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Five Corners collaboration focuses on community health and wellness

Take a second to think about what health and wellness means to you. Does it mean exercising for an hour a day? Eating three square meals? Finding time to get enough sleep? Now think about what it would mean if you couldn’t afford a gym membership, groceries, or a safe place to sleep. At the […]

Graphic design student wins national award

Mila Mukhortva, a member of this year’s Graphic + Digital Design graduating class is the inaugural winner of a prestigious national scholarship.  This year marks the 30th anniversary for Applied Arts, Canada’s National design magazine, and the first year of the Georges Haroutiun Scholarship program. The scholarship is named after the founder of Applied Arts, […]

Additional electrical trades funding provided

CHILLIWACK: – An additional 32 seats are being added to the electrical program at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) as part of the provincial strategy to align training with in-demand occupations that support the provincial economy. “We are pleased that government recognizes the high-quality training delivered by the faculty in our electrical program […]

UFV offers a four-week Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights and Land Claims certificate in Summer 2015

Still time to sign up for unique four-week certificate to study indigenous land claims

All over the world, Aboriginal people are bringing forward land claims. What’s in it for them? Can Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people find mutually-acceptable ways to resolve these claims and avoid controversy? To help shed light on these complex questions, the University of the Fraser Valley offers a unique four-week certificate program Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights […]

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

UFV Writing Centre to expand into Academic Success Centre

UFV is expanding its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. The change to a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led, student-peer driven Academic Success Centre model is in line with best practices across […]

Every kitchen needs a chef

Opportunities for professional cooks are opening up in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports that 18 million Canadians have a meal out on any given day. And cooks and chefs are fourth on the list of most in demand occupations in B.C. over the next decade. Outside of the traditional opportunities in restaurants, hotels, and […]

UFV Theatre presents Canadian premiere of WW1-themed play Birdsong

In October, the month marking the 100th anniversary of the first “digging-in” of trench warfare on the Western Front, UFV Theatre presents the Canadian premiere of Birdsong, a new adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel by playwright Rachel Wagstaff. Experience the unparalleled tragedy, the remarkable history and surprising humour of the Great War told through […]

BC Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training tours UFV

Shirley Bond, B.C. Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, toured UFV on July 14, 2014, to talk about the new Skills for Jobs Blueprint the province rolled out a couple of months ago. During her visit, she explained that her government is gearing up to meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce. She […]

UFV signs agreement with Okanagan College

Okanagan College and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will be working closely together after committing to ongoing collaboration on programming, services and other ventures that are in line with their goals and that will address the needs of the regions they serve. UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mark Evered joined College President Jim […]