LFS Key Events to promote


Think Forward at UBC Homecoming and LFS Open House – Saturday, 24 September

  • Everyone Welcome
  • Hannah and I will be in touch after long weekend re: an LFSUS Booth/carnival games/volunteers (Colette contact)

Webinar Series: Free with vip code

Joy of Feeding: There are student priced tickets (100) 

Student Spotlight: Recipe

This was the most clicked link on our newsletter – will be reaching out to alumni, students and faculty for more!


For Shannon/Pia

Reunion Celebration with Rickey

  • Include for LFS social media and LFS Today

Thanks so much for all your help in spreading the word – and look forward to seeing as many of you and your networks, and colleagues, family and friends at these events ????





Niki Glenning (Pronouns: She/Her/Hers)
Alumni Relations Manager

Faculty of Land and Food Systems

The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Territory

Phone: Cell 604 561 0504 | Fax 604 822 6394

@ubclfs www.facebook.com/ubcLFS

Free stats advice through the Dept of Statistics


Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to receive free stats advice!  Starting Sept 6th and under the supervision of a stats professor, stats grad students taking the STAT 551 practicum consulting course will consult with you on your project and provide you with a report of recommendations.

Anyone is eligible so apply now by submitting a 1-page project description (similar in format to https://www.stat.ubc.ca/sites/default/files/sample551project.pdf) to asda@stat.ubc.ca.  Submissions will be accepted until the end of October but the sooner you submit the sooner your project will be selected.

Additionally you can get free data analysis from students taking STAT 450 in the 2023 Winter Term 2.  See https://www.stat.ubc.ca/free-statistical-consultation-202223 for the application details and get your data ready!


Kelli Kiyomi Kadokawa (She, Her, Hers)
Graduate Program Support Manager
Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies | Office of the Dean
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
170-6371 Crescent Road | Vancouver British Columbia | V6T 1Z2 Canada
Phone 604 822 6475
kelli.kadokawa@ubc.ca | www.grad.ubc.ca

Chancellor Reappointment Committee


Call for volunteers from our LFS graduate and faculty member community – Chancellor Reappointment Committee

As you may know, Chancellor Steven Point is approaching the end of his first three-year term and is being considered for reappointment – alumni UBC is responsible for executing the reappointment process including managing the establishment of the Chancellor Reappointment committee.

The following positions are still available on the Committee.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 9th

  • (2) faculty members from UBC Vancouver
  • (1) graduate student from either UBC Vancouver or UBC Okanagan

For nomination forms and eligibility information please visit this link: https://facultystaff.students.ubc.ca/2022-chancellor-reappointment-committee-elections.


Niki Glenning (Pronouns: She/Her/Hers)
Alumni Relations Manager
Faculty of Land and Food Systems

The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Territory

Phone: Cell 604 561 0504 | Fax 604 822 6394

@ubclfs www.facebook.com/ubcLFS

TA Orientation


Hi folks!

We’re excited to be back in swing for the 2022-2023 academic year! To kick off the term we invite you to join us for the 2022 Fall TA Orientation on Thursday, September 8th from 1pm-4:30pm in ORCH4058. A social at Koerner’s Pub will follow the orientation.

Please RSVP to the QR code provided in the advertisement along with any dietary restrictions (lunch is provided).

The schedule for the day is as follows, and we welcome you to join for any and all activities!

1:00 Lunch

1:30 Welcome from TA Training Coordinators

1:35 Faculty welcome

1:40 CUPE rep introduction

2:00 LFS Learning Centre/CTLT Overview

2:05 Instructor welcome

2:10 instructions for afternoon workshops


2:30 Workshop 1 (Introduction to Canvas – Gabriel Smith)

3:30 Workshop 2 (Equitable marking – CTLT)

4:30 Orientation end

5:00 Social: Koerner’s Pub


We hope to see you there!

Jordy Kersey

Jordy Kersey, MSc (she/her)

Doctoral Fellow | Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes Lab

Faculty of Land and Food Systems

The University of British Columbia | Unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm Territory

LFS TA Coordinator

President – Pacific Regional Society of Soil Scientists

2022 Fall TA Orientation Ad

Call for Applications – Sustainability Scholars Program (paid internships)



Are you a UBC graduate student interested in . . .

  • solving real-world sustainability questions and challenges?
  • getting paid while gaining valuable professional work experience?
  • developing applied sustainability skills and knowledge under the guidance of a mentor?
  • building a professional network of sustainability practitioners?


Apply to be a UBC Sustainability Scholar and contribute to advancing the environmental, social, and economic sustainability goals of organizations across the region.


Applications are due September 18, 2022 at midnight.


For information on available projects and to apply, visit the Sustainability Scholars website.


Natalie Hawryshkewich (She, Her, Hers)
Communication and Engagement Specialist
Sustainability Hub
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus | Musqueam Traditional Territory
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability 2260 West Mall, 2nd Floor | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4
Phone 604 827 2606
https://sustain.ubc.ca/hub | http://climateemergency.ubc.ca/

The UBC Vancouver campus is situated within the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam).


Learn more about our vision for a just and sustainable world, and our 5-year plan to bring it to life. sustain.ubc.ca/hub