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Trees removed for building project find new purpose

Local Indigenous youth transformed cedar trees into repurposed materials while learning about their culture recently at UFV’s Gathering Place. The participants used coffee grinders to process cedar leaves into powder for medicine, and their families will receive wood from the trees for firewood. The tree gives up its life so that we can sustain ours […]

UFV’s new Digital Manufacturing diploma addresses industry need for digital talent

With an eye to the future, the University of the Fraser Valley has announced an innovative new Digital Manufacturing program. Starting in 2020, the diploma program will cover 3D modelling, 3D printing, Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines, fabrication strategies, and much more. Graduates will be able to work as operators, technicians, or technologists, either in […]

UFV and province announce $6.5 million for additional trades training space

NEWS RELEASE CHILLIWACK – Students at the University of the Fraser Valley will soon have access to 24,000-square-feet of teaching and shop space for heavy-mechanical and farm-technology programs to meet the growing demands for trades in the community. The $6.5-million project will accommodate students in the heavy-mechanical foundation and apprentice programs at the Canada Education […]

UFV hosts Skills Canada Competition and Trades Open House

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Trades and Technology Centre will be abuzz when approximately 60 high school students compete in the annual Skills Canada Regional Skills Competition on March 5. A UFV tradition for about a decade, this week’s event will see Grade 11 and 12 students competing for the opportunity to qualify for […]

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visits Chilliwack campus

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson toured the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Fri, Feb 20. After visiting the Agriculture Centre of Excellence, Health Sciences labs, and the Aboriginal Gathering Place, he toured the Trades and Technology Centre, and announced funding of $325,274 to buy new trades training equipment that supports students entering in-demand […]

UFV Health Sciences Speaker series De-MYTH-stifies Ebola Nov 25

The fears and effects of Ebola will be tackled head-on when Dr. Darin Cherniwchan leads UFV’s annual Faculty of Health Sciences Speaker Series fall presentation Nov. 25 at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Admission is free and the public is welcome. A widely respected family and travel physician, Dr. Cherniwchan will begin his […]

Federal government invests $2.1 million to benefit agriculture students at UFV

Government of Canada news release: August, 7, 2014 – Chilliwack, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of over $2.1 million for state of the art training equipment for the Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley […]

New RCMP shooting range will make for a quieter UFV campus at CEP

Students and employees at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park (CEP) can look forward to more peace and quiet in the future. Ever since the Trades and Technology Centre (TTC) opened in 2007, followed by Building A in 2012, people working and studying at the campus have been able […]

CropLife B.C. pledges $10,000 for new B.C. Agriculture Centre of Excellence

  Community partnerships are playing a key role in the development of the new B.C. Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley, and CropLife B.C. is one of the first organizations to step forward to offer support. CropLife B.C. has pledged $10,000 to build a new pesticide storage facility for the […]

UFV celebrates donors and alumni at Giving Thanks event

Gratitude was the theme of the evening at the University of the Fraser Valley on October 10 as donors, supporters, and alumni gathered for the Giving Thanks event at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Guests mingled with scholarship winners and learned about the many goals the university is able to accomplish through the […]

UFV, partners, and donors team up to fund BC School of Agriculture

UFV has committed $750,000 toward the construction of the first stage of the new BC School of Agriculture on its Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park. Representatives from UFV, the provincial government, the City of Chilliwack, and Envision Financial gathered for a sod-turning event at the site of the new UFV agricultural facilities, including […]