UFV Geography and the Environment (GATE) offers an integrated Arts and Sciences program designed to tackle complex environmental, socio-economic, and geopolitical questions. With small class sizes, and a focus on active learning, research, and spatial techniques, GATE prepares students for careers, graduate school, and community engagement. [Read More]


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2015 Winter Timetable

Check it out now! Link to the Winter Timetable

Note courses without prerequisites:

GEOG 101*, 103, 111, 116, 130, 140, 253

* Only students with GEOG 102 can take this course. For more information click here

Registration begins November 17th. Check your registration date and time. Register a.s.a.p.

UFV panel looks at ‘Life in Agriburbia’

To read more about this important topic, click here: ‌

Faculty of Science Student Associations

Click here to check out the new website link with contact information for:

  • Biology and Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Math
  • Physics
  • Pre-Med
  • Student Union Society

City of Abbotsford Homelessness Task Force Coordinator - Cherie Enns 

Read about the action plan presented to city council: http://www.abbynews.com/news/274428241.html   

GDS 100 students attended the council presentation and have a class project connected to the plan.   

Latest News, Job Opportunities

What's the quickest way to find out about news and events, as well as great job opportunities? Follow us on Twitter @UFVGeography! We follow multiple job postings sites and retweet those jobs opportunities that are geared towards Geography and Environment students and graduates. And don't forget about us on Facebook. Follow along as well with the Geography Undergraduate Society (GUS) as well as the UFV Urbanists @urbanUFV.

Students Engage in Development Work and Travel Abroad

UFV Geography and GDS students have been involved in a multi-year project in Tanzania investigating the impacts of climate change on informal settlements in Dar es Salaam. The interns have been part of a program funded by Students for Development (SFD), in partnership with Ardhi University in Dar. This partnership, and the work of UFV students, is profiled here, in UniWorld, a publication of AUCC.

Paleoecology Gets a Day in the Digital Spotlight!

Ever wonder what happens behind the door of A311? Get an inside look at the research and activities taking place in UFV Geography's Paleoecology Lab on YouTube. Good news, you can leave your hip waders at home for this journey! 

Are You a Social Media User? So are We!

Join us on Facebook (UFV Geography) and Twitter (@UFVGeography) for the most recent department announcements, and news of upcoming events and job opportunities. Also check out the Facebook page for the Geography Undergraduate Society (UFV GUS)! 

For past news and announcements, click here.

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