The electives that I took to complement my degree really helped to pave the way for the career I eventually fell into.
The leadership skills I've developed from volunteering in LFS mentoring program have helped with my own career advancement.
I am grateful for the generosity and humility of the Musqueam people to allow all of us to gather on their homeland to better our education.
I hope to bring awareness of how plants are engaging with the environment around them, and how that environment is helping to shape their growth behaviour.
For National Volunteer Week, we checked in with longtime volunteer and alumnus of the Faculty, Paul Molund.
The amount of personal growth I’ve witnessed, both in myself and others, since joining this community is unbelievable.
While people often joke about how my current job doesn't seem to relate to my degree studying food systems, I actually got this job because of my LFS background!
Animals need a voice, and as a trained scientist, I can bring an evidence-based and ethical perspective to the societal dilemmas they face.
I am developing the tools necessary to help address health inequities in my local community.
My aim is to utilize my knowledge of nutrition and holistic health to help improve people's well being and access to healthcare.
LFS has helped me understand scientific mechanisms and processes in a tangible way, but also helped me to see what it means to be a part of my global and local food system.
LFS is full of inspiration. It’s around every corner and impossible to miss.
I am more than a number: my learning is supported by the UBC community and my Faculty.
I’m so glad I’m here, because I’ve felt a strong sense of belonging since day one.
An exchange program in my fourth year introduced me to entomophagy, and I continued to travel and study how local cultures produce and consume insects.
The flexibility of the GRS program gave me the time to find my focus, and ultimately connect with community through land and food.
My most valuable experience from university was just going through all these things with a group of people who I know will be there with me in the future.
The confidence that I gained from taking leaps while in university helped me to continue doing so when I entered the real world.
This Faculty has opened up my perspectives of what I can accomplish in my career after UBC.
What drew me to UBC was its reputation of academic excellence and a real commitment to student well-being.