It was an unforgettable weekend for UFV Athletics as the men’s and women’s basketball teams advanced to CIS Canada West Final Four action after winning quarterfinal best-of-three series at home, and the women’s volleyball team qualified for the CCAA national championship with a silver medal at the PacWest regional championship. Cascades Men’s Basketball: Cascades win […]
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Arts student Renée Hartwig is taking advantage of UFV’s exchange agreement with the University of Arts Poznan (Uniwersytet Artystyczny w Poznaniu) to spend a semester abroad studying in Poland. Here she is in Poznan (at the old market). Instructor Aleksandra Idzior and UFV International helped arrange a memorandum of understanding between our two universities […]
From Abbotsford Times, Feb 15, 2012, by Rochelle Baker For the most part, University of the Fraser Valley athlete Tessa Klassen is puzzled by the very concept of the Lingerie Football League, which is going to be based in Abbotsford this fall. Klassen, captain of the UFV Cascades women’s basketball team and last […]
From migrating with a herd of caribou, to trekking across the country with their two-year-old son, a Canadian couple will be sharing their stories of adventure with an audience at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Park ranger and writer Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison will be speaking about their unique experiences […]
In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]
Take a stand against bullying by wearing PINK on Feb 29. On Wed, Feb 29 from 10 am-1 pm in Alumni Hall, the Social Work Student Association will have Bullying Stops Here t-shirts, bracelets, and treats available for purchase. Resources on bullying will also be available. Prior to the day, purchase your Bullying Stops Here […]
Patsy George returns to UFV to speak on Social Justice in an Age of Occupy Dr. Patsy George returns to the University of the Fraser Valley next week as the first speaker in the 2012 President’s Leadership Lecture Series. She will speak on Mon, Feb 20, in room B101 on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Admission […]
Nearly 100 participants helped outline the knowledge, skills, abilities and values that every UFV student should develop – from communication skills to environmental awareness. University staff, faculty, and students were joined by community members at UFV’s Institutional Learning Outcomes open house on Thursday afternoon in Abbotsford to have their input on the subject. “It was […]
UFV students are keeping the spirit of Terry Fox alive, worldwide. Recently, more than 50 UFV students at the UFV campus in Chandigarh, India visited over 30 schools to talk about Terry Fox and the Terry Fox Foundation. The students were promoting the second annual Terry Fox Run in Chandigarh — an event that drew […]
The UFV Nursing department recently hosted a pizza lunch for its students, faculty and staff on the Chilliwack campus. The event included a prize wheel with numerous giveaways for students.
If you take a Continuing Studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV’s newest location. UFV Continuing Studies has moved from the Marshall Road annex to a newly renovated space on the bottom floor of the Clearbrook library. The Clearbrook centre provides 15,000 square […]
Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park is set to open in May 2012. UFV Today bloggers were lucky enough to receive a tour recently so we could share an update with the rest of the UFV community. Check out our video and pictures.