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Kinesiology students seek fitness clients for clinical course

Are you an adult with a clinical medical condition who would like a little help with fitness planning? KIN 463, Clinical Exercise Therapy, is the final course that students graduating in the exercise science stream of kinesiology complete in order to understand how to counsel and apply exercise testing and prescription to individuals that have […]

A mother-daughter duo reflect on their time together at UFV

It’s not very typical for your mum join you in your graduation photo, but Isabelle St-Martin didn’t mind: her mum is a new graduate too! Both Isabelle and her mum, Dr. Shelley Canning, have been working hard at their credential for years. Shelley, who is an associate professor of nursing at UFV and an elected […]

Illustration of career mapping tool

New Career Mapping tool to be game-changing for students: Including the ones who led its development

Justin Trudeau was once a teacher. The Rock was a professional football player. Jennifer Aniston was a telemarketer. The career trajectory for most people will take several detours. People change departments, change companies, and even change industries. A recent study indicates that the average Canadian worker will switch jobs 15 times in their lifetime. Liana […]

Digital mapping research position led to career job for Lyndon Hunter

Digital mapping. Satellite imagery. Statistical analysis. Sound intriguing? Lyndon Hunter sure thinks so. Whether it’s mapping travel plans or mapping weather patterns, Lyndon has been interested in mapping as far back as he can remember. Lyndon had never taken an agriculture course but that didn’t dissuade him from accepting the chance to work as a […]

Former ambassador to speak on Dealing with Modern China — April 29

Canada’s relationship with China is currently at a delicate point, but Canada’s former ambassador to China says that’s all the more reason to keep the dialogue between the two nations going. UFV’s Peace and Reconciliation Centre will host former ambassador Guy Saint-Jacques (who served in that role from 2012 to 2016) in a virtual presentation […]

UFV helped barista go from steaming lattes to STEM research

When Emily Rettich graduated high school and wasn’t sure what her next step should be. UFV helped her find out, and introduced her to career options within the STEM field. After a few years off for travel and work in the service sector perfecting her barista skills, Emily enrolled at UFV, working towards a bachelor’s […]

International Transgender Day of Visibility — March 31

The International Transgender Day of Visibility began in 2009 when Trans, gender-diverse, and Two-Spirit people recognized the need to celebrate Trans individuals and communities and their contributions to culture and society. This day is marked as a celebration, in contrast to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which memorializes those who have lost their lives to […]

Sylvie Murray selected as Dean of College of Arts

Dr. Sylvie Murray has been selected as Dean of the College of Arts. She will commence her duties in this role on July 1, 2021. Murray has held the role of Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts since September 2016. Her career at UFV spans 27 years and has been characterized by […]