Winter warmth tips: be energy smart at work — wear a sweater and avoid space heaters

Winter weather is here, and clearly has been for some time. “We’ve recently experienced a challenging 56 of 61 days with measured precipitation. If anyone has an extra ticket to Hawaii/Mexico please contact me. One way, or round trip – I’m not too picky,” notes UFV Energy Manager Blair McFarlane, and he’s only half kidding. … Read more

UFV in photos Nov 16-25 — smart students, health clinic, Sto:lo tour, city excursion

Some of our brightest students paid President Mark Evered and his wife Maureen a visit recently for a reception to welcome major scholarship winners to UFV and celebrate achievement. Photos here. UFV Health Sciences hosted a health fair at UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack recently. Photos here and video here.  Employees learned about Sto:lo history, … Read more

Hope Centre Study Skills Challenge a success

Hope Centre hosted a Study Skills Challenge for the Fall 2016 semester where students could win weekly prizes for participating and a chance at the grand prize (a stack of gift cards to Hope retailers) for most overall points. To accrue points, students planned their semester homework schedules, demonstrated great attendance rates, took in motivational … Read more

Abbotsford Building D elevator services will be temporarily unavailable — Dec 20-21

Facilities Management has scheduled Eltec Elevator to perform service maintenance on the elevator for Abbotsford Building D on Tues, Dec 20, and Wed, Dec 21 to address an accessibility design issue and bring the elevator controls up to building code. Elevator services in Building D will be temporarily unavailable for two-days while the work is … Read more

UFV in photos — Nov 7-10

UFV welcomed the community to the Student Union Building on Nov 9 at the second annual Town & Gown fundraising dinner. Photos here. As part of International Education Week, students and faculty attended a photo exhibit about last summer’s study tour to Sichuan, China. Photos here. Kinesiology students were on hand on Nov 10 when … Read more

2017/18 budget forums — video now online

For those unable to attend the budget forums earlier this month, video from both of our Abbotsford and Chilliwack forums, is now available online. Please visit to view the October 2016 presentations by President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered and Chief Financial Officer Jackie Hogan. For more information, contact Kristi Mansley at 11/15/2016