Tag Archives | Chandigarh

Skip Bassford serving as interim principal at UFV Chandigarh

A familiar face will be roaming the hallways of UFV’s Chandigarh campus providing leadership and expertise for the next few months. Former UFV president Skip Bassford, who was instrumental in founding UFV’s Chandigarh operation, will serve for the fall term as honorary Interim Principal for UFV Chandigarh. Dr. Bassford arrived on site on Aug 22, […]

UFV honours past and present while celebrating 10 years in India

UFV’s decade of success in Chandigarh, India was celebrated with a 10th anniversary gala inside the Student Union Building at the university’s Abbotsford campus recently. Staff, students, and supporters joined President Mark Evered in honouring Chandigarh’s continued success as the only Canadian university campus in India. Evered welcomed UFV professors DJ Sandhu and Lorne Mackenzie, […]

India’s first Co-Curricular Record program launched by UFV Chandigarh

The University of the Fraser Valley recently launched India’s first post-secondary Co-Curricular Record program in Chandigarh. A Co-Curricular Record (CCR) is an authorized record of students’ relevant and validated experiences outside the classroom. The CCR connects with students’ co-curricular experience and provides an authorized record of activities for employers and educational references. UFV’s CCR successfully […]

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

On October 17, University of the Fraser Valley President Mark Evered welcomed Canada’s Minister of International Trade and MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast to UFV’s campus in Chandigarh, India. Fast, along with Canada’s Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bob Dechert, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Dr. Rajani […]

UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in India, and students from […]

UFV Chandigarh marks 40th with new student lounge

Students and employees at UFV’s Chandigarh location celebrated the university’s 40th anniversary by hosting a grand opening of its new student lounge. The ceremony was attended by students, faculty, and staff. The workers who helped make the lounge a reality were given the honour of cutting the ribbon. Photos of the new lounge can be […]

President visits UFV Chandigarh

UFV president Mark Evered, along with vice provost and associate VP academic Peter Geller and Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies director Satwinder Bains, is currently visiting India to meet with students, faculty, and administration connected to UFV’s Bachelor of Business Administration program in Chandigarh, including Team Peary (George and Sylvia), who are teaching business courses there (see […]

UFV strengthening connections in India: PM visits with UFV Chandigarh students

The University of the Fraser Valley strengthened its ties to India recently through an 11-day visit by UFV president Mark Evered and colleagues. And a visit by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his trade mission to Chandigarh gave students from UFV’s business administration program there the chance to make a good first impression on the […]