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Leading in the true spirit of reconciliation

Canada needs to move from “apology to action” according to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. The University of the Fraser Valley and like-minded educational institutions will be key leaders in this spirit of true reconciliation. Stó:lō Elder Siyamiateliyot translated reconciliation into Halq’emeylem, as “xwla yetotelo:met qas ye slilekwel” or working towards understanding and […]

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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 […]

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UFV in photos — art shows, fashion show, visiting vice chancellors, DFest etc

UFV is a busy place in springtime, with a flurry of end-of-semester shows and activities, special conferences, visiting delegations, and other events. UFV photographers Darren McDonald, Louise Rousseau, and Anne Russell from University Relations were busy capturing some of the excitement. Here are links to some of the events they covered. BFA grad show Every […]

UFV receives Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship funding for urban food systems exchange program

The world’s food supply is under pressure from climate change, population growth, drought, and other changing factors. A University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) study examining the sustainability of food production has received key funding from the recently established Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. The project, entitled Urban Food Systems in Dar […]

UFV 2025 forum — an update on the UFV visioning process

The world is changing dramatically and so are universities. The future of the University of the Fraser Valley depends on how we prepare for and position ourselves within this new world. This is your chance to help shape that future. Tues, April 28 Abby B140 3:30 to 5 pm The UFV 2025 Visioning Committee has […]

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Artistic April in full bloom at UFV

Call it Artistic April. Four University of the Fraser Valley programs with an artistic focus are throwing year-end shows between now and April 29. Theatre: Directors’ Festival First up, and already playing, is the 20th annual Director’s Theatre Festival in Chilliwack. DFest, as it’s affectionately referred to by students, runs April 22–26 at UFV’s performance […]

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UFV business students look to boost attendance at Abbotsford Agrifair

UFV School of Business students recently completed a semester-long market research project aimed at increasing attendance at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The project was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson and provided a valuable hands-on learning experience and real client-based work, and helped connect students with a strong […]

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