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UFV brings Science to the Stó:lō Career Fair 2017

The Faculty of Science at UFV joined a host of employers from around the region for a day of Career Planning. This free event not only provided an opportunity for adults and students to meet employers from various industries, it also provided resume review and program information. Thank you to our Faculty of Science volunteers […]

UFV Hosts Math Challengers Competition February 16, 2017

UFV had the pleasure of hosting, once again, the Fraser Valley Regional Math Challengers on February 16, 2017. Over 100 grade 8 and 9 students competed for a chance to advance to the Provincial Finals to be held at Simon Fraser University – Burnaby Mountain Campus on April 8, 2017. We would like to congratulate […]

Students from Eugene Reimer Middle School visit UFV!

February 15th turned out to be quite the exciting day for the students from the Eugene Reimer Middle School. They spent the afternoon with some of our top notch Science faculty, staff and students touring the laboratories. 4th year BSc student, Rebecca Robertson, steered the students to each of the labs that were ready to […]

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair 2017 – Grades K-12

We are very excited to announce that the Faculty of Science at UFV is now the official coordinator of the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair (FVRSF). We are working closely with the Abbotsford School District #34 to make the transition as smooth as possible. The FVRSF is open to ALL students in the Lower Mainland: […]

Yarrow Community School welcomes Math Mania!

Yarrow Community School welcomed Math Mania on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. It was clear that the children and their parents had a great time! Thank you to all of our volunteers! Without their help and enthusiasm Math Mania wouldn’t be possible. A special thank you to Cindy Loten and Karin Loots from UFV Mathematics and […]

Dr. Lucy Lee, Science Dean visits National University of Trujillo, Peru

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV and Dr. Niels Bols, Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo recently returned from a visit to the National University of Trujillo in Peru. They were welcomed by University President Orlando Gonzales Nieves, Academic Vice President Ruben Vera Véliz, and Dean of the Faculty […]

Math Mania visits Sandy Hill Elementary School

Math Mania kicked off their year at Abbotsford’s Sandy Hill Elementary School on October 5, 2016. Math faculty Ian Affleck, Ben Vanderlei, Stan Manu, Cindy Loten and Karin Loots in addition to 25+ UFV student volunteers provided a fun filled evening to a packed gymnasium. Each table provided different games and puzzles to intrigue parents […]

UFV welcomes chemistry students from Sardis Secondary School

The Chemistry department at UFV welcomed 28 students in the honours grade 11 chemistry class from Sardis Secondary School on Friday, October 7, 2016. They were given the grand tour of our Chilliwack campus at CEP by Shawna Dyck, Chemistry/Biology Lab Technician. Following the tour, the students used our Vernier equipment to discover the melting […]

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Fall 2016

For science students and students interested in teaching! The Faculty of Science is running a science outreach program at Eugene Reimer Middle School this fall. 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 […]