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International opportunities arise with new MOU between UFV and China’s Binzhou University

New international travel and educational opportunities are just over the horizon for Canadian students thanks to an agreement between China’s Binzhou University and the University of the Fraser Valley (see photos). By signing a memorandum of understanding Jan. 18 with Binzhou University President Dr. Luo Gongli, UFV President Mark Evered began the process of opening […]

Partnerships with biggest and best in China yield opportunities and a Canadian first

During International Education week, the University of the Fraser Valley expanded and deepened connections with China through several landmark initiatives. These partnerships will provide students opportunities in the fields of aviation, agriculture, criminology, social work, kinesiology, psychology, continuing education, and more. “With the increasing globalization of work, study, and economies,” said Mark Evered, president of […]

Evered on a whirlwind tour of China to meet partners

UFV president Mark Evered, and Yajing Betty Wang, UFV’s Manager of International Marketing, are touring China from January 12 to 22 to visit with community leaders, business executives, and officials from partner institutions. “We have a long history of fruitful partnerships and joint educational initiatives with leading Chinese universities,” says Evered. “We host more than […]

Want a new experience? Short-term study opportunity in Wuhan, China

How does summer studying in China sound? This coming summer, one of UFV’s partner universities, Wuhan University in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province in China, is offering UFV students the opportunity to participate in a cultural and language immersion experience. The session will run  from May 7 to 28, 2013. Local families will […]

Teacher Ed program provides professional development training to Chinese visitors

From October 15 to 26, 2012, fourteen faculty members from Sichuan Normal University (SNU), in Chengdu, China, visited UFV to attend a professional development program offered by UFV’s Teacher Education program (TEP), with support from UFV International. The visiting faculty train middle and high school student teachers in a range of disciplines at SNU.  The […]

International Week at UFV

International Week at UFV runs from Mon, Nov 14 ­– Fri, Nov 18. It provides students with the opportunity to experience different cultures, learn about their own and open new horizons. The week will include: Monday: A taste of India from 4–6 p.m. in Abbotsford U-House. Tuesday: Metis Awareness day from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in […]

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Trip to China strengthens ties and yields fruitful new collaborations

June 20, 2011 — UFV President Dr. Mark Evered and his wife Maureen recently returned from an extensive tour of five Chinese cities, organized by Betty Wang, UFV China liaison officer.  During their two-week stay, they had the opportunity to meet with key partner universities. “I was delighted to visit some of our current partners and […]

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UFV visit to China planned to strengthen ties with Chinese partner universities

With the world’s most powerful economy and millions of young people seeking post-secondary education abroad, China is an important market for any university interested in international partnerships.The University of the Fraser Valley has been involved in several Chinese educational initiatives over the years, and is open to exploring new partnerships. UFV president Mark Evered, will […]