Angi Peters enjoys being in two classes with her father Reid.

Dynamic father-daughter duo tackles university together

When Reid Peters is struggling to understand a difficult concept in his UFV course, he doesn’t have to go far for help. He can pop over to the house next door at his Seabird Island home and ask his daughter Angi — she’s in the same class. In fact, Reid and Angi are taking two […]


Israeli pilot turned peace activist to speak at UFV

UFV Peace and Conflict Studies presents Yonatan Shapira, an Israeli Air Force Pilot turned conscientious objector and peace activist. Wed, Nov 4 at 4 pm Abby B101 (Lecture Theatre) Yonatan Shapira spent 12  years in the Israeli Air Force. During his service, he witnessed Israel’s state-sanctioned human rights violations and attacks on civilians in Palestine. […]

Mennonite Faith and Learning Society and members of several faith communities gather for signing of MOU with UFV president, Mark Evered, MFLS president, James Nikkel and UFV faculty and executives.

Mennonite society and UFV: partners in peace studies

It was a sweet evening of celebration for the University of the Fraser Valley and the Mennonite Faith and Learning Society (MFLS) at Friesen House, the residence of UFV President Mark Evered. An informal evening of delicious desserts, fellowship, and speeches culminated in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) – one that broadens […]


UFV connections to October 2015 federal election

Several people with ties to UFV were involved in the recent federal election, which saw the Liberals win a majority government and the Conservatives form the official opposition. Jati Sidhu is the Liberal MP-elect for the newly created riding of Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon. Sidhu, a former UFV Board of Governors member, has a long history with […]

Otter Co-op representatives visited UFV on Oct 27 to open the Otter Co-op Cold Barn.

UFV thanks Otter Co-op for supporting agriculture programs

UFV agriculture students and faculty gathered recently to thank Otter Co-op for supporting their Agricultural programs through a $75,000 donation of funds and gifts-in-kind. The funding provided by Otter Co-op helped to build and outfit barn facilities in the UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) on the UFV Chilliwack campus. UFV has named the Otter […]


Set sail with UFV Theatre’s Argonautica

Experience the magic and power of one of the world’s greatest stories in this stunning stage adaptation of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece. Full of energy and humour, Argonautika by Mary Zimmerman runs through Nov 29 at the University of the Fraser Valley performance theatre. “Argonautika […]

Student leaders help celebrate Coast Capital's latest much-appreciated donation to UFV.

Unique student centre at UFV backed by Coast Capital Savings

Coast Capital Savings and UFV are continuing their collaborative partnership by creating the Coast Capital Savings Peer Resource and Leadership Centre. Student leadership and peer-to-peer student assistance will continue to thrive at UFV thanks to a $50,000 contribution from Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s second largest credit union. Located in the Student Union Building on the […]


Air quality forum to examine pollution and the air we breathe — Oct 26

Breathing. It’s something we do thousands of times a day. We take it for granted, until we start having trouble. But the quality of air we breathe has a great impact on our overall health. Air pollution also impacts visibility and the environment. UFV has teamed up with several community partners for an air quality […]