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Do you know an excellent UFV employee? Nominate them for recognition!

Have you been wowed by the service of a UFV employee who went the extra distance? Was your UFV experience enhanced by someone who went out of their way to help you? Have you admired a UFV project or initiative that was led by an inspirational or outstanding UFV employee? Or have you watched a […]

UFV hires CIO

UFV has new Chief Information Officer Darin Lee joins the University of the Fraser Valley as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective March 7, 2016. Lee brings extensive university experience leading enterprise-level information system initiatives and aligning strategic organizational goals with innovative technology-based solutions. He is an exceptional communicator with a strong reputation for building collaborative […]

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UFV named one of BC’s Top Employers for second year

The University of the Fraser Valley has been recognized for being a great place to work for the second year in a row. UFV was named as one of British Columbia’s Top Employers for 2016, joining 64 other organizations on the list. Serving an annual enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, UFV has more than 1,200 […]

Storytelling

UFV hosts Aboriginal storytelling event on Feb 3

The atrium of the UFV Chilliwack campus will be transformed by the words and songs of Aboriginal storytellers on Wed, Feb 3. The UFV Chilliwack library and the Indigenous Affairs office are co-presenting an Aboriginal storytelling event entitled Sx̱wōx̱wiyám, Stories of Long Ago. The event is free and the public is welcome. Stó:lō storytellers will lead […]

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India’s first Co-Curricular Record program launched by UFV Chandigarh

The University of the Fraser Valley recently launched India’s first post-secondary Co-Curricular Record program in Chandigarh. A Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an authorized record of students’ relevant and validated experiences outside the classroom. The CCR connects with students’ co-curricular experience and provides an authorized record of activities for employers and educational references. UFV’s CCR successfully […]

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UFV applauds launch of #BCTECH Strategy and continues development of Agri-tech sector

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) welcomes the government of British Columba’s recent announcement of the #BCTECH Strategy and the strategy’s greater emphasis on post-secondary learning in technology sectors. “UFV is very pleased to see the government’s continued effort and foresight in strengthening British Columbia’s diverse knowledge-based economy, including a vibrant technology sector,” said […]

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International opportunities arise with new MOU between UFV and China’s Binzhou University

New international travel and educational opportunities are just over the horizon for Canadian students thanks to an agreement between China’s Binzhou University and the University of the Fraser Valley (see photos). By signing a memorandum of understanding Jan. 18 with Binzhou University President Dr. Luo Gongli, UFV President Mark Evered began the process of opening […]

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Putting Terrorism in its Place — forum at UFV on Jan 26

The University of the Fraser Valley is presenting its second open forum on terrorism and its effects on Tues, January 26. Come and join UFV faculty, students, alumni, and community members at Towards Peace and Security: Putting Terrorism in (its) Place, an evening of debate and dialogue on how to deal with one of the […]

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Money available if improved education is your goal for 2016

The start of a new year often inspires self-improvement, but can also involve a cash crunch that comes right after the holiday spending spree. Thanks to grant money now available for students entering UFV’s Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) programs, financial help can be available for those looking to improve their life by upgrading their […]

Romeo

The Romeo Initiative a true ensemble effort for UFV Theatre

It’s a real premiere for UFV Theatre. For the first time, a regular season production will be produced and presented entirely by students. The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department and UFV’s Ensemble Project class are proud to present The Romeo Initiative, by Trina Davies. Performances are January 14-16 at 7:30 pm and January […]

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