest guest lecture, titled What the First World War Taught Us. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101), Dyer’s presentation […]

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UFV updates education plan and introduces strategic enrolment management plan

The University of the Fraser Valley recently approved two plans that will guide its actions in the areas of program planning and enrolment management for the next several years. The 2014 update to the UFV Education Plan 2011–2015 reflects the changing context in which the university operates, including new expectations from the provincial government and […]

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Gwendolyn Point to be next UFV Chancellor

Dr. Gwendolyn Point will be the new Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. Point will take over from Dr. Brian Minter, who was UFV’s first Chancellor and served two terms stretching from 2008 to 2014. She will be installed as Chancellor at a ceremony in the coming months. The new Chancellor-elect has a […]

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New logo, new look, new board for UFV Alumni Association

A new logo, look, awards, and board membership were unveiled when the UFV Alumni Association held its annual general meeting on Sept. 24. In partnership with UFV University Relations, the association introduced UFV’s renovated Alumni Hall near the entrance of Building B on the Abbotsford campus. The revamped hall now celebrates alumni success from floor […]

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