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UFV receives membership in United Nations Academic Impact Initiative

UFV’s commitment to principles that align with United Nations goals and mandates has earned the university membership in the United Nations Academic Impact Initiative (UNAI). UFV joins approximately 1,500 institutions in 147 countries who are working with the United Nations to promote global priorities, including peace, human rights, and sustainable development. As a UNAI member, […]

Student housing to triple on Abbotsford campus thanks to provincial funding

More students at the University of the Fraser Valley’s (UFV) Abbotsford campus will be able to live on campus with the construction of new student housing that will triple the number of beds available and expand dining facilities. “We know that finding housing near UFV͛’s Abbotsford campus can be a challenge. That is why our […]

Awneet Sivia receives prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship

A University of the Fraser Valley professor who prepares the next generation of teachers to enter the field has been honoured for her own teaching skills with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship. Dr. Awneet Sivia, who has taught and provided leadership in UFV’s Teacher Education department since 2011, is one of 10 Canadian post-secondary educators […]

CityStudio Hubbub returns in person

CityStudio Abbotsford and CityStudio Chilliwack wrapped up a successful semester with the first in-person Hubbub events since 2019. Five UFV courses in Communications, Geography, Statistics, and Graphic Design tackled eleven important civic challenges provided by both municipalities. These included topics such as the future of water conservation, sustainable fashion, application of the UN sustainability goals […]

Graphic design grad aims to save a historic community with new documentary

To direct a documentary by age 23 was never the goal for Camille Candia. Not that she wasn’t capable. A life-long creative with artistic pedigree, Candia has always been a gifted photographer, freelancing since high school. But it was a series of chance encounters that shifted her career and educational trajectory and ultimately led her […]

UFV welcomes Audrey Ackah as General Counsel

Audrey Ackah will join the University of the Fraser Valley on May 2 in the newly created position of General Counsel and will report to the President and Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Joanne MacLean. As principal legal officer for the University, Ackah will provide legal counsel and advice to the UFV board of governors, president, and senior […]

UFV launches new initiatives to showcase South Asian Canadian contributions to British Columbia

Six new resources aimed at reducing racism through education are now available across British Columbia. Launched April 12 by the South Asian Studies Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley, the South Asian Canadian Legacy Project aims to raise awareness and knowledge of the valuable contributions of South Asian Canadians to British Columbia’s diverse […]