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Students name Evered Hall in tribute to departing president and his wife

Mark Evered may be retiring from the presidency of UFV, but his and wife Maureen’s legacy will be commemorated in a very prominent way. At a thank-you reception on April 18, UFV Student Union Society President Suhki Brar announced that the Great Hall of the Student Union Building will now be known as Evered Hall. […]

UFV Counsellors invite you to the 5-Day Mental Health Challenge

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 1 to 5. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 1-5, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]

Intension(elle) — BFA Grad Show — runs to May 19 — opens April 28

Every year members of the University of the Fraser Valley and its surrounding community come together to support an exciting cultural event in the Visual Arts department: the BFA Grad Show. This year’s show is titled Intension(elle), reflecting the all-female composition of the graduating class. Opening Reception: Fri, April 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm in […]

Teacher Ed offers summer institute for current teachers

The Teacher Education department at the University of the Fraser Valley is once again offering a Summer Institution in Teacher Education (SITE) between July 10 and July 28, 2017 at the Abbotsford campus. We have an exciting lineup of courses tailored specifically for the needs of practising teachers. If you are looking for a student-centred, […]

UFV celebrates long-serving employees at special evening

In 1982, Ian McAskill was a young economics graduate looking for a place to teach. He found Fraser Valley College, decided he liked it here, and stayed for the next 35 years, through two major changes (from college to university-college and then to university). Once one of the youngest faculty members, he’s now a veteran. […]

DAA winner Gary Bass

UFV Alumni Association seeks Distinguished Alumni nominations

Do you know an outstanding alumnus of UFV? UFV alumni can be found making a difference around the corner and across the world. And the UFV Alumni Association wants to celebrate them. There are more than 36,000 alumni from the University of the Fraser Valley working in a variety of industries and sectors and making […]

Brainwork brings benefits to students at Research Day

Congratulations to the following students who won prizes after showing their research at the recent Student Research Day. Award Winners — $200 each   President’s Award Michael Gaultier Biology — Supervisor Jonathan Hughes Title:  Inferring bog hydrology and soil chemistry using testate amoebae in the Fraser Lowland, British Columbia Provost & Vice-President, Academic Tessa Webb […]

UFV to host two provincial election all candidates debates

UFV students will have the chance to ask questions of provincial election candidates at two All Candidates debates on Mon, April 24, and Tues, April 25. The public is welcome to attend these debates, to be held in the lecture theatre (B101) on the Abbotsford campus, from 7 to 8:30 pm, with an informal reception […]

Funding raises awareness of co-op education

UFV is among eight public post-secondary institutions receiving $75,000 to explore co-op opportunities supporting career ambitions. The funding will support outreach to more employers and increase awareness of the benefits of co-op placements for both employers and students. Programming in co-op education combines academic studies with paid work experience in career-related fields. Co-op students have […]

Teacher Ed celebrates 10 years at UFV

Step into a school in the Fraser Valley, or even as far away as Egypt, and chances are you’ll find an alumnus of UFV Teacher Education program guiding young minds. A total of 381 new teachers have graduated from Teacher Education at UFV since the one-year program started in 2007. The program began with an […]

Newman to speak on Cod Tongues Tuesday

Join us in the Abbotsford campus library on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-3 for a lively discussion about the dynamic nature of Canadian cuisine with Dr Lenore Newman.  Lenore will be featuring her research and adventures from her new book, Speaking in Cod Tongues: Canada’s Culinary Landscape. Learn how Canada’s multicultural society expresses itself through […]

Grand Theft Terra Firma — a “devised performance” — next up for UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre is proud to present Grand Theft Terra Firma, a presentation devised by theatre students and community members in partnership with The Reach Gallery and Stó:lō Nation — Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre. Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in […]