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

Faculty Micro-lectures 2020

A group of UFV Faculty Researchers took to the stage one after the other, in rapid succession, for two minutes each to speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research at the Faculty Micro-lectures event held on February 26. The Faculty of Science was thrilled to have a few of our faculty members … 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

Attention 2020 Grads! Book your photo session now!

Professional photographers from Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford campus in from March 9-27 for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). March 9 – 27, Abbotsford Campus Location: Mobile Studio, Parking Lot 10 It is recommended that grads book their session now as appointments will fill up quickly. … Read more

BC Food Security Task Force – Final Report officially released

On July 11, 2019 the Government of British Columbia announced the Food Security Task Force. The Task Force had a mandate to provide recommendations that support food security and the economic growth of BC’s agriculture sector. On Friday, January 31st, Task Force members Peter Dhillon, Lenore Newman and Arvind Gupta attended the Ag Innovation Day … Read more

greenSPEAK Series: Coastal Scene Investigation with Dr. Shannon Bard – MAR 4 @ 2 PM, C1429

The Faculty of Science and the Centre for Sustainability is pleased to present Dr. Shannon Bard, Global Director of Innovation for Hemmera, an Ausenco Company. Her talk is entitled: “Coastal Scene Investigation: Using clues from intertidal diversity studies to solve ecotoxicological puzzles in the Salish Sea” WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 TIME: 2:00 PM WHERE: … 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

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