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Breanna Takasaki, Legal Administrative Assistant at RDM Lawyers

Legal administrative assistant is driven to excel

The phone call from RDM Lawyers LLP caught Breanna Takasaki off-guard. She was gearing up to start a practicum at the local law firm after completing her training as a legal administrative assistant through UFV Continuing Education. Breanna had developed an interest in the legal profession during career planning in grade 12. While researching career […]

Shayla Peters, UFV Continuing Education's Nursing Unit Clerk grad

Nursing unit clerk finds a workplace with heart

Growing up, Shayla Peters had dreamed of becoming a nurse. But then, grade 12 happened. “I lost my motivation,” Shayla recalls. “I just wanted to get out of high school. I no longer knew what I wanted to do.” Shayla found work at a fast food outlet. “That was just a job,” she says. “The […]

Kate McGladdery, UFV Continuing Education's Bookkeeping for Small Business grad

Bookkeeping grad looks forward to serious business

When her stepmother decided she’d like to work fewer hours, Kate McGladdery stepped up to help in the office at her dad’s company. Less than a year later, what started as a sideline may well become Kate’s full-time career. The Chilliwack native has moved back to the Valley, left her big city job behind, and […]

UFV supports Harrison Festival of the Arts with two evenings of events

UFV is continuing its long association with the Harrison Festival of the Arts by presenting evening performances at the Harrison Memorial Hall on July 13 and 14. On Mon, July 13, the Literary Café features Bookworm, a one-person play written and performed by Corin Raymond. The Literary Café is presented by UFV Continuing Education. Bookworm is […]

UFV Public Relations certificate

New Public Relations certificate program starting at UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley’s new Public Relations certificate program will offer people a unique opportunity to improve existing skills that benefit any business or organization, or transition into an entirely new field. Starting in February and based out of UFV Five Corners in Chilliwack’s historic downtown, courses for the four-month program can be […]

Continuing Education information nights to highlight new and established programs

Mid-career professionals looking for career advancement, recent or upcoming high school graduates wanting to learn practical skills to enter the workforce, and community members in search of lifelong learning opportunities are invited to attend UFV’s Continuing Education’s info nights to learn more about programs and related careers. “There’s no better way to find out if […]

UFV offers Writer’s Weekend at Hope’s Kawkawa Lake

Want to devote a whole weekend to nothing but writing, writing, and writing (…and learning from and with other writers)? Come to the second annual Writer’s Weekend, presented by UFV Continuing Education. Treat yourself to a weekend away from your usual obligations in the quiet artistic community of Hope, BC. Enjoy an all-inclusive package: accommodation […]

UFV Five Corners opens in downtown Chilliwack

A new hub for post-secondary education is opening this fall as the University of the Fraser Valley’s newest facility. Located at Chilliwack’s historic Five Corners at 46115 Yale Road, the former Bank of Montreal branch now houses a classroom, computer lab, meeting rooms, and offices in the 7,000 sq ft space. UFV Five Corners will […]

Two of Fraser Valley’s top artists to share secrets in UFV art course

Do you want to learn how to draw and paint from the experts? Then let us introduce you to Chris and Chris! Artists Chris Woods of Chilliwack and Chris Friesen of Abbotsford are both accomplished professional artists of long standing. Woods is well known for his photo-realist style and visual commentary on consumer culture and […]