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UFV, CEPCO, BC government and donors team up to fund Agriculture centre

UFV has committed $750,000 toward the construction of the first stage of a new BC School of Agriculture on its Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, and two key partners plus community donors have brought that total to $2.2 million. UFV will pay $750,000 of the cost of building the first phase of the […]

Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park

The new Canada Education Park campus at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has risen above the international competition to be named “Best in class: University Building” by the World Architecture News (WAN) Education Awards. In fact, the Stantec-designed project was the only award winner from the Americas in 2013. “It’s a tremendous honour […]

This patient is no dummy — he’s a $100,000 mannequin!

Mr. Wiens isn’t feeling that well this morning. It’s the day after his urology surgery, and he’s experiencing a few post-op complications. But he’s in good hands. Two young nurses are attending to him, checking all his vital signs, reacting to his symptoms, listening to him as he says “I don’t feel so well,” and […]

Honorary degree recipient Madeleine MacIvor returns to speak at UFV

President’s Leadership Lecture series in Chilliwack for the first time Honorary degree recipient Madeleine MacIvor is returning to UFV to speak as part of the President’s 2012 Leadership lecture series. For the first time the series will hold one of its sessions at the UFV Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park.. The lecture is […]

Lots to do at UFV in September!

Sure, it’s exciting to go to your first classes and meet new people. But there is a lot more to life at UFV than lectures and labs. And in September, we kick it into high gear. Here is a non-comprehensive (i.e., sorry if we missed something) guide to activities on our campuses for the next […]

New UFV Chilliwack building set to welcome students

If you’re taking classes at the University of the Fraser Valley’s Chilliwack campus this fall, take note:  UFV has moved! Except for a few specialized theatre and agricultural courses and activities, all Chilliwack courses are now offered at the UFV campus at the Canada Education Park. UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre has been located at […]

UFV to host Indigenizing the Academy conference

It’s one thing to incorporate indigenous content into courses and programs. But the University of the Fraser Valley is taking the concept of partnering with the Aboriginal community to a new level by committing to the concept of “indigenizing” the academy. What this means and how it is achieved will be the subject of a […]

Lens of Empowerment displayed in England before returning to the Fraser Valley

After most classes ended in May, the work of one small group of students continued. For the first time last year, UFV introduced a three-course project called the Lens of Empowerment.  The students worked with digital photography and video production, then used these skills to dive into specific topics related to women and identity in […]

UFV and Chilliwack go way back

Ever since the days of Fraser Valley College and a ‘college without walls’, the Chilliwack community has had a strong connection to UFV. Before the college even had any facilities to call its own, it ran its first classes in church basements in the daytime and Chilliwack Secondary in the evenings. For many years, people […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]