Winter 2024 Science Outreach Organizer – Work-study position

The Faculty of Science runs two science outreach programs for school children. Super Science Club (SSC) is a weekly after-school club run through local elementary schools in partnership with Science World. The successful applicant will lead groups of elementary school kids (up to 20) in science activities, along with another co-facilitator. Science World provides training … Read more

Seasonal fish culture technician opportunities with Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

The Freshwater Society of BC seasonal fish culture technician opportunities are now posted on their career site. Seasonal Junior Fish Culture Technicians, Scientific Technical Officer 12 – possible vacancies in Abbotsford, Clearwater, Duncan, Fort Steele, Summerland and/or Vanderhoof. Seasonal Outreach and Junior Research Technician, Scientific Technical Officer 12 – up to two vacancies in Vanderhoof … Read more

Science Outreach Winter 2024: for science students interested in teaching

Super Science Club is an after-school program for elementary students that UFV offers in collaboration with Science World. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be inquisitive about the world around them and to develop a long-term interest in science and technology. Science World provides paid training and UFV student facilitators use … Read more

Virtual Workshop Series: Protecting Freshwater Ecosystems with Earthwise Society

The Earthwise Society Agassiz is hosting their free 3-part virtual workshop series: Preserving Freshwater Ecosystems. Everyone is invited to attend. Their aim is to inspire stewardship for these ecosystems and build interest in creating water-conserving landscapes at home, work, and school. PART 1: November 16 An introduction to Earthwise Agassiz, our on-site projects, and the … Read more

Grow into your potential! Learn more at the UFV Agriculture Technology Open House NOV 23 @ CEP

Tour the agriculture facilities on the UFV Chilliwack campus and learn more about UFV agriculture programs:  1-year certificate, 2-year diploma, or 4-year degree options – choose horticulture or livestock-focused programs. Discover how these programs will help you develop a powerful mix of technical, communication, and business skills to advance in your existing careers or pursue … Read more

New planning degree opens doors to homegrown urban planners – UFV Today

For years, municipal governments in the Fraser Valley have been bringing in urban planners from outside the region because locals almost never have the required education. But that’s about to change as UFV launches a new Bachelor of Regional and Community Planning program. “With all the challenges in the Fraser Valley, and globally, from climate … Read more

Record numbers attend UFV’s 16th Annual Science Social

Thank you to the 144+ students, faculty and staff who attended our 16th Annual Science Social event held on the K-Building Patio last night. This was our largest attendance on record! Our emcee for the evening was our Associate Dean, Ian Affleck. We were honoured to welcome UFV Acting President and vice-Chancellor, James Mandigo, Teresa … Read more

Congratulations to Eric Gerbrandt, Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2023 – UFV Today

Article written by: Mitch Huttema, Video & Communications Specialist, UFV Today UFV Distinguished Alumni 2023: Blue skies ahead for Eric Gerbrandt Dedicated to creating and caring for a better berry, Dr. Eric Gerbrandt’s research takes him from the fields of his Yarrow farm to labs and conferences around the world. For this and more, Eric … Read more

Congratulations to Eryn Braley, Young Distinguished Alumni 2023 – UFV Today

Article written by: Anne Russell, Media & Communications Manager, UFV Today Young Distinguished Alumni 2023: Eryn Braley advocates for Indigenous Peoples in public health setting Eryn Braley is thankful to have chosen a career in Indigenous public health that allows her to connect with her Indigenous identity. “I am so appreciative of the Indigenous mentors … Read more