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Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park

The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards. In fact, the Stantec-designed project was the only award winner from the Americas in 2013. “It’s a tremendous honour […]

Up on the rooftops: UFV students help create gardens in India

  What were three young Canadian students doing in crowded bustees on the outskirts of Chandigarh? We posed this question to Stacy Thoreson (a Sociology/Anthropology student), Adam Rieu (a Geography student) and Kathryn Shiratti (a Geography graduate) from the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The answer we got was not only inspiring but loaded […]

UFV in the News: A legacy of opportunity

By Greg Knill – Chilliwack Progress Published: September 03, 2012 8:00 AM It is a fitting postscript to the political career of John Les that UFV began classes this week at the new Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Just days after the MLA announced his decision not to seek re-election, students are filing into […]

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Institutions discuss how to integrate First Nations’ values, culture

By Shawn Conner, Vancouver Sun In a forum that pulls together topics ranging from mandatory courses to traditional long-houses, Canadian educators and administrators are meeting this week to look at ways to better integrate First Nations values and culture into post-secondary institutions. The first of its kind, the gathering Monday and Tuesday at the University […]

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Robots, Cows and Trades Training in the Fraser Valley

UFV’s Harv McCullough was recently featured in an article by BC Jobs Plan. Read the full article below. Robots, Cows and Trades Training in the Fraser Valley Harv McCullough jokes that although he started with a trade certification, his real education came from the school of hard knocks. “People shouldn’t have to go through the […]

The humble beginnings of UFV's Chilliwack campus.

UFV and Chilliwack go way back

Ever since the days of Fraser Valley College and a ‘college without walls’, the Chilliwack community has had a strong connection to UFV. Before the college even had any facilities to call its own, it ran its first classes in church basements in the daytime and Chilliwack Secondary in the evenings. For many years, people […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean joins UFV this year.

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]

The building before the renovations.

Extreme Makeover — UFV edition.

Call it Extreme Makeover — UFV edition. The new building at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack that UFV opened this week isn’t exactly new, but it isn’t exactly old either. It is a bold reimagining of what was an engineering school (built for that purpose but never used for that purpose) that was mothballed […]

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A new campus with a health and wellness focus

UFV is making a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. Joining the already established Trades and Technology Centre at the new CEP campus will be most of the programs from the Chilliwack campus on Yale Road. The new campus will have a special focus on health and […]

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