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Justin P. Goodrich, Chair and Nav Bains, Associate Vice Chair of the UFV Alumni Association present Mr. Upkar Sharma, President of SD College, with lifetime honorary alumni status with the University of the Fraser Valley.

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

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UFV celebrates International Education week — Nov 12-14

From Nov 12-14, UFV will join over 100 countries in celebrating International Education Week and Canada’s engagement around the world. The theme identified for UFV for 2014 is “Exploring Global Indigeneity” where events and discussions will highlight the connections between local and global indigenous peoples, and our interactions and stories shared together. UFV International has […]

Canada's Minister of International Trade Ed Fast visits UFV's India campus in Chandigarh.

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

On October 17, University of the Fraser Valley President Mark Evered welcomed Canada’s Minister of International Trade and MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast to UFV’s campus in Chandigarh, India. Fast, along with Canada’s Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bob Dechert, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani […]

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UFV changing the future of China’s wood-frame industry

The softwood lumber industry is a significant contributor to the B.C. economy. In 2013 alone, B.C. softwood lumber exports topped $5.3 billion. Rapidly catching up to the United States, China is the second-largest importer of this natural resource. Wood-frame construction is becoming more popular in China. Formally referred to as platform-frame construction, this form of construction heavily […]

Dr. Amandeep Sandhu

Sandhu to speak on career strategies for the new global economy

The world is changing rapidly. Does the new global economy have you wondering about job and career strategies? Is it better to be a generalist than a specialist these days? Dr. Amandeep Sandhu, UFV’S BC Regional Chair in Canada-India Business & Economic Development, will address these and other questions as part of a lecture titled […]

Evered on a whirlwind tour of China to meet partners

UFV president Mark Evered, and Yajing Betty Wang, UFV’s Manager of International Marketing, are touring China from January 12 to 22 to visit with community leaders, business executives, and officials from partner institutions. “We have a long history of fruitful partnerships and joint educational initiatives with leading Chinese universities,” says Evered. “We host more than […]

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UFV International Week 2013 features a diversity of events

UFV celebrates diversity from November 18 to 22 with a line-up of cultural events at the Abbotsford campus. Mon, Nov 18 – Alumni Hall, 11:30 am Professional Studies celebrates internationalization Kick off International Education Week at UFV with a celebration of everything international, sponsored by the Faculty of Professional Studies. The event starts at 11:30 […]

Richard Nair at BlackBerry

UFV computing student having a fruitful summer at BlackBerry

In summer, many people enjoy the bounteous crops of seasonal fruits, including blackberries. Richard Nair is enjoying a different type of BlackBerry, as he completes his fourth consecutive cooperative education work term with the technology company BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion), producers of smartphones, tablets and mobile services. Nair’s dream was to come to North […]

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David McGuire new head of UFV International

David McGuire joined the University of the Fraser Valley in the position of executive director of UFV International, effective June 1, 2013. McGuire brings a breadth of experience in international education to UFV. His early career includes over 10 years living and working in Korea, first as a college and university instructor and then expanding […]

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