Discount for participants of Slopes for Hope

Receive 15% off of clothing (excludes cascade wear) at the UFV Bookstore when you register for the Slopes for Hope event with the Canadian Cancer Society! Why not create a ‘Team UFV’, or even a team of friends and family?? Visit register Proof of registration is required to receive discount. Discount is available Jan … Read more

UFV is turning 40!

The University of the Fraser Valley is celebrating 40 years in 2014/15. Fraser Valley College was founded on April 4, 1974 , with the first students attending classes in September of that same year. UFV has formed a 40th Anniversary steering committee to plan promotions and events. To find out what’s happening, get 40th anniversary … Read more

Internationalization Fund — Call for proposals

The world is increasingly characterized by its complexity, diversity and interconnectedness. These global realities require graduates to be internationally and inter-culturally competent to live and work effectively in an interdependent world. UFV is committed to the internationalization of our university and the following goals: 1. To equip students with sufficient knowledge to participate effectively as … Read more

Cascades sweep UBCO 4-0 over weekend

The UFV Cascades basketball teams strung together an impressive series of performances over the weekend, winning all four games against the UBC Okanagan Heat. The women’s team won 66-31 on Friday, and 65-52 on Saturday to remain at the top of the Pacific division of the Canada West. Game recaps can be found here. The … Read more

Dr. Frank Ulbrich new Director of School of Business

Dr. Frank Ulbrich, Director of the School of Business, joined UFV in October 2013. He holds a PhD in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. Prior to joining the School of Business, he held positions at universities in Canada, Sweden, and the UK, where he most recently directed the PhD program at … Read more

Dr. Maureen Wideman new Teaching and Learning director

Dr. Maureen Wideman joined UFV on January 13 as the new Director of Teaching and Learning, replacing the recently retired Dr. Wendy Burton. Originally focused on business communication early in her career, Maureen pursued a master’s degree in online learning in the late 1990s because, as she puts it, “I thought that this Internet thing … Read more

Emergency signage changing

UFV will be replacing all posted “emergency” signage over the next few weeks. Please see the attached NEW image. The new signage is much clearer and will provide the caller with concise expectations. In addition to this change, UFV will also be moving the Call Centre in house with the creation of a Security Operations … Read more

Shoot for the Cure fundraiser

The UFV Women’s basketball team will be set up in the area outside Tim Horton’s on Thursday, January 23rd from 11:00-3:00 to raise awareness for their Shoot the Cure campaign. Bracelets, ribbons and other breast cancer merchandise will be available by donation with all proceeds going to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets for the … Read more

We want your kids’ fingernails — volunteers needed

Members of the Kinesiology and Physical Education department are conducting a study to examine the effects of intervention programs on children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The study is entitled “Strength-Based Interventions for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ” and involves the development and evaluation of an exercise and a computer game-based neurofeedback program for … Read more

Shelley Stefan featured in About Face art exhibition

UFV associate professor Shelley Stefan is in an upcoming North Vancouver Community Arts Council group exhibition on portraiture entitled About Face. Stefan, who teaches painting and drawing at UFV, has two self- portraits in oil on canvas featured in the show. The exhibition runs from Jan 31-March 1, with an opening reception on Thurs, Jan … Read more

Student photo exhibit at The Reach

UFV’s Global Development Institute has an exhibit of 25 photos at the Reach Gallery this weekend. The exhibit highlights the internship activities of 25 UFV student interns who were funded by the Canadian International Development Agency and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada to work on development projects in Tanzania and India over … Read more