Climate Change and Eco-Advocacy in the Fraser Valley: Science Alumni Speaker panel

Climate change presents unique challenges in the Fraser Valley. Join faculty host Pat Harrison and guest panelists at an afternoon to bring together alumni, faculty and students to share their stories and learn from one another about how they experience the effects of climate change and how to be an eco-advocate in your community. Thurs, Feb 18 2:30pm to 4:00 pm … Read more

Math Mania continues with brand new team members!

Please welcome the new Math Mania Team! Judy Larsen, Theresa Mulder, and Karin Loots Math Mania Events October 7th, 2015 – Upper Sumas Elementary February 3rd, 2016 – Promontory Heights Elementary School May 25th, 2016 – Chilliwack Central Elementary School Math Mania is a popular evening event that has been running for over six years. … Read more

UFV students attend 2016 #BCTECH Summit

The first ever #BCTECH Summit was held from Jan 18 – Jan. 19, 2016. UFV Students (along with many others) were able to attend the event on Jan. 19th. Dr. Olav Lian and Dr. Christina Neudorf represented UFV on Research Row with the Luminescence Dating Laboratory exhibit. Links: UFV Luminescence Dating Laboratory #BCTech Summit 2016

Green Team meeting on Jan 28 – all students and employees welcome

Green Team Meeting Date: Thursday, Jan. 28 Time: 11:30 – 1pm Room: A413 Pizzas and coffee (vegetarian included). Topics to be discussed and involved in are: Sweater Week Campaign: first week of February (Monday – Thursday) Collaboration on the Alumni Forum on Climate Change (February 18th) Updates on recycling / composting campaigns WCA update on … Read more

UFV hosts Fraser Valley Math Challengers competition on Feb. 11

What is MATH Challengers? MATH Challengers is an inter-school team-based math competition with a “Grade 8 and under” category and a “Grade 9 and under” category. Schools register up to 3 teams in each category, with up to 5 members on each team (so an individual school may potentially register up to 30 contestants). Teams … Read more

Residence Services hiring students for 2016/2017

Residence Services is now taking applications for our summer 2016 and fall/winter 2016/17 Applications available: Front Desk Assistants and Residence Assistant The job postings are also open on CareerLink. Each job posting includes a job description, an application package and a reference form. Deadline to apply is February 19, 2016. Looking for students who are … Read more

View videos of Sustainable Development Goals Forum on Oct 13, 2015

In response to the UN call for action a forum was organized at UFV on Oct. 13, 2015. The first part of the event lasted approximately 45 minutes and focused on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (and targets) adopted on October by the UN General Assembly. These seventeen goals basically relate to most aspects of … Read more

Work Study position for Winter 2016 – deadline Jan. 18

Job Description The Faculty of Science is seeking an enthusiastic science educator to organize science outreach programs for winter semester 2016. The job will involve primary responsibility for organizing and executing the Science Rocks in the Libraries and Schools program (outreach to local elementary schools), support for the Science Rocks summer camps (including promoting the … Read more

Interested in going to London, UK this Summer?

London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July 27 to August 10, 2016 UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2016 (all expenses paid) to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) Past representatives have included: Timothy Richards (2012), Andrew Alexander (2013), Etienne Dreyer (2014) and Kevin Kobes (2015). INFORMATION … Read more