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Sodexo Canada honours UFV Cascades basketball programs

Sodexo Canada and the UFV Cascades department of athletics are proud to introduce the Cascade basketball cupcake!  The cupcake will be on sale at the Abbotsford Cascade Café located on the Abbotsford campus. Sodexo is honouring the UFV Cascades men’s basketball team for qualifying for the 2012 CIS Final 8 national championship tournament, in Halifax, […]

Come out and network at UFV Career Fair March 7

It’s all about making connections. UFV will be hosting its annual career fair on Wednesday, March 7, and organizer So Jeon of the UFV Career Centre is inviting students to expand their horizons when thinking about potential employers. “We really want students to visit a variety of companies and organizations as they tour the booths […]

Birds living in social communes subject of next UFV lecture

It takes a village to raise a child, goes the popular saying. Well, it takes a non-monogamous group of communist birds to raise a smooth-billed ani (a species of large bird in the cuckoo family). UFV biologist Greg Schmaltz is interested in the intimate details of the smooth-billed ani community, and will be revealing some […]

Living and working in Yarrow’s Ecovillage

Did you know that there is a cutting-edge, pioneering group of folks in the Fraser Valley who earn an A grade in sustainability? The Yarrow Ecovillage, nestled between Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is one such sustainable community. Next week, Cher King-Scobie will be talking about her experiences living and working in an ecovillage environment. This presentation […]

Epic weekend for UFV Athletics as three teams qualify for next round of playoffs

It was an unforgettable weekend for UFV Athletics as the men’s and women’s basketball teams advanced to CIS Canada West Final Four action after winning quarterfinal best-of-three series at home, and the women’s volleyball team qualified for the CCAA national championship with a silver medal at the PacWest regional championship. Cascades Men’s Basketball:  Cascades win […]

Necessary Journeys explores the art of storytelling and adventure

From migrating with a herd of caribou, to trekking across the country with their two-year-old son, a Canadian couple will be sharing their stories of adventure with an audience at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Park ranger and writer Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison will be speaking about their unique experiences […]

UFV Rivers Dining Room offers 6 pm sitting

    This week, the UFV Rivers Dining Room is closing its doors. It will re-open next week with 6 p.m. sittings on Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, March 7. The dining room offers an outstanding  gourmet prix fixe dinner prepared by UFV’s renowned Culinary Arts chefs-in-training. The seating is at 6 pm, both evenings. […]

Take a stand against bullying by wearing pink on Wed, Feb 29

Take a stand against bullying by wearing PINK on Feb 29. On Wed, Feb 29  from 10 am-1 pm in Alumni Hall, the Social Work Student Association will have Bullying Stops Here t-shirts, bracelets, and treats available for purchase. Resources on bullying will also be available. Prior to the day, purchase your Bullying Stops Here […]

Opening night at Rivers a scrumptious experience

It was a full house for both sittings on opening night at Rivers Dining Room at UFV’s Trades and Technical Centre on Valentine’s eve. A few opening night jitters and technical glitches kept the waiters (cooking students by day) hopping, but the food was delicious and beautifully plated. The Shrimp Florentine was an innovative and […]

UFV builds partnership with leading language university in India

UFV students have gained a new avenue for studies and international opportunities thanks to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an Indian university. The MOU was signed between the University of the Fraser Valley and Punjabi University in Patiala, India, recently. It will see the universities work together on tasks such […]