University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is an accredited public Canadian university which serves 15,000 students, 1,900 of which are international students. UFV offers 16 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates and diploma programs in areas such as business, graphic design, agriculture, arts, social sciences, computer information systems, fine arts, health sciences, sciences and technology.

UFV is recognized internationally for student success and its excellent learning environment. As a teaching-oriented university, UFV not only provides you with high quality instruction, but with engaging, hands on learning opportunities that ensure you are job-ready and equipped to make an impact when you graduate. Through UFV’s co-op education program, students can get paid work experience while studying. Graduates can also work in Canada for up to three years after they finish their studies.

Situated in the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia, UFV is just a short drive away from the city of Vancouver. UFV has mild weather. Even during the winter months, UFV remains green, averaging only a few days of snow each year. One of Canada's most ethnically diverse regions, the Fraser Valley is, like cities across Canada, a safe and friendly place for international students to live and study.

Why study at University of the Fraser Valley

Canada ranked #1 study abroad country

Canada has been ranked the #1 study abroad country in the world for 2020! Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and diversity, Canada is a clear choice for students looking to study abroad.

Student lifestyle

Like to play table tennis, game, study philosophy, or fight for human rights? We have65-plus clubs and associationson campus, focusing on everything from fitness and hobbies to culture, study areas, professions, social support, and more. If you don’t see the one you’re looking for, you can create your own through the Student Union Society.


Whether you choose to live at the heart of our Abbotsford campus or off-campus, you’ll be able to find ways to immerse yourself in campus life. UFV’s residence isBaker House, with 203 fully furnished, private bedrooms, along with communal kitchens and spaces to socialize. Here, you’ll find a strong community of mainly first-year students living, working, and studying together. If you’re looking for a great off-campus living situation, check out ouroff-campus housing directory.


University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road
V2S 7M8 Abbotsford British Columbia

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