Canada’s largest credit union by membership, Coast Capital Savings, has provided the University of the Fraser Valley with an amount of CAD 50,000 to help towards the institution’s student success. This fund will boost the UFV Coast Capital Peer Resource and Leadership Center (PRLC) which uses a peer-to-peer support model for its activities. Student peer leaders at the Coast Capital PRLC, provide students with a secure, and harmonious space by recognizing the means available to them, and providing peer-to-peer mentorship and support.
“UFV is very pleased to continue offering new ways of supporting student success,” said UFV President Joanne MacLean. “It is well documented that peer-to-peer engagement helps students learn and further develop their skills. Since launching the Coast Capital Savings Peer Resource and Leadership Center with the generous support of Coast Capital Savings, we have been able to implement student support and referral services that strengthen a sense of community at UFV. Community supporters like Coast Capital Savings help make UFV the kind of university that embraces a holistic view of student success.”
UFV will offer its summer courses, online with discussion to deliver the majority of its autumn classes online where possible. All English Language and Foundation courses will continue to be offered by the university.
There have been no changes to entry requirements but the university now accepts Duolingo (DET) for entry and academic programs. In addition, UFV are accepting non-SDS applicants from SDS countries in line with government direction.
Students can still submit applications and receive scholarships from the university. The International Excellence Entrance Scholarship and scholarships for new international applicants who applied up until May 1st for the Fall 2020 semester (September to December).