UFV endorses new national guidelines for incarcerated women with children

When parents are sent to prison, their children are often sentenced to suffering. That was the conclusion of a study by criminology and social work researchers at the University of the Fraser Valley last year. Now a coalition of researchers has released a set of guidelines that recognizes this and sets national standards for the […]

9 billion challenge

The Feeding 9 Billion Challenge: Help create a more food-secure future!

Think you’ve got what it takes to create a business model related to sustainability, food, and universities in 24 hours? This October, the University of the Fraser Valley is hosting an exciting competition to generate real solutions to real food and agriculture issues, and we want you! On the Oct 17-18 weekend, the Feeding 9 […]

Suvi Bains

Mis(Interpretation): Exhibition looks at Sikhism from a feminist perspective

Several Fraser Valley women are sharing how they reconcile what at times feels like leading a double life. A special exhibition that opened on September 29 at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Abbotsford campus looks at how Sikh women’s Sikh identity is integral to their feminist world view. (Mis)Interpretation — Sikh Feminisms in Representations, […]

AbbyFest 2015 at UFV

UFV hosts AbbyFest 2015

AbbyFest 2015 will be held on the Green at UFV’s Abbotsford campus on Saturday, September 26  from 2 pm until 8 pm. This will be the first time UFV hosts Abbotsford’s multicultural festival — now entering its eighth season. In previous years the event has been held in the Ag-Rec Building in Abbotsford Exhibition Park. […]

2015 Co-branded student card-Recovered

UFV partners with SUS for revamped Campus Card

New building, new Campus Card, same great services. A revamped Campus Card is unlocking a wide array of goods, services, and opportunities for UFV students this semester. A joint venture between the university and the UFV Student Union Society, the redesigned Campus Card is an extension of services celebrating UFV’s recently unveiled Student Union Building. […]

UFV Applied and Technical Studies hosting Makermeet on Sept 19

The UFV Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies is working towards establishing a Makerspace at the Trades & Technology Centre (TTC) to serve the Chilliwack area. “The Makerspace movement, a quick web search will have you enthused and motivated to become engaged with community members of all ages and kinds, inventing, creating, and bringing their […]

Steven Schroeder

Steven Schroeder named UFV Peace and Conflict Studies Teaching Chair

From local crime wars to the civil conflict in Syria and the related refugee crisis, violence is prevalent in our world. This abundance of conflict means the establishment of the University of the Fraser Valley’s new Peace and Conflict Studies Teaching Chair is relevant and timely. Dr. Steven Schroeder, a faculty member in the UFV […]