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Food bank re-established at UFV

Hunger sucks. It’s hard to study when your stomach is grumbling, or you’re worried about buying adequate groceries for yourself and/or your kids. That’s why the UFV Coast Capital Peer Resource and Leadership Centre has teamed up with the Student Union Society to re-establish a food bank at UFV. “Food insecurity is a huge issue […]

Margaret Trudeau to speak at UFV Jan 10

Visit to Abbotsford campus is part of Student Union Society’s effort to promote mental health awareness Margaret Trudeau is a Canadian icon, celebrated both for her role in the public eye and as a respected mental-health issues advocate. You may remember her as young Maggie Trudeau, married at 22 to a prime minister (Pierre Trudeau) […]

UFV efforts support Syrian refugee Canadian settlement

  UFV students, faculty, and staff are pitching in to support the settlement of Syrian refugees in Canada. The UFV Arab Club in partnership with other UFV clubs, staged a donation drive benefitting Syrian refugees arriving in Surrey over the next few months. The club’s efforts stemmed from a desire to take concrete action to […]

Student Union Society presenting all-candidates’ debates at UFV

UFV students will have the chance to hear from local candidates in the federal election at all-candidates’ debates to be held on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses on October 1 and 8, respectively. The debates are being presented and organized by the UFV Student Union Society. UFV political scientist and associate professor Hamish Telford will […]

UFV partners with SUS for revamped Campus Card

New building, new Campus Card, same great services. A revamped Campus Card is unlocking a wide array of goods, services, and opportunities for UFV students this semester. A joint venture between the university and the UFV Student Union Society, the redesigned Campus Card is an extension of services celebrating UFV’s recently unveiled Student Union Building. […]

New Student Union Building opens on UFV Abbotsford campus

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and the UFV Student Union Society (SUS) officially opened the university’s first Student Union Building (SUB) on Sept 8. The leading edge $17.3 million, 46,700 square foot SUB represents the culmination of a collaborative design and construction effort that began in 2008. The SUB incorporates LEED Gold principles […]

Soft opening for Student Union Building as first groups move in

UFV Student Union Society President Thomas Davies is like a proud new homeowner as he leads people through the brand new Student Union Building at UFV. He shows off the entrance way (a massive atrium), the entertainment room (a huge conference space that can be divided into three meeting rooms), and the dining room (a […]