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UFV geography students answer ‘core’ questions: watch the video

  UFV geography students are helping to solve the mystery of how the Fraser Valley environment has changed through time. Students spend time in the field, on a flood plain, and in the lab, and working with c-c-cold core samples. And they are sure to dress appropriately! Watch this video of student recruiter Holly and […]

UFV Campus Connector Shuttle Bus

UFV and UFV Student Union Society launch Campus Connector shuttle bus service

It’s going to be a lot easier for students and employees to travel between the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses of the University of the Fraser Valley this fall, thanks to the new Campus Connector shuttle bus service. The Campus Connector, a partnership between the university and the Student Union Society, will run 15 times a […]

Richard Nair at BlackBerry

UFV computing student having a fruitful summer at BlackBerry

In summer, many people enjoy the bounteous crops of seasonal fruits, including blackberries. Richard Nair is enjoying a different type of BlackBerry, as he completes his fourth consecutive cooperative education work term with the technology company BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion), producers of smartphones, tablets and mobile services. Nair’s dream was to come to North […]

Classroom in the sky: watch the UFV aviation program video

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our aviation program with student recruiter Holly. She shows you the flight simulators, and then somehow manages to fly an actual plane. Yes, in the sky. Seriously! And you can, too. Put on your aviator sunglasses, and buckle up. Watch the video here. For more information about UFV’s aviation programs […]

Show us your pearly whites! Watch the UFV dental assistant program video

Become a dental assistant, and develop freakishly good skills at understanding patients who talk with a mouth full of suction and fluoride. That’s right! UFV student recruiter Holly demonstrates in this video that is sure to give you a toothy grin. Watch it here. For more information about UFV’s dental assistant program at the Chilliwack […]

UFV's Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Award trophy

UFV wins Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Award for reflective workforce

The University of the Fraser Valley was proud to receive the 2013 Reflective Workforce Award at Abbotsford Community Services’ Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards in March. The event featured guest speaker The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, and recognized five award-winners in different categories. Diane Griffiths, associate vice-president of human resources, accepted […]

2012 a year to celebrate at UFV

It was another busy year at the University of the Fraser Valley, one filled with building and campus openings, student and faculty success, athletic and cultural achievements, and community engagement. As the university breaks briefly for the holiday season, here’s a look at 2012 in review. Building boom UFV had major facilities open in three […]

Getting the pre-winter blues? Watch our fun video!

Feeling the pre-winter blues? Watch this video — where the grass is green, the trees ae full of leaves, and the summer sun is shining! Shaw TV featured our community celebration when we launched our “What New At Your U?” party earlier this year at the new Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park.  

UFV Chilliwack transformed into a movie set for Brent Butt film

UFV’s Chilliwack campus was turned into a movie set last week for the shooting of the feature film No Clue.  The movie stars Canadian actor and comedian Brent Butt, who also wrote and produced the movie. Directed by Carl Bessai, the film is a noir comedy that will be released in fall 2013. The Canadian […]

UFV Nursing students host annual health fair

Those interested in learning about health and wellness will have the chance to garner interactive advice from UFV nursing students next week. On Friday, Oct. 19, University of the Fraser Valley fourth-year nursing students will be holding their annual health fair at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford, in the section of the mall near the Dollar […]

Tanzania internship opportunities — apply now!

The Global Development Institute (GDI) has up to eight funded internships in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.  Each student is eligible to receive up to $6,500 towards the costs associated with the internship.  The project is made possible by funding received from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Students for Development Program managed by the […]

Inaugural UFV Young Distinguished Alumni award presented to Alex McAulay

Alex McAulay has always been a hardworking, multi-tasking individual. From his time spent studying and volunteering at the University of the Fraser Valley, to his involvement with the community of Chilliwack, he’s been a busy guy with multiple things on the go. Now, he’s taken his drive and education and is applying it to the […]