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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.

UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

Indigenizing Our Academy: Voices from the Inside Out

Join students, faculty, staff, administrators and Indigenous people for a day of learning and sharing. The event will focus on learning about research, praxis and pedagogies, while sharing ideas, experiences and eloquent truths about Indigenizing Our Academy. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Thurs, Feb 2 8:30 am–4:30 pm B121, Abby Schedule of events: […]

Human Rights and the ‘War on Terror’

An event sponsored by the Faculty & Staff Association (Human Rights & International Solidarity) and the Race & Antiracism Network (RAN) this evening will explore human rights and the war on terror. Sunera Thobani: Imperialism, Feminism and the ‘War on Terror’ Through its definition of the West as endangered by the hatred and violence of […]

Davida Kidd to respond to those who question value of art

                                                  A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the […]