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UFV to host two Jane’s Walks on Abbotsford campus — May 6

For the past few months, a small group of organizers have been working to organize Abbotsford’s first Jane’s Walk event. These walks are designed to connect community members with one another in discussions of place meaning and history. This event runs Friday through Sunday, May 5-7. These and the other Jane’s Walks are free and […]

UFV GDD Kindred Change portfolio show — May 2

kin•dred ADJECTIVE similar in kind; related change VERB make or become different We are both unique and the same, embracing change together. We are the Fraser Valley’s class of 2017, graphic and digital design grads. Join us as we gather and celebrate kindred change. Tuesday, May 2 4:30 to 7:30 pm HighStreet, Abbotsford J150 – […]

Intension(elle) — BFA Grad Show — runs to May 19 — opens April 28

Every year members of the University of the Fraser Valley and its surrounding community come together to support an exciting cultural event in the Visual Arts department: the BFA Grad Show. This year’s show is titled Intension(elle), reflecting the all-female composition of the graduating class. Opening Reception: Fri, April 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm in […]

UFV to host two provincial election all candidates debates

UFV students will have the chance to ask questions of provincial election candidates at two All Candidates debates on Mon, April 24, and Tues, April 25. The public is welcome to attend these debates, to be held in the lecture theatre (B101) on the Abbotsford campus, from 7 to 8:30 pm, with an informal reception […]

Newman to speak on Cod Tongues Tuesday

Join us in the Abbotsford campus library on Tuesday, April 4 from 2-3 for a lively discussion about the dynamic nature of Canadian cuisine with Dr Lenore Newman.  Lenore will be featuring her research and adventures from her new book, Speaking in Cod Tongues: Canada’s Culinary Landscape. Learn how Canada’s multicultural society expresses itself through […]

Grand Theft Terra Firma — a “devised performance” — next up for UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre is proud to present Grand Theft Terra Firma, a presentation devised by theatre students and community members in partnership with The Reach Gallery and Stó:lō Nation — Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre. Grand Theft Terra Firma explores how S’ólh Téméxw — the traditional and unceded territories of the Stó:lō people—was colonized in […]

UFV and CPC sign transfer agreement

Students at Langley’s Catholic Pacific College (CPC) who complete their Liberal Arts diploma will soon be able to transfer to UFV with credit thanks to a recently signed agreement between the two schools. CPC grads will be able to enter the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of General Studies degrees at UFV with full credit […]

Artist Linda Frimer returns to UFV for President’s Leadership Lecture Series

West coast artist and 2017 UFV honorary degree recipient Linda Frimer returns to UFV on Monday, March 13 for the President’s Leadership Lecture Series. Her presentation will take place at 4:30 pm in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101). This lecture is co-sponsored by the UFV Alumni Association and UFV. The public is welcome to this free […]

UFV Theatre presents Bakkhai, a modern take on a Greek classic

UFV Theatre’s season of “Bright Ideas” continues with Bakkhai, a new version of Euripides’ Greek tragedy by celebrated Canadian writer, Anne Carson. This powerful play addresses the duality of human nature, the relationship between control and freedom, and their relative importance to society. Pentheus (Erich Petkau) has banned the wild, ritualistic worship of the god […]

UFV Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights, and Land Claims certificate

Undergrads add career-enhancing credential to résumé with Land Claims certificate

Thinking of a career in politics, law, education, social work, human rights, public administration, or international development? In any of these professions, you can give yourself a leg up by developing a strong understanding of the history of Indigenous land claims and treaties in Canada. And with UFV’s four-week, twelve-credit Indigenous Maps, Films, Rights and […]

New exhibit documents the long struggle for the South Asian vote in Canada

The Indo-Canadian community has been part of the Canadian multicultural mosaic for more that 100 years. Its members contributed to society and help build the economy during the early decades of their time here without having the right to express their opinions through voting in provincial or federal elections. In current times, candidates running for […]