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D3 renovation results in bright, innovative workspace

Significant renovations have led to a bright, collaborative space on the third floor of Abbotsford’s Building D (D3). With a modern design intended to maximize natural light and interpersonal connection (see photos here), D3 features a mix of private and shared areas divided into four sections — each servicing a strategic cluster of departments. The […]

UFV student housing architect and builder selected

A new student housing building on UFV’s Abbotsford campus has taken another significant step forward with the selection of the project’s architect and builder. Following public requests for proposals, DIALOG + Group 2 has been selected as the project’s architectural team, while Clark Builders and Turner were chosen as the builders. The Province is providing […]

Inclusive, accessible renovations inside UFV Athletic Centre

New and more inclusive changerooms, washrooms, and shower areas are coming to the UFV Athletic Centre (Building E). In line with UFV’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion goals, the project creates space that is gender neutral and universally accessible. A central change area with private stalls will be flanked by self-contained team rooms bookended by washrooms […]

Welcome back! Here’s what’s new around your U…

While the majority of employees and students shifted to remote work and learning over the past 18 months, plans and projects continued moving forward across UFV. As we welcome students, staff, and faculty back for the fall semester, here’s a brief look at some of the improvements made around campus (some projects might have updated […]

UFV Building Renewal Phase 1 now “98% complete”

The new year ushered in a new look on UFV’s Abbotsford campus. With a dramatically improved exterior, vastly improved insulation, and extensive tech and cosmetic upgrades, Phase 1 of UFV’s Building Renewal Project is now “98-per-cent complete,” according to Nicolle Bourget, Building Renewal Project Manager. A few finishing touches, including landscaping, will finish the Building […]

Wherever you are, get ready to ShakeOut BC

UFV is encouraging all students, staff, and faculty to participate in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, October 15 at 10:15am. While the majority of UFV students, faculty, and staff are studying or working remotely, it’s important to adapt this emergency skill to your environment, and practice in a COVID-safe way, be […]

Steps to take if return to campus required

Reminder: Safe return to campus process In order to continue limiting the spread of COVID-19, many faculty and staff will continue to teach and work primarily remotely and off campus where and when possible this fall. If you are required to return to a UFV campus, please know UFV is committed to three key themes […]

Building Renewal Project advances with move to Building K

The next stage in UFV’s Building Renewal Project on the Abbotsford campus launches with several classrooms moving from Building A into Building K on Monday, Nov. 4. A total of 10 classrooms, two drop-in student labs, and one meeting room are shifting into the renovated and renewed Building K (former Finnegan’s restaurant), bringing students, staff, […]