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UFV student wins silver medal at national competition

A UFV student has proved himself as one of the country’s top electrical apprentices in training. Gordon Kearns recently won the silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition in Edmonton. The 21-year-old Chilliwack resident, who grew up in Boston Bar, placed second in the category of post-secondary electrical installations. Competing against the top students […]

Langley Kinsmen donate $52,000 to UFV for bursary

Staying true to its motto of “serving the community’s greatest needs”, the Langley Kinsmen Club has donated $52,000 to the University of the Fraser Valley to establish an award in its name. The Kinsmen Club of Langley Endowment Bursary will be available to students who have completed their highest level of education within the Langley […]

UFV students host sports day with a twist in Antigua

Following an early morning tropical rainstorm over the Caribbean island of Antigua, the sun eventually came out on Friday afternoon, helping a group of UFV students host a successful Unity Games. The event is described as a Canadian sports day with a twist, by UFV Kinesiology instructor Joanna Sheppard. This is Sheppard’s seventh year hosting […]

CEP new building ribbon cutting ceremony

UFV opens new building at Canada Education Park in Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated the latest phase in its development at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack on Friday, May 11, by opening a new building. The building, a combination of new construction and extreme renovation, will house most of the programs and services previously located at the Chilliwack Yale Road campus.  […]

Rick Hansen tour

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV Twenty-five year ago Rick Hansen set out in his wheelchair to travel around the world to raise awareness about spinal cord research. Now, the man who has become a Canadian icon is back at it making sure his message, just like his wheels, is still in motion. His […]

Video: Absolute Style 2012

If you couldn’t catch UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 afternoon show, watch the video for some of the highlights. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion […]

Video: Culinary Arts Program & Rivers Dining Room

There are only a few weeks left to book a dining experience at UFV’s Rivers Dining Room. Check out our video for a glance into the world of the culinary arts students, who work hard every week to hone their fine dining skills. Located at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre at the Canada Education Park […]

Jean’s Jubilee brought out Chilliwack’s finest and raised $10,000

The University of the Fraser Valley helped Jean Scott celebrate her 100th birthday in style on April 20, a day before her actual birthday, which she shares with Queen Elizabeth (but has seniority). The event, dubbed Jean’s Jubilee,  was a fundraiser for the Jean Scott Endowment Fund and was held at the Rotary Hall studio […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]