Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park

Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park is set to open in May 2012. UFV Today bloggers were lucky enough to receive a tour recently so we could share an update with the rest of the UFV community. Check out our video and pictures.

UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

Indigenizing Our Academy: Voices from the Inside Out

Join students, faculty, staff, administrators and Indigenous people for a day of learning and sharing. The event will focus on learning about research, praxis and pedagogies, while sharing ideas, experiences and eloquent truths about Indigenizing Our Academy. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Thurs, Feb 2 8:30 am–4:30 pm B121, Abby Schedule of events: […]

Human Rights and the ‘War on Terror’

An event sponsored by the Faculty & Staff Association (Human Rights & International Solidarity) and the Race & Antiracism Network (RAN) this evening will explore human rights and the war on terror. Sunera Thobani: Imperialism, Feminism and the ‘War on Terror’ Through its definition of the West as endangered by the hatred and violence of […]

Davida Kidd to respond to those who question value of art

                                                  A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the […]

Update: UFV closure/class cancellations due to power outage

UPDATED 4:45 pm Fri: The Abbotsford UFV campus will continue to remain OPEN this evening, and will be operating as normal. After 5 p.m., classes will be IN SESSION, and all scheduled activities will take place. The Chilliwack TTC campus will remain CLOSED this evening. Saturday’s classes are CANCELLED. Chilliwack North will remain open this […]

Golden Tanager

Are you interested in studying tropical biology in Ecuador?

Summer in Ecuador has a nice ring to it as we slog through winter in the Fraser Valley. How about studying tropical biology in Equador? The course will be an eight-credit course with lecture and field trip components. Classroom work will be carried out in the short summer semester (May 7 to June 23) and […]

Meet UFV writer-in-residence Anosh Irani

  UFV’s writer-in-residence this semester is Anosh Irani. Irani is the author of three novels, as well as a successful playwright of three plays, all three of which have been produced by the  Vancouver Arts Club.  He’s recently returned from India where he’s working on a film about the plight of small farmers caught in India’s hideous, inescapable debt crisis. […]