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Get fit in 2023 with UFV Campus Rec — try before you buy until January 20

Looking for fitness options that work well with your job or class schedules? Check out UFV Campus Recreation’s menu of offerings. Until January 20, you can try before you buy! The Try before you Buy event is for fitness classes, and drop-in sports. During this period, intramural times will also be run as a drop-in […]

UFV presents panel discussion on civic and Indigenous relationship building — Jan 19

Conscientious municipal employees know that consulting with Indigenous neighbours or stakeholders is a key part of any planning process. The University of the Fraser Valley recognizes the importance of such consultation and is offering a panel discussion that will explore strengthening civic-Indigenous relationships. Fostering Connections That Last: Conversations in Civic and Indigenous Relationship Building will […]

Year in Review: Lots to celebrate at UFV in 2022

After two years where campus life was heavily impacted by the global pandemic and Fraser Valley flooding, 2022 marked a return to more familiar days at the University of the Fraser Valley. There were in-person Convocation ceremonies in June, and most courses and programs were offered in a face-to-face on-campus setting in the fall semester. […]

Celebrating the UFV retirees of 2022

Congratulations to the retirees of 2022! Together, they represent more than 660 years of service to UFV. They gathered for the retiree dinner on Nov 29 (although numbers were diminished slightly by snowy weather) — the first time UFV has held an in-person retiree celebration since 2019. 2022 Retirees Robin Anderson Deborah Block Gloria Borrows […]

Flood Stories winners’ submissions ‘incredibly powerful’

A year after flooding devastated the Fraser Valley, the collective experience has been captured in a series of artistic expressions garnered through a contest and an open invitation for those affected to share their stories. The results are in, and they’re remarkable, according to Dr. Michelle Superle, who organized the Flood Stories project. “The inspiration […]

Young Distinguished Alumni 2022: Kara Chan making a global impact by combating climate change in Australia

Inside a high-rise office overlooking Sydney’s endless sea of skyscrapers, Kara Chan and her team are helping solve Australia’s most pressing climate and energy-related issues. On any given day, the team can brainstorm, debate, and build strategic plans around the country’s impending forest fires, floods, heat waves, energy consumption, and alternatives, and extreme storms. The […]

Several UFV connections in 2022 municipal election results

As the votes were being counted in municipal elections throughout the Fraser Valley Oct 15, there were more than a few candidates with UFV connections holding their breath waiting for results. Congratulations to the following successful candidates with UFV connections: Abbotsford UFV alumna Kelly Chahal (named one of UFV’s Top 40 Alumni) was re-elected as […]

Skookum magazine — Keeping in Touch — 2022 edition

The Keeping in Touch section of UFV’s Skookum magazine features brief updates from a variety of alumni. Derek Epp (BSW ’15), whose Xwélmexw name is Weli’leq, is the elected Chief of the Tzeachten First Nation, part of the Ch’iyàqtel Tribe. He is a proud descendant of the Wealick family.  During his studies at UFV he […]

Transform your mind, change the world: UFV Open House — Oct 22

For any future student, choosing when and where to continue their academic journey is a significant life decision. On Oct 22, UFV aims to make the choice easier with its first-ever Open House as a university — bringing institution-wide programs together in Abbotsford to showcase unique and innovative opportunities for the next generation of UFV’s […]