Vision   Grounded in science, the Faculty is a leader in integrated research and education that addresses global issues su...
Unique Opportunities <ul><li>International and/or local experience </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom and Field course components...
Research Centres <ul><li>Animal Welfare Program </li></ul><ul><li>Avian Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Biometeorology a...
Community Involvement <ul><li>Vancouver Food Security Project </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent notice of volunteer opportunities...
The LFS Community <ul><li>Weekly Wednesday Night Barbeques </li></ul><ul><li>Student-run café (Agora) </li></ul><ul><li>We...
A Different Learning Approach <ul><li>Active student-centered learning  </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Based Learning (PBL) </l...
Resources for Students <ul><li>Resume consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Annual career fair </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-mentoring p...
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Short Land and Food Systems Presentation

  1. 2. Vision Grounded in science, the Faculty is a leader in integrated research and education that addresses global issues surrounding health and sustainable land and food systems. Faculty Initiatives 1: Foster Research Excellence 2: Shape Innovative Active Learning Environments  3: Strong Community Connections  4: Global and local collaborations 
  2. 3. Unique Opportunities <ul><li>International and/or local experience </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom and Field course components </li></ul><ul><li>Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars by guest lecturers </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplished faculty members </li></ul>
  3. 4. Research Centres <ul><li>Animal Welfare Program </li></ul><ul><li>Avian Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Biometeorology and Soil Science </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Education and Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) and UBC Centre for Aquaculture and Environmental Research (CAER) </li></ul><ul><li>Food and Resource Economics Group </li></ul><ul><li>Food Science Group </li></ul><ul><li>Human and Animal Nutrition Group </li></ul><ul><li>UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research </li></ul><ul><li>Wine Research Centre </li></ul>
  4. 5. Community Involvement <ul><li>Vancouver Food Security Project </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent notice of volunteer opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-weekly summer markets at the UBC Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Student led research projects in the community </li></ul>
  5. 6. The LFS Community <ul><li>Weekly Wednesday Night Barbeques </li></ul><ul><li>Student-run café (Agora) </li></ul><ul><li>Wednesday Lunches in Agora </li></ul><ul><li>Farmade fall celebration </li></ul><ul><li>AGUS – Agricultural Undergraduate Society </li></ul><ul><li>Farm volunteer opportunities </li></ul>
  6. 7. A Different Learning Approach <ul><li>Active student-centered learning </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Based Learning (PBL) </li></ul><ul><li>Small peer learning groups </li></ul><ul><li>Common core curriculum for all LFS students (AGSC 250, 350, 450) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Resources for Students <ul><li>Resume consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Annual career fair </li></ul><ul><li>Tri-mentoring program </li></ul><ul><li>Academic advising </li></ul><ul><li>Job postings </li></ul>

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