UFV is BC’s first institution to achieve Age-Friendly University status

On October 5, UFV celebrates its designation as B.C’s only institution to achieve Age-Friendly University status with a gathering on the K Building patio at 4pm. The achievement is no surprise to Bachelor of Arts bookworm Kathleen (Brown) Paddington. Earn a degree and become a teacher. That was always Paddington’s goal as a student at […]

New degrees of success — 30 years of bachelor’s degrees at UFV

The early 1990s were an exciting time for UFV. What had been Fraser Valley College, a small two-year institution, was transformed after an intense community campaign into the University College of the Fraser Valley, adding upper-level courses and bachelor’s degrees while trying to honour its community roots. It was time to start planning and launching […]

After the Flood — UFV helped launch Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund

When the devastating floods of November 2021 inundated parts of the Fraser Valley, former UFV VP External Craig Toews and his team leapt into action to help a traumatized community recover.  Every resident in the Fraser Valley can probably tell you exactly where they were on November 14 and 15, 2021, and the rain-soaked days that […]

Welcome back! Here’s what’s new at UFV for fall ’22

Summer 2022 was the summer we all needed. From open international travel to road trips around the province. From camping to the return of street festivals. As the days get shorter and the leaves start to drop, we are heading into the start of the fall semester. To help you get into back-to-school mode, we […]