Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing at UFV

We are excited to report that our 2019 Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing. Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Korissa Heibner and her crew Raina Goerzen, Nathan Enns and Phil Um the kids are having … Read more

Student Sustainability Coordinator Needed!

SustainableUFV is looking for a UFV Student to fill the position of Student Sustainability Coordinator. Are you studying for a career in sustainability? Are you passionate about environmental stewardship? The Student Sustainability Coordinator position is an influential role that develops skills, knowledge, and allows you to develop legacy projects and implement them right here at … Read more

SustainableUFV News! Summer Kick-Off, Events, Infrastructure, Mandates & Upcoming Hiring

Hydrogen Rail Project & Presentation Try and count the number of reasons why this project would impact sustainability in the Fraser Valley. You’ll lose count quickly! UBC’s Urban Design Professor Patrick Condon visited UFV recently and presented on the hydrogen-powered interurban rail. The proposed train line would be EMISSIONS-FREE and run from Surrey to Chilliwack. … Read more

Highline Mushrooms – Management Training Program

Cultivate your career at Highline Mushrooms, Canada’s largest mushroom grower and 3rd largest mushroom grower in North America.  They have 2000 employees and 15 farms across Canada.  They have recently implemented a Management training program for new graduates in Agricultural Sciences offering an opportunity to grow their careers with our company and move into operation … Read more

Registration open for the UFV Student Research Day MAR 26/19

Register for the Student Micro-lectures by March 18! Micro-Lectures March 26, 2019 11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Micro lectures in Evered Hall South, Student Union Building (SUB), Abbotsford campus. Take the stage and share your research experiences in a high-speed 2-minute lecture. UFV Students only. Poster Presentations and Judging March 26, 2019 (Register by March … Read more

Sweater Week February 11-15

Welcome to Warm Woolies Week! It’s a cold one out there. On a positive note, we will have already pulled out our sweaters and be ready for next Monday when UFV turns down the heat in an effort to raise awareness about ways to address climate change … Welcome to Sweater Week! WHEN: February 11 … Read more

Attention 2019 Grads: Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford campus in February and March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). When: February 25 – March 8 – Abbotsford campus Location: Mobile Studio, Parking Lot 10 It is recommended that grads book their session now as appointments will … Read more

Wrapping up 2018

All good things come to an end. 2018 was quite a productive year for SustainableUFV, and we are looking forward to an even better year in 2019! Fall Semester Recap During the fall semester we held the annual Waste Audit and published the results in a report, here. Furthermore, the Faculty of Science announced a … Read more

A few holiday tips from SustainableUFV …

We love everything about the holidays, whether that be the lights or decorations. Most importantly, we appreciate the overwhelming feeling of joy from spending time with all of our loved ones. However, considering our passion for sustainability it is hard not to feel a sense of guilt due to the increase in our energy consumption … Read more

Lab-grown meat is coming, whether you like it or not!

Thank you to Dr. Lucy Lee for her informative presentation on cellular agriculture as part of the Faculty of Science greenSPEAK Series. As a researcher who has been studying fish cell lines for over 35 years, she is an expert in her field. She shared her experience working with cell cultures and how this research … Read more

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