Tag Archives | Jody Gordon

UFV’s Co-Curricular Record builds on its own success

UFV’s Co-Curricular Record is building on its own success. More than a year has passed since the University of the Fraser Valley initiated its Co-Curricular Record program. So far, 5,000 students have created a record, more than 1,000 have validated activities on their record, and upwards of 500 activities have been made available — many […]

UFV partners with NVIT to secure $150,000 to help students with disabilities

Securing a career in trades just became more of a reality for students with disabilities thanks to a new $150,000 partnership between the University of the Fraser Valley and the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. Funded through a grant from B.C’s Ministry of Advanced Education to specifically focus on helping people with disabilities access training […]

UFV updates education plan and introduces strategic enrolment management plan

The University of the Fraser Valley recently approved two plans that will guide its actions in the areas of program planning and enrolment management for the next several years. The 2014 update to the UFV Education Plan 2011–2015 reflects the changing context in which the university operates, including new expectations from the provincial government and […]

UFV and Chilliwack Chiefs sign agreement

The University of the Fraser Valley and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club have announced the creation of a new, mutually beneficial partnership that will see the two organizations work together on a series of initiatives. The partnership was formalized with an on-ice signing of a memorandum of agreement by UFV president Mark Evered and Chiefs […]

Students can unlock potential with UFV’s new Co-Curricular Record

What if students earned official recognition for volunteering with a favourite UFV club, activity, or having paid on-campus employment while at university? Thanks to a new initiative at UFV, they can! Providing multiple benefits to students, the Co-Curricular Record (CCR) — an official transcript of students’ out-of-class involvement on campus — will open doors to […]

UFV and Student Union Society team up on Student Union Building

The University of the Fraser Valley and the UFV Student Union Society are working together to realize a long-term dream of opening a Student Union Building on the Abbotsford campus. Construction began in mid-September 2013 on the building, which will be located west of the gymnasium complex and south of Building D. The $15-million project […]

UFV Campus Connector Shuttle Bus

UFV and UFV Student Union Society launch Campus Connector shuttle bus service

It’s going to be a lot easier for students and employees to travel between the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses of the University of the Fraser Valley this fall, thanks to the new Campus Connector shuttle bus service. The Campus Connector, a partnership between the university and the Student Union Society, will run 15 times a […]

Whole student experience important to UFV’s new VP Students Jody Gordon

University students aren’t just people who sit in a classroom a few hours a week, write assignments, and study for exams. They are human beings with complex lives outside the classroom, juggling relationships, family, part-time work, financial issues, and the challenges that come with trying to balance all of that. And they like to have […]