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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, […]

UFV offers glimpse of bright future at BC Tech Summit

Robots, bluetooth muscle measurement, and hi-tech recruits — the UFV presence at the BC Technology Summit 2018 (BCTECH) provided employers, future students, and industry representatives a look at the future at UFV. The university had three displays at the third annual tech conference held at the Vancouver Trade and Convention centre May 14-16. Automation and […]

UFV welcomes Dr. Joanne MacLean to presidency with installation ceremony

The University of the Fraser Valley marked the beginning of Dr. Joanne MacLean’s term as president and vice chancellor on May 11 with an installation ceremony on its Abbotsford campus. Dr. MacLean was formally installed by Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin. The ceremony was attended by representatives from local, provincial, and federal levels of government; from […]