SustainableUFV welcomes Sharisse Birk the new Student Sustainability Coordinator

Please welcome Sharisse Birk who will be taking over the role as Student Sustainability Coordinator from Travis Gingerich who will be graduating this year. Sharisse is a 3rd year Business student, with a penchant for communications and social media. Her most recent foray into sustainability has been to live a zero-waste lifestyle. She’s been working … Read more

Science Students Shine at the 2018 Student Research Day!

Students brought their learning to life on Thursday, April 5 at the annual Student Research Day event hosted by the Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies department. The event included a two-minute micro-lecture challenge, where students shared the results of their research in a fast-pace format, followed by a poster fair and research awards. Asking questions, … Read more

Congratulations Nikola Trotzuk! LIYSF 2018 Awaits!

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that Nikola Trotzuk has been selected to represent UFV at the 60th London International Youth Science Forum this summer! He’ll be joining the world’s leading young scientists from more than 75 participating countries. For two weeks, he’ll be immersed in an international community exchanging ideas and experiences … Read more

UFV hosts the 26th Annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair

Students from grades K-12 across the Fraser Valley came together last week to compete for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes including the chance to represent the Fraser Valley with Team BC at the Canada Wide Science Fair to be held in Ottawa, Ontario next month. We were honoured to have the Honourable Judith … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Needed!

Work as a Camp Facilitator! Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for kids in grades 4-6, held at UFV, with four weeks in Abbotsford and two weeks in Chilliwack. We are looking for UFV students who…… Have a passion for science, love working with kids, and are excited to bring these two … Read more

Vancouver Avian Research Centre is hiring!

The Vancouver Avian Research Centre has 2 full-time Research Assistant positions and 1 full-time Outreach Assistant for students who are returning to (full-time) school in the fall. Job Title: Avian Research Assistant (2 positions available) Period: April 1st – September 2nd Hours – 5-days per week (7 hours each day) Job Description: Successful candidates will … Read more

LIYSF Candidates present MAR 28 @ 4PM D213

Ekanki Chawla, Isabelle St. Martin and Nikola Trotzuk have successfully cleared the first hurdle and will now present a research topic of their choice to our Selection Panel. When: March 28, 2018– 4PM – 6PM (Q&A Period to Follow) Where: D213 Abbotsford Campus The successful candidate will be traveling (all expenses paid!) to the London … Read more

Looking ahead: Sustainable plans for the months beyond!

Sustainable UFV has a few exciting plans up their sleeve for the months ahead. More will surely come with a new Student Sustainability Coordinator at the helm as well! EnergyWise Network: We’re back with BC Hydro for another year of EnergyWise. Through this program, we receive coaching and financial support to achieve greater energy efficiencies. … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator Internship – Application Deadline MAR 16/18

Internship Position Title: Student Sustainability Coordinator Department: Facilities Position Term: Semester specific, renewable to a maximum of two years Title of Immediate Supervisor: Energy Manager Hours of Work: Flexible, to a maximum of 12 hours per week Starting Wage: $15/hour + 11% in lieu of vacation and benefits [box]PURPOSE[/box] The Student Sustainability Coordinator (SSC) facilitates … Read more

What do Mac Smith, 13 year old from Abbotsford, Robert Thirsk, Astronaut and Brittany Marchand, Professional Golfer have in common?

Mac Smith, 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair Alumni, was invited to attend the Canada 2067 Calgary Youth Summit. He was joined by a series of other dynamic speakers including Retired Astronaut and University of Calgary Chancellor, Robert Thirsk and Pro Golfer and Chemical Engineer, Brittany Marchand. The Let’s Talk Science event was moderated by … Read more