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Welcome back! Here’s what’s new around your U…

While the majority of employees and students shifted to remote work and learning over the past 18 months, plans and projects continued moving forward across UFV. As we welcome students, staff, and faculty back for the fall semester, here’s a brief look at some of the improvements made around campus (some projects might have updated […]

New tech upgrades in classrooms will transform teaching and learning at UFV

Earlier in the year, as parking lots around campus remained empty and foot traffic was sparse due to the global pandemic, a small group of technicians from UFV’s audio visual (AV) team moved purposely from classroom to classroom making significant AV technology upgrades.  Decade-old projectors were replaced by digital laser ones; touch screens with smart […]

Tetsuomi Anzai appointed Associate Dean of College of the Arts

By Mitch Huttema Tetsuomi Anzai has been selected as the Associate Dean of Faculty within the College of Arts. His five-year term begins Sept. 1, 2021. Tetsuomi joined UFV as a sessional instructor shortly after completing his Master of Fine Arts in photography at Concordia University in 2005 and became permanent faculty in 2007. He […]

COVID-19 testing ends on campus — vaccinations up next

By Mitch Huttema UFV’s support in the fight against COVID-19 is transitioning from testing to vaccination. The Fraser Health outdoor testing facility on the Abbotsford campus closed in August — coinciding with UFV’s return to campus plans. Established in May 2020 near parking lot 10 beside UFV’s Envision Athletics Centre and Student Union Building, the […]

UFV and Amity University sign agreement to create new international opportunities

By Jesse Kaufman Students and faculty can look forward to increased opportunities in South Asia as the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) has signed a new partnership with one of India’s highest-ranked universities. “I’m pleased for UFV to have a formalized partnership with Amity University,” says Dr. Joanne MacLean, President and Vice-Chancellor of UFV. […]

Enactus UFV encourages young entrepreneurs to put people before profits

Becoming a successful entrepreneur used to entail a simple formula. Find a hole in the market. Fill it. Market the heck out of it. Be profitable.  That’s Business 101. But in today’s progressive climate, there are many more factors that entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs are encorporating into their business plan from sustainability to social responsibility […]

UFV alumna Cindy Schultz new Associate Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

By Gerald Narciso During a career spanning nearly 30 years as an RN and educator, Cindy Schultz has dedicated herself to improving her profession and advocating for a trauma-informed approach to patient care. In recognition of her experience and leadership, Schultz has been named Associate Dean for the Faculty of Health Sciences.  As Associate Dean, […]

UFV statement on 751 unmarked graves identified in Saskatchewan

Trigger Warning: //past trauma, death, residential school experience//  The magnitude of Canada’s genocide against Indigenous peoples has been tragically revealed once again with today’s announcement of 751 unmarked graves on the former residential school grounds of the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. This ongoing dark legacy of abuse and multi-generational trauma continues to heavily impact […]