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Visit Tanzania to help develop a community, and yourself

Strengthen your resume and gain international experience while positively impacting a community across the world. That’s the opportunity being offered to UFV students through six funded summer internships to Tanzania, Africa with the Global Development Institute (GDI).­ The project is made possible by funding received from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Students for […]

Diwali 2011

Festival of Lights brightens up UFV Abbotsford campus

On October 20, 2011, the South Asian Peer Networking Association (SAPNA) hosted a Diwali celebration for the UFV community at the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies, located in U House. The event drew a large crowd of UFV students and staff as well as members of the larger Abbotsford community. The celebration opened up with […]

Get Animated! Presented by the National Film Board of Canada and UFV

Get Animated! A free screening of short films

The National Film Board of Canada, in collaboration with UFV, presents Get Animated! Join this cross-Canada celebration of the NFB’s latest animated films. Come to a free 80-minute screening of some of “Canada’s finest (and funniest) animated films.” Billed as “an eclectic collection of entertaining new animation films, ranging from the whimsical to the experimental,” […]

Tomson Highway during the meet and greet at UFV Abbotsford.

Tomson Highway shares inspiring works at UFV

Cree writer Tomson Highway wrapped up his two-day visit to UFV on Monday at the Abbotsford campus with a meet and greet, reading and signing session. The Canadian Aboriginal playwright visited the Chilliwack campus on Sunday for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. Monday’s event saw the internationally renowned playwright, […]

Shaw TV films at UFV

During last week’s Tony Parsons event at UFV Chilliwack, a number of media turned out to listen to the broadcaster’s words of wisdom. One such outlet in attendance was Shaw TV, Chilliwack. The story is currently airing on Shaw TV, cable channel 4 in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Harrison and Hope.    

Development for a New Generation (D4NG) hosts international organizations in a free forum for youth

  The University of the Fraser Valley’s Development for a New Generation project is hosting a free forum for Fraser Valley youth this Saturday to raise awareness of sustainable international development options for volunteers. D4NG is a project sponsored by the UFV Global Development Institute. It’s designed to increase awareness and understanding regarding Canada’s approach […]

Boston Pizza Chandigahr

Boston Pizza execs visit Chandigarh BBA students

  UFV’s Business Administration in Chandigarh, India, recently hosted Jordan Melville, president of T&M Group of Companies (which owns Boston Pizza in Canada, US, and Mexico) and Wes Bews, CFO of Boston Pizza Inc. Along with them came Pam Sahsi and Pami Buttar, the directors of CFO Inc., which outsources Boston Pizza’s accounting work to […]

Playwright Tomson Highway to visit UFV Oct 23 and 24

  A Canadian Aboriginal playwright with a previous connection to the University of the Fraser Valley will visit the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses this October. Cree writer Tomson Highway will be on the Chilliwack campus on Sunday, Oct. 23, for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. He will visit the […]

UFV in the news: two vie for school trustee seats

At UFV we like to see students putting their education to good use and engaging in public discourse. Two UFV mature students run for Chilliwack school trustee Chilliwack Times — Oct 11, 2011 Karen Jarvis and Dan Coulter, both mature students at UFV, are both running for school trustee positions in Chilliwack

Chris Bertram

Bertram to speak on new approaches to helping children with FASD

Where some people focus on weaknesses, Dr. Chris Bertram prefers to focus on strengths. The University of the Fraser Valley kinesiologist has been working with a research team for five years, trying to find ways to help children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder live up their full potential. Bertram, this year’s winner of the Teaching […]

Trevor Carolan to speak on Group of Seven master Frederick Varley

    UFV English professor Trevor Carolan will be speaking on Group of Seven Artist Frederick Varley this weekend. This important member of Canada’s iconic Group of Seven artists lived and worked in the Vancouver area during the 1930s.  While residing near Rice Lake in North Vancouver, Varley painted many of his great masterworks and […]