The University of the Fraser Valley is a school that focuses on the students first. Located near to Metro Vancouver and the USA border, the Fraser Valley boasts temperate weather with a gorgeous campus that provides a high quality of life for all of its students with affordable housing and an ethnically diverse community.
Class sizes at UFV are kept small to allow professors to work more closely with their students, as well as fostering creative learning, and making it easy to get academic advice, counseling, career services, or help with class materials. Programming is flexible, with UFV offering students the chance to study part time or full time. Students can also take classes during the day, evening, Saturdays, or online as best fits their schedule.
UFV hosts instructors and students from all around the world, with more than 100 academic programs and 700 classes in a wide range of fields for students to choose from, with featured programs in:
- Aircraft structures
- Applied business technology
- Automotive collision repair and refinish
- Bachelor of adult education
- Culinary arts
- Health care assistant
- Fashion design
- Library technician (post-diploma certificate)
- Library information technology diploma
- Modern languages
The university has lots of other programs, including business, sciences, media, arts, healthcare, and IT. Switching programs is welcome, and students are offered the opportunity to sample classes from a variety of fields before focusing on one.