University town: Two new projects bring town and gown together in Abbotsford

Craig Toews sees Abbotsford as a university town. And he’s looking forward to a future when the connection between town and gown is even closer. “We want to bring the city to the university and the university to the city,” says UFV’s director of campus planning. To do that, UFV has two major strategies: create […]

UFV fashion student represents Canada at Hong Kong exhibition

A dress made with the help of marbles, clothes pins, and sheer creativity will be on display at a prestigious event in Hong Kong this month. The University of the Fraser Valley’s Kim Kokaszka is the only Canadian student, and one of three in North America, selected to showcase a piece at the International Shibori […]

Tanzania time: The world is a classroom for UFV students

  Sitting just below the equator, tucked between eight African countries, and bordered by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, is Tanzania. Home to Mount Kilimanjaro, the continent’s tallest peak, the region draws visitors from around the world to conquer its height and beauty. With an economy based on agriculture, the state also draws […]

Synapses were snapping at UFV microlectures

It was another intellectually stimulating lunch hour at UFV as the university presented the annual faculty microlectures. More than a dozen faculty presented their field of expertise in two-minute morsels, leaving the audience curious for more. Erik Talvila, Math and Statistics: Distributional integrals Fiona McQuarrie, Business Admin: Colleges and universities: How do we tell them […]

UFV fashion student featured in Elle Canada

A fashion design student from the University of the Fraser Valley has fulfilled a dream by making it onto the pages of a prestigious magazine. Sabrina Breitenmoser is recognized in this month’s Elle Canada as an “up-and-comer” in the fashion industry. On page 58, she’s mentioned for her creative use of fabrics in last year’s […]

UFV international students showcase their cultures

As part of International Week from Nov 14– 18, UFV International students hosted four events at U House to showcase their culture and celebrate diversity on campus. The week kicked off with A Taste of India on Monday. Guests were treated to samosas and chai tea. The Bhangra Club provided entertainment for the evening, first […]

Attend university for an hour with UFV microlectures

Are you the type of person who likes your education in bite-size pieces and on many topics in one sitting? Then be sure to take in the UFV Microlectures on Wed, Nov23, at the Road Runner lounge on the UFV Abbotsford campus. Starting at 11:30 am, faculty members from a variety of disciplines will each […]