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Giving PAWS to new drop-in program featuring Mac the therapy dog

UFV’s new PAWS for a Break program featuring Mac the golden retriever is proving to be more than a pet project for Dawn Holt, head of counselling for UFV Student Services “It’s not about talking to me, it’s usually about unconditional friendliness from Mac and giving students a chance to leave their worries at the […]

Faculty of Professional Studies hosts Celebrating Internationalization – Nov 18

The Faculty of Professional Studies is hosting Celebrating Internationalization as part of International Education Week. Several faculty members and students from UFV who have travelled to a variety of countries, as well as students and faculty who have come from different parts of the world to Canada, will share their international experiences and accomplishments through […]

Students can unlock potential with UFV’s new Co-Curricular Record

What if students earned official recognition for volunteering with a favourite UFV club, activity, or having paid on-campus employment while at university? Thanks to a new initiative at UFV, they can! Providing multiple benefits to students, the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) — an official transcript of students’ out-of-class involvement on campus — will open doors to […]

President visits UFV Chandigarh

UFV president Mark Evered, along with vice provost and associate VP academic Peter Geller and Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies director Satwinder Bains, is currently visiting India to meet with students, faculty, and administration connected to UFV’s Bachelor of Business Administration program in Chandigarh, including Team Peary (George and Sylvia), who are teaching business courses there (see […]

UFV celebrates donors and alumni at Giving Thanks event

Gratitude was the theme of the evening at the University of the Fraser Valley on October 10 as donors, supporters, and alumni gathered for the Giving Thanks event at the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Guests mingled with scholarship winners and learned about the many goals the university is able to accomplish through the […]

UFV monitors the mighty Fraser for worldwide river project

Saving whales from pine beetles wasn’t his intent, but if there’s one thing UFV geography instructor Steven Marsh knows, it’s that anything’s possible. Known as a climatologist when he joined the University of the Fraser Valley more than 20 years ago, the bulk of Marsh’s research has revolved around water — ranging from small tributaries […]

UFV and Student Union Society team up on Student Union Building

The University of the Fraser Valley and the UFV Student Union Society are working together to realize a long-term dream of opening a Student Union Building on the Abbotsford campus. Construction began in mid-September 2013 on the building, which will be located west of the gymnasium complex and south of Building D. The $15-million project […]

Classroom in the sky: watch the UFV aviation program video

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our aviation program with student recruiter Holly. She shows you the flight simulators, and then somehow manages to fly an actual plane. Yes, in the sky. Seriously! And you can, too. Put on your aviator sunglasses, and buckle up. Watch the video here. For more information about UFV’s aviation programs […]

Sunny Fall day on the UFV Abbotsford campus.

Student spaces still available at UFV for Fall 2013 semester

If you’re considering going to UFV this Fall, but haven’t applied yet, you should do so now. Most programs are accepting applications until July 26 to begin your studies this September. And if the program you want is full, you can still apply now for the January 2014 semester, or the program’s next available start […]

Arts 100 offers interdisciplinary focus on the theme of “home”

What if you could take a course that met the first-year English and reasoning requirements for a Bachelor of Arts, had a thematic focus while exploring several academic disciplines, featured several cool field trips and guest speakers, allowed to you to get to know a core group of fellow arts students, and gave you a […]