Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) Coming to UFV

The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) is a shared campus of the Universities of Victoria, British Columbia, Alberta, Calgary, and Simon Fraser University featuring a 3000 square metre laboratory that can support research in almost any field. BMSC has courses available to students from Biology, Geography, Environmental Studies, Archaeology/Anthropology, First Nations Studies, and Stats. There … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 19

Centre for Sustainability greenSPEAK Seminar Series in conjunction with the Department of Geography and the Environment Discovery Series present: Jorge Macias’ presentation on Exotic Invaders and forest resources of the world: a chemical ecology perspective Jorge has accrued more than 30 years in the field of forest health, forest pest management and chemical ecology, which has taken … Read more

UFV research looking to understand long-term environmental change of British Columbia’s central coast

Several UFV Geography students and faculty are contributing to environmental research on British Columbia’s central coast. This research is funded by the Hakai Program and is in collaboration with colleagues from University of Victoria. The research involves gaining an understanding of how that landscape in the region adjusted following the demise of the ice sheet … Read more

Science Grad School Workshop – Nov. 6

Spread the word! The Faculty of Science and the Science Advice Centre are hosting a FREE graduate school workshop for students in science fields. Guest speakers will discuss their experiences with graduate school and information on how and when to apply will be available. Grad School Workshop Thurs, Nov 6 5:30–7 pm Abby A264 Contact: … Read more

UFV salutes long-term employees

Referenced from UFV Today, May 7, 2014 Several groups of long-term employees were honoured recently at celebrations for those marking 10, 20, 25, and 35 years at UFV including many of our Science Faculty and Staff.  Thank you all for your hard work and dedication! (Full list): Carol Konkle, Christine Carter, Cyrus Chaichian, D.J. Sandhu, David … Read more

Science Orientation Sessions

Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems Engineering Transfer Program All newly admitted science students for summer and fall 2014 are invited to attend one of the orientation sessions organized by the Science Advice Centre. RSVP required: Abbotsford – Room B132 Time: 6:00-7:30 pm When: May 13, May 21, June 5, 2014 Chilliwack – Room … Read more

Science students among select UFV STANDOUT leaders

The following have been recognized as outstanding UFV student leaders by THE STANDOUT, UFV’s student and alumni leadership magazine Andrew Alexander (Biology major, Chemistry minor) has been an excellent UFV student ambassador, excelling academically and participating in many events within the Faculty of Science and UFV at-large. He has been a mentor to many … Read more

Science grads: book your photo session now!

The Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are pleased to offer you priority booking and the chance to have a graduate portrait of you and your fellow grads framed together and mounted in your faculty.  This single headshot-composite photography opportunity is free! Professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for … Read more

Events planned for UFV’s 40th birthday

Happy Birthday UFV! UFV is turning 40. As we celebrate our history, we also dream of growing innovation locally and beyond. We can only do this together with you. Cake cutting ceremonies are being planned. Wednesday, April 2 11 am-noon Mission Campus at Heritage Park Cake cutting with President Mark Evered at 11am  33700 … Read more

Volunteer Opportunity – Judges for Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair

Every year UFV hosts the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair where 200+ projects from students in grades K- 12 are presented and judged.   To host the event requires 100s of hours of volunteer time over the 3 day period of the fair (April 1, 2, and 3)  to help set up and take down the … Read more