Newsroom RSS feed for this section

B.C. Premier Christy Clark

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 […]

Gwynne Dyer

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 […]

Plan covers

UFV updates education plan to reflect changing context 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 […]

Gwen Point 2014 blog

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 […]

blog - Alumni AGM-Hall 17

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 […]

blog - Fire prevention - aboriginals 01

Fire safety campaign ‘By First Nations for First Nations’ launched to kick-off Fire Prevention Week

First Nations leaders joined federal and provincial government officials and fire services representatives at the University of the Fraser Valley Oct. 3 to unveil plans for a one-of-a-kind safety blitz aimed at reducing fire fatalities in reserve communities. The campaign, announced just as Fire Prevention Week is about to take place across North America, will […]

Life in Agriburbia panel and exhibition

On Wed, Oct 1, UFV presented Life in Agriburbia, a panel discussion and exhibition on the issues that arise when suburbia and farmland converge. Following that, UFV hosted an opening reception for an exhibit on Life in Agriburbia in the UFV Gallery (Room B136). The exhibit runs at the UFV Gallery from Sept 26 to […]

UFV students help combat recruitment and use of child soldiers in Africa

Two University of the Fraser Valley criminology practicum students are volunteering their time in support of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative and its efforts to develop new strategies and tactics for eradicating the recruitment and use of child soldiers worldwide. They are working with CKR Global, an international risk mitigation firm. The students are […]

css.php