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UFV to go smoke free

On October 1, 2018, UFV will join many other Canadian universities and go smoke-free. This means all UFV campuses, centres, and grounds will become smoke-free environments. UFV is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community and leading the stewardship of our environment. Providing clean air for everyone who studies, works, and lives […]

Jacqueline Toering joins UFV as Director of Risk and Safety

Jacqueline Toering has joined UFV in the new position of Director of Risk and Safety. This role brings together responsibility for risk management and safety, incorporating the portfolios of security, emergency management, environmental health and safety, and enterprise risk management under one director who reports to Chief Financial Officer/Vice President Administration Betty Poettcker. Toering brings […]

Punjabi Canadian Legacy Project travels to tell untold stories

Ishpreet unfurls five metres of electric blue cotton across a Best Western comforter. The turban unwinds like stories he’s told in living rooms across B.C. Another early morning, another chance to change history. Fueled by a grant secured by the South Asian Studies Institute in collaboration with the Royal B.C. Museum (RBCM), Ishpreet Anand’s role […]

Garry Fehr appointed AVP of Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies at UFV

Dr. Garry Fehr has been appointed Associate Vice-President, Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley. Fehr is currently the Director of the UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence and an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and the Environment. He begins his new role on Sept. 1, 2018. Fehr takes […]

Talking With: Retirees from Theatre and English revive play from 1989

Retired but not tired of theatre is one way to describe some former UFV faculty and staff who have revived a performance from 1989 and will be performing it July 10 at the Harrison Festival of the Arts. First performed to sold-out audiences twenty-nine years ago as a Fraser Valley College theatre presentation and then […]

Campus Rec day camps combine fun, health, and fitness

Looking for some fun healthy activities to keep the kids occupied this summer? The UFV Athletics and Campus Rec departments are hosting summer camps on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus this year for ages 6-18 from July 3-August 30, 2018. Our day camp programs use the power of experiential learning to enhance the personal growth […]

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 […]