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International Education week: Learn and Love Diversity

UFV is celebrating International Education Week November 13-17. This year’s theme is Learn and Love Diversity. Mon, Nov 13               Internationalization Goals Open House 3:30pm Global Lounge B223 Tues, Nov. 14 Racism in the Fraser Valley: a community connections ‘How To’ Presented by Cycling For Diversity 1:30 pm Global Lounge B223 Wed, Nov 15 Islamaphobia Presented […]

Welcoming vibe nets Global Lounge the UFV Teamwork award

Open a special door at the UFV Abbotsford campus and you might walk into the middle of a salsa dance lesson or a trip through Russia. The Global Lounge within UFV International is a big, friendly mixing bowl — a place where students from Canada and a swath of other countries meet in a busy […]

Expand your horizons at Study Abroad Expo — Feb 1

Interested in studying abroad but don’t know how to get started? Come to the Study Abroad Expo on February 1 for a chance to win a $500 Air Canada gift card! Find out about all of the amazing options available to you. Learn about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and the great scholarships available to you. […]

UFV taps sports expertise to host Chinese Olympic delegation

When China came knocking on BC’s door to ask who could help them plan for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, UFV answered with enthusiasm. In 2010, British Columbians threw a giant party and hosted a Winter Olympics that will live on in memory for decades to come. By doing so, they created a pool of […]

Celebrate International Education week at UFV

UFV is celebrating International Education Week from Nov 7–10. International students contribute to the cultural diversity and vibrancy of our campuses, as well as the social and economic well-being of the university and surrounding communities. Several events this week will showcase the special contributions they make. Universities in more than 100 countries celebrate International Education […]

Skip Bassford serving as interim principal at UFV Chandigarh

A familiar face will be roaming the hallways of UFV’s Chandigarh campus providing leadership and expertise for the next few months. Former UFV president Skip Bassford, who was instrumental in founding UFV’s Chandigarh operation, will serve for the fall term as honorary Interim Principal for UFV Chandigarh. Dr. Bassford arrived on site on Aug 22, […]

Taylor Breckles enriches her UFV experience by embracing opportunities

It’s often said that to make the most of your university experience, you should do more than just attend classes and study for exams. Taylor Breckles takes that advice to heart. She refuses to give in to the commuter campus syndrome, and makes UFV’s Abbotsford campus her home away from home even though she lives […]

Four UFV students earn Premier’s International Scholarships

For some UFV students, “back to school” means heading off to another country this September. UFV students earned four of the 27 scholarships awarded through the Premier’s International Scholarships this summer. The students have been awarded between $6,000 and $10,000 each in by the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society for study abroad during […]

India’s first Co-Curricular Record program launched by UFV Chandigarh

The University of the Fraser Valley recently launched India’s first post-secondary Co-Curricular Record program in Chandigarh. A Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an authorized record of students’ relevant and validated experiences outside the classroom. The CCR connects with students’ co-curricular experience and provides an authorized record of activities for employers and educational references. UFV’s CCR successfully […]

International opportunities arise with new MOU between UFV and China’s Binzhou University

New international travel and educational opportunities are just over the horizon for Canadian students thanks to an agreement between China’s Binzhou University and the University of the Fraser Valley (see photos). By signing a memorandum of understanding Jan. 18 with Binzhou University President Dr. Luo Gongli, UFV President Mark Evered began the process of opening […]

UFV efforts support Syrian refugee Canadian settlement

  UFV students, faculty, and staff are pitching in to support the settlement of Syrian refugees in Canada. The UFV Arab Club in partnership with other UFV clubs, staged a donation drive benefitting Syrian refugees arriving in Surrey over the next few months. The club’s efforts stemmed from a desire to take concrete action to […]

Partnerships with biggest and best in China yield opportunities and a Canadian first

During International Education week, the University of the Fraser Valley expanded and deepened connections with China through several landmark initiatives. These partnerships will provide students opportunities in the fields of aviation, agriculture, criminology, social work, kinesiology, psychology, continuing education, and more. “With the increasing globalization of work, study, and economies,” said Mark Evered, president of […]