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Hope Centre’s Upgrading Student Featured in UFV’s Standout Magazine

Exciting news! One of our Upgrading students at Hope Centre, Arnold John, is one of UFV’s Standout students this year. The Standout is UFV’s Leadership Magazine, recognizing UFV Students and Alum. Introduced in 2009, this magazine is a Student Engagement Initiative by Student Life. Student Engagement provides a variety of programs and opportunities to promote leadership skills and […]

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UUP and TASK students attend Chilliwack Volunteer Symposium

Classroom volunteers were invited to attend a Volunteer Symposium put on by Volunteer Chilliwack to recognize National Volunteer Week. Seven Upgrading classroom volunteers and three TASK students joined over 100 community volunteers at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on April 9th. Volunteers were invited to hear a motivational speaker and join in workshops including volunteering with […]

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Volunteer Daffodil Days

Upgrading students sold flowers during the Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Days campaign, March 26th , 27th , and 28th. Twenty volunteers sold flowers to students, staff and faculty at CEP and TTC for three days raising over $750. Student volunteers each received a T-shirt and a personal thank you letter from the Cancer Society. For […]


UFV opens Agriculture Centre of Excellence at Canada Education Park

On April 4th, the University of the Fraser Valley officially opened its Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the Canada Education Park. Premier Christy Clark and other dignitaries attended a special ceremony marking the opening (see provincial government news release here and photos of the ceremony here.) UFV agriculture students will be learning in state-of-the-art facilities at the new agriculture centre (known as […]


Hope Centre Celebrates UFV’s 40th Birthday

The Hope Centre had many community members, both past and present students, and Hope based instructors, retired and currently instructing, join us here in Hope for a lively celebration. Check out some of the photos below   The link to the Hope and Mission 40th anniversary celebrations are found here

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Workplace TASK Winding Down the Semester but Gearing Up for Fair

Workplace TASK students are already in their third work experience! Such placements have allowed them to sample a range of job environments, and hone particular skills. Some students have been offered volunteer placements upon the completion of the TASK program. Other students are working on completing application forms for programs of their choice and making […]


Bif Naked to present in Leadership Lecture Series

Bif Naked — Wed, March 26 UFV is welcoming one of our 2013 honorary doctorate recipients back to campus this week. Dr. Bif Naked will be speaking as part of the UFV President’s Leadership Lecture Series.  Canadian rocker, writer, activist, cancer survivor, and motivational speaker Bif Naked returns to the University of the Fraser Valley […]


It’s almost time to Celebrate UFVs 40th Birthday!

Happy Birthday UFV! As UFV turns 40 and celebrates the last four decades, we also dream of growing innovation locally and beyond. We can only do it together with you. Wednesday, April 2 11 am-noon Mission Campus at Heritage Park 33700 Prentis Ave. Wednesday, April 2 12–4 pm Hope Centre 1250 7th Ave. Friday, April 4th […]

Participate in Academic Research and Earn a $5 Tim Hortons Gift Card!

You are invited to participate in a research project in the School of Business about your experiences working in customer service. Who is invited to participate? Anyone who is currently working in a part-time or full-time customer service job in any organization. What is required? You will participate in a 30 minute interview at the […]

Career Fair 2014

UFV’s summer job fair is here The UFV Career Fair is the perfect event to connect employers on the lookout for young talent and students or alumni exploring career options. Date: Wed, March 12. Time: 2 pm –  5:30 pm UFV Abbotsford campus Envision Athletic Centre (gymnasium) Get noticed! It’s never too early to increase your […]