Science Grads: Book your photo session now!

Headshots for Science Wall of Fame and Alumni Cards – FREE Formal Graduate Photo Sessions: $15.00 sitting fee Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on campus in May for formal graduate portrait sessions ($15.00 sitting fee) The Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are pleased […]

Western Painted Turtle

Summer Work Study Positions! Western Painted Turtle Nest Monitoring

4 Positions Available, May 15, 2016 – July 2016, 120 hours each Salary:  $11.50/hour JOB DESCRIPTION Nest monitoring for Western Painted Turtles takes place nightly at Nicomen Slough (45 min from UFV, in Deroche). Monitoring occurs from mid-May to early July from approximately 5:00pm – midnight, each evening. Monitors walk easily accessible nesting areas looking […]

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UFV Building Tour with Sheldon Marche

On behalf of our UFV Green Team and our host Sheldon Marche, thank you to everyone who made it out to the “Behind the Scenes” look at how UFV Facilities maintains our campus “Green”. Proud to celebrate Earth Day at UFV!! Sign up today to join the Facilities Green Team and be part of something […]


Engineering 390 Capstone Project Presentations – April 26, 2016

Come on out and show your support! As part of the Engineering Physics diploma in Mechatronics, 5 remaining teams will present and demonstrate their projects to an evaluation team of UFV faculty and a few special invited guests from the Fraser Valley. Projects ranging from robotic arms to automatic laser calibration systems to honey super […]

Earth Day

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?

Did you know that Earth Day was first celebrated in the United States in 1970? It all began with a group known as the Earth Day Network. Their mission was and continues to be: To broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and to mobilize it as the most effective vehicle to build a healthy, […]

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2016

What an adventure! Two of our UFV students spent 7 weeks at the famous Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution near Boston earlier this year. Audrey Faber and Ellen Clemence, both GATE undergraduate students, received guest studentships. They had the opportunity to perform research under the sponsorship and guidance of a staff scientist at WHOI. Of course, […]


Student Research Day 2016 was a huge success!

As part of our Research Day, the Department of Biology hosted the BC Biology Undergraduate Research Conference. Along with our Biology participants, students from Thompson Rivers University, UBC Okanagan and Trinity Western presented very informative posters. Congratulations to all who participated, especially those who won various best poster awards! Check out our Faculty of Science […]

Vivienne Beard 2016 LIYSF

Congratulations to Vivienne Beard! LIYSF 2016

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Vivienne Beard has been selected to represent UFV at the 58th London International Youth Science Forum this summer! She’ll be joining the world’s leading young scientists from more than 65 participating countries. For two weeks, she’ll be immersed in an international community exchanging ideas and experiences […]


Student Research Day & BC Undergraduate Research Conference April 7, 2016

UFV is hosting the 2016 BC Undergraduate Research Conference on Student Research Day. Undergrad students from universities across BC have been invited to participate in the Poster Presentations. Be sure to stop by and see what exciting research is going on! When: Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm Where: Great Hall, Student […]