blog - Science rocks 01

Spots filling fast for UFV’s summer camps

  UFV’s popular summer camps blast away the summer blues. Reserve your child’s spot for their chance to boost everything from brain power to basketball skills. Like vegetables in strawberry smoothies, UFV’s camps fulfill family needs in one satisfying serving – providing a great escape from the “nothing-to-do” dog days while creating memories that will […]

Shelley with poster

Two UFV representatives win at UBC nursing symposium

A contingent from UFV attended the UBC Graduate Students in Nursing Symposium on May 2. There were very accomplished presenters ranging from undergraduate to doctoral students from Langara College, the University of Victoria, Seattle University, UBC, and UFV. The theme was Advancing Nursing Practice; however, there were presenters from a variety of professions. UFV had […]

Len Garis

UFV partners in new book exploring evidence-based decision making for fire service professionals

The crucial ability to successfully balance needs and available resources for potentially life-saving budgetary decisions is addressed in a new manual titled The Right Decision: Evidence-based Decision Making for Fire Service Professionals. Through this free-of-charge publication, authors Paul Maxim, Len Garis, and Darryl Plecas explore the what, why, and how of evidence-based decision making. The […]

20-year employees (2014). Back row, left to right: Bruce Kirkley, Mark Ryan Karmjit Sidhu, David Chu, Peter Mulhern, Carol Konkle, Liz Hughes, Cyrus Chaichian, Isabel Hay, Heather LeGood, Sylvie Murray

UFV salutes long-term employees

UFV is known as the type of workplace that people stay at for a long time. And those people bring a combination of dedication, experience, and accumulated wisdom that makes for an enriched student experience, both inside and outside of the classroom and lab. Several groups of long-term employees were honoured recently at celebrations for […]

fashion possible 1

Absolute Style brings fashion front and centre at UFV

UFV’s Absolute Style Fashion Show struts down the runway with two exciting events Tues, April 29. Graduating designers plan to feature 40 years of fashion to celebrate UFV’s birthday. Matinee show: doors open 2 pm, show at 2:30 pm. Evening show: doors open at 6:30 pm for a wine & cheese reception hosted by the […]

Visual Arts show prep blog

Some Assembly Required: UFV’s BFA Grad Show runs until May 16

They are not household names — yet. There still is some assembly required. But keep an eye out for the likes of Kitamura, Mol, and van Delft as painting, sculpture, and visual arts take centre stage this week at the University of the Fraser Valley. The opening reception for Some Assembly Required was April 25 and […]

new RCMP range

New RCMP shooting range will make for a quieter UFV campus at CEP

Students and employees at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park (CEP) can look forward to more peace and quiet in the future. Ever since the Trades and Technology Centre (TTC) opened in 2007, followed by Building A in 2012, people working and studying at the campus have been able […]

Chris Woods 1 cropped

Two of Fraser Valley’s top artists to share secrets in UFV art course

Do you want to learn how to draw and paint from the experts? Then let us introduce you to Chris and Chris! Artists Chris Woods of Chilliwack and Chris Friesen of Abbotsford are both accomplished professional artists of long standing. Woods is well known for his photo-realist style and visual commentary on consumer culture and […]