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Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park

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.

Photo contest for the whole UFV community

Show us your best photos! Help us increase the visibility of student, staff, faculty, and alumni photographic talent in a lasting way. Send your photos in to our contest. Submissions will contribute to a permanent collage displayed in the ETS student computing lab, on our 28’ wide x 11’ high wall. There is no size […]

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Are you interested in studying tropical biology in Ecuador?

Summer in Ecuador has a nice ring to it as we slog through winter in the Fraser Valley. How about studying tropical biology in Equador? The course will be an eight-credit course with lecture and field trip components. Classroom work will be carried out in the short summer semester (May 7 to June 23) and […]

Crosstown rivalry goes big time: Cascades take on Trinity at AESC

  UFV men’s and women’s basketball teams take on their “down-the-freeway” rivals the TWU Spartan in the big house: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, this Sat, Jan 28       The UFV Cascades will host their “cross-Valley” rivals Trinity Western Spartans in Canada West basketball games at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre this Saturday. […]

Dead Man’s Cell Phone held over at UFV Theatre

Due to several performance cancellations due to severe weather conditions, the production has been held over until Jan 29, with performances at 7:30 pm on Thurs, Fri, and Sat, Jan 26-28, and a 2 pm matinee on Sun, Jan 29. Contact 604-795-2814 or theatre@ufv.ca for tickets. (UFV employees note: the production features UFV English professor […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]

UFV English professor takes part in Dead Man’s Cell Phone

UFV’s Virginia Cooke, who is playing a role in the production of Dead Man’s Cell Phone, was recently featured in an article by the Langley Advance. By Roxanne Hooper Old enough to take retirement seminars seriously, Fort Langley’s Virginia Cooke has no aspirations of growing up to be an actor. But as a university English […]

UFV alumnus reinvents the strip mall

  A UFV alumnus has a vision for Abbotsford’s downtown core that reimagines it with some new and sustainable design concepts. Scott Varga (BA ’11) has entered a contest called Strip Appeal, put on by the University of Alberta, which asks participants to re-invent the standard North-American strip mall. While the winners are being selected […]

UFV Cascades teams to play again in 2012/13

  The University of the Fraser Valley has renewed its commitment to five of its athletic teams for the 2012/13 year.  The men’s and women’s volleyball  teams , the men’s and women’s rowing teams, and the men’s golf team will all receive some funding from the university for the next academic and athletic year, which […]

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics field trip

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics program recently took a field trip to Spectra Energy to learn about natural gas, inquire about potential job opportunities and gain some experience in the field. The students rode to Hope in their newly refurbished bus, which was donated by Translink.

UFV Chandigarh celebrates sixth anniversary and students

UFV Chandigarh recently celebrated its sixth anniversary with a special dinner to recognize the success of the school and its students. The university, located in northern India, hosted close to 300 students, parents, industry associates and community supporters on Friday, Nov. 18. During the annual dinner, $5,000 in scholarships was awarded to students. The Consul […]

John English new UFV Dean of Trades and Technology

John English has been hired as the new Dean of Trades and Technology at the University of the Fraser Valley. He replaces Harv McCullough, who is the only person to have held the post previously and who will now serve as a special consultant to President Mark Evered. John comes to UFV from the BC […]