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UFV Board of Governors passes six motions on Academic Success Centre

At its meeting on June 19 in Harrison, the UFV Board of Governors passed six motions following discussion and recommendations from the UFV Senate report on the Writing Centre and Academic Success Centre. The six motions are: That the UFV Board of Governors receive the report of Senate on the Writing Centre and Academic Success […]

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

UFV Writing Centre to expand into Academic Success Centre

UFV is expanding its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. The change to a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led, student-peer driven Academic Success Centre model is in line with best practices across […]

Conference Board of Canada releases BC Skills for Success Report

Report sheds light on the current and future needs of BC employers News release from the BC Association of Institutes and Universities (BCAIU). The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report entitled, Skills for Success: Developing Skills for a Prosperous BC. This report, jointly commissioned by BC Colleges (BCC) and the BC Association of […]

BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

UFV signs agreement with Okanagan College

Okanagan College and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will be working closely together after committing to ongoing collaboration on programming, services and other ventures that are in line with their goals and that will address the needs of the regions they serve. UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered joined College President Jim […]

Come to UFV Night at Chilliwack Chiefs, Sat, March 1

UFV and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club invite you to UFV Night, Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. The Chiefs take on the Coquitlam Express at Chilliwack’s Prospera Centre, for their last home game of the season. Tickets are $15, including a burger and large pop, with $1 going to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs Scholarship […]

UFV geography students answer ‘core’ questions: watch the video

  UFV geography students are helping to solve the mystery of how the Fraser Valley environment has changed through time. Students spend time in the field, on a flood plain, and in the lab, and working with c-c-cold core samples. And they are sure to dress appropriately! Watch this video of student recruiter Holly and […]

UFV Campus Connector Shuttle Bus

UFV and UFV Student Union Society launch Campus Connector shuttle bus service

It’s going to be a lot easier for students and employees to travel between the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses of the University of the Fraser Valley this fall, thanks to the new Campus Connector shuttle bus service. The Campus Connector, a partnership between the university and the Student Union Society, will run 15 times a […]

Richard Nair at BlackBerry

UFV computing student having a fruitful summer at BlackBerry

In summer, many people enjoy the bounteous crops of seasonal fruits, including blackberries. Richard Nair is enjoying a different type of BlackBerry, as he completes his fourth consecutive cooperative education work term with the technology company BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion), producers of smartphones, tablets and mobile services. Nair’s dream was to come to North […]

Classroom in the sky: watch the UFV aviation program video

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our aviation program with student recruiter Holly. She shows you the flight simulators, and then somehow manages to fly an actual plane. Yes, in the sky. Seriously! And you can, too. Put on your aviator sunglasses, and buckle up. Watch the video here. For more information about UFV’s aviation programs […]

Show us your pearly whites! Watch the UFV dental assistant program video

Become a dental assistant, and develop freakishly good skills at understanding patients who talk with a mouth full of suction and fluoride. That’s right! UFV student recruiter Holly demonstrates in this video that is sure to give you a toothy grin. Watch it here. For more information about UFV’s dental assistant program at the Chilliwack […]