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Arts enthusiast Eero Sorila encourages UFV students to follow their passion

Eero Sorila had never set foot on a University of the Fraser Valley campus before he phoned the university advancement office and offered to set up an endowment for a scholarship. But that didn’t stop him from offering his support to UFV students. Helping students is something he believes in, and he likes to share […]

Genocide expert to speak on Rohingya Crisis at UFV Feb 23

In recent months the Rohingya people of Myanmar have been targeted for widespread killing and mass expulsions by government forces and local Buddhist militias. Genocide scholar Adam Jones will explore the situation of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority population in western Myanmar, in guest lecture at UFV on Friday, Feb 23 at noon in room […]

New UFV.ca home page launched

The UFV Web team in University Relations has launched a new look for the UFV.ca home page. As the front door of our web presence, this very visible page is a significant milestone in a much bigger project through which 96 out of 175 UFV sites have been redesigned and published. The last major overhaul of […]

Feed your brain with Faculty Microlectures

Would you like to know about biopods, anger awareness, space culture, and maintaining relationships with people with dementia? How about pandiculation for pain relief, ketogenic diets, and new methods of reducing littering? UFV is once again presenting microlectures by faculty members on Tues, Feb 20, at 11:30 am in the Spirit Bear cafe/lounge in Building […]

UFV offers indigenous film series — starting Feb 21

The University of the Fraser Valley will be featuring screenings of Indigenous films in February, March, and April beginning with The Road Forward (Marie Clements, National Film Board, 2017). The Road Forward is a musical documentary by Indigenous playwright, performer, director, producer and screenwriter Marie Clements. The film connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil […]

CityStudio a matchmaker between City and UFV

UFV and the City of Abbotsford are launching CityStudio, an initiative tackling civic challenges by combining the creative energy of students with the know-how of city staff. UFV students will work directly with the city to solve an array of real-world problems including reducing litter in parks, beautifying utilities, and creating engaging public spaces. By launching […]

UFV partners with Vancouver Film School

Students can now earn two world-class credentials — a Vancouver Film School (VFS) diploma and University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) degree — in as few as three years when studying full-time. Through a newly announced partnership, VFS grads will be able to step into four different UFV degree programs: the Bachelor of Arts, the […]

Experience Intimacy with UFV Theatre this February

Get ready for an intimate view of modern human relations when the University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department mounts its second performance of the 2017/18 Season of Theatre this February. Intimacy is a “bare it all” play that explores the relationship between intimacy, orientation, sexuality, and identity. Arising from the curiosity of one inspired […]

Search by Image exhibit explores what’s ‘real’ in digital era

In an age where most viewing of art is done online rather than in person at a gallery, UFV visual arts professor Christopher Friesen’s latest art exhibit considers the notions of influence and authenticity. Search by Image runs through May 7 at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, with an opening reception Jan 18 and […]

Joanne MacLean to be UFV’s next President

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. MacLean is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV and will officially assume her new role on May 1, 2018. She replaces Jackie Hogan, who has held the office on an interim basis since June, […]