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Pink Shirt Day at UFV deemed a success

Pink Shirt Day at UFV was deemed a success. Through the sale of 125 Bullying Stops Here pink t-shirts and 200 pink wristbands, the Pink Shirt Day organizers were able to raise $700 for the Boys and Girls Clubs and $1,000 in support of the Student Emergency Fund at UFV. Presenting UFV President Dr. Mark […]

Nursing students hold bake sale for Belize

UFV’s nursing students hosted a bake sale on the Chilliwack campus on Monday afternoon. The event was a fundraiser for their trip to Belize in May. From Saturday, May 5-Sunday, May 20, the group will be in Belize City, touring clinical facilities, attending the International Nurses Day Conference, and working within the community. This will […]

Rivers Dining Room featured on Shaw TV

Shaw TV recently visited Rivers Dining Room at the UFV Chilliwack Trades and Technology campus. The dining room offers seatings on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Each week, the menu is a prix fixe four-course meal for $25 prepared by UFV’s Culinary Arts cooks-in-training. For more on the Rivers dining experience, and the […]

UFV students fix race car for Agassiz Secondary

Students in UFV’s automotive collision repair and refinishing program recently fixed up a car for a local high school drag racing program. The car will be used by Agassiz Secondary School for the high school drag racing program, which sees local high school students compete at Mission Race Park. After dropping the car off in […]

Sodexo Canada honours UFV Cascades basketball programs

Sodexo Canada and the UFV Cascades department of athletics are proud to introduce the Cascade basketball cupcake!  The cupcake will be on sale at the Abbotsford Cascade Café located on the Abbotsford campus. Sodexo is honouring the UFV Cascades men’s basketball team for qualifying for the 2012 CIS Final 8 national championship tournament, in Halifax, […]

Living and working in Yarrow’s Ecovillage

Did you know that there is a cutting-edge, pioneering group of folks in the Fraser Valley who earn an A grade in sustainability? The Yarrow Ecovillage, nestled between Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is one such sustainable community. Next week, Cher King-Scobie will be talking about her experiences living and working in an ecovillage environment. This presentation […]

Necessary Journeys explores the art of storytelling and adventure

From migrating with a herd of caribou, to trekking across the country with their two-year-old son, a Canadian couple will be sharing their stories of adventure with an audience at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Park ranger and writer Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison will be speaking about their unique experiences […]

UFV builds partnership with leading language university in India

UFV students have gained a new avenue for studies and international opportunities thanks to the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an Indian university. The MOU was signed between the University of the Fraser Valley and Punjabi University in Patiala, India, recently. It will see the universities work together on tasks such […]