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UFV in the news: Brian Minter reappointed as UFV chancellor

UFV’s recent announcement that Brian Minter has accepted another three-year term as chancellor has garnered media attention, including from The Province newspaper. Links to the full articles are below. Gardening icon Brian Minter reappointed UFV chancellor The Province – September 29, 2011 …chancellor of the University of the Fraser Valley ( UFV). A recipient of […]

Student video host Sheetal Deo with HuStream's Jordy Starling, filming in the automotive shop at UFV's Trades and Technology Centre, Chilliwack.

Students ‘Get 2 Know UFV’ with new online interactive video tour

The University of the Fraser Valley just made it very quick and easy — and a whole lot more entertaining — to find out almost everything you ever wanted to know about becoming a student at UFV. By teaming up with Kelowna-based HuStream, the university has produced a new interactive video tour, now on UFV’s website.  […]

UFV in the news: Fashion Design program

UFV’s Fashion Design program has been in the media spotlight recently for launching 3-D technology in the classroom, producing nationally-acclaimed students, and of course, for its annual Fashion Show. Read some of the full news stories below. UFV fashion design program goes 3-D Abbotsford News – September 29, 2011 The University of the Fraser Valley […]

UFV in the news: international students

    On September 20, 2011, Premier Christy Clark announced the goal of a 50% increase in the number of international students studying in BC over the next four years, as part of her BC Jobs plan. UFV’s Provost and Vice-president Academic Eric Davis spoke with the Chilliwack Progress about what this means from UFV’s […]

UFV in the news: Faculty of Health Sciences Launch

Read the news coverage in the Chilliwack Progress and Chilliwack Times newspapers from UFV’s Faculty of Health Sciences launch event on September 12, 2011. UFV brings health sciences together Chilliwack Times – September 15, 2011 …at the University of the Fraser Valley ( UFV) is a strategic move by the school to put…disconnected,” said Chris […]

Student Welcome Back Barbecue 2011

Nothing says ‘welcome back’ like a great barbecue

UFV students on the Abbotsford, Chilliwack North, Chilliwack South and Mission campuses were welcomed back for the new school year barbecue-style, in early September. We thought we’d grill up some burgers for them, before grilling them on exams later… View photos from the Abbotsford campus event below.   [AFG_gallery id=’4′]

UFV in the news: Enrollment up at UFV

Enrollment up at B.C. post-seconday schools The Province – September 4, 2011 At the University of the Fraser Valley, enrolments have been growing every year for a decade, according to Eric Davis, UFV’s provost and vice-president … Waiting lists growing at UFV Abbotsford News – September 1, 2011 Student demand for courses at the University […]

New UFV security contact numbers

Effective Tuesday, September 5th, 2011, you will be able to contact Security via their new contact numbers. For all urgent security requests that require an immediate response; such as, First Aid Response, security emergencies, fire and threats, call  local 7770. For routine security requests such as building, office, or classroom access, door unlocks, security escorts […]

UFV in the news: Abbotsford U District

The City of Abbotsford has big plans for the area adjacent to UFV’s campus on King Road. Read the media coverage on the U District here. Planning a university district in Abbotsford Abbotsford News – September 1, 2011 In future years, back to school will not only bring the University … Something to like in […]

UFV in the news: Sikh temple centennial

Read a selection of the news coverage on Abbotsford’s Sikh temple centennial celebration, featuring UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies. Sikh temple built on faith and courage The Province – August 29, 2011 “It has a huge significance to us,” said Bains, director of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley. […]

UFV in the news: Larry Stinson new UFV Board Chair

‘Exciting changes’ coming to UFV: new board chair Chilliwack Progress – Monday July 25, 2011 “The people of the Fraser Valley are going to see some exciting changes in the coming years,” says Larry Stinson, the new chairman of the board of governors at the University of the Fraser Valley… Stinson looks forward to guiding […]