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Teacher Ed celebrates 10 years at UFV

Step into a school in the Fraser Valley, or even as far away as Egypt, and chances are you’ll find an alumnus of UFV Teacher Education program guiding young minds. A total of 381 new teachers have graduated from Teacher Education at UFV since the one-year program started in 2007. The program began with an […]

Newman to speak on Cod Tongues Tuesday

Join us in the Abbotsford campus library on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-3 for a lively discussion about the dynamic nature of Canadian cuisine with Dr Lenore Newman.  Lenore will be featuring her research and adventures from her new book, Speaking in Cod Tongues: Canada’s Culinary Landscape. Learn how Canada’s multicultural society expresses itself through […]

Grand Theft Terra Firma — a “devised performance” — next up for UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre is proud to present Grand Theft Terra Firma, a presentation devised by theatre students and community members in partnership with The Reach Gallery and Stó:lō Nation — Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre. Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in […]

UFV and province announce $6.5 million for additional trades training space

NEWS RELEASE CHILLIWACK – Students at the University of the Fraser Valley will soon have access to 24,000-square-feet of teaching and shop space for heavy-mechanical and farm-technology programs to meet the growing demands for trades in the community. The $6.5-million project will accommodate students in the heavy-mechanical foundation and apprentice programs at the Canada Education […]

Jonathan Goldstein, author and radio personality, visits UFV

Jonathan Goldstein wraps up CIVL 101.7 FM’s mini-school lecture series with a presentation followed by a question and answer session. He’ll reflect on his career, the practice of making radio and podcasts, and his new show Heavyweight, Goldstein’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Believer and GQ. He’s a […]

Health Fair & Overdose Crisis presentation — March 27

Ranging from stress and lifestyle management to healthy sleep patterns and sexual health, UFV’s longstanding Health Fair offers a wide variety of topics for the general public 9am-5:30pm Monday, March 27 inside Building A’s atrium at UFV’s campus at Canada Education Park. The event also features a special Dean’s Speaker Series presentation at noon entitled […]

UFV and CPC sign transfer agreement

Students at Langley’s Catholic Pacific College (CPC) who complete their Liberal Arts diploma will soon be able to transfer to UFV with credit thanks to a recently signed agreement between the two schools. CPC grads will be able to enter the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of General Studies degrees at UFV with full credit […]

Coding program offers hands-on experience in tech sector

Want to gain industry experience and improve your coding skills? UFV has teamed up with the Ministry of Advanced Education to offer short-term training to prepare recent graduates for jobs requiring coding-related skills. The one-month program begins May 1 and will be offered at UFV Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack. Thanks to special one-time government […]

UFV honoured at FV Cultural Diversity AND United Way of FV awards

UFV was recognized for its efforts in creating an inclusive environment at the recent Fraser Valley Diversity Awards. The university received the inclusive environment award in the medium to large organization category. UFV’s commitment to fostering a holistically inclusive environment encompasses workplace practices and policies, academic programming, and initiatives. See Province social columnist Fred Lee’s […]

Human Library comes to life March 15 at UFV

UFV’s Human Library will come to life on Wed, March 15 at the Chilliwack campus atrium. Staff members at the UFV Chilliwack campus library have been busy collecting “human books” and they will be on hand to interact with students and the public in a speed-dating format from 10 am to 1 pm.  “Our mission […]

Artist Linda Frimer returns to UFV for President’s Leadership Lecture Series

West coast artist and 2017 UFV honorary degree recipient Linda Frimer returns to UFV on Monday, March 13 for the President’s Leadership Lecture Series. Her presentation will take place at 4:30 pm in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101). This lecture is co-sponsored by the UFV Alumni Association and UFV. The public is welcome to this free […]

UFV one of BC’s Top Employers for third year in a row

The University of the Fraser Valley has completed a hat-trick as a leading employer in BC. For the third year running, UFV has been named one of BC’s Top Employers. UFV was selected because it offers employees: • competitive salaries • an excellent benefits package • generous vacations • professional development support • a commitment […]