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University of the Fraser Valley

Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a fully accredited, public university.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

Fraser Valley College (FVC) was founded in 1974. In 1975 over 2300 students attending FVC in Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Mission, Hope and Agassiz and in 1978 FVC Chilliwack campus Trades programming established. Ten years later, in 1983, FVC establishes permanent campus in Abbotsford.

Research

Engagement in research early in your academic career can help you obtain scholarships, awards, and graduate school positions. This is part of UFV's commitment to provide you with the best undergraduate education in Canada.  Not only do we encourage our faculty to incorporate research in their teaching, but we also support our students to conduct research and share their findings.

Career

There’s no doubt that investing in education can help your career prospects after graduation. But there’s more to a degree, diploma, or certificate than a piece of paper. At UFV, you can get a head start by testing out career options and working towards your career goals now, while you are studying.  

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Services

Student services

Meet one-on-one with an advisor for answers to questions about course or program selection, transfer credit, course withdrawal, program requirements, changing programs, declaring a major or minor, making or updating a program plan, graduation check, or postgrad preparations.

Housing services

Residence at UFV means small communities of primarily first-year students living, working, studying, and socializing together. It’s an exciting way to get involved at the university as you help shape your community. Feel supported as you develop skills, gain information, and access many of the resources on the UFV campus. UFV’s residence, which houses 204 students, is called Baker House and is located on the Abbotsford campus.

Library services

Our Guides to Research (otherwise known as Libguides) help your students find the best library and web resources in a discipline or for a course assignment.

ICT services

IT Services three divisions provide computing and communication services, systems, support and guidance to UFV students, faculty and staff.

Medical services

The Health Care Assistant program delivered by the University of the Fraser Valley has been granted a full, five-year recognition status by the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry. 

Student Life

Campus life

The Abbotsford campus is UFV's main campus. This campus features classroom and office spaces, a large library, a cafeteria, a non-smoking, four-floor residence with 102 double occupancy suites, and a bookstore.

The Abbotsford campus is home to a student sport centre that includes a 21,500-square-foot double court gymnasium featuring retractable seating for up to 1,500 spectators. The facility also houses a smaller gym, change rooms with showers, a student lounge and pub, and a fitness centre equipped with universal station, cardio machines, squat rack, free weights, bench press, and multi-use benches.

Sports facilities

The Abbotsford campus is home to a student sport centre that includes a 21,500-square-foot double court gymnasium featuring retractable seating for up to 1,500 spectators. The facility also houses a smaller gym, change rooms with showers, a student lounge and pub, and a fitness centre equipped with universal station, cardio machines, squat rack, free weights, bench press, and multi-use benches.

Accreditation

?The University of the Fraser Valley is an accredited public university by:

  • AVED (Ministry of Advanced Education, British Columbia)
  • Education Quality Assurance (EQA)
  • Universities Canada
  • CICIC: (Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials) - Information on Canadian Post-Secondary Education and Recognized Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Chinese Ministry of Education

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