Diaspora

$5,000 scholarship powers up Study Abroad

December 21, 2010 —  Five University of the Fraser Valley students will be leaving soon to study in Europe on a $5,000 scholarship, thanks to a unique partnership that links UFV and York University in Toronto with the University of Münster in Germany and Northampton University in the UK. Established in 2009, the Diaspora Studies […]

Dhats benefited from UFV education and are now giving back overseas

Dave Dhat is not the easiest guy with whom to schedule an interview. Busy doing his obstetrics/gynecology rotation as a third-year medical student at McMaster University, he’s constantly being called out to hone his delivery skills. We finally connect by phone after three baby deliveries in one day on his part, and although he’s tired, […]

Tea Time 2010

Tea Time helps cheer up starving students

A cup of tea can warm the heart: add a cookie or two, mix with good conversation, and sprinkle with laughter, and you have Tea Time, an informal drop-in for UFV students that takes place every Friday, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m at U House. “We know it can be difficult for international students […]

Christmas Party 2010

UFV International Christmas party features dancing and prizes

November 18, 2010 — The annual UFV International student Christmas party is scheduled for November 26, 2010 at Rancho catering at Delair Rd, Abbotsford, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature food, dancing, prizes, and a visit from Santa. “The students who participated in the Abbyfest fashion show will perform for us,” […]

Fashion show 2010

World fashion hits the catwalk

September 08, 2010 — The UFV student-led Multicultural Fashion Show promises to be the highlight for the third year in a row at ABBYFEST, Abbotsford Multicultural Festival, held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at the Exhibition Center. “Every year, UFV students organize a fashion show to showcase their cultural dress and music,” says Michelle Rickaby, […]

Davis is new Provost & VP Academic at UFV

Dr. Eric Davis has been named as the new Provost & Vice-President Academic at the University of the Fraser Valley. As Vice-President Academic, he will serve as the senior UFV officer responsible for academic leadership. As Provost, he assumes responsibility for institutional planning and operational coordination.  Dr. Davis has been acting in the position for […]

Chilliwack’s Frank Malloway receives honorary degree from UFV

Storyteller, teacher, healer, leader, respected elder, hereditary chief, witness, advocate, father, friend, grandpa, Siyémches. These words represent Frank Malloway: a man who is greatly respected and admired by so many in the Fraser Valley. Another word to describe Frank is humble. This June, UFV is presenting Sto:lo Hereditary Chief Frank Malloway with an honorary Doctor […]