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Getting the pre-winter blues? Watch our fun video!

Feeling the pre-winter blues? Watch this video — where the grass is green, the trees ae full of leaves, and the summer sun is shining! Shaw TV featured our community celebration when we launched our “What New At Your U?” party earlier this year at the new Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park.  

UFV Chilliwack transformed into a movie set for Brent Butt film

UFV’s Chilliwack campus was turned into a movie set last week for the shooting of the feature film No Clue.  The movie stars Canadian actor and comedian Brent Butt, who also wrote and produced the movie. Directed by Carl Bessai, the film is a noir comedy that will be released in fall 2013. The Canadian […]

A little help from our Friends: the journey to university status

  The term “UFV” slips off the tongue rather easily these days. But it is the third acronym used to describe the Fraser Valley’s post-secondary institution in its almost 40-year history. What started as Fraser Valley College became the University of the Fraser Valley in 2008, after a 17-year stint as the University College of […]

UFV in the News: Darryl Plecas to speak at the UN

UFV crime expert to speak at the UN By Vikki Hopes – Abbotsford News The crime-fighting success of the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) is among the topics that will be presented next month in New York by a UFV criminology expert. Darryl Plecas, RCMP research chair at University of the Fraser Valley’s school of criminology […]

UFV Graphic Design program given financial boost

A generous donation from the District of Mission on Tuesday evening will help revive the University of the Fraser Valley’s Graphic Design program. City Council presented the university with $500,000 in seed funding to establish the UFV Mission campus as the primary site for the Graphic and Digital Design diploma program. “We’re really excited that […]

Video: UFV Convocation 2012 – backstage pass

University of the Fraser Valley students proudly walked across the stage to receive their certificates, diplomas, degrees, and awards at the 2012 convocation. Taking place at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, there were three ceremonies between Thursday, June 14 and Friday, June 15.

UFV students and program reach new heights in Antigua

Building relationships, gaining confidence, and being humbled are just a few of the experiences had by a group of UFV students on a recent trip to Antigua with the Champions for Health Promoting Schools program. In its seventh year, the project also reached new heights — from being commended by the Antiguan minister of education, […]

UFV students at track & field meet in Antigua

The sound of upbeat Caribbean music could be heard from across the field, despite the thudding rain and a large waterproof tarp covering the speakers. The air was sticky and warm, and the race track was pooling with water. However, the enthusiastic participants – some of whom were competing in bare feet – were happy […]

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 […]

A very haunted Halloween at UFV

Faculty, staff and students at UFV embraced Halloween with an array of creative costumes. The campuses were alive with ghouls, goblins and witches. In Chilliwack, Theatre students walked the grounds instilling fear and promoting their upcoming show, The Arabian Nights. Check out some of the terrifying costumes here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ufv/sets/72157627898337153/

UFV residents lend a helping hand on Thanksgiving

At a time when families gather to give thanks, four UFV students donated their time to serve Thanksgiving dinner at the Abbotsford Salvation Army meal centre. The four residents of Baker House, Anish Bahri (India), Nick Willms (Ucluelet, B.C.), Jireephan Chailee Jee (Thailand) and Hailey Kim (Korea), volunteered a day off from their studies and […]