‘Zhindagee’ Book Reading at UFV

‘Zhindagee’ Book Reading at UFV

On March 9th, author Mahinder Kaur Doman presented the poetry and writings from her book Zhindagee: Selected stories from our first daughter, which looks at the stories and narratives of female South Asian pioneers. The book recounts stories of the first Indian daughters born in Canada, including the Fraser Valley, Paldi and Lake Cowichan. The […]

UFV Faculty Members Present at International Conference in Mumbai

UFV Faculty Members Present at International Conference in Mumbai

Dr. Prabhjot Parmar, Faculty English Department and John Potts, International attended and presented at the International Conference on Hyphenated Identities, Hybrid Selves: Explorations through Literature and Cinema at the University of Mumbai. The conference was hosted by the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies sister Centre, the Indo-Canadian Studies Centre (ICSC) in Mumbai. The 2013 Indo-Canadian Conference at the […]

Visiting Professor from Punjab University, Chandigarh

Visiting Professor from Punjab University, Chandigarh

The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies was pleased to host Dr. Krishna Mohan, a Professor of Geography in Panjab University, Chandigarh. Professor Mohan was joined by Ravinder Singh, a Phd student in the Department of Geography also at Panjab University, Chandigarh. Both Professor Mohan and Ravinder enjoyed a two-week stay in which they attended Dr. […]

Third Exhibition Opening at the Sikh Heritage Museum

Third Exhibition Opening at the Sikh Heritage Museum

On Sunday, January 20th, many community members, both young and old alike, as well as local politicians and dignitaries came to take part in the official opening of the third exhibition at the Sikh Heritage Museum. Located on the ground floor of the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple, the Sikh Heritage Museum’s third official […]

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 […]