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University town: Two new projects bring town and gown together in Abbotsford

Craig Toews sees Abbotsford as a university town. And he’s looking forward to a future when the connection between town and gown is even closer. “We want to bring the city to the university and the university to the city,” says UFV’s director of campus planning. To do that, UFV has two major strategies: create […]

Tanzania time: The world is a classroom for UFV students

  Sitting just below the equator, tucked between eight African countries, and bordered by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, is Tanzania. Home to Mount Kilimanjaro, the continent’s tallest peak, the region draws visitors from around the world to conquer its height and beauty. With an economy based on agriculture, the state also draws […]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the […]

UFV students explore excellent customer service

Holt Renfrew, Mac Cosmetics, Fairmont Hotels and McDonald’s were all represented at the UFV Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack this week. The Hospitality Event Planning program hosted its annual trade show on customer service strategy on Thursday morning, called Go to School on a Winner. The event saw pairs of students present a booth […]

Attend university for an hour with UFV microlectures

Are you the type of person who likes your education in bite-size pieces and on many topics in one sitting? Then be sure to take in the UFV Microlectures on Wed, Nov23, at the Road Runner lounge on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Starting at 11:30 am, faculty members from a variety of disciplines will each […]

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 […]