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Comfy colleagues warming to UFV blanket initiative

UFV employees are warming up to a new Facilities program that provides fleece blankets to freezing offices. Spearheaded by Energy Manager Blair McFarlane, the branded blanket initiative has already fallen into the laps of about 70 people. The goal is to ensure employees enjoy a comfortable work space, while reducing the use of space heaters […]

UFV offers spring break camps to keep kids active

Want to make sure your kids stay active this spring break? Join the UFV Cascades and UFV Kinesiology students for a physical literacy camp over March break that will have your child learning through PLAY! During this week, your child will work on developing their fundamental movement skills like running, jumping, and catching. We will […]

New exhibit documents the long struggle for the South Asian vote in Canada

The Indo-Canadian community has been part of the Canadian multicultural mosaic for more that 100 years. Its members contributed to society and help build the economy during the early decades of their time here without having the right to express their opinions through voting in provincial or federal elections. In current times, candidates running for […]

Literary Arts Week features Writer-in-Residence Jordan Abel

UFV’s Writer-in-Residence for 2017 is Nisga’a writer Jordan Abel. He will make his debut during UFV’s Literary Arts Week, starting Feb 20. Abel’s creative work has recently been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope), The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation (Arbiter Ring), and The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in […]

Expand your horizons at Study Abroad Expo — Feb 1

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on February 1 for a chance to win a $500 Air Canada gift card! Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. […]

New, free app puts UFV at your fingertips

You’re one click away from being connected thanks to UFV’s new mobile app. Available for Android and iPhone, this new tool allows students to easily access personal info such as their class schedule and grades. It also includes handy campus information for the whole UFV community, such as bus schedules, a campus directory, events, and UFV […]

UFV Theatre on the move to Abbotsford

All UFV Theatre programs, including degree, associate degree, and diploma courses, will be relocating to the Abbotsford UFV campus for the start of the September 2017 semester. The move consolidates UFV College of Arts programs at the Abbotsford campus and is required to increase enrolment and foster connections between Theatre and a wide variety of […]

UFV hires Stantec to hone Digital Hub vision

UFV has contracted Stantec to assist with planning the UFV Digital Hub. Stantec is a global engineering and professional services company specializing in feasibility, design, and project management. The Digital Hub will be a high-tech facility located on the Abbotsford campus and will serve as a technologically advanced learning centre for students, industry, and the Fraser […]

UFV earns HR award alongside prestigious universities

WorldatWork, a non-profit human resources association and compensation authority, has awarded UFV its Seal of Distinction for 2017. UFV is one of 160 organizations honored. North American educational organizations receiving the seal include MIT; Yale; University of California, Davis; NC State University; Arizona State University; and Johns Hopkins University to name a few. UFV joins the […]

Free fitness classes, meet new Building Q

New year, new you, new building to make it all happen. Free fitness classes have started for students on UFV’s Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses. Staff and faculty are encouraged to join for a reasonable rate. “The idea is to take an active break from studying or working – a chance to get away from that Tim […]