Children playing with musical instruments made from recycled material.

ECE students learn new ways of engaging children in play-based learning

A glimpse into Early Childhood Education learning by instructor Monique Goerzen “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.”  Confucius Students in Early Childhood Education are learning all about how children learn music through play and experience. In groups, students have created unique instruments using recycled material. The […]

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New chapter awaits Gov. General Bronze Medal winner Anna-Marie Krahn

An early love for libraries has a storybook ending for Anna-Marie Krahn, this year’s Governor General’s bronze medal award winner at the University of the Fraser Valley. “At their best, libraries are places where people can connect on a multitude of levels — connect with books, connect with technology, connect with library staff and each […]

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Sandman named UFV Alumni Association’s official preferred hotel

With the annual influx of family and friends coming to town for convocation ceremonies, there’s no better time for the University of the Fraser Valley’s Alumni Association to announce a partnership with one of Canada’s premier hotel chains. Beginning immediately, all staff, faculty, alumni, and special visitors to UFV receive preferred accommodation rates at Sandman […]


Three student speakers to shine at convocation

Three student speakers will shine at this year’s convocation ceremonies. Derek Froese is an involved Computer Information Systems (CIS) student, Sol Sun will be graduating from the psychology program with honours, and Laurie Schulz has completed her Master of Social Work. All three have advice for students graduating this year, but also for students who […]


Sharing research with students brings joy to UFV chemist

Research brings great joy to UFV chemist Noham Weinberg. “For, me, it is like drinking clean water fresh from the source! And having students working with you, seeing them grow into independent researchers, is an even greater joy. It is what drives me. Their enthusiasm is contagious! “I like teaching in a classroom setting but […]


Emphasis on kindness and support equals success for UFV Teaching Excellence winner Linda Pardy

To do Dr. Linda Pardy’s Teaching Excellence award justice, you need a rainy Saturday morning. That’s how long it takes to go through the binder of recommendation letters collected on behalf of the Abbotsford-based UFV communications instructor for the nomination process. Pardy’s nomination was supported by countless students from a range of disciplines who have […]