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UFV and PacificSport partner to serve the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and PacificSport announced today they are joining forces to provide a variety of innovative services and programs for students, athletes, volunteers, and coaches across the Fraser Valley. PacificSport Fraser Valley serves the community delivering programs and services throughout the full range of sport participation: from the grassroots level […]

UFV hosts AbbyFest 2015

AbbyFest 2015 will be held on the Green at UFV’s Abbotsford campus on Saturday, September 26  from 2 pm until 8 pm. This will be the first time UFV hosts Abbotsford’s multicultural festival — now entering its eighth season. In previous years the event has been held in the Ag-Rec Building in Abbotsford Exhibition Park. […]

UFV partners with SUS for revamped Campus Card

New building, new Campus Card, same great services. A revamped Campus Card is unlocking a wide array of goods, services, and opportunities for UFV students this semester. A joint venture between the university and the UFV Student Union Society, the redesigned Campus Card is an extension of services celebrating UFV’s recently unveiled Student Union Building. […]

New Student Union Building opens on UFV Abbotsford campus

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and the UFV Student Union Society (SUS) officially opened the university’s first Student Union Building (SUB) on Sept 8. The leading edge $17.3 million, 46,700 square foot SUB represents the culmination of a collaborative design and construction effort that began in 2008. The SUB incorporates LEED Gold principles […]

New Advising Centre location emphasizes focus on students

A new focus for student advising is coinciding with the opening of the new Student Union Building (SUB) on the Abbotsford campus. UFV has used part of its portion of the new SUB to bring Arts, Science, and Student Services academic advisors together into one area on the Abbotsford campus. This move to a shared […]

Soft opening for Student Union Building as first groups move in

UFV Student Union Society President Thomas Davies is like a proud new homeowner as he leads people through the brand new Student Union Building at UFV. He shows off the entrance way (a massive atrium), the entertainment room (a huge conference space that can be divided into three meeting rooms), and the dining room (a […]

UFV’s Co-Curricular Record builds on its own success

UFV’s Co-Curricular Record is building on its own success. More than a year has passed since the University of the Fraser Valley initiated its Co-Curricular Record program. So far, 5,000 students have created a record, more than 1,000 have validated activities on their record, and upwards of 500 activities have been made available — many […]

Crunch time for scholarship applications

The Chilliwack Progress ran a story on Feb 20 about the merits of applying for scholarships, and featured quotes from UFV nursing student Lois Piccioni. Read on for excerpts, or read the fully story (by Jessica Peters, with photo by Jenna Hauck) here. UFV Financial Aid  and Awards encourages all new and returning students to […]

UFV Writing Centre to expand into Academic Success Centre

UFV is expanding its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. The change to a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led, student-peer driven Academic Success Centre model is in line with best practices across […]

UFV Campus Connector Shuttle Bus

UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus adds service to Langley

The UFV Campus Connector shuttle bus now has service to Langley. The new Langley stop is located at Carvolth Exchange, which is at 202 Street and Hwy 1. The location was selected because of its access to multiple routes and locations, well-lit transit shelters, parking, and ease of access. The Carvolth Exchange connects with transit […]

Come to UFV Night at Chilliwack Chiefs, Sat, March 1

UFV and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club invite you to UFV Night, Saturday, March 1 at 7 p.m. The Chiefs take on the Coquitlam Express at Chilliwack’s Prospera Centre, for their last home game of the season. Tickets are $15, including a burger and large pop, with $1 going to the UFV Chilliwack Chiefs Scholarship […]