Science Rocks! Summer Camps receive a generous donation from BC Hydro!

A huge thank you to BC Hydro’s Community Giving Program for helping support our Science Rocks! Summer camp program with the $1,500 Grassroots grant. Thanks to your grant, we can sustain our camps where students enjoy learning and exploring science. Your support truly means everything to us, and we deeply appreciate it. UFV has been offering … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp 2024 – Camp Facilitators Needed!

Plan and run our summer camps! Gain excellent experience in science education! Science Rocks! is a series of summer day-camps for kids in grades 4-6, held on UFV campuses, with three weeks in Abbotsford and three weeks in Chilliwack.  We are looking for UFV students who ….. Have a passion for science, love working with … Read more

Opportunity to join Adventure Canada Explorers Club on expedition to Nunavut this summer

Offered in partnership between Adventure Canada and The Explorers Club since 2016, the Young Explorers is a unique and innovative outreach program that supports the personal and professional growth of young explorers. Young explorers apply with specific, place-based project proposals that demonstrate significant potential, then travel on board one of Adventure Canada’s selected expeditions to … Read more

Would you like the opportunity to be paid to do research? Application deadline MAR 17/23

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award Program (USRA) provides an award for undergraduate students in the natural sciences and engineering areas of study to engage in research over a 16-week period over the 2023 summer semester (May to August). These are competitive national-level awards. Students must be available to work full-time during the 16-week tenure of … Read more

Applications are now open for Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project – DEADLINE DEC 6/19

This new initiative will allow exceptional undergraduate & graduate students from Canada to spend 10 weeks at NASA in the summer of 2020. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Fulbright Canada and Mitacs have partnered under the Agency’s Canadian Student Participation in the NASA International Internship (NASA I²) Project. This program will provide opportunities for high … Read more

Undergraduate student research opportunities overseas with Mitacs Globalink

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. All academic disciplines are welcome. Undergraduate students are eligible provided they: Have finished their second year of studies prior to departure Remain enrolled full-time during the award Have maintained a B … Read more

Calling all volunteers! Math Mania is just around the corner!

Math Mania is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary school children. It’s designed to show children – and their parents – how much fun you can have playing with mathematical games and concepts. Volunteers run individual tables, each with their own activity or activities. You’ll get a chance to try … Read more

Volunteer Eco Students Abroad! INFO SESSION SEPT 6-7 @ UFV U-HOUSE

Volunteer Eco Students Abroad will be on the UFV campus to provide information session on their international volunteer programs around the world. If you would like to be part of something incredible next summer that looks great on your resume or CV, or would simply like more information they will be hosting the following information … Read more

Research Internship Program

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) offers talented students opportunities to gain experience in our cutting-edge laboratories as Research Interns. These short-term placements, usually from 2 to 6 months, give students the opportunity to gain experience in a particular  laboratory or to learn a specific technique. They work under the direction … Read more

Interested in going to London, UK this Summer?

London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July 26 to August 9, 2017 UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2017  (all expenses paid) to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) Past representatives have included: Timothy Richards (2012), Andrew Alexander (2013), Etienne Dreyer (2014), Kevin Kobes (2015) and Vivienne … Read more