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UFV’s 2011 Year in review

What a year! In 2011, the University of the Fraser Valley continued to make significant contributions to the educational, cultural, and economic landscape of our region. This year, UFV: Once again celebrated earning top marks in the Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report, maintaining our lead as the top public university in British Columbia, and […]

UFV Cascades collect donations for Abbotsford Food Bank

  The UFV Cascades went walking through Abbotsford on Saturday, Dec 17 and Sunday, Dec 18, knocking on doors for donations of non-perishable items for the Abbotsford Food Bank. Filling 21 boxes with food, the project was deemed a success. The walk and knock was headed by Alexa McCarthy, a third year Kinesiology major from […]

John English new UFV Dean of Trades and Technology

John English has been hired as the new Dean of Trades and Technology at the University of the Fraser Valley. He replaces Harv McCullough, who is the only person to have held the post previously and who will now serve as a special consultant to President Mark Evered. John comes to UFV from the BC […]

UFV fashion student represents Canada at Hong Kong exhibition

A dress made with the help of marbles, clothes pins, and sheer creativity will be on display at a prestigious event in Hong Kong this month. The University of the Fraser Valley’s Kim Kokaszka is the only Canadian student, and one of three in North America, selected to showcase a piece at the International Shibori […]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

UFV students explore excellent customer service

Holt Renfrew, Mac Cosmetics, Fairmont Hotels and McDonald’s were all represented at the UFV Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack this week. The Hospitality Event Planning program hosted its annual trade show on customer service strategy on Thursday morning, called Go to School on a Winner. The event saw pairs of students present a booth […]

UFV fashion student featured in Elle Canada

A fashion design student from the University of the Fraser Valley has fulfilled a dream by making it onto the pages of a prestigious magazine. Sabrina Breitenmoser is recognized in this month’s Elle Canada as an “up-and-comer” in the fashion industry. On page 58, she’s mentioned for her creative use of fabrics in last year’s […]

Attend university for an hour with UFV microlectures

Are you the type of person who likes your education in bite-size pieces and on many topics in one sitting? Then be sure to take in the UFV Microlectures on Wed, Nov23, at the Road Runner lounge on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Starting at 11:30 am, faculty members from a variety of disciplines will each […]

UFV Chancellor Brian Minter earns Order of Chilliwack

The Chilliwack Progress, Nov. 16 2011 Chilliwack Council has named Brian Minter as the fourth recipient of the Order of Chilliwack medal, an award to recognize citizens for outstanding achievement or long term contribution to our community. “The Order of Chilliwack is the City’s highest honour and Mr. Minter’s extraordinary contributions to our community make […]

Harnett to speak on the strong nuclear force in UFV lecture

To study particle physics, you have a strong scientific and mathematical background. But you also need a good imagination, because you’ll be spending a lot of time studying things that you cannot see. And that’s okay with Dr. Derek Harnett, a physicist who will be the second speaker in the 2011/12 University Lecture Series at […]

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visits UFV

BC Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visited UFV on Tues, Nov 8. She stared out at the new Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, where she and other dignitaries got a sneak peek at the new building currently under construction/renovation. After lunch with some students at the Trades and Technology Centre on the Ed […]

UFV looking forward to new Chilliwack campus

  Students of the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack will soon be learning in state-of-the-art surroundings at the university’s Canada Education Park campus, thanks to pre-construction infrastructure improvements. Local politicians and Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto got a sneak peek at the new building on Tuesday, Nov 8. Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack–Fraser […]