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UFV Research Encounters lectures focus on innovation — Nov 20 and 29

The University of the Fraser Valley is highlighting research in two upcoming public lectures in November. The Research Encounters series will feature one UFV faculty member and one guest lecturer from India. Dr. Jon Thomas, who holds the BC Regional Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV and is a faculty member in the School […]

UFV sales students help to achieve record sales month for Abbotsford chamber

Does the prospect of making cold calls send fear into your heart? For many people it does. But for professional salespeople, a willingness and ability to make successful cold calls is a sign of high functioning communications skills. And courage! For the past five years during the month of March, students in UFV’s Bus 322 […]

Dr. Jon Thomas named UFV’s BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development

Dr. Jon Thomas has been named the new BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development at UFV. Working out of UFV’s South Asian Studies Institute, Thomas brings a wealth of international research experience to the position, which he plans on leveraging while fostering innovation and economic development throughout the Fraser Valley. “Success in this […]

New Costco bursary bulks up UFV Business

Everything’s big with Costco. Big stores, big parking spots, big bags of frozen berries. And now, a big donation. “Any time we can have a relationship with people who are going through business leadership educational training, it’s good for our company. We want to get involved in the local community and support businesses, jobs, and […]

Ch’nook Scholar Keenan Beavis excels at business and leadership

Keenan Beavis is irrepressible. From the age of four, he was going door to door, trying to sell bugs he had trapped in a pop bottle, and succeeding on pure charm. As a teen, he tried — and succeeded at — several online entrepreneurial endeavours. He had his own channel on YouTube in the early […]

UFV India expands facilities

UFV has added a new facility to its campus in Chandigarh, India. The modern building will host students in the Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Computer Information Systems programs. Known for now as B-Block, the building will provide much needed space to accommodate the growing demand for UFV’s programs in India. “We are very […]

UFV honours past and present while celebrating 10 years in India

UFV’s decade of success in Chandigarh, India was celebrated with a 10th anniversary gala inside the Student Union Building at the university’s Abbotsford campus recently. Staff, students, and supporters joined President Mark Evered in honouring Chandigarh’s continued success as the only Canadian university campus in India. Evered welcomed UFV professors DJ Sandhu and Lorne Mackenzie, […]

Get funding from Entrepreneurship and Process Innovation/Incubation Centre (EPIIC) to support your business idea

Get support to change your business idea into reality

Budding entrepreneurs looking to turn their brainstorms into reality can now access a new resource at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The Entrepreneurship and Process Innovation/Incubation Centre (EPIIC) has partnered with the Canada Discovery Foundation to provide funding and expertise to Fraser Valley residents in search of consultation and resources to take their […]

UFV launches centre to turn business ideas into reality

Budding entrepreneurs looking to turn their brainstorms into reality are invited to access a new resource at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The School of Business at UFV has launched the Entrepreneurship and Process Innovation and Incubation Centre, or EPIIC for short. UFV has partnered with the Discovery Foundation to provide funding and […]

UFV soars at Abbotsford International Airshow

Aerial acrobatics, wing-walkers, precision flying, and high-velocity fun were the name of the game at this year’s Abbotsford International Airshow. As a gold sponsor for the 2015 edition of the show, UFV provided a chalet for industry and community guests, a photo booth in the cockpit of our 727 jet, and plenty of information on […]

Anyone with UFV ID invited to Abby Agrifair for free on July 31

Thanks to the incredible market research done by students in David Dobson’s BUS 320 class for the Abbotsford Agrifair, the fair will be hosting a UFV Student Appreciation Evening! At 5 pm on Fri, July 31, anyone with a valid UFV ID card will get into the fair grounds for FREE (parking not included). This […]