Ch'nook Scholar and business student Keenan Beavis.

Ch’nook Scholar Keenan Beavis excels at business and leadership

Keenan Beavis is irrepressible. From the age of four, he was going door to door, trying to sell bugs he had trapped in a pop bottle, and succeeding on pure charm. As a teen, he tried — and succeeded at — several online entrepreneurial endeavours. He had his own channel on YouTube in the early […]


“Bright Ideas” of student directors featured in UFV Theatre’s dynamic production of 7 Stories

The second production of UFV Theatre’s “Bright Ideas” season is Morris Panych’s absurd comedy 7 Stories, a directing collaboration of fourth-year students Natasha Beaumont and Courtney Kelley. The play tells the story of a man deliberating suicide on the ledge of a high-rise building who is drawn into the bizarre personal lives of the building’s […]


Help is help — Afghanistan war vet turns to nursing at UFV

He met Prince Harry. A bomb exploded under the tank he was driving. Stephen Clews isn’t your average UFV nursing student. Clews was the same age as many classmates, 18, when he joined the Canadian Forces in 2003. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2007, he was three weeks into his first tour when an improvised explosive […]


UFV’s second Town and Gown event raises $132,000+ for students

Town met Gown at the University of the Fraser Valley’s second annual fundraising dinner on November 9. More than 250 people gathered in the Student Union Building on UFV’s Abbotsford campus to celebrate student success and hear about how the support of donors helps UFV students. Proceeds from the Town & Gown event go to […]

CFUW Co-Presidents Betty Tough (left) and Kate Jordon sign landmark agreement with UFV President Mark Evered

UFV partners with Canadian Federation of University Women

  As a married man who raised three daughters, UFV President Mark Evered has plenty of experience being the only male in the room. And that indeed was the case on Monday evening, when he joined more than 60 members of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), Abbotsford chapter, to sign a partnership agreement. “The CFUW […]

UFV welcoming community to Town & Gown event Nov 9

UFV is once again welcoming the community to campus with the second annual Town & Gown fundraising dinner. The event on Nov 9 is sold out. Community supporters snapped up more than 250 tickets to this inspiring evening, where they will hear first-hand how UFV is having a positive impact on our community and in the lives of […]


Celebrate International Education week at UFV

UFV is celebrating International Education Week from Nov 7–10. International students contribute to the cultural diversity and vibrancy of our campuses, as well as the social and economic well-being of the university and surrounding communities. Several events this week will showcase the special contributions they make. Universities in more than 100 countries celebrate International Education […]


UFV launches Centre for Creative Development to help hone digital skills

Communication has never been more visual than it is in the digital age. The University of the Fraser Valley recognizes this and wants to help you improve your visual communication skills through its new Centre for Creative Development. “Photographs, logos, GIFs, and other visual elements are used everywhere to communicate, from ads to brochures to […]