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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 […]

Video: Shaw TV features Kinesiology trip to Antigua

UFV’s Joanna Sheppard was recently interviewed by Shaw TV for their new program, Go Fraser Valley. Sheppard spoke about Champions for Health Promoting Schools — an initiative she runs which sees students travel to Antigua every May to work within primary schools. For more information on the program, visit ufvtoday.ca/antigua To watch the full Shaw […]

Come see what’s new at your U

  Chilliwack’s UFV campus is throwing a celebration to welcome the community and students to its new buildings and campus at the Canada Education Park. Think of it as a housewarming — but for a university. On Thursday, Sept 20, the campus, located at 45190 Caen Avenue (near Keith Wilson Road), will be host to […]

SUSPocalyse welcomes UFV students to Abbotsford

On Thursday afternoon, Abbotsford’s UFV campus was transformed for SUSPocalypse. Hosted by the Student Union Society, the event celebrated new and returning students at UFV. There was a dunk tank, a bungee run, and of course — food! From 3 p.m.onward, the stage was home to some awesome local talent. Cory Woodward, Sidney York, Rug Foot, […]