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UFV and province announce $6.5 million for additional trades training space

NEWS RELEASE CHILLIWACK – Students at the University of the Fraser Valley will soon have access to 24,000-square-feet of teaching and shop space for heavy-mechanical and farm-technology programs to meet the growing demands for trades in the community. The $6.5-million project will accommodate students in the heavy-mechanical foundation and apprentice programs at the Canada Education […]

Jonathan Goldstein, author and radio personality, visits UFV

Jonathan Goldstein wraps up CIVL 101.7 FM’s mini-school lecture series with a presentation followed by a question and answer session. He’ll reflect on his career, the practice of making radio and podcasts, and his new show Heavyweight, Goldstein’s writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Believer and GQ. He’s a […]

Health Fair & Overdose Crisis presentation — March 27

Ranging from stress and lifestyle management to healthy sleep patterns and sexual health, UFV’s longstanding Health Fair offers a wide variety of topics for the general public 9am-5:30pm Monday, March 27 inside Building A’s atrium at UFV’s campus at Canada Education Park. The event also features a special Dean’s Speaker Series presentation at noon entitled […]

Coding program offers hands-on experience in tech sector

Want to gain industry experience and improve your coding skills? UFV has teamed up with the Ministry of Advanced Education to offer short-term training to prepare recent graduates for jobs requiring coding-related skills. The one-month program begins May 1 and will be offered at UFV Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack. Thanks to special one-time government […]

UFV honoured at FV Cultural Diversity AND United Way of FV awards

UFV was recognized for its efforts in creating an inclusive environment at the recent Fraser Valley Diversity Awards. The university received the inclusive environment award in the medium to large organization category. UFV’s commitment to fostering a holistically inclusive environment encompasses workplace practices and policies, academic programming, and initiatives. See Province social columnist Fred Lee’s […]

Human Library comes to life March 15 at UFV

UFV’s Human Library will come to life on Wed, March 15 at the Chilliwack campus atrium. Staff members at the UFV Chilliwack campus library have been busy collecting “human books” and they will be on hand to interact with students and the public in a speed-dating format from 10 am to 1 pm.  “Our mission […]

Artist Linda Frimer returns to UFV for President’s Leadership Lecture Series

West coast artist and 2017 UFV honorary degree recipient Linda Frimer returns to UFV on Monday, March 13 for the President’s Leadership Lecture Series. Her presentation will take place at 4:30 pm in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101). This lecture is co-sponsored by the UFV Alumni Association and UFV. The public is welcome to this free […]

UFV one of BC’s Top Employers for third year in a row

The University of the Fraser Valley has completed a hat-trick as a leading employer in BC. For the third year running, UFV has been named one of BC’s Top Employers. UFV was selected because it offers employees: • competitive salaries • an excellent benefits package • generous vacations • professional development support • a commitment […]

Jackie Hogan appointed Interim President of UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley Board of Governors unanimously appoints Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President Administration Jackie Hogan as Interim President and Vice-Chancellor, effective July 1. Hogan will succeed Dr. Mark Evered upon his planned retirement, while the search for UFV’s next president continues. “UFV has an admirable leadership team, and I am absolutely […]

UFV part of BCTECH Summit — March 14 & 15

UFV is going to be part of BC’s largest tech conference. On March 14 and 15, the #BCTECH Summit will take over the Vancouver Convention Centre. This is an opportunity not only to bring together BC’s vibrant and innovative tech community but also the convergence of traditional industries, business leaders, government and academia that are […]

Trades and Tech Centre opens doors on March 2 — come on in and try a trade!

From big machines, to 3d printing, to CNC routers, to robotics arms, the Trades and Technology Centre has a lot to show. Bring the family, tour the facilities, and learn about trades training in Chilliwack. The following activities will run in various shops: Heavy equipment simulator Drag race reaction timer:  test your reaction time in […]

UFV Theatre presents Bakkhai, a modern take on a Greek classic

UFV Theatre’s season of “Bright Ideas” continues with Bakkhai, a new version of Euripides’ Greek tragedy by celebrated Canadian writer, Anne Carson. This powerful play addresses the duality of human nature, the relationship between control and freedom, and their relative importance to society. Pentheus (Erich Petkau) has banned the wild, ritualistic worship of the god […]