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Take a stand against bullying by wearing pink on Wed, Feb 29

Take a stand against bullying by wearing PINK on Feb 29. On Wed, Feb 29  from 10 am-1 pm in Alumni Hall, the Social Work Student Association will have Bullying Stops Here t-shirts, bracelets, and treats available for purchase. Resources on bullying will also be available. Prior to the day, purchase your Bullying Stops Here […]

Opening night at Rivers a scrumptious experience

It was a full house for both sittings on opening night at Rivers Dining Room at UFV’s Trades and Technical Centre on Valentine’s eve. A few opening night jitters and technical glitches kept the waiters (cooking students by day) hopping, but the food was delicious and beautifully plated. The Shrimp Florentine was an innovative and […]

UFV builds partnership with leading language university in India

UFV students have gained a new avenue for studies and international opportunities thanks to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an Indian university. The MOU was signed between the University of the Fraser Valley and Punjabi University in Patiala, India, recently. It will see the universities work together on tasks such […]

UFV hosts Learning Outcomes Project open house

Nearly 100 participants helped outline the knowledge, skills, abilities and values that every UFV student should develop – from communication skills to environmental awareness. University staff, faculty, and students were joined by community members at UFV’s Institutional Learning Outcomes open house on Thursday afternoon in Abbotsford to have their input on the subject. “It was […]

UFV Chandigarh hosts second annual Terry Fox Run

UFV students are keeping the spirit of Terry Fox alive, worldwide. Recently, more than 50 UFV students at the UFV campus in Chandigarh, India visited over 30 schools to talk about Terry Fox and the Terry Fox Foundation. The students were promoting the second annual Terry Fox Run in Chandigarh — an event that drew […]

What powers should every UFV graduate possess? Have your say on Feb 9

What knowledge, skills, abilities and values are crucial for every UFV student to develop? Communication skills? Civic responsibility? Environmental awareness? Digital-age savvy? The collaborative project, facilitated by the Teaching and Learning Advisory Council, has engaged UFV faculty, staff, students, alumni and community stakeholders in discussions throughout the Fall and Winter, culminating in a final document […]

Let’s talk about mental health and wellness on Feb 8

Let’s Talk is a seminar geared to raise awareness and promote discussion on mental health and wellness treatment. This seminar is sponsored by the Student Association of Philosophical Counselling. The seminar will be in B121 at the Abbotsford campus. The student association looks forward to welcoming you to the event! To RSVP or for further […]

New UFV Clearbrook centre hosts Continuing Studies, ABT, and other programs

If you take a Continuing Studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV’s newest location. UFV Continuing Studies has moved from the Marshall Road annex to a newly renovated space on the bottom floor of the Clearbrook library. The Clearbrook centre provides 15,000 square […]

UFV Culinary Arts students round out their repertoire with Rivers Dining Room

UFV Culinary Arts students are broadening their cooking repertoire with a new initiative at UFV.  They’ve already mastered lunch-time fare; now they’re looking to hone their fine dining skills. Next week, Rivers Dining Room will be opening its doors to the public for dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday nights through to May. Located at UFV’s […]

UFV presents talk on the finite resources of the earth

Are there limits to growth? Is humankind’s endless drive to continually expand going to hit a wall? Dr. Pat Walden, a scientist researcher associated with the TRIUMF centre at the University of British Columbia will visit the University of the Fraser Valley this week to address this topic. Walden will speak in the main lecture […]

Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park

Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park is set to open in May 2012. UFV Today bloggers were lucky enough to receive a tour recently so we could share an update with the rest of the UFV community. Check out our video and pictures.