Upcoming Orientations for New Students

Upcoming Orientations for New Students Learn how to plan your Fall semester, register for courses, and much more. Abbotsford May 28 6:00-7:30 pm Room B132 June 8 6:00-7:30 pm Room B132 Chilliwack June 3 6:00-7:30 pm Room A2213 RSVP Required to science.advice@ufv.ca Parents can register for Supporter Organizations organized through Student Life. Register at ufv.ca/studentlife. … Read more

3rd Annual Science Open House – Call for Volunteers

3rd Annual Science Open House As you may or may not be aware, we are organizing the 3rd annual Science Open House, which will be open to our community industry partners as well as to our UFV community at large. Event details: April 14th, 2015 5  pm B121 and select Science labs This open house … Read more

Publishing Your Article Workshop – Apr. 14

Publishing Your Article: Research and Graduate Studies workshop for faculty and students interested in publishing Tues Apr 14 10am-12pm Abbotsford Campus, room A225 Are you unsure what to do with the results of your research project? Do you have a completed literature review, discourse analysis, scientific experiment, or theoretical analysis that you would like published? Do … Read more

Hockey Game Open to All Students, Staff, and Faculty – Mar. 20

Release some stress and beat your profs during a casual ice hockey game! Friday, March 20th 4:00-5:15 at Matsqui Recreation Centre (3106 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford). Co-ed and non-contact. Students, Staff, and Faculty welcome! Please contact Allan Arndt (allan.arndt@ufv.ca) if you would like to join the fun!

Pat Harrison Interviewed by Georgia Straight

The movie Wild (and the book that inspired it) has focused attention on long-distance hiking. Biology lab instructor Pat Harrison is president of  both Hike Canada and Hike B.C. In that role, he coordinates work on the National Hiking Trail, a project that would link existing single-track and heritage footpaths, stretching 10,000 kilometres, from Port … Read more

Environmental Careers Networking Event-Mar. 19

Faculty and staff play critical roles in the fostering the success of our students in school and in the job market. Hear how some of recent alumni parlayed undergraduate success into careers in environmental fields, and hear what recommendations they would give to current students and faculty about making the leap! When: Doors open at 12.30pm … Read more

Job Opportunity – Summer Camp Facilitators

We are looking for Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Applications now closed. Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The camps are held for four weeks at the UFV Abbotsford campus and two more weeks at CEP in Chilliwack. Position dates: Monday – Friday, June 29th to … Read more

Geography Student & Faculty Member Honoured at AELA

On February 26, 2015, Dr. Lenore Newman and student Ashleigh Yakemchuk were among the 8 winners of the Fourth Annual Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards (AELA) hosted by the Abbotsford-Matsqui Rotary Club at the Ramada Plaza Abbotsford Hotel and Conference Centre. Dr. Newman and Ms. Yakemchuk were singled out as environmental leaders in the “Green Leader” … Read more

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