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Four new bachelor’s degrees approved by Ministry

The Advanced Education Minister has approved the following four new UFV bachelor’s degrees: Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Horticulture Major Bachelor of Arts, Indigenous Studies (Major and Minor) Bachelor of Education Bachelor of Media Arts with concentrations in: Applied Interactive Media Digital Art Interactive Media Leadership Media and Performance Screen Studies UFV is continuing discussions with […]


Theoretical physicist Derek Harnett receives UFV Research Excellence Award

Derek Harnett’s research explores things we can’t see and that might not exist. And it’s vital. A world-recognized expert in quantum chromodynamics (QCD) sum-rule methods, Harnett’s work isn’t easily understood by the layperson, but it’s heralded within the physics community. His research — fuelled by insatiable curiosity and funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering […]


Celebrate Convocation 2016 on June 2 and 3

Plan to celebrate with our 2015/16 graduating class at Abbotsford Centre.  Visit  for all the details. Join Team Convocation as a volunteer please sign up at Faculty RSVP and reserve your gown by May 18  at Classes on June 2 and 3 will proceed as scheduled.

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UFV invests in learning innovation

The University of the Fraser Valley will invest $1.5 million to support new initiatives in teaching and learning. UFV is well placed to embrace the latest knowledge and technological advancements in the development of leading-edge and inclusive teaching and learning strategies that will benefit all students and, in turn, enrich our economies and communities. This […]


UFV Alumni Association seeks Distinguished Alumni nominations

UFV alumni can be found making a difference around the corner and across the world. And the UFV Alumni Association wants to celebrate them. There are more than 30,000 alumni from the University of the Fraser Valley working in a variety of industries and sectors and making a significant impact on our economy and our […]

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UFV hires new energy manager

Blair McFarlane has joined UFV as Energy Manager. Blair comes to the university following energy management roles with the Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District and Fraser Health Authority. He holds a Geography degree from the University of Lethbridge and a Sustainable Energy Management certificate from BCIT. “We’re very pleased Blair is joining our group,” said Mark Goudsblom, […]

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Luigi Aquilini, Halldor Bjarnason, Linda Frimer, and George Peary to receive honorary doctorates at UFV Convocation

Four Canadians who exemplify leadership and excellence will receive honorary doctorates from the University of the Fraser Valley this spring. Business titan Luigi Aquilini, lawyer and Paralympian Halldor Bjarnason, artist and activist Linda Frimer, and educator and community leader George Peary will each be honoured at one of UFV’s four convocation ceremonies on June 2 […]


Additional electrical trades funding provided

CHILLIWACK: – An additional 32 seats are being added to the electrical program at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) as part of the provincial strategy to align training with in-demand occupations that support the provincial economy. “We are pleased that government recognizes the high-quality training delivered by the faculty in our electrical program […]


Margo Kane returns to UFV for performance May 1

Movement and expression have defined Margo Kane for more than 40 years during an accomplished professional performance career. You can’t categorize her, and you can’t keep her still. A seemingly endless well of perpetual energy helps this dynamo tell her own story, express herself as an artist, and facilitate the sharing of many stories reflective […]

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Employees celebrated for years of dedication

If you added up the years worked by UFV employees honoured at the service dinner on April 21, you’d get more than millennium! More than 100 UFV employees were recognized for either 10, 15, 20, or 25 years of service recently, and many of them celebrated at a special event at the Ramada Inn. Congratulations […]