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Emergency Preparedness UFV Alert Test slated for Oct. 20

At 10:20 on Thursday, October 20 UFV will test UFV Alert: the emergency notification system designed to keep you and the UFV community connected with key information during an emergency or severe weather closure. During the test, you will receive a message on your phone or device provided you have registered with UFV Alert. Please […]


Gwen and Steven Point receive Order of Chilliwack

UFV Chancellor Gwen Point and her husband Steven, both of whom have many connections to UFV, were honoured with the Order of Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct 6. They are the fifth and sixth recipients of the award. From a City of Chilliwack news release: The Order of Chilliwack was presented to the Honourable Steven Point […]


UFV Library seeks “human books” for display and project

Have you ever wondered what your title would be if you were a book? The University of the Fraser Valley Chilliwack campus library wants to know. As part of its outreach program, it is looking for “human books” for a display and event. You can nominate yourself or someone else. “Our mission is to present […]


United Way campaign oh-so-close to goal. Help us raise $25,000!

Join UFV’s United Way campaign to improve lives locally. See what your colleagues Ian McAskill, Michelle Vandepol and Gayle Ramsden say about giving to the United Way. New this year: the team with the highest percentage of donors wins a $1,000 award for a UFV student! Congratulations to Friday’s draw prize winners Melania Popescu, Michelle Rhodes, Kathy Gowdridge, Patti […]


UFV BioPod partnership wins provincial award

A unique partnership between UFV, the City of Surrey, and the John Volken Academy has won a Leadership and Innovation in Agriculture award, presented by the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM), the BC Agriculture Council (BCAC) and the Ministry of Agriculture. The award recognized the BioPod Initiative, which aims to stimulate agri-tech development, provide […]


Peer Resource and Leadership Centre helps students in many ways

There’s a lot to learn when it comes to being a successful university student. Sure, there are course and assignments to juggle, but you’ve also got to find strategies to maintain physical, mental, and emotional health, handle your finances, and have some sort of social life. Fortunately for UFV students, there is a lot of […]


From India to Whitehorse, George Peary is changing lives and building communities — lecture Oct 12

Still striving to inspire future generations, former Abbotsford mayor George Peary will reflect on a lifetime of changing lives and building communities across the world when he takes the stage as the latest UFV President’s Leadership Lecture Series speaker Wed, Oct 12 at the Abbotsford campus. A former Abbotsford mayor, city councillor, and school principal, […]


How the United Way helps: one family’s story

If you wish to support the United Way of the Fraser Valley, please download and complete this fillable pledge form and return it to Human Resources in Abbotsford. ufv.ca/united-way You just never know when you might need the type of help funded by the United Way of the Fraser Valley. Just ask Chilliwack’s Kim Gemmell. […]