China Study Tour Photo Exhibition

Please join us on Thursday, October 8th from 3:30-4:30pm in the UFV International Global Lounge (B223) for the launch of the China Study Tour Photo Exhibition.  This photo exhibition gives you a chance to walk in the shoes of the 14 individuals who took part in UFV’s third China Study Tour.  Food and beverages will […]

The infamous Cliffs of Moher - a must-see while in Ireland!

Taking Chances in Ireland

Name: Julianne Huff Study Abroad: Waterford, Ireland (Winter 2015) As I will be writing stories and experiences of other students returning from study abroad, I thought it was necessary first to share my adventures while I was abroad in Ireland! After a nine and a half hour flight, a three hour bus ride, and about […]

BCSA, BCCIE and Study Abroad Opportunities

Applying to study abroad? Studying abroad right now? Or just returned from studying abroad? There are lots of opportunities with contests and scholarships. Check out some of these ones below, or the one we posted about yesterday for students who are studying or have studied abroad. BCSA Study Abroad Remes Family Scholarship “Studying abroad? You […]

CBIE Annual Photo/Video Study Abroad Contest

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) has announced its 5th annual Photo and Video Contest. They want you to tell your International education story. “International education has the power to change the world – to break down cultural and regional barriers and expand personal, academic and professional horizons.  Everyone benefits when you are immersed in […]

Liberation Scholarship Program – Netherlands

liberation-scholarship The Liberation Scholarship Program offers 70 scholarships to highly motivated students from Canada who would like to study in the Netherlands for three to twelve months and become part of the long-standing historic ties between the two countries. To celebrate seventy years of liberation and honour the sacrifices Canadian soldiers made for our freedom, […]


Are you interested in travel and experiencing other cultures? Come and find out how the UFV Study Abroad program can help you learn and travel abroad for a semester, all while earning credits towards your degree. There are many scholarship opportunities available! Date: June 4 Time: 3-4pm Location: Abbotsford campus, B223 – Global Lounge

Internationalization Fund Initiative and Proposal Guidelines

INTERNATIONALIZATION FUND INITIATIVE  “Tomorrow’s educated person will have to be prepared for life in a global world . . . he or she must become a ‘citizen of the world’ in vision, horizon and information.” Peter Drucker  OVERVIEW The force and speed of global changes are transforming societies around the world. Local and national economies […]

Jeddah: the gateway to Makkah (Mecca)

Previously we’ve focused on the travels and experiences of returning UFV students that participated in the Study Abroad program. We are switching gears for this edition and now Scott Lukasek would like to bring to you the story of a current international UFV student, Aziz Alfadel. Aziz hails from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and has been […]

Netherlands: the land of a thousand windmills

Imagine getting on a plane and traveling half way across the world. Stepping off the jet for the first time you realize you are not only in a new country, you are on a completely different continent. Buildings look different and sounds have a harmony you have not yet heard echoing in your head before. […]