Floral Design program collaborates with Trades partners for innovative solution

Here’s a riddle for you: what is the correlation between bridal bouquets, metal welding, and car repairs? In a normal work setting or school day at UFV, very little, other than that programs involved with them all fall under the broad trades training category. But recently, UFV’s Floral Design, Welding and Auto Collision Repair and […]

UFV helped barista go from steaming lattes to STEM research

When Emily Rettich graduated high school and wasn’t sure what her next step should be. UFV helped her find out, and introduced her to career options within the STEM field. After a few years off for travel and work in the service sector perfecting her barista skills, Emily enrolled at UFV, working towards a bachelor’s […]

UFV to transform campus green into agricultural research area

The University of the Fraser Valley has launched a global food security project that will turn a central green space on the university’s Abbotsford campus into arable land. The Food Opportunity & Operational Land centre at UFV will transform the large open grass area in the middle of the UFV grounds into a research site […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility — March 31

The International Transgender Day of Visibility began in 2009 when Trans, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people recognized the need to celebrate Trans individuals and communities and their contributions to culture and society. This day is marked as a celebration, in contrast to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which memorializes those who have lost their lives to […]

Sylvie Murray selected as Dean of College of Arts

Dr. Sylvie Murray has been selected as Dean of the College of Arts. She will commence her duties in this role on July 1, 2021. Murray has held the role of Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts since September 2016. Her career at UFV spans 27 years and has been characterized by […]

Andy Sidhu reappointed as Chancellor of UFV

Dr. Andy Sidhu has been reappointed as Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley by the UFV Board of Governors. His three-year term will begin on April 1. A champion of community engagement and integration, Dr. Sidhu was first appointed in 2017, and formally installed in 2018, as UFV’s third Chancellor. He took over […]