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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 […]

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 […]

Major donation launches UFV Five Corners

UFV will be a major presence at Five Corners in downtown Chilliwack thanks to a major gift from the BMO Bank of Montreal. BMO Financial group donated its building at the historic Chilliwack location to UFV in early 2013. The university will renovate and refurbish the facility in order to create UFV Five Corners, a […]

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 […]

UFV National Sweater Day

National Sweater Day at UFV — energy conservation in action

National Sweater Day, a nationwide initiative led by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to turn down the heat and wear a sweater for the day, was held on Thurs, Feb 7.  UFV showed its commitment to energy conservation by turning down temperatures in many areas, and sporting some great looking sweaters!  See photo. Thanks to […]

Wear your best sweater on Thurs, Feb 7 — we’re turning down the heat

  : UFV students and staff are encouraged to wear a sweater to the campus on Thurs, February 7, to save energy in light of Canada’s high per-capita energy usage. UFV will lower the building temperature by 2 degrees in various locations on the Abbotsford & Chilliwack campuses for the day in order to promote […]

Temporary disruption to UFV/Impark pay parking meters

UFV has experienced slow or inoperative Impark pay parking meters at UFV campuses yesterday and today. In investigating this situation we have been advised of the following situation status from Impark. Digital Payment Technologies is the Enterprise Management System provider for Impark. EMS allows the meters to perform transactions in “real time”. DPT performed a […]

BMO Financial Group donates downtown building to the University of the Fraser Valley; CEPCO funds major renovations

$1.5 million donation largest in UFV’s history BMO’s largest one-time donation in B.C. UFV Plaza will become Chilliwack’s newest business education centre CHILLIWACK, BC, December 7, 2012 — In what will be the largest donation it has ever received, the University of the Fraser Valley will take ownership in early 2013 of the former BMO […]

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, […]