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Comfy colleagues warming to UFV blanket initiative

UFV employees are warming up to a new Facilities program that provides fleece blankets to freezing offices. Spearheaded by Energy Manager Blair McFarlane, the branded blanket initiative has already fallen into the laps of about 70 people. The goal is to ensure employees enjoy a comfortable work space, while reducing the use of space heaters […]

UFV to appoint interim President

The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors will appoint an interim president when Dr. Mark Evered – the university’s current president – retires at the end of June. The Board launched the search for UFV’s next president and vice-chancellor one year ago. The process engaged stakeholders on campus and throughout the Fraser Valley. […]

UFV statement on U.S. travel restrictions and Quebec mosque attack

Dear UFV Community, Please find below a statement from Universities Canada on behalf of our fellow members regarding U.S. President Trump’s executive order preventing people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. We share deeply the concern about the effect this has on the free flow of knowledge, ideas, and people that is central […]

New, free app puts UFV at your fingertips

You’re one click away from being connected thanks to UFV’s new mobile app. Available for Android and iPhone, this new tool allows students to easily access personal info such as their class schedule and grades. It also includes handy campus information for the whole UFV community, such as bus schedules, a campus directory, events, and UFV […]

UFV Theatre on the move to Abbotsford

All UFV Theatre programs, including degree, associate degree, and diploma courses, will be relocating to the Abbotsford UFV campus for the start of the September 2017 semester. The move consolidates UFV College of Arts programs at the Abbotsford campus and is required to increase enrolment and foster connections between Theatre and a wide variety of […]

UFV hires Stantec to hone Digital Hub vision

UFV has contracted Stantec to assist with planning the UFV Digital Hub. Stantec is a global engineering and professional services company specializing in feasibility, design, and project management. The Digital Hub will be a high-tech facility located on the Abbotsford campus and will serve as a technologically advanced learning centre for students, industry, and the Fraser […]

Free fitness classes, meet new Building Q

New year, new you, new building to make it all happen. Free fitness classes have started for students on UFV’s Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses. Staff and faculty are encouraged to join for a reasonable rate. “The idea is to take an active break from studying or working – a chance to get away from that Tim […]

UFV taps sports expertise to host Chinese Olympic delegation

When China came knocking on BC’s door to ask who could help them plan for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, UFV answered with enthusiasm. In 2010, British Columbians threw a giant party and hosted a Winter Olympics that will live on in memory for decades to come. By doing so, they created a pool of […]

Hall of Famer Jane Antil wore many hats while running Athletics

You know how parents like to tell their children that when they were young they walked five miles to school, uphill both ways, in 10 feet of snow? Well, Jane Antil can tell similar stories about her early days running the Athletics department at what was then Fraser Valley College (and then UCFV). She handled […]