SLUEC hosts the 64th Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Geographers

On March 10-11th, the School of Land Use and Environmental Change (SLUEC) hosted the 64th Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG). The theme of the meeting was Planning for Resilience and Climate Change and it was a great way to promote all of our programs, especially the new … Read more

2023 grads: Book your photo session now!

Artona will be on campus offering portrait sessions from March 3 – 20, 2023 in Lot 10. The cost is a $60 refundable deposit and $15 sitting fee. Each session includes photos with the traditional library and composite backgrounds. Students can bring props, pets and up to two friends or family members to be photographed … Read more

Pop by and meet your Science Advisors! MAR 2 from 1-3pm in A367

The Academic Advising Centre will be hosting a drop-in advising session: When: March 2, 2023 Time: 1-3 PM Where: Science Centre A367, Abbotsford Campus This is a great opportunity to meet your advisors! Academic advisors are here to help you at any stage of your educational journey. Whether you are looking to explore majors, figure … Read more

Join UFV WEST for their 4th Annual Career Panel – MAR 16 @ 6:30 PM

Please join UFV’s Women in Engineering, Science & Technology (UFV WEST) for their 4th Annual Career Panel. You’ll hear from 5 amazing scientists from our local community. From engineering, to public health and beyond! You won’t want to miss this event. When: Thursday, March 16, 2023 Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM Where: B101, Abbotsford Campus … Read more

Abbotsford Traditional School visits UFV for a science filled morning

On behalf of Let’s Talk Science and the Faculty of Science at UFV, Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean of Science welcomed 115+ grade 8 students and their teachers from the Abbotsford Traditional School for a UFV Super Science Samper on February 21st. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of Science also welcomed the group and encouraged the … Read more

Exploring Agriculture Technology at the Pacific Agriculture Show

The Department of Agriculture Technology took part in the 3-day Pacific Agriculture Show held at the Tradex Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford from January 26-28, 2023. This premier event is the largest and most important agriculture exhibition in the province. BC’s agriculture industry is unique in its diversity and the Show attracts an attendance from all … Read more

Seasonal Outreach Opportunity with Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

Auxiliary Opportunities Fish and Wildlife Assistant 06 May 1st – August 26th, 2023 & part-time positions available September 2023 to March 2024 $22.8869 – 27.2753 hourly (plus $0.72 hourly in lieu of benefits and 6% vacation pay) OUTREACH INSTRUCTOR The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) is an independent, non-profit organization governed by a Board … Read more

March for Sustainability is just around the corner

The Office of Sustainability, Dr. Stefania Pizzirani from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change and many others colleagues from across campus have been very busy planning the second annual March for Sustainability. Throughout the month they will be hosting a series of events. The kick off event, “Clothes the loop: Renew, Reuse, Restyle” … Read more

Opportunity to join Adventure Canada Explorers Club on expedition to Nunavut this summer

Offered in partnership between Adventure Canada and The Explorers Club since 2016, the Young Explorers is a unique and innovative outreach program that supports the personal and professional growth of young explorers. Young explorers apply with specific, place-based project proposals that demonstrate significant potential, then travel on board one of Adventure Canada’s selected expeditions to … Read more

Dr. Afia Raja appears on CTV Vancouver News

Dr. Afia Raja, Assistant Professor from the School of Land Use and Environmental Change was recently interviewed on the CTV Vancouver News on the topic of the  environmental impact of abandoned homeless camps on the Chilliwack River. “It’s different kinds of minerals as well that are toxic to the fishes and to the whole aquatic … Read more