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Uniglobe travel information sessions: Feb 26 and 28

Recently we announced that the BC Public Post-Secondary Purchasing Consortium has chosen Uniglobe One Travel as a selected travel partner based on service, savings opportunities, technology efficiencies, and traveler support. Uniglobe One Travel will provide all travel and travel management services for the university. The Uniglobe travel information sessions will be held as follows: Abbotsford […]

Health Sciences trail clean up walk — once monthly on Mondays

UFV Health Sciences has adopted a section of the Rotary Trail from Vedder to Peach Road. Participate in our one-hour monthly clean up walk to help Health Sciences keep Chilliwack clean. Mon, Feb 6 (postponed from Jan 31) Mon, Feb 19 Mon, Mar 19 Mon, April 9 11:45 am Meet at the dog park parking […]

Commuter Alert – February 2018

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Sat, Feb 3 — Cheerfest: 8 am Mon, Feb 5 — Hedley Concert: 7 pm Sat, Feb 10 — Old Dominion Concert: 7:30 pm Sat, Feb 17 — Private Gala: 5:30 […]

Nominate someone great for a UFV employee award or an honorary degree

We like recognizing outstanding achievement and service at UFV and we want your nominations. Faculty Service Excellence Award (new) — call for nominations — deadline Jan 26 UFV has created a new award recognizing individuals for academic excellence in service. Award recipients receive a plaque, a framed certificate, and an award of $2,500. Nominations must […]

Joanne MacLean to be UFV’s next President

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be the new President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley. MacLean is currently Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV and will officially assume her new role on May 1, 2018. She replaces Jackie Hogan, who has held the office on an interim basis since June, […]

Stelómethet Ethel Gardner to support Indigenization efforts during Shirley Hardman’s sabbatical

As you may be aware, Shirley Hardman is currently on sabbatical, returning on May 1, 2018. In Shirley’s absence, Dr. Stelómethet Ethel Gardner will be available to support Indigenization efforts on campus. This can include meeting with faculty or staff, and providing presentations to classes depending on the topic areas (Ethel’s areas of expertise include […]

UFV prepares for first day of classes and deals with storm recovery

As communities in the Fraser Valley recover from the ice and snow storms of last week and UFV prepares to open to studnets on Jan. 3, the UFV Facilities team is dealing with several high-priority maintenance and repair issues caused by the severe weather. Please exercise caution and allow extra time when travelling to, and […]

Holiday seasonal closure

UFV will close at 4:30 pm on Fri, Dec 22, and remain closed until Tues, Jan 2. We hope this helps you plan a wonderful break and we look forward to seeing everyone again on Jan 2 as we begin the winter term.  

Getting in the KINSmas spirit

The first ever KINSmas event on November 29 brought the seasonal spirit to the Chilliwack campus at CEP as Kinesiology students and faculty enjoyed a friendly Survivor-style team competition organized by the KINpals. “This turned out to be a very well received and successful event with about 60 students attending in total, along with some faculty […]

UFV International Holiday Party — Nov 30

  UFV International is hosting a Holiday Party this year! Join us for a festive evening Thursday, November 30th from 5-10 pm at the Rancho! Tickets cost $15 each and can be purchased at UFV International front desk in B223. Please purchase your ticket between the business hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. You can pay with […]

Commuter Alert – December 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Sat, Dec 30 – Harlem Globetrotters: 7 pm • Sun, Dec 31 – Harlem Globetrotters: 2 pm Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase daily parking and park in lots […]

Visual Arts Christmas print sale — Nov 22 & 23

The Visual Arts department Christmas print sale is a fundraiser for the creative and performing arts year-end event. Come support a good cause and get some original artwork. Want an original gift? Why not give a one of a kind art work? What’s for sale? Prints, drawings, photographs & other creative artworks. Price: $10 – […]

Commuter Alert – November 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Tues, Nov 7 – Let It Be: A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles: 7:30 pm Fri, Nov 10 – Mamba Fight Night: 7 pm Fri, Nov 17- Amy Grant […]

Free support for students at PRLC! Let your students know

‘Tis the season for midterms & group projects! Let your stressed-out students know about the PRLC. Tell students to pop by and say hi to our peer leaders at the Peer Resource & Leadership Centre (PRLC). Our peer leaders are student volunteers who are available to listen to whatever is going on in a student’s […]

Marriages: Sheppard + Charbonneau

Congratulations to Joanna Sheppard (Kinesiology) and Celine Charbonneau, who were married at Camp Potlatch on Howe Sound on Sept 23. Brian Justin (Kinesiology) was Joanna’s attendant, and several other colleagues were in attendance.

Congratulations to UFV employee grads from Convo 17

Congratulations to Derek Ward-Hall of Student Recruiting, who earned his Bachelor of Business Administration. Congratulations also to Cherish Forster of the School of Criminology, who earned her General Studies diploma. If you are an employee who earned a credential this year, let us know and we’ll share the good news.

Summer Institute in Teacher Education 2017

The Teacher Education department at the University of the Fraser Valley is once again offering a Summer Institution in Teacher Education (SITE) between July 10 and July 28, 2017 at the Abbotsford campus. We have an exciting lineup of courses tailored specifically for the needs of practising teachers. If you are looking for a student-centred, […]

April 21, 2008: UCFV becomes UFV

On April 21, 2008, then-premier Gordon Campbell visited the Abbotsford campus to announce university status for what had been the University of the Fraser Valley. Can you find yourself in this celebratory photo?

Births — Ezzy Bruce

Congratulations to Ezzy Bruce (Advancement) and husband Dean on the birth of their daughter, Cora Carmen Salazar Bruce. She was born on Thurs, March 30, at Peace Arch Hospital, and weighed 7 lb, 8 oz.  

Commuter Alert — March 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. • Thurs, Mar 2 – Tom Cochrane Concert: 8 pm • Sat, Mar 4 – Speed Skating: 8 am • Sun, Mar 5 – Speed Skating: 8 am Daily Parking: Students […]

UFV sponsors Agriculture award at Chilliwack Business Excellence Awards

UFV was the Agricultural Producer award sponsorat the 22nd Chilliwack Business Excellence Awards Gala at Chilliwack Heritage Park on Jan 21. President Mark Evered presented the award to Forstbauer Family Natural Farm. Pictured with him are siblings Natalie and Niklaus Forstbauer. “Thanks to UFV for sponsoring this award and being a fierce leader in agriculture […]

Commuter Alert –January 2017

Some events at the Abbotsford Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Sat, Jan 14 –T.I. Concert: 7:30 pm Fri, Jan 27 — Lifeway Christian Women’s Event: 7 pm Sat, Jan 28 — Lifeway Christian Women’s Event: 8:30 am Daily Parking: Students and employees may purchase […]

Renovations to Teaching & Learning area coming

Exciting changes are coming to the offices of Teaching and Learning. Thanks to a government grant, Teaching and Learning will be renovating its space to improve office functions and provide a faculty resource centre designed specifically for faculty. In November, Teaching and Learning, which includes the staff in Educational Technology Services in G106, are moving […]