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Three peace-focused events at UFV this October

Interested in global politics and peace initiatives? Then you might want to check out three public events at the University of the Fraser Valley in October. Dr. Jimmy Juma will be speaking on Social Justice in a Time of War: Engaging the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, Oct 4, at 5:30 pm in room […]

UFV seeking nominations for Betty Urquhart Community Service award

UFV is once again looking for unsung heroes. Do you know an individual or a group who has made the Fraser Valley a better place to live? People who make everyday contributions to their community but who may not be recognized? Consider nominating them for the UFV Betty Urquhart Community Service award. Betty Urquhart was […]

UFV looking into housing options and developing housing strategy

UFV wants to hear from you about the future of housing on campus. Earlier this year the provincial government announced that post-secondary institutions will be able to take on debt of up to $450 million system-wide to build new post-secondary housing. Institutions are invited to submit business plans, addressing criteria that align with government goals, […]

UFV launches new Food and Agriculture Institute

The University of the Fraser Valley is launching a dynamic and essential research institute that will advance BC’s agricultural economy and promote a sustainable and prosperous food culture. The Food and Agriculture Institute (FAI) will foster food security through the study of intensive sustainable agricultural land use and develop applied research capacity to supply the […]

Fraser Valley Literary Festival comes to UFV

UFV is hosting a revitalized Fraser Valley Literary Festival this September. The festival will be held in the Student Union Building on Fri, Sept 21 from 6-8:30 pm with an evening wine and cheese reception and keynote address shared by Billeh Nickerson, Renee Saklikar, and Carleigh Baker The festival continues on Sat, Sept 22, from […]

Permanent parking changes coming to UFV Clearbrook July 4

Permanent parking changes are coming to UFV’s Clearbrook Centre beginning Wednesday, July 4, as the City of Abbotsford begins construction on a new courthouse facility. Parking for UFV’s Clearbrook Centre is being moved across Veteran’s Way, west of The Reach art gallery (see map, below). Courthouse construction is expected to take two years. Access to […]

Marnie Wright new Associate Vice President of Human Resources at UFV

Marnie Wright joined the University of the Fraser Valley as Associate Vice-President of Human Resources on June 18, 2018. Marnie brings 20 years of experience in human resource management in the educational field to her role at UFV. Most recently, she was the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the Abbotsford School District.  Highlights of […]

Faculty Service Excellence award: Amber Johnston puts heart into her job

As a lab instructor in the Kinesiology program at UFV, Amber Johnston’s primary job is to teach students the applied ‘hands on’ portion of their anatomy and physiology courses. But she brings much more to her faculty position. You could say that she puts her heart into it. And for her commitment to her students, […]