President’s Office Celebrates 10 Years in Chandigarh

President’s Office Celebrates 10 Years in Chandigarh

On June 3, 2016 Dr. Mark Evered, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley hosted a special occasion in Canada to celebrate and mark 10 years of UFV Chandigarh India.  The UFV Alumni Association’s Chair Nik Venema and Vice Chair Nav Bains chose to honour the top ten alumni from UFV Chandigarh […]

Instructional Skills Workshop Co-Facilitated by UFV Chandigarh Instructor

Instructional Skills Workshop Co-Facilitated by UFV Chandigarh Instructor

Monica Sachdeva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Commerce & Management at UFV’s Chandigarh campus co-facilitated the Instructional Skills Workshop held at UFV’s Abbotsford campus in May, 2016. Dr. Sachdeva was joined by David Tickner, Faculty Development Consultant and Trainer. The success of this FDW was a direct result of the teachers’ engagement, commitment to […]

BC Legislature Honours South Asian Heritage

BC Legislature Honours South Asian Heritage

May 17, 2016 was a historic day in the BC Legislature and for South Asians in particular. MLA and Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services, Mr. Amrik Virk welcomed government officials, community members and professionals to a  new, and permanent installation highlighting the contribution of Indian soldiers who served in the war effort of […]

Dr. Manpreet Singh Visits the CICS from the University of Mumbai

Dr. Manpreet Singh Visits the CICS from the University of Mumbai

The CICS was pleased to host visiting scholar and researcher Dr. Manpreet J Singh this May, 2016. Dr. Manpreet J Singh teaches at Mata Sundri College, Department of English, Delhi University. She is currently associated with Indo Canadian Study Centre, Mumbai University as a Fellow with the South Asia Diaspora Fund. The topic of her research […]

CICS Student Zaki Al-Dhamari Receives Undergraduate Research Excellence Award

The CICS was proud to nominate its student Zaki Al-Dhamari for the annual Undergraduate Excellence Award in April 2016. Zaki worked on two major data collation projects for the CICS. He first collected, thematized and graphed the data results of the CICS ‘Post Cards from the Margin’ research project. These were collected anecdotes from across […]

Sikh Legacy in Pakistan Comes to Life at the CICS

Sikh Legacy in Pakistan Comes to Life at the CICS

            Over 70 community members from a diverse mix of culture, background, history and heritage were given a unique opportunity to partake in a colourful history of Sikh Heritage in Pakistan on May 31, 2016. Amardeep Singh, author of Lost Heritage: The Sikh Legacy in Pakistan addressed a large audience by sharing […]

Vancouver Consul General of India Visits the CICS

Vancouver Consul General of India Visits the CICS

Consul General of India, Vancouver Mr. Rajiv Chander and Consul for Commerce Mr. N. Lingi Chetty visited the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies on April 1st, 2016. UFV Vice-Chancellor and President Dr. Mark Evered welcomed the guests by giving them a brief introduction about UFV’s engagements with India. The diverse, deep and multi-faceted engagements provide UFV […]

UFV India Celebrates 10 Years of Success

UFV India Celebrates 10 Years of Success

(Taken from UFV Today News) The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated 10 years in India in March, 2016. Students, parents, alumni, faculty, staff and distinguished guests formed an audience of 700 for the annual awards ceremony, which has special significance in this milestone year. UFV opened its location at the 16.5-acre campus of Goswami […]

Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women Exhibit Launches at the Sikh Heritage Museum

Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women Exhibit Launches at the Sikh Heritage Museum

The Sikh Heritage Museum launched its eighth official exhibit this past weekend (March 6, 2016). The exhibit, titled Evolving Interpretations: Sikhism and Women explores the five kakkar’s and other symbols of Sikhism through the angle of the Sikh woman. The exhibition has been curated by the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies in partnership with the Visual Arts Department […]

Instructional Skills Workshop a Success in UFV India

Instructional Skills Workshop a Success in UFV India

In December 2015 UFV Faculty members David Tickner and Raymonder Tickner conducted the Instructional Skills Workshops (ISW) at the UFV India campus in Chandigarh. The ISW Program is a comprehensive three-tiered instructor development program. The workshop focuses on the teaching from the point of view of students and not from the point of view of teachers […]

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