myClass (Blackboard Learn) outage April 25 to May 2 as system moves to cloud

myClass (Blackboard Learn), is moving to the cloud this spring. UFV Information Technology Services (ITS) and Teaching and Learning Centre are preparing to move myClass from an existing site at UFV to a Canadian based data centre. myClass (blackboard learn) will be unavailable from April 25 at 6 pm to May 2. You will not be […]

UFV takes home hardware at BC Skills Competition

UFV trades students earned five medals at the Provincial Skills Canada British Columbia competition held in Abbotsford at Tradex on April 5. UFV students, including high school students who are taking entry level trades training at UFV, won four golds and a silver medal. Medalists: Andrew Drake – Gold, Automation and Control, UFV Clayton Steinbach […]

Short-term coding programs receive $50,000 from government

UFV and nine other post secondaries will each receive $50,000 in targeted funding to create short-term coding programs. These programs are generally less than 12 weeks in length and help students build on knowledge acquired in their undergraduate studies. The intent is to increase employability by providing specialized skills that are in demand by local […]

Funding raises awareness of co-op education

UFV is among eight public post-secondary institutions receiving $75,000 to explore co-op opportunities supporting career ambitions. The funding will support outreach to more employers and increase awareness of the benefits of co-op placements for both employers and students. Programming in co-op education combines academic studies with paid work experience in career-related fields. Co-op students have […]

Teacher Ed celebrates 10 years at UFV

Step into a school in the Fraser Valley, or even as far away as Egypt, and chances are you’ll find an alumnus of UFV Teacher Education program guiding young minds. A total of 381 new teachers have graduated from Teacher Education at UFV since the one-year program started in 2007. The program began with an […]

Newman to speak on Cod Tongues Tuesday

Join us in the Abbotsford campus library on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-3 for a lively discussion about the dynamic nature of Canadian cuisine with Dr Lenore Newman.  Lenore will be featuring her research and adventures from her new book, Speaking in Cod Tongues: Canada’s Culinary Landscape. Learn how Canada’s multicultural society expresses itself through […]

Grand Theft Terra Firma — a “devised performance” — next up for UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre is proud to present Grand Theft Terra Firma, a presentation devised by theatre students and community members in partnership with The Reach Gallery and Stó:lō Nation — Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre. Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in […]

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 […]