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Nominate an outstanding UFV teacher for excellence award

    Were you inspired by an outstanding teacher at UFV? Here is your chance to recognize and honour that special person by nominating him or her for UFV’s Teaching Excellence Award. Current UFV students, alumni, faculty, and staff are all eligible to nominate someone for this award, which is conferred in June. Those eligible […]

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto

Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visits UFV

BC Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto visited UFV on Tues, Nov 8. She stared out at the new Chilliwack campus at the Canada Education Park, where she and other dignitaries got a sneak peek at the new building currently under construction/renovation. After lunch with some students at the Trades and Technology Centre on the Ed […]

UFV looking forward to new Chilliwack campus

  Students of the University of the Fraser Valley in Chilliwack will soon be learning in state-of-the-art surroundings at the university’s Canada Education Park campus, thanks to pre-construction infrastructure improvements. Local politicians and Advanced Education Minister Naomi Yamamoto got a sneak peek at the new building on Tuesday, Nov 8. Mark Strahl, MP for Chilliwack–Fraser […]

Fall at UFV Chilliwack

With the leaves falling to the ground and the crisp weather closing in, we thought we would brighten your day with some colourful photographs of UFV’s beautiful Chilliwack North campus. Enjoy! [AFG_gallery id=’12’]

UFV announces Pacific Berry Resource Centre partnership

A “centre for excellence” is in the works at the University of the Fraser Valley, one that will not only encourage research and learning, but will strengthen the Fraser Valley’s leading reputation in berry production. On Nov. 3, representatives of UFV’s Agriculture and Technology department signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of partners […]

A very haunted Halloween at UFV

Faculty, staff and students at UFV embraced Halloween with an array of creative costumes. The campuses were alive with ghouls, goblins and witches. In Chilliwack, Theatre students walked the grounds instilling fear and promoting their upcoming show, The Arabian Nights. Check out some of the terrifying costumes here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ufv/sets/72157627898337153/

CIVL Radio to feature UFV student in live mayoral debate

This week, UFV’s CIVL Radio will be hosting an all-candidates’ debate featuring a UFV student running for the mayoral seat of Abbotsford. The political program The Way I See It will showcase incumbent Mayor George Peary and his challengers: Bruce Banman, Meghann Coughlan, Gerda Peachey and Travis J. Daleman. Daleman is one of the youngest […]

UFV students fundraise for Turkish earthquake victims

In collaboration with the Canadian Red Cross, UFV students have set up collection boxes to raise money for Turkey’s earthquake victims. On Oct 23, a destructive magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit eastern Turkey near the city of Van. According to the Disasters and Emergency Situations Directorate of Turkey, casualties have climbed to over 600 people, with […]

Visit Tanzania to help develop a community, and yourself

Strengthen your resume and gain international experience while positively impacting a community across the world. That’s the opportunity being offered to UFV students through six funded summer internships to Tanzania, Africa with the Global Development Institute (GDI).­ The project is made possible by funding received from the Canadian International Development Agency and the Students for […]

International partnerships set the stage for student success

On Friday, Oct 21, eight Chinese students who arrived at UFV this fall joined UFV president Mark Evered for a cup of tea in his office. “I wanted to reconnect with students I had met during my trip to China in May and find out how they were doing with their studies,” said Evered. The […]

UFV presents The Arabian Nights

  The UFV Theatre department has kicked off its 2011/12 season with an adaptation of The Arabian Nights by American playwright Mary Zimmerman. Performed on the Chilliwack campus, this critically praised work re-examines the tale of Scheherazade. Since discovering his queen’s infidelity — which she pays for with her life — cruel King  Shahryar has […]

RBC Foundation donation supports UFV students

The University of the Fraser Valley recently received a helping hand in its bid to build stronger connections in the community. On Monday afternoon, a representative from the RBC Foundation presented UFV with a donation of $12,000 at the Abbotsford campus. The money will support the development of the major project component within the new […]