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Tea Time 2010

Tea Time helps cheer up starving students

A cup of tea can warm the heart: add a cookie or two, mix with good conversation, and sprinkle with laughter, and you have Tea Time, an informal drop-in for UFV students that takes place every Friday, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m at U House. “We know it can be difficult for international students […]

Christmas Party 2010

UFV International Christmas party features dancing and prizes

November 18, 2010 — The annual UFV International student Christmas party is scheduled for November 26, 2010 at Rancho catering at Delair Rd, Abbotsford, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature food, dancing, prizes, and a visit from Santa. “The students who participated in the Abbyfest fashion show will perform for us,” […]

Fashion show 2010

World fashion hits the catwalk

September 08, 2010 — The UFV student-led Multicultural Fashion Show promises to be the highlight for the third year in a row at ABBYFEST, Abbotsford Multicultural Festival, held on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at the Exhibition Center. “Every year, UFV students organize a fashion show to showcase their cultural dress and music,” says Michelle Rickaby, […]

 Harry Mertin receives honorary doctorate for leadership role at UFV

It takes a lot to overwhelm Harry Mertin, but getting a phone call asking him if he’d accept an honorary doctor of letters degree from the University of the Fraser Valley did the trick. “This is a wonderful honour but not one I was expecting at all,” he says. Mertin is being honoured for his […]

Scott honored for commitment to social justice

Honorary degree — Jean Scott Scott honored for commitment to social justice  Jean Scott of Chilliwack has become the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the University College of the Fraser Valley. Jean, who turned 90 in April, has been a social activist longer than most people have been alive. She has devoted […]