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UFV opens new building at Canada Education Park in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated the latest phase in its development at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack on Friday, May 11, by opening a new building. The building, a combination of new construction and extreme renovation, will house most of the programs and services previously located at the Chilliwack Yale Road campus.  […]

BC Secondary School Math Contest at UFV

Young mathematicians compete at UFV math contest

Submitted by Ian Affleck, Mathematics and Statistics department. On Friday, May 4, the University of the Fraser Valley’s Mathematics and Statistics department hosted its 15th annual final round of the BC Secondary Schools Math Contest.  With 108 students from 19 schools participating in 2012, UFV’s final round continues to be the most well attended in […]

UFV students go on air in Antigua

UFV students hit the Antiguan airwaves on air Wednesday morning to highlight their program, Champions for Health Promoting Schools. Mackenzie Edwards of Abbotsford and Amber Major from Agassiz were featured on the popular morning show,  Goodmorning Jo Jo on Hitz FM 91.9. Along with UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard, the creator of the program, they […]

Antigua: Unity Games run through

Bean bags, frisbies, and skipping ropes will be the building blocks for teaching life skills at this Friday’s Unity Games in Antigua. For the month of May, a group of UFV students are in the Caribbean working with young kids in both the classroom and outdoors. It’s part of a program called Champions for Health […]

UFV students at track & field meet in Antigua

The sound of upbeat Caribbean music could be heard from across the field, despite the thudding rain and a large waterproof tarp covering the speakers. The air was sticky and warm, and the race track was pooling with water. However, the enthusiastic participants – some of whom were competing in bare feet – were happy […]

Video: Absolute Style 2012

If you couldn’t catch UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 afternoon show, watch the video for some of the highlights. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion […]

Video: Culinary Arts Program & Rivers Dining Room

There are only a few weeks left to book a dining experience at UFV’s Rivers Dining Room. Check out our video for a glance into the world of the culinary arts students, who work hard every week to hone their fine dining skills. Located at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre at the Canada Education Park […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]

Absolute Style 2012 a stylish success

  UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 was a stylish success. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion industry experience. The runway featured an array of garments, […]

Variety of work presented at UFV Student Research Day

The hard work of UFV students spanning a cross-section of studies was on display recently at the annual Student Research Day. Presented by the UFV Research Advisory Council, the event featured students presenting their research during three-minute talks (also called microlectures), and poster presentations. To take part, students had to conduct research under the supervision […]

Teaching life skills in Antigua — in the classroom and on the field

  Teaching life skills through physical and health education is the goal for a group of UFV students heading to Antigua for the month of May. The 18 students will be heading to the Caribbean island for four weeks for a project titled Champions for Health Promoting Schools. Consisting of mostly kinesiology and physical education […]