Archive | December, 2012
UFV Chandigarh launches Microsoft IT Academy

UFV Chandigarh launches Microsoft IT Academy

The Honourable Michael de Jong– BC Minister of Finance and Government House Leader, concluded his five-day Punjab walk\tour at the UFV Chandigarh campus by opening the brand new IT lab that will be  used to deliver Microsoft IT Academy courses.  This lab was built from scratch in 7 days. The Minister was joined by Consul General of Canada at […]

Honourable Minister Yap Visits UFV and CICS

Honourable Minister Yap Visits UFV and CICS

Honourable John Yap, Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism visited the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies while on his tour of UFV. He met with students who were studying at the Centre and was impressed with their commitment to their studies at UFV. They expressed their gratitude and appreciation for […]

UFV Vice-Chancellor and President Mark Evered Visits UFV Chandigarh

UFV Vice-Chancellor and President Mark Evered Visits UFV Chandigarh

The University of the Fraser Valley strengthened its ties to India recently through an 11-day visit by UFV president Mark Evered and colleagues. Evered was joined on his trip, which ran from Nov 4 to 15, by UFV chief financial officer Jackie Hogan and Satwinder Bains, the University Advisor on Canada–India relations and Director of […]

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Visits Panjab University, Chandigarh

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Visits Panjab University, Chandigarh

One of the first items on the agenda for Dr. Mark Evered during his trip to India was to visit Panjab University in Chandigarh. Mark brought greetings from UFV to the new Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, Dr. Arun Grover. Dr. Evered was joined by Jackie Hogan UFV Chief Financial Officer, Satwinder Bains, Director of the […]

UFV & SDCC President Welcomes Hon. Ed Fast and Cultural Delegation

UFV & SDCC President Welcomes Hon. Ed Fast and Cultural Delegation

The Honourable Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia Pacific Gateway Ed Fast visited UFV Chandigarh campus as part of the Prime Minister’s delegation to India. He was accompanied by CEO’ s of some Canadian companies and Paul Davidson, President of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. They held a brief […]

Dr. Evered Hosts the President’s Dinner at the Taj Hotel in Chandigarh

Dr. Evered Hosts the President’s Dinner at the Taj Hotel in Chandigarh

Dr. Evered hosted a dinner for UFV/ India University partners, UFV India faculty and staff, SD College dignitaries, AUCC Students for Development students and the Canadian Consul General Mr. Scot Slessor.  Enjoying the night breezes of the Chandigarh poolside, guests were happy to mingle, enjoy an amazing array of food and bask in the recognition […]

AUCC Students for Development Interns Public Engagement

AUCC Students for Development Interns Public Engagement

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Students for Development (SFD) project UFV student interns Adam Rieu, Kathryn Shiratti and Stacy Thorensen spent the fall semester working as interns in the local Chandigarh area. Their project was supervised by Dr. Garry Fehr, Geography UFV, Dr. Dhian Kaur, Geography, Panjab University and Dr. Krishna Mohan, […]

Day Trip to Amritsar: Golden Temple and Wagah Pakistan/India border

Day Trip to Amritsar: Golden Temple and Wagah Pakistan/India border

The President and his delegation visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar and paid obeisance at the Gurdwara at the time of Diwali. Hundreds of worshipers were present and there was excitement in the air as people celebrated the festival of lights. They also visited the Wagah border and took part in the ceremonial changing of the […]

UFV India Awards Ceremony

UFV India Awards Ceremony

UFV India held its annual award ceremony at SD College with special guests of honour Mr. Scot Slessor, Consul General of Canada in Chandigarh, Mr Bal Gosal, Minister of Sport, Canada, Dr Arun Grover, Vice Chancellor of Panjab University. The event was graciously and ably emceed by George Peary and Sylvia Peary – affectionately called […]

President Visits Punjabi University – Patiala

President Visits Punjabi University – Patiala

Dr. Evered and his UFV team including Satwinder Bains, Director of the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies, Mr. George Peary BBA Instructor and Dr. Prabhjot Parmar, Dept of English instructor were received with warmth by the Vice Chancellor of Punjabi University Patiala Dr. Jaspal Singh and Registrar Dr A.S. Chawla. The delegation met with faculty from […]