UFV International launches new online application

International students can now apply to study at UFV online, thanks to a new, user-friendly online application launched by UFV International. “The online application was designed in-house to make it easier for international students to apply,” says Ora Steyn, UFV International’s executive director. “Many universities offer the option to apply online. We needed an easy-to-use […]


Kaitlyn McDonald commits to UFV Cascades women’s basketball program

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s basketball program has signed Kaitlyn McDonald of  G.W. Graham Secondary School, Chilliwack, BC, to the women’s basketball program.  McDonald will join one of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) top women’s basketball programs. The Cascades are currently ranked third in the CIS top ten poll, they have not […]

UFV National Sweater Day

National Sweater Day at UFV — energy conservation in action

National Sweater Day, a nationwide initiative led by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to turn down the heat and wear a sweater for the day, was held on Thurs, Feb 7.  UFV showed its commitment to energy conservation by turning down temperatures in many areas, and sporting some great looking sweaters!  See photo. Thanks to […]

UFV University Advancement team

Meet the team at University Advancement and Alumni Engagement

Since taking the helm to lead the former Development and Alumni Relations offices, Madeleine Hardin has initiated a number of changes to the two departments. Now under one leader, employees from both areas are enjoying a new name, new roles, and the numerous benefits of a larger team. The amalgamation of the two areas has […]

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Weyler settles in as writer-in-residence

Each year the University of the Fraser Valley’s English department sets forth on a search for the next Writer in Residence. A writer-in-residence is a Canadian writer who is welcomed into the UFV community to inspire students, provide practical advice on publishing, and mentor aspiring writers, according to the English department’s website. This year Rex […]

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UFV’s newest adjunct professor makes 4 am classroom debut

The University of the Fraser Valley’s newest adjunct professor has made his classroom debut — talking to History students at 4 o’clock in the morning. Although UFV is a busy place, it doesn’t run courses at 4 am. But Dr. Ged Martin lives eight time zones from BC — on Ireland’s south coast. So a […]

Sweater day

Wear your best sweater on Thurs, Feb 7 — we’re turning down the heat

  : UFV students and staff are encouraged to wear a sweater to the campus on Thurs, February 7, to save energy in light of Canada’s high per-capita energy usage. UFV will lower the building temperature by 2 degrees in various locations on the Abbotsford & Chilliwack campuses for the day in order to promote […]

Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser donates $12,500 for agriculture scholarship

The Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser is once again showing its support for local post-secondary education. The club has donated $12,500 to the University of the Fraser Valley to establish an endowment that will fund a perpetual scholarship for a full-time student within the Agriculture program. “The commitment by the Rotary Club of Chilliwack Fraser […]