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UFV CLOSING all locations at 1 pm, Jan 18, 2012

10:30 a.m. UPDATE: Due to deteriorating weather conditions, UFV is CLOSING all of its Abbotsford, Chilliwack and Mission locations at 1 p.m. today. All classes with start times of 11:30 a.m. or later are cancelled. Hope centre remains closed. All offices and classrooms must be vacated so buildings can be secured and safely closed. Gathering […]

UFV Fraser Valley locations CLOSED Jan 17, 2012

All UFV Fraser Valley campuses and locations are CLOSED today, Tuesday, Janaury 17, due to heavy snowfall and wind. All day and evening classes, and all events are cancelled. For more information about our procedures, visit our severe weather page at www.ufv.ca/About_UFV/severe_weather.htm.

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

UFV students explore excellent customer service

Holt Renfrew, Mac Cosmetics, Fairmont Hotels and McDonald’s were all represented at the UFV Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack this week. The Hospitality Event Planning program hosted its annual trade show on customer service strategy on Thursday morning, called Go to School on a Winner. The event saw pairs of students present a booth […]

Synapses were snapping at UFV microlectures

It was another intellectually stimulating lunch hour at UFV as the university presented the annual faculty microlectures. More than a dozen faculty presented their field of expertise in two-minute morsels, leaving the audience curious for more. Erik Talvila, Math and Statistics: Distributional integrals Fiona McQuarrie, Business Admin: Colleges and universities: How do we tell them […]

Retirees feted at a night all their own

It was like old home week at the Ramada Inn on Thursday, Nov 24, as 19 retirees (10 of whom were present) were celebrated at the annual retirement celebration, which moved to a dinner format this year. As is the UFV custom, retirees from past years were invited to welcome their fellow retirees to this […]

UFV international students showcase their cultures

As part of International Week from Nov 14– 18, UFV International students hosted four events at U House to showcase their culture and celebrate diversity on campus. The week kicked off with A Taste of India on Monday. Guests were treated to samosas and chai tea. The Bhangra Club provided entertainment for the evening, first […]

Attend university for an hour with UFV microlectures

Are you the type of person who likes your education in bite-size pieces and on many topics in one sitting? Then be sure to take in the UFV Microlectures on Wed, Nov23, at the Road Runner lounge on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Starting at 11:30 am, faculty members from a variety of disciplines will each […]

Children's festival 2011

UFV volunteers bring smiles to children’s faces

On Saturday, November 12, 32 UFV Volunteer to Work students gathered at the Abbotsford Recreation Center to help run the sixth annual International Children’s Festival, hosted by the Abbotsford Early Childhood Committee. Every year, the free event provides Abbotsford families who have young children with an opportunity to participate in fun activities that highlight the rich […]

Nominate an outstanding UFV teacher for excellence award

    Were you inspired by an outstanding teacher at UFV? Here is your chance to recognize and honour that special person by nominating him or her for UFV’s Teaching Excellence Award. Current UFV students, alumni, faculty, and staff are all eligible to nominate someone for this award, which is conferred in June. Those eligible […]

Indigenous women’s writing scholar to speak at UFV Nov 22

? An expert on indigenous women’s writing will be speaking at the University of the Fraser Valley on Tues, Nov 22. Dr. Cheryl Suzack of the University of Toronto will speaking at 4 pm in Room B101 on the Abbotsford campus. The title of her talk will be “Trapped in one of the oldest ways: […]