LFS Events & Visits

LFS EVENTS & VISITS

We’re here to help! Explore our degree programs, meet LFS students and learn more about what makes this Faculty so special by participating in our events below. Stay connected so you don’t miss out on any events, and to learn more about what’s happening in LFS by following us on Instagram and Twitter

 

Connect with an LFS Student Ambassador

If you have any questions about the student experience or our friendly faculty, feel free to connect with an LFS Student Ambassador by emailing us at lfs.ambassador@ubc.ca. We are happy to answer your questions over email, or schedule a Zoom meeting to chat with you. Feel free to read our bios below to see if there is someone in your program of interest, or has been involved with the kinds of experiences you’re looking forward to! We look forward to connecting with you.

Fall Recruitment Events

Thank you to everyone who participated in Taste of LFS 2021 and the LFS Ambassador Fall Workshop Series! It was wonderful to connect with students interested in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems this fall. We hope you got your questions answered, learned more about our exciting Faculty, and found yourself interested in our programs.

If you were unable to attend any of our events or workshops, be sure to watch the recordings below! If you have any questions at all, feel free to connect with us. You can email our Student Services team at lfs.advising@ubc.ca with any questions you may have, as we’re always happy to help. If you would like to learn more about the student experience in LFS, email the LFS Student Ambassadors.

In case you missed Taste of LFS, or were not able to attend, be sure to watch the recordings below to:

  • Learn from our Academic Advisors and current students about our unique program options
  • Get your admissions questions answered
  • Explore how LFS can help you deepen your knowledge of core sciences and expand your specialized skills

Program Workshops and Overview

LFS Admissions Information Sessions

Land One and LFS Careers

 

The 2021 Fall Workshop Series focussed on 3 themes that highlight key concepts covered in LFS programs. The themes we explored this term included:

  • Global Impact of Food Systems
  • Animals in Society
  • Land, Food Sustainability and You

 

Spring Events

We look forward to connecting with students interested in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC this spring. Check back in January to learn more about what we have planned for you, both virtually and in-person, if safe to do so.

Feel free to connect with the LFS Ambassador team if you have any questions at lfs.ambassador@ubc.ca. You can also email our Student Services team at lfs.advising@ubc.ca with any questions you may have, as we’re always happy to help.

 

Teachers & Counsellors

Welcome teachers and counsellors! We know you play a critical role in supporting your students to make effective post-secondary decisions. Learn more about the Faculty’s values and programs by exploring our Land, Food & You program, or by connecting with staff, faculty, and our recruitment colleagues at various counsellor events.

Share this video with your students to help them learn more about what makes LFS so special, and how they can Rediscover Their BSc in LFS.

Land, Food & You: Online High School Science Outreach

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Teachers and counsellors who want a customized and hands-on experience for their students can work with our student outreach team to connect with classrooms online as part of our Land Food, & You program. Our workshops relate the BC high school curriculum to what students can learn across all majors offered in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

 

Meet the Outreach Team

Hi! We are the LFS Student Ambassadors (Maddy, Afnan and Yolanda) and the Indigenous Outreach Coordinator (Oceania) – current LFS students who are working with the LFS Student Services team to support prospective students interested in applying to our programs and to raise the profile of our exciting Faculty. If you are joining us for an event or a Land, Food and You workshop, we look forward to meeting you! We also work with high school teachers and counsellors who want to coordinate a Land, Food and You experience ‘in’ their schools. You can learn more about our LFS experience and why we chose this Faculty for our post-secondary studies in our bios below.

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What Comes Next?

Still Have Questions?

If you’re interested in a unique first-year experience, explore Land One: our first-year cohort program in collaboration with the Faculty of Forestry. Applications for 2022 are open – details can be found here.

EXPLORE LAND ONE

Whether you’ve got questions about your program, your experience or your next steps, LFS Student Services is here to help. Get in touch.