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UFV’s Absolute Style offers backstage view of fashion industry

Researching trends, preparing a collection, and styling models are all a part of UFV’s annual runway show, Absolute Style. The one-day event highlights the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion industry experience. Absolute Style 2012 is taking place on Wednesday, April 25 with two shows […]

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair

Fraser Valley winners on to national science fair From The Abbotsford News. April 2, 2012 Eric LeGresley of St. John Brebeuf was the big winner for his science fair project entitled Computational Methods for the Design and Screening of Novel Neuraminidase Inhibitors. Photo courtesy Mike Haire  The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair, held at UFV […]

Coast Capital donation sustains and enriches leadership at UFV

Student leadership will continue to thrive at the University of the Fraser Valley, thanks to a $50,000 contribution from Coast Capital Savings, Canada’s second-largest credit union. The funding is part of an ongoing partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and Coast Capital Savings that has been helping to foster the development of leaders […]

Celebrate 100 years with ‘friend of UFV’ Jean Scott

  What were you doing 100 years ago? If you’re like most of us, you were a long way from conception. But if you’re Jean Scott of Chilliwack, you were busy being born, just one week after the sinking of the Titanic. Scott, a well-known community activist and feminist who has made her mark both […]

Studying abroad — in beautiful Poland

  Arts student Renée Hartwig is taking advantage of UFV’s exchange agreement with the University of Arts Poznan (Uniwersytet Artystyczny w Poznaniu) to spend a semester abroad studying in Poland. Here she is in Poznan (at the old market). Instructor Aleksandra Idzior and UFV International helped arrange a memorandum of understanding between our two universities […]

Program moves and transitions related to the Canada Education Park

  In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]

New UFV Clearbrook centre hosts Continuing Studies, ABT, and other programs

If you take a Continuing Studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV’s newest location. UFV Continuing Studies has moved from the Marshall Road annex to a newly renovated space on the bottom floor of the Clearbrook library. The Clearbrook centre provides 15,000 square […]

UFV Culinary Arts students round out their repertoire with Rivers Dining Room

UFV Culinary Arts students are broadening their cooking repertoire with a new initiative at UFV.  They’ve already mastered lunch-time fare; now they’re looking to hone their fine dining skills. Next week, Rivers Dining Room will be opening its doors to the public for dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday nights through to May. Located at UFV’s […]

UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

Indigenizing Our Academy: Voices from the Inside Out

Join students, faculty, staff, administrators and Indigenous people for a day of learning and sharing. The event will focus on learning about research, praxis and pedagogies, while sharing ideas, experiences and eloquent truths about Indigenizing Our Academy. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Thurs, Feb 2 8:30 am–4:30 pm B121, Abby Schedule of events: […]

UFV alumnus reinvents the strip mall

  A UFV alumnus has a vision for Abbotsford’s downtown core that reimagines it with some new and sustainable design concepts. Scott Varga (BA ’11) has entered a contest called Strip Appeal, put on by the University of Alberta, which asks participants to re-invent the standard North-American strip mall. While the winners are being selected […]