Internship opportunities for India, Mexico, Tanzania, Canada etc

Come and learn about funded and self-funded internship opportunities in Tanzania, India, Mexico, Canada and other places. Opportunities include work with NGOs (non-government organizations), universities, and government agencies in areas of urban agriculture, city planning, education, climate change adaptation, gender issues and community development. Internships can be completed for credit in Global Development Studies, Sociology […]

Scholarly Sharing Initiative sessions highlight intellectual activity at UFV

Come join us in the Scholarly Sharing Initiative! Informal monthly gatherings will be held for faculty, students, and interested others to share, discuss, present, and receive feedback on their scholarly work. SSI is an organic environment designed to foster intellectual discussions. University House, Abbotsford campus 1:15–2:45 pm Delicious light refreshments provided Fall 2012 Thurs, Nov […]

UFV Nursing students host annual health fair

Those interested in learning about health and wellness will have the chance to garner interactive advice from UFV nursing students next week. On Friday, Oct. 19, University of the Fraser Valley fourth-year nursing students will be holding their annual health fair at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford, in the section of the mall near the Dollar […]

Supported Learning Groups

Get help in tough courses with Supported Learning Groups

What are supported learning groups? An SLG is a student-led study session designed to help you succeed in the class, and to improve your study skills to become a successful student at UFV. Find out if your class and section are supported this semester at  


Tanzania internship opportunities — apply now!

The Global Development Institute (GDI) has up to eight funded internships in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  Each student is eligible to receive up to $6,500 towards the costs associated with the internship.  The project is made possible by funding received from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Students for Development Program managed by the […]


UFV visits the UK and Ireland to foster student mobility

John Potts, UFV Manager of International Partnerships, will be in Dublin, Ireland, from September 12 to 14 and in London, UK, from October 4 to 6 to attend key higher education events. In Dublin, Potts will attend the annual European Association for International Education conference to network and exchange knowledge with partner universities and other […]


UFV student volunteers provide outstanding performances at Abbyfest 2012

For the fifth year in a row, the UFV fashion show and world culture garden were highlights at Abbyfest, Abbotsford’s annual multicultural festival held at Rotary Stadium. Notable visitors to the culture garden included Abbotsford’s mayor, Bruce Banman, and UFV President Mark Evered and his wife Maureen. “We featured more countries than we have ever […]