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BC Hazelnut Growers Association and UFV Agriculture sign partnership agreement

The University of the Fraser Valley and the BC Hazelnut Growers Association (BCHGA) have entered into a partnership to support research and programming for hazelnut growers.  The partnership will support the hazelnut industry in adopting the leading edge of research and education and to foster collaboration between UFV and BCHGA.  Discussions on joint research and […]

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BC Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training tours UFV

Shirley Bond, B.C. Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, toured UFV on July 14, 2014, to talk about the new Skills for Jobs Blueprint the province rolled out a couple of months ago. During her visit, she explained that her government is gearing up to meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce. She […]

Three new administrators appointed

Three new administrators have been appointed at UFV. After serving in the role in an acting capacity for two years, Dr. Ken Brealey has been officially appointed the Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts, replacing Madeleine Hardin. Dr. Alisa Webb is the new Associate Dean of Students in the College of Arts, […]

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Images and Land Claims — a weekend of films, maps, and discussion

Images and Land Claims Hosted by the Stó:lō Nation and supported by the University of the Fraser Valley. Fri, July 11–Sun, July 13 The Resource Centre Stó:lō Nation Chilliwack, B.C. July 11 program begins at 6 pm, followed by a reception. From the Kalahari desert to the Fraser Valley, indigenous peoples fight for their lands, […]

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UFV Theatre heads to Harrison Festival

The Harrison Festival of the Arts has been part of the Fraser Valley’s cultural landscape for thirty-six years, and the University of the Fraser Valley has been involved from the beginning. The popular annual summer festival is back this year from July 12 to 20, and UFV is contributing several productions from its highly successful […]

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Internet’s a-buzz with UFV graduate’s beer bottle résumé

A different kind of beer buzz just hit UFV graduate Brennan Gleason. Well ahead of graduating with UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design class earlier this month, Gleason sent out a very unique résumé: his own home-brewed beer beautifully packaged as Résum-Ale. Holding four handsome bottles of 6.9-percent-alcohol beer, the packaging reads: “Visually pleasing, smooth […]

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Thousands graduate in 40th anniversary year at UFV Convocation

Convocation refers to a gathering together, and thousands did so on June 12 and 13 as the University of the Fraser Valley celebrated its graduates at three ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Watch a video of our Convocation ceremonies here. More than 2,100 individuals graduated with more than 2,700 credentials this year, over the two […]