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UFV presents speakers on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism

  The University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting two guest speakers presenting on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism. Taiaiake Alfred and Jeff Corntassel, both professors in indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, will be speaking on Wed, Jan 25, from 4 to 5:30 pm at University House (changed from room B121) […]

All UFV locations open Mon, Jan 23, 2012

After nearly a week of severe weather closures, all UFV Fraser Valley locations are open on Monday, January 23. We sincerely thank all students and staff for their cooperation and patience during this past week. The safety of UFV students, staff and visitors to our campuses is our primary concern when making a decision to close […]

UFV alumnus reinvents the strip mall

  A UFV alumnus has a vision for Abbotsford’s downtown core that reimagines it with some new and sustainable design concepts. Scott Varga (BA ’11) has entered a contest called Strip Appeal, put on by the University of Alberta, which asks participants to re-invent the standard North-American strip mall. While the winners are being selected […]

UFV Cascades teams to play again in 2012/13

  The University of the Fraser Valley has renewed its commitment to five of its athletic teams for the 2012/13 year.  The men’s and women’s volleyball  teams , the men’s and women’s rowing teams, and the men’s golf team will all receive some funding from the university for the next academic and athletic year, which […]

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics field trip

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics program recently took a field trip to Spectra Energy to learn about natural gas, inquire about potential job opportunities and gain some experience in the field. The students rode to Hope in their newly refurbished bus, which was donated by Translink.

UFV students receive $100,000 to study abroad

UFV students will have the opportunity to study in France, Ireland, Australia and Korea this year thanks to a combination of recently awarded scholarships. This fall, 28 students will be studying in seven different countries. Their international experiences are being made possible by a group of organizations that have provided more than $100,000 in scholarships. […]

UFV’s 2011 Year in review

What a year! In 2011, the University of the Fraser Valley continued to make significant contributions to the educational, cultural, and economic landscape of our region. This year, UFV: Once again celebrated earning top marks in the Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report, maintaining our lead as the top public university in British Columbia, and […]

UFV Cascades collect donations for Abbotsford Food Bank

  The UFV Cascades went walking through Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec 17 and Sunday, Dec 18, knocking on doors for donations of non-perishable items for the Abbotsford Food Bank. Filling 21 boxes with food, the project was deemed a success. The walk and knock was headed by Alexa McCarthy, a third year Kinesiology major from […]

John English new UFV Dean of Trades and Technology

John English has been hired as the new Dean of Trades and Technology at the University of the Fraser Valley. He replaces Harv McCullough, who is the only person to have held the post previously and who will now serve as a special consultant to President Mark Evered. John comes to UFV from the BC […]

UFV fashion student represents Canada at Hong Kong exhibition

A dress made with the help of marbles, clothes pins, and sheer creativity will be on display at a prestigious event in Hong Kong this month. The University of the Fraser Valley’s Kim Kokaszka is the only Canadian student, and one of three in North America, selected to showcase a piece at the International Shibori […]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

UFV students explore excellent customer service

Holt Renfrew, Mac Cosmetics, Fairmont Hotels and McDonald’s were all represented at the UFV Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack this week. The Hospitality Event Planning program hosted its annual trade show on customer service strategy on Thursday morning, called Go to School on a Winner. The event saw pairs of students present a booth […]