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Strachan hangs up her safety jacket after 26 years teaching first aid

Beth Strachan: first-aid trainer of a generation of workers When a family member suffers a heart attack or stroke, a co-worker is hurt in an industrial accident, or a car crashes on the road in front of us, we’re all grateful for first-aid skills. Yes, the 911 call will bring the paramedics and firefighters racing […]

Sue Brigden new Dean of Access and Open Studies at UFV

Dr. Sue Brigden has been appointed as the Dean of the Faculty of Access and Open Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley, a role she has been acting in since September of 2010. Comprised of the Continuing Studies, English as a Second Language, and Upgrading and University Preparation departments, as well as Aboriginal […]

Students from Agassiz Secondary taking a university-level criminology class from UFV instructor Kevin Bork at their school.

Agassiz secondary students get a taste of university courses with UFV

Imagine entering your first year of university with a few credits already under your belt. Thanks to a partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and the Fraser Cascade School District, Agassiz secondary school students are able to try university courses, earn actual credits, and get a taste of post-secondary education while still in […]

UFV adult literacy community partnership programs receive provincial funding

On Monday, BC’s Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology John Yap chose Abbotsford Community Services as the location to announce $2.4 million to support 68 projects across the province in 2012-13, under the Community Adult Literacy Program (CALP). One of the projects is a partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and Abbotsford […]

Métis Day awareness event at Aboriginal gathering place Nov 7

The Métis are a distinct Aboriginal people with North American Indian-European descent. The Métis played an instrumental role in the shaping of Canada and work tirelessly to share their culture, music, traditions, and knowledge of the environment with their fellow Canadians. Please join our UFV students, faculty and staff to celebrate Métis Day awareness, which […]

Abbotsford welcomes the Teacher Education program

The Teacher Education program has arrived in Abbotsford! The Teacher Education program at UFV is a post-degree program designed to turn students into teachers. The students enrolled in the program form a cohort that learns and studies together, and with a year’s worth of full-time study will become familiar with and prepared for K-12 curriculum […]

UFV reintroduces paralegal diploma program

  The paralegal diploma program at the University of the Fraser Valley  has been on hiatus since 2009, but thanks to growing interest in the field and the attention of dedicated instructor  Terry Han, it is currently accepting applications and will be up and running for the fall semester. Han has taught legal administrative assistant […]

The old CE gang checks out the new Continuing Studies digs

Continuing Education (now Continuing Studies) has been an integral part of UFV since we were founded in 1974. If fact the first UFV employees were continuing education planners seconded from the school districts. Continuing Studies director Cheryl Isaac invited past and current CE colleagues to tour the new UFV Clearbrook Centre on Sunday, April 22. […]

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 […]