New UFV video game program for children with FASD seeks participants

Hanging around playing video games may sound like fun, but it is also part of a University of the Fraser Valley research project focused on kids with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. UFV has been running FAST Club, an after-school motor-skills program for children with FASD for the past three years. New this year is an […]

Student Welcome Back Barbecue 2011

Nothing says ‘welcome back’ like a great barbecue

UFV students on the Abbotsford, Chilliwack North, Chilliwack South and Mission campuses were welcomed back for the new school year barbecue-style, in early September. We thought we’d grill up some burgers for them, before grilling them on exams later… View photos from the Abbotsford campus event below.   [AFG_gallery id=’4′]

UFV launches Faculty of Health Sciences on Chilliwack campus

BC Health Minister Mike de Jong, UFV VP Academic and Provost Eric Davis, Chilliwack Mayor Sharon Gaetz, UFV President Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Les, UFV acting Health Sciences Dean Diane Reed, UFV Chancellor Brian Minter, UFV Dean of Professional Studies Rosetta Khalideen, and UFV Board Chair Larry Stinson were all on hand for the […]

Tea Time Fall 2011

Tea Time resumes at Baker House

September 12, 2011 — For the second year in a row, Tea Time will run every Friday at Baker House from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m, starting on September 16, 2011. Run in collaboration by UFV International and UFV Residence, Tea Time is an informal drop-in where both international and Canadian students can connect with […]

UFV in the news: Enrollment up at UFV

Enrollment up at B.C. post-seconday schools The Province – September 4, 2011 At the University of the Fraser Valley, enrolments have been growing every year for a decade, according to Eric Davis, UFV’s provost and vice-president … Waiting lists growing at UFV Abbotsford News – September 1, 2011 Student demand for courses at the University […]

UFV in the news: Abbotsford U District

The City of Abbotsford has big plans for the area adjacent to UFV’s campus on King Road. Read the media coverage on the U District here. Planning a university district in Abbotsford Abbotsford News – September 1, 2011 In future years, back to school will not only bring the University … Something to like in […]

UFV in the news: Sikh temple centennial

Read a selection of the news coverage on Abbotsford’s Sikh temple centennial celebration, featuring UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies. Sikh temple built on faith and courage The Province – August 29, 2011 “It has a huge significance to us,” said Bains, director of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies at the University of the Fraser Valley. […]