LFS Events & Visits

LFS EVENTS & VISITS

Curious if an LFS program is right for you? Interested in learning about the academic and social experiences of current students? We’re here to help! Explore our degree programs, meet LFS students and learn more about what makes this Faculty so special by attending a flagship event, requesting a scheduled workshop for your class or school group, or connecting with a current student peer-to-peer via Zoom. 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

 

Spring Welcome Events

If you’ve received an offer to LFS at UBC, congratulations! We invite you to join us for our Virtual Spring Welcome Events, where you can meet LFS students, staff, and profs at every session. You’ll have the chance to ask questions through interactive Q&As and connect with our programs and our people, or book a one-on-one appointment to chat with a current student.

Discover Spring Welcome Events

 

Connect with an LFS Student via Zoom

Curious about what a day in the life of an LFS student looks like, or about the transition to post-secondary? Whatever questions you may have about the student experience, sign up for a one-on-one Zoom call with one of our LFS Student Ambassadors, Melanie, Bryna, or Lucy, and they can help to answer them!

Connect with an LFS Student Ambassador

 

Taste of LFS Virtual Open House

Taste of LFS was a week-long virtual series of interactive workshops, presentations and social media content for anyone interested in applying to the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS) at UBC. Thanks to all of those who participated – we enjoyed meeting students from around the world.

If you were unable to attend, you can feel like you did – check out these recordings of some of the workshops and sessions we offered, and contact us if you have any questions about studying in LFS in the future.

You can find the recorded Dietetics Prospective Student Q&A Session here

LFS program overview & admissions next steps session

Food science workshop: food spoilage & microorganisms

APBI workshop: insects as a sustainable food source?

Nutrition workshop: deep dive into diet & wellness culture

Three ways an LFS degree will ignite your career

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.

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 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 LFS Student Ambassadors (Bryna, Lucy and Melanie) and an Indigenous Outreach Coordinator (Chelsea) – 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, like Destination UBC, 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 due May 31, 2021.

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.