Archive | August, 2017

UFV’s Arjan Bhullar Wins First Fight in the UFC

(From Dan Kinving, Cascades Athletics) Cascades wrestling coach Arjan Bhullar pictured below giving instructions to UFV’s U SPORTS gold medalist Brad Hildenbrandt, made his UFC debut on Sept. 9. One of the most exciting developments for the UFV athletic department this summer was Cascades wrestling coach Arjan Bhullar earning a contract with the Ultimate Fighting […]

SASI Director Takes on Role as UFV India Principal

Satwinder Bains appointed Principal of UFV India by Anne Russell on August 28, 2017 Satwinder Bains has been appointed to the position of Principal, UFV India, effective September 1, 2017. Bains will provide oversight of UFV India academic operations and leadership for the faculty and academic staff team at the UFV campus in Chandigarh. She will work collaboratively […]

Call for Artists–Desis in the Diaspora

The South Asian Studies Institute is looking for youth artists for the next exhibit at the Sikh Heritage Museum and National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple. The exhibit, titled Desis in the Diaspora Canadian contemporary artists to submit photographic work which reflects upon Canadians of South Asian heritage – now and in the past. Each submitted project […]

Visit by Shastri Indo Canadian Institute and Lecture on Punjab Politics

On June 21st, 2017, the SASI hosted guests from the Shastri Indo Canadian Institute. Prachi Kaul discussed the opportunities available to collaborate and associate with Indian academics and Institutions through various programs governing grants/awards/fellowships by the Shastri Institute’s India Office. The presentation was attended by UFV Admin, Faculty and SASI Faculty Associates. During this session, visiting […]

Highlighting 2017 Summer Scholars, Staff and Students at the SASI

This summer has been busy at the South Asian Studies Institute with a number of scholars, staff and students working on different projects. Read below about some of these people and their projects:               Ishpreet Singh Anand Ishpreet Singh Anand  is a business graduate from the UFV Chandigarh campus […]

New Language Scholarship Announcement-Halq’eméylem and Punjabi

UFV marked Aboriginal Awareness Day by celebrating a new language scholarship donation by Dr. Malwinder Dhami and the long service of Elder Theresa Neel. Dr. Dhami was the first to donate during the fundraising campaign for the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies in 2004 and his family have been generously supporting UFV students in meaningful […]