Obituary — Ellen Dixon

Many at UFV will be saddened to hear of the passing of Ellen Dixon, who worked here for 12 years in a number of capacities. She passed away on March 9. Ellen started at UFV March, 1994, as an Auxiliary Learning Assistant in Adult Special Education. From September, 1996–June, 1997  she also worked an additional … Read more

Revised Admission policy

A revised Admission (80) policy was approved at Senate on March 11, 2016. As part of the process, the following policies were rescinded: Change in Admission Requirements (87), Re-admission (91), and Program Waiting Lists (89). If you have questions, please contact at 03/30/2016

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for April

Financial Aid and Awards Tips for April Registration for summer semester is underway. Remember to set aside $200 for your deposit – fee deferrals are not a given. Start preparing your scholarship and leadership applications – deadline is May 10. NOTE: The online applications are accessible through your MyUFV account. If you are applying for … Read more

Keep Calm and Play in the Library

Do you feel tension building in your shoulders? Do you have a strong desire to eat an entire bag of potato chips? Upcoming exams getting you down? It’s time to take a break! Stop by the Abbotsford campus library for a de-stressing event on Thursday, March 24th from noon to 3pm. Visit with the St. … Read more

Presidential Search blog launched

As many people associated with UFV are aware, the University has launched a search for a new president to succeed Dr. Mark Evered, who plans to retire at the end of June, 2017.  For ongoing information and announcements about the presidential search please visit the new Presidential Search blog here.

UFV in photos and stories — Mar 7-11

UFV welcomed internationally known peace and conflict scholar George Lopez to campus for the President’s Lecture Series on March 9. See photos here and Storify summary here. Members of the Port Coquitlam Garden Club visited UFV’s Agriculture Centre of Excellence and watched presentations by Tom Baumann and his horticulture students, including stories of how their … Read more

Blakeborough pens series on homelessness

Darren Blakeborough, an assistant professor in Social, Cultural, and Media Studies, wrote a series of articles on homelessness-related issues for the Chilliwack Times recently. Blakeborough is the author and primary researcher of  a Chilliwack Social Research and Planning Council commissioned report on homelessness and low-barrier housing. The report was presented to city council. It recommends … Read more