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UFV’s new Digital Manufacturing diploma addresses industry need for digital talent

With an eye to the future, the University of the Fraser Valley has announced an innovative new Digital Manufacturing program. Starting in 2020, the diploma program will cover 3D modelling, 3D printing, Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines, fabrication strategies, and much more. Graduates will be able to work as operators, technicians, or technologists, either in […]

UFV hosts Skills Canada Competition and Trades Open House

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Trades and Technology Centre will be abuzz when approximately 60 high school students compete in the annual Skills Canada Regional Skills Competition on March 5. A UFV tradition for about a decade, this week’s event will see Grade 11 and 12 students competing for the opportunity to qualify for […]

Every kitchen needs a chef

Opportunities for professional cooks are opening up in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports that 18 million Canadians have a meal out on any given day. And cooks and chefs are fourth on the list of most in demand occupations in B.C. over the next decade. Outside of the traditional opportunities in restaurants, hotels, and […]

Hergott’s welding sparks silver medal

UFV-trained Johnathon Hergott torched past the competition, winning a silver medal at the Skills Canada national competition recently at BC Place. The competition featured more than 40 different assigned projects in major skilled trade and technology categories. Hergott, a Sardis Secondary student, earned his stripes in the School District #33 welding program under instructor Grant […]

Obituary: UFV loses beloved employee and volunteer Keith Newport

Gregarious UFV employee Keith Newport passed away suddenly on June 30. He was 55. An active and enthusiastic volunteer, Keith joined UFV on Sept. 29, 2008 as a program technician for the transport trades at UFV’s Trades & Technology Centre in Chilliwack. He lived in Yarrow (or ‘South Sardis’ as he liked to say) and […]

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 […]

Rivers Dining Room featured on Shaw TV

Shaw TV recently visited Rivers Dining Room at the UFV Chilliwack Trades and Technology campus. The dining room offers seatings on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Each week, the menu is a prix fixe four-course meal for $25 prepared by UFV’s Culinary Arts cooks-in-training. For more on the Rivers dining experience, and the […]

UFV welding students making dock for Harrison Lake

The welding students at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre are working on a project that will soon be moved to Harrison Lake. Since late February, they have been putting together a 40 ft dock which will be transported to the lake. Instructor Sheldon Frank estimates the project will take approximately two months, and should be […]

UFV students fix race car for Agassiz Secondary

Students in UFV’s automotive collision repair and refinishing program recently fixed up a car for a local high school drag racing program. The car will be used by Agassiz Secondary School for the high school drag racing program, which sees local high school students compete at Mission Race Park. After dropping the car off in […]

UFV Rivers Dining Room offers 6 pm sitting

    This week, the UFV Rivers Dining Room is closing its doors. It will re-open next week with 6 p.m. sittings on Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, March 7. The dining room offers an outstanding  gourmet prix fixe dinner prepared by UFV’s renowned Culinary Arts chefs-in-training. The seating is at 6 pm, both evenings. […]

Pay parking coming to the TTC, Chilliwack

UFV’s pay parking program will soon be expanded to our Chilliwack South campus. Pay parking has been in effect at two of our main campuses – Abbotsford and Chilliwack North since 1995. Providing fair and equitable parking space for our employees and students is a factor of the pay parking program. Pay parking allows UFV […]