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Back on the books: semi-academic Riverdale-themed conference returns to UFV

Academics and fans will gather once again at on Wed, March 13 for the second annual Riverdale themed pop-culture conference: “The Riverdale Universe: A Semi-academic Conference.” Its schedule boasts 16 presenters, a full day of panels, and a choose-your-own-adventure-style interactive project, and wraps up with a milkshake social at Rocko’s Diner in Mission, where parts […]

Uncover the mystery of Anne with UFV Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Theatre department presents the second production of its 2018-19 season, Martin Crimp’s Attempts on Her Life. The show is directed by award-winning director and actor Alex Lazaridis Ferguson. Ferguson is the Co-Artistic Director of the internationally acclaimed performance group Fight With a Stick. Through five distinct voices, Attempts on […]

Designed for love – A UFV love story for Valentine’s Day

There are many ways to find a soul mate, but this Valentine’s Day, we wanted to recognize a special story about Jessica and Brennan – whose path to the altar began at UFV. The couple met in September 2012, as the Graphic and Digital Design program (GDD) welcomed its very first cohort. Brennan chose to […]

Search by Image exhibit explores what’s ‘real’ in digital era

In an age where most viewing of art is done online rather than in person at a gallery, UFV visual arts professor Christopher Friesen’s latest art exhibit considers the notions of influence and authenticity. Search by Image runs through May 7 at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, with an opening reception Jan 18 and […]

UFV president Jackie Hogan visits Chandigarh for annual awards ceremony

UFV president Jackie Hogan visited the Chandigarh campus recently, taking in the annual awards ceremony along with opportunities to meet with current and prospective UFV India students. Hogan was accompanied by former UFV president Mark Evered; Peter Geller, vice-provost and associate VP academic; and Alumni Association chair Nav Bains. The delegation hit the ground running […]

UFV Theatre presents The Bear, up close and personal!

UFV Theatre kick offs its 2017-18 “In Transit” Season of Theatre in the newly renovated studio on UFV’s Abbotsford campus with a farce. The season opens with a darkly hilarious production of Anton Chekhov’s The Bear. With only 30 seats available in the intimate performance space, audience members will experience The Bear up close and […]

UFV trades students receive new industry-standard equipment

Ministry of Advanced Education news release: Skilled trades students at the University of the Fraser Valley will benefit from the purchase of new industry-standard trades equipment as part of a $187,000 investment by the Province. Chilliwack MLA John Martin and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness announced the funding on behalf of Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson […]

Minister announces expanded coding training funding to support tech sector

Building on the #BCTECH Strategy, Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson today announced $500,000 in funding to expand short-term computer coding courses to nine public post-secondary institutions. In March 2015, five public post-secondary institutions each received targeted one-time funding of $50,000. The funding supported short-term coding pilot programs tailored to meet local tech-industry needs and job […]

Support available in wake of Florida shooting

After the horrific event of the Orlando Florida nightclub shooting, some students may experience a traumatic stress reaction. If you are a UFV student and feel distress over this event and need support, please visit Student Services in Abbotsford or Chilliwack (locations and contact information). UFV Counselling services are also available to help (locations and […]

UFV invests in learning innovation

The University of the Fraser Valley will invest $1.5 million to support new initiatives in teaching and learning. UFV is well placed to embrace the latest knowledge and technological advancements in the development of leading-edge and inclusive teaching and learning strategies that will benefit all students and, in turn, enrich our economies and communities. This […]