UFV’s 2011 Year in review

UFV Today By Ashley Wray on December 21, 2011 What a year! In 2011, the University of the Fraser Valley continued to make significant contributions to the educational, cultural, and economic landscape of our region. This year, UFV: Once again celebrated earning top marks in the Globe and Mail’s Canadian University Report, maintaining our lead as the top public university in British Columbia, and [ more… ]

Rocky road: Getting university-college status for Fraser Valley College was no easy task

UFV Today By Anne Russell on December 7, 2011 July 3, 2011 marked the 20-year anniversary of Fraser Valley College becoming the University College of the Fraser Valley, after a long and hard-fought community campaign. As there would be no UFV without there first having been a UCFV, serving as a transition from two-year college to university, we thought we’d share the history [ more… ]

Tanzania time: The world is a classroom for UFV students

UFV Today By Ashley Wray on December 5, 2011 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 [ more… ]

UFV fashion student represents Canada at Hong Kong exhibition

UFV Today By Ashley Wray on December 5, 2011 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 [ more… ]

A taste of healthy eating

UFV Today By Anne Russell on December 2, 2011 UFV is currently partnering with the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health and the Canadian Cancer Society in the Be Well at Work project. Many employees are helping gather data by participating in Be Well at Work questionnaires. The project held a fall food tasting event at the University of the [ more… ]