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New UFV Food Services provider

After a comprehensive selection process, Ancillary Services and the Procurement Office are pleased to announce a new Food Services provider. Effective Aug 2, Dana Hospitality will be responsible for Food Services at UFV. Dana Hospitality will be transitioning as the new Food Services provider over the next month to be fully operational for the beginning […]

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Friesen off to Rio Olympics with Canada’s national cycling team

When Canada’s National Cycling team takes to the tracks, roads, and trails at the Rio Olympics this summer, UFV’s Roger Friesen will be right there with them. Friesen’s a bit of a secret weapon for elite athletes. He combines his teaching duties as an associate professor of kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley […]

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3,200 Summer Games athletes parade across UFV campus

On Thursday, July 21, The BC Summer Games kicked off with a huge parade of 3,200 student-athletes and officials marching across the UFV Abbotsford campus green and into the opening ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Athletes, coaches, and officials wearing different colours represented every region of the province. UFV is an official competition venue for […]

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UFV Co-op programs attain national accreditation

A recent study indicates up to 95% of post-secondary students surveyed attend university to increase their earning potential and improve their odds of career success. The University of the Fraser Valley has taken another important step in helping students achieve these goals while assisting employers in hiring students with the right knowledge, skills, and experience. […]

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UFV India expands facilities

UFV has added a new facility to its campus in Chandigarh, India. The modern building will host students in the Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Computer Information Systems programs. Known for now as B-Block, the building will provide much needed space to accommodate the growing demand for UFV’s programs in India. “We are very […]

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Your guide to Pokémon GO at UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is an excellent choice if you wish to get a certificate, diploma, or degree. And now, as a venue in the latest Pokémon GO gaming craze, it’s also a great spot to hunt Pokémon in Abbotsford. According to veteran gamer and graphic designer Marie Tary, UFV is teeming with […]

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UFV set to host athletes and volleyball competition during BC Summer Games

On Thursday, July 21, UFV will host nearly 3000 BC Summer Games student-athletes and officials at the Abbotsford campus as they gather and parade to the BC Summer Games opening ceremony at the Abbotsford Centre. Athletes, coaches, and officials will march across the UFV green to the centre where the ceremony will take place from […]

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Giving peace a chance — Donors fund Peace and Conflict Studies at UFV

When internationally known peace and conflict scholar George Lopez visited UFV in March, he stayed at a local Abbotsford hotel. There is nothing inherently remarkable in this, except that his fellow guests were not all business travelers or families on vacation. In the parking lot, men gathered to smoke. In the lobby, women gathered to […]

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The great midlife leap

It takes courage to dream big when you’re the only wage earner and your family depends on you. Ask Gaylene deGroot. For more than 20 years, she had been working long and irregular hours as a care aide. It paid the bills, but there was little to no potential for career development. “I had enough,” […]

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UFV honours past and present while celebrating 10 years in India

UFV’s decade of success in Chandigarh, India was celebrated with a 10th anniversary gala inside the Student Union Building at the university’s Abbotsford campus recently. Staff, students, and supporters joined President Mark Evered in honouring Chandigarh’s continued success as the only Canadian university campus in India. Evered welcomed UFV professors DJ Sandhu and Lorne Mackenzie, […]

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