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UFV hires Stantec to hone Digital Hub vision

UFV has contracted Stantec to assist with planning the UFV Digital Hub. Stantec is a global engineering and professional services company specializing in feasibility, design, and project management. The Digital Hub will be a high-tech facility located on the Abbotsford campus and will serve as a technologically advanced learning centre for students, industry, and the Fraser […]

Facilities crews clear the way on campuses

Winter snowfalls may be beautiful, but they make getting from Point A to Point B that much more difficult. People working, studying, and taking exams at UFV this past week can thank our Facilities department for clearing the way for them to walk around on campus once they got there. The Fraser Valley was hit […]

New video highlights UFV’s hardworking janitorial staff

Working hard well after most buildings empty each evening, UFV’s custodial staff often toil anonymously to improve the lives of students, staff and faculty. Until now. A new, entertaining three-minute video on UFV’s YouTube channel provides an insightful look into a wide range of janitorial experiences. It touches on the history of janitorial jobs dating […]

UFV’s first Chilliwack campus building meets the demolition crew

A piece of UFV history came crashing down the week of March 29 to April 1 as demolition crews dismantled Building A on the Chilliwack North campus on Yale Road. See video of the demolition here. Designed as a temporary home for Fraser Valley College, the building, known colloquially by some as The Motel, served […]

UDistrict consultation sessions set for Oct 15

Using your feedback and working together, the City of Abbotsford and UFV have come up with options to guide the future growth of the UDistrict neighbourhood and campus. They need your continued input on how to make UDistrict great! UDistrict Neighbourhood and campus plans CHOICES + DIRECTIONS Thurs, Oct 15 11 am-2 pm (UFV Abbotsford […]

UFV partners with SUS for revamped Campus Card

New building, new Campus Card, same great services. A revamped Campus Card is unlocking a wide array of goods, services, and opportunities for UFV students this semester. A joint venture between the university and the UFV Student Union Society, the redesigned Campus Card is an extension of services celebrating UFV’s recently unveiled Student Union Building. […]

Soft opening for Student Union Building as first groups move in

UFV Student Union Society President Thomas Davies is like a proud new homeowner as he leads people through the brand new Student Union Building at UFV. He shows off the entrance way (a massive atrium), the entertainment room (a huge conference space that can be divided into three meeting rooms), and the dining room (a […]

Abbotsford campus moves and renovations planned for spring and summer 2015

Renovation season is here as UFV evolves, expands, and reshapes our space to better accommodate students and employees. The recent completion of the Student Union Building and associated relocation of some departments has created opportunities for improvements to classroom, lab, and office space in some areas of the Abbotsford campus. Construction started April 20 and […]

UDistrict campus and neighbourhood planning project launched

  ABBOTSFORD April 8, 2015  – The City of Abbotsford and the University of the Fraser Valley are undertaking a collaborative initiative to shape the future of the UDistrict, announced Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun and UFV President, Dr. Mark Evered today. In May of 2012, Abbotsford City Council officially endorsed a 30-year planning concept or […]

UFV & City of Abbotsford cut parking rates for Heat games and AESC events

UFV and the City of Abbotsford are working together to make it more affordable to attend events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC), Mayor Bruce Banman announced on Tuesday. Effective immediately, UFV and the City will cut the price of parking in lots adjacent to the AESC on event days. Parking for AESC […]

UFV and Student Union Society team up on Student Union Building

The University of the Fraser Valley and the UFV Student Union Society are working together to realize a long-term dream of opening a Student Union Building on the Abbotsford campus. Construction began in mid-September 2013 on the building, which will be located west of the gymnasium complex and south of Building D. The $15-million project […]