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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 […]

UFV Cascades men’s golf team wins third at nationals

The UFV Cascades men’s golf team finished third at the 2011 CCAA national golf championships in Charlottetown, PEI. The Cascades finished the two-day event with a team score of 613, 26 strokes behind the two-time champion Humber College Hawks (Ontario). The host Holland College Hurricanes (Maritimes) finished second with a score of 609. The Cascades […]

Get involved in what interests you: advice from an alumna

UFV alumna Victoria Harris, who earned a BA in Sociology/Anthropology with an extended minor in Theatre in 2010, has a message for students: “Find something you love to do, and then surround yourself with others who can help you get to where you want to be.” Following her own advice, she is currently working in […]

Biology students get hands-on experience in Tofino

  UFV Biology students got hands-on learning during the intensive seven-day course, hosted at the Tofino botanical gardens field station on Vancouver Island. The week included exploration and analysis of the many unique ecological systems within and around the Clayoquot Sound biosphere reserve. A number of UFV instructors participated in the expedition, lending their expertise […]

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Boston Pizza execs visit Chandigarh BBA students

  UFV’s Business Administration in Chandigarh, India, recently hosted Jordan Melville, president of T&M Group of Companies (which owns Boston Pizza in Canada, US, and Mexico) and Wes Bews, CFO of Boston Pizza Inc. Along with them came Pam Sahsi and Pami Buttar, the directors of CFO Inc., which outsources Boston Pizza’s accounting work to […]

Paul Almond visit

Veteran Canadian filmmaker Paul Almond visits UFV

  Paul Almond is a landmark Canadian filmmaker who pioneered the development of the Canadian film industry in the 1950s. In over four decades of film-making he directed 120 dramas for Canadian, British and U.S. TV networks, and created the ground-breaking documentary “7Up”. In 1970, Almond wrote and directed the feature film “Act of the […]

Dr. Lenore Newman appointed Canada Research Chair at UFV

    The University of the Fraser Valley has a new federally funded researcher on campus. Dr. Lenore Newman was recently appointed Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment and joins the Geography department at UFV. She will also be working closely with the UFV Agriculture department. The Canada Research Chair program was established […]

Playwright Tomson Highway to visit UFV Oct 23 and 24

  A Canadian Aboriginal playwright with a previous connection to the University of the Fraser Valley will visit the Chilliwack and Abbotsford campuses this October. Cree writer Tomson Highway will be on the Chilliwack campus on Sunday, Oct. 23, for a staged reading of excerpts from his play The Rez Sisters. He will visit the […]

UFV nursing students offer knowledge for all ages at health fair

Whether you’re interested in old age heart health or dental care for preschoolers, an upcoming event will have information that can help you or a family member. On Friday, Oct. 21, the University of the Fraser Valley fourth year nursing students are holding their annual health fair at Sevenoaks  Shopping Centre in Abbotsford. At the […]

Langley Secondary Students at UFV presentation

UFV student recruiters on the road touring BC high schools

More than 1,000 high school students came to check out what UFV student recruiter Daniel Goertz had to say during week one of the annual Post-secondary Institutes of BC (PSIBC) tour. The tour is a coordinated effort by universities, colleges and institutes to visit high schools together, making it easy for Grade 12 students to […]