Updated Student Advising and Counselling Services

Posted March 14, 2020 by Dave Pinton Advising and Counselling are still open to support you.  UFV remains committed to supporting students as we move to remote instruction. While we are not offering face-to-face appointments and drop-in sessions in several areas, we are still available to help you. If you are ill or have been … Read more

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair has been cancelled due to Covid-19 health concerns

UFV is very mindful of the Provincial Health Officer’s recommendations regarding preventive personal hygiene measures, social distancing, avoiding large gatherings, and travel recommendations. The health and safety of our science fair participants, visitors and volunteers is always our highest priority. We support the decision of UFV to cancel all large events, which includes the Fraser … Read more

COVID-19 UFV Community FAQ’s

Posted March 11, 2020 by Dave Pinton Here are some answers to general questions around the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will grow and change. Over the coming days ahead we will also post more robust and specific FAQ`s on the UFV Risk and Safety COVID-19 site.  What is UFV doing to ensure safety of the … Read more

LIYSF Candidates to present at the final round MAR 24 @ 2:30 PM B101

Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly for successfully making it to the final round! Our finalists will now present a research topic of their choice to our Selection Panel. Come out and support our LIYSF Candidates! WHEN: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 TIME: 2:30 – 4:30 pm (Q&A to follow each … Read more

Public Perception of Science with Dr. Adam Ruben

The Faculty of Science was pleased to welcome Dr. Adam Ruben, Comedian, Writer, TV Host and yes, Molecular Biologist, as part of the UFV Science Dean’s Seminar Series on February 11, 2020. His informative yet humorous talk focused on controversies over experiments and research findings which affects the way the public views science and scientists. He … Read more

2020 Spring Workshop & AGM: Soils in the Field at UFV MAR 7

The Pacific Regional Soil Science Society is partnering with Fraser Valley chapter of the BC Institute of Agrologists to host the annual Spring Workshop and AGM. The event will be held on Saturday March 7 at the University of the Fraser Valley. The theme of the day will be “Soils in the Field” and the morning sessions will … Read more

Are you a science student interested in spending 2 weeks in London, UK this summer with all expenses paid? Join us for the LIYSF Info Session JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM B121

UFV will be sending one Science student to London, England all expenses paid, to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July  29 to August 12, 2020. INFORMATION SESSION: Thursday, JAN 28 @ 2:30 PM – Room B121 Guest speaker, Isabelle St-Martin will be sharing her experience from last year’s science forum. I … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents TV Host, Comedian, Molecular Biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben – FEB 11 @ 3PM, B101

Please join the Faculty of Science in welcoming TV Host, writer, comedian, and molecular biologist, Dr. Adam Ruben, for an entertaining examination of the public’s perception of science. In February 1997, Dr. Ian Wilmut announced that he had cloned a sheep, and everyone went nuts. We all form opinions about science, but what happens when … Read more

Let’s Talk Science at UFV is full steam ahead!

UFV’s Let’s Talk Science Outreach Program has been very busy and there are no signs of slowing down! Let’s Talk Science Coordinator, Emily Ell, and her team have managed to reach over 340 youths this semester. They have been invited to schools across the Fraser Valley and hosted workshops at both the Chilliwack and Sardis … Read more

UFV WEST hosts a Career Panel Evening to full house

The new UFV student group, UFV Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (UFV WEST) hosted their first event on November 28th. They invited 5 successful local women in STEM professions for an interactive discussion. The Panelists were: Emily Prachnau, Software Developer Mulapplied Networks Angela Bedard, MS Genetic Counsellor BC Cancer Eryne Croquet, MSc, P. Ag., … Read more

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