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YDAA winner Shannon Thiesen curating a new generation of critical thinkers

Inspired by her 30 kids and sometimes smeared by squeegee or fork, the paintings created by UFV’s 2016 Young Distinguished Alumni Award winner Shannon Thiesen make their mark in more ways than one. She was the very last student to join her UFV Teacher Education cohort – accepted only two days before classes began. Now […]

Artistic April in full bloom at UFV

Call it Artistic April. Four University of the Fraser Valley programs with an artistic focus are throwing year-end shows between now and April 29. Theatre: Directors’ Festival First up, and already playing, is the 20th annual Director’s Theatre Festival in Chilliwack. DFest, as it’s affectionately referred to by students, runs April 22–26 at UFV’s performance […]

Arts students invited to get a little help from their peers

Making a smooth transition from high school to university is not easy: the change in learning environment, expectations, and teaching styles makes first year challenging. But a new Peer Mentoring program at UFV is designed to help first-year students learn how to thrive in university. Funded by a $20,000 grant from the Royal Bank, peer […]

You’d be surprised what you can do… with an Arts degree

Come find out at the Arts Majors Expo on Wed, Oct 31 from 11:30 am–2 pm   The Arts Advice Centre invites new and returning UFV students to a fun, informal, and interactive event. Walk around and speak with faculty members from various departments within the College of Arts. This is an opportunity to ask […]