Student Opportunities

Kinesiology Student Council

The purpose of the Kinesiology Student Council to provide academic support as well as a social environment for KIN students. 

Click here to learn more. 

Volunteer opportunities

UFV Volunteer to Work

The Volunteer to Work program provides current students with the opportunity to get work experience, explore careers, and make contacts in the community. Every semester, on its Facebook group, the program posts dozens of volunteer opportunities on and off campus. Volunteer placements are available with more that 60 organizations, including community groups, sports organizations, charities, extended care and hospital centers, museums and national sites, entertainment venues and more.

Contact: Volunteer to Work
Volunteer@ufv.ca
604-854-4544 ext. 4408
or visit: www.ufv.ca/StudentLife/Volunteer.htm 

Champions for Health Promoting Schools

The UFV Champions for Health Promoting Schools is fully student-funded program dedicated to improving the life chances of children and their families within Antigua/Barbuda, West Indies through health and physical education initiatives that:

  • expand opportunities for students to play leadership roles at school and in the community in which they live
  • relate academic learning to care for self, others, and environments that support growth
  • integrate health education within all aspects of the curriculum
  • build bridges between community health projects and school projects eg. safe communities, environmental protection
  • support for the Antigua/Barbuda, West Indies Ministry of Education, Sports, Youth and Gender Affairs in the Implementation of the UNICEF Child Friendly Schools Initiative

Click here to learn how to get involved. 

UFV’s Kinesiology program provided me with great opportunities — I was involved with three research projects, presented at research conferences, and had an abstract published. All before graduate school.

  • – Brynne Elliott
  •    BKin (UFV) MSc (UBC)

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