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 [...]
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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 [...]
From The Province, Nov 22, 2012 By Howard Tsumura Al Tuchscherer had a pretty good feeling that starting a CIS women’s basketball program in the eastern part of the Fraser Valley was kind of like having the only shopping mall in a mass of suburban sprawl. But as the head coach of Abbotsford’s University of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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, [...]
Renovation and renewal are the cornerstones of Phase II of the UFV Canada Education campus, helping to redefine the buildings and bring a new vision the university. Having previously been built as a military engineering school, the challenge was to repurpose, renovate, and expand this building to create an exciting and vibrant new campus for [...]
The University of the Fraser Valley has room to grow for decades with its big move to the Canada Education Park. UFV owns 85 acres of land at the CEP, set adjacent to the Vedder River on the former Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack, which closed in 1997. On May 11, it officially opened the second [...]
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 [...]
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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- Champions for Health receive government kudos in Antigua May 17, 2013
- Top young math minds compete for $14,400 in UFV scholarships May 17, 2013
- Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park May 17, 2013
- Too Many Big Paintings for such a small space May 17, 2013
- UFV hosts its first ever post-doctoral fellows May 16, 2013
- UFV Theatre department announces new season April 3, 2013
- Car in a day makeover — the video! March 27, 2013
- UFV connections to provincial election are many and varied April 25, 2013
- Impressive ILO updates at Provost forum & open house April 29, 2013
- 2013 fashion show an Absolute success April 29, 2013
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