1974 - 1975 - Fraser Valley College (FVC) was founded.
2008 - UCFV becomes the University of the Fraser Valley and installs first Chancellor.
We offer more than 100 programs, including two master’s degrees, 19 bachelor’s degrees, majors, minors, and extended minors in more than 30 subject areas, and more than a dozen trades and technology programs.
The office of Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies fosters innovation at UFV by supporting UFV faculty and student research and establishing partnerships and alliances with other post-secondary institutions and private industry in Canada and abroad.
Students benefit from the integration of research and education, industry partnerships, and hands-on graduate-level experience and training.
Faculty are encouraged to undertake multidisciplinary, collaborative research within UFV, and to develop partnerships with post-secondary institutions, advancing and sharing knowledge.
Career Services offers a variety of resources for students and alumni. Career coaching appointments are available to assist you in all areas of the job application process. We also offer helpful handouts and student business cards to further develop your career.
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The Student Support Centre exists to provide all UFV students a central place to go for assistance. We help guide students to:
Baker House is much more than just a place to live - it’s the best way to get a complete university experience. Living on campus means small communities of students living, working, studying, and socializing together. Feel supported as you develop skills, gain information, and access many of the resources on the UFV campus. Are you excited? You should be!
IT Services three divisions provide computing and communication services, systems, support and guidance to UFV students, faculty and staff.
To help University of the Fraser Valley students pay for the health services they need, SUS has partnered with Studentcare in order to provide students with extended health and dental coverage.
UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, and Hope, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.
Providing recreational and wellness opportunities for UFV students, faculty and staff. Our goal is to support and inspire positive healthy lives by providing opportunities for individuals to get active and create and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Times are based on student class schedule and both availability of space on campus and instructors or volunteers availability. While classes are open to faculty and staff, students are the primary focus of the program.
My experience as a student at UFV has been engaging. I have been supported and have access to student resources, including academic and personal counseling. However, at the heart of my educational experience lies the people whom I met in clubs and associations, such as the Student Refugee Program and the Amnesty club. The university is part of a tight-knit community and...
Some professors have been very helpful and engaging as they asked questions towards the class and gave further explanation of their notes on their presentations. Other professors, however, were very plain about their classes, just reading off their presentations. In order to improve this, professors should often have videos as well as in-class activities to ensure that...
I am happy with the classrooms, the activities, accommodations and options of food available. However, some teachers can be rather interactive or sometimes seem uncaring. These factors affect my learning capabilities and I hope that they will improve in their teaching methods. Furthermore, I would like prayer rooms to be available at all times or at least from the...