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UFV Applied and Technical Studies hosting Makermeet on Sept 19

The UFV Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies is working towards establishing a Makerspace at the Trades & Technology Centre (TTC) to serve the Chilliwack area. “The Makerspace movement, a quick web search will have you enthused and motivated to become engaged with community members of all ages and kinds, inventing, creating, and bringing their […]

University of the Fraser Valley accepts Boeing 727 from KF Aerospace

A large, loud donation touched down at the Abbotsford International Airport July 15, when the University of the Fraser Valley received a Boeing 727-200 jet aircraft donated by KF Aerospace (formerly Kelowna Flightcraft). The 727 will be utilized by the next generation of technicians training in UFV’s aerospace programs. After nearly 40 years in service, […]

UFV changing the future of China’s wood-frame industry

The softwood lumber industry is a significant contributor to the B.C. economy. In 2013 alone, B.C. softwood lumber exports topped $5.3 billion. Rapidly catching up to the United States, China is the second-largest importer of this natural resource. Wood-frame construction is becoming more popular in China. Formally referred to as platform-frame construction, this form of construction heavily […]

CropLife B.C. pledges $10,000 for new B.C. Agriculture Centre of Excellence

  Community partnerships are playing a key role in the development of the new B.C. Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley, and CropLife B.C. is one of the first organizations to step forward to offer support. CropLife B.C. has pledged $10,000 to build a new pesticide storage facility for the […]

UFV presents Trades and Technology open house on March 14

There’s more to university in the Fraser Valley than English, biology, and business studies. As a regional comprehensive university, UFV also offers an array of trades programming. You are invited to find out more about trades programs at UFV at the Trades and Technology open house on Thursday, March 14. From 4–7 pm the Trades […]

Province funds new skills equipment for UFV

The government of B.C. is investing $621,701 in new skills training at the University of the Fraser Valley. The funding is part of a $17-million province-wide Skills and Training Plan investment to support public post-secondary institutions to upgrade equipment and put the latest tools in the hands of B.C. students. Equipment purchases and replacements at […]

Celebrating the career of Harv McCullough

After years of service to the University of the Fraser Valley, Harv McCullough has retired from his position as dean of Trades and Technology. During his 33 years at the university, Harv has held many position titles. Starting at UFV in 1978 as a carpentry instructor, he became the Trades’ co-coordinator in 1985. From 1988 […]

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 […]