Message from the President: BC Provincial Election

Dear UFV community, Yesterday the BC provincial general election period officially began, and voting will take place May 9. I encourage all members of our UFV community, individually and personally, to engage actively in this important democratic process. I remind us all, however, that the University, as a public post-secondary institution, must comply with the … Read more

Writing Centre to transform into Academic Success Centre

UFV is transforming its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. It will also serve UFV’s Qualifying Studies students very well, who will need assistance across multiple subject areas … Read more

Message from the President: Political Activities Statement

Faculty, Staff and Students of UFV, As the municipal election draws nearer, I would like to draw your attention to how we can or should be involved as a University.  It is imperative that we recognize that the University of the Fraser Valley is a publicly supported organization operating in BC under the University Act.  … Read more

2014-15 Budget Information Forum

The 2014-15 budget planning process is underway. The current BC government message remains focused on cost containment, fiscal discipline, and balanced budgets. Provincial funding to the post-secondary sector will be reduced by $50M over the three-year period, 2013/14 – 2015/16. At the same time, the cost of delivering high quality post-secondary education continues to rise. … Read more