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Kelley named Associate Dean of Applied and Technical Studies

Randy Kelley has been named Associate Dean of Faculty in the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies at UFV. He begins a   five-year term on March 1, 2021. Kelley brings extensive experience to the role, having begun his career at what was then UCFV as an electronics instructor in the early 1990s. He was one […]

UFV named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2021

The University of the Fraser Valley has once again been named one of BC’s top Employers. This is the seventh consecutive year that UFV has received this distinction. Here are some of the reasons why UFV was selected: As part of their flexible health benefits plan, UFV employees receive a $1,000 health spending account that […]

UFV presents student forum Peace, (Re)conciliation and Social Justice — Feb 25

Students from a class focused on issues related to race, space, and place will be presenting an online forum, titled Peace, (Re)conciliation and Social Justice, on Thurs, Feb 25. Professors Michelle La Flamme and Anna Griffith will co-facilitate this event, which will feature student research projects from their Interdisciplinary Studies 300 course, Race, Space and […]

Some UFV romance stories to warm your heart on Valentine’s Day

A stolen glance across the classroom aisle. A chance encounter in the Timmy’s lineup. Running in to one another while both trying to find a prof’s office in the maze of Building D. There’s are many ways romance can be kindled at UFV. Here are a few #ValentineUFV stories to warm your heart. “I was […]

Sunny Fall day on the UFV Abbotsford campus.

UFV first BC post-secondary to take virtual quality assurance “test”

It’s like an exam for universities. Since 2015, every public post-secondary institution in British Columbia must participate in a Quality Assurance Process Audit (QAPA) once every eight years. A QAPA is an external review by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training that’s designed to ensure public post-secondary institutions follow rigorous and ongoing quality […]

Dow to speak on turning knowledge into action in Science Talks series Feb 2

If you’ve been wondering what UFV’s Community Health and Social Innovation Hub has been up to in its first 10 months, you’ll want to check out Dr. Martha Dow’s presentation in the ongoing Science Talks lecture series on Tues, Feb 2. Dow, the Director of CHASI, will be speaking on the topic of Turning Knowledge […]

2020: a year of adapting and innovating as UFV responded to COVID-19

The year 2020 started out like many others at the University of the Fraser Valley. Students, faculty, and staff returned from the winter break and resumed classes. The Cascade athletic teams played their scheduled games. Students embarked on study-abroad semesters and international students journeyed from dozens of countries to study on UFV campuses. New students […]

Help pave the future at UFV — sponsor a paving stone

If the University of the Fraser Valley helped shape your life’s path, you are invited to pay it forward by helping to pave the future of UFV. The university is currently planning a revitalization of its entrance way between Buildings A and B on the Abbotsford campus, making it a more welcoming and accessible environment. […]

Sponsor steps in to enable publication of first English-to-Chinese translation of Indigenous history book

A book about Indigenous culture and history will soon be available for Chinese readers, thanks to the financial generosity of a Canadian business person. Shandong University Press will publish the first English-to-Chinese translation of one of University of the Fraser Valley historian Keith Carlson’s books on Canadian Indigenous history and settler colonialism. When Chris Pereira, […]

UFV Theatre experiments with an online performance of Antigone

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre area and the School of Creative Arts present the first production of their 2020-2021 season, Antigone, adapted and directed by UFV faculty member Shelley Liebembuk. Responding to the challenges presented by the pandemic, UFV Theatre is creating and will present this work as live-stream performances via Zoom. This […]