Reminder March 7th deadline FW: Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2022


Please help us disseminate the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship opportunity to UBC students by email and by displaying the attached poster (11 x 17) in your departments.   Successful recipient will receive:

    1. one-time payment of $2,000
    2. three-year term license of ArcGIS for Student Use
    3. three-year Professional-level subscription to the ArcGIS Developer Program (ADP)
    4. digital copies of select Esri Press Publications
    5. two instructor-led training courses offered by Esri Canada
    6. registration for one of Esri Canada’s User Conferences
    7. a personal and editable profile in the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship Web Portal
    8. eligibility to apply for the Esri Canada Associate GIS Professional Program in year of graduation


Submission deadline is on Monday, March 7, 2022.


Thank you, and best regards,


Grace Ong

Licensing Coordinator

Faculty of Forestry | Dean’s Office
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus |

Student rep for BCIA Vancouver branch


The BCIA Vancouver branch is looking for a new student representative to sit on the executive team. I know many of our students are interested in joining the BCIA and becoming a professional agrologist. This will be a great opportunity for students to get involved and familiarize with how BCIA operates not to mention the access to a great network of professionals.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in contact with Carson – see coordinates below:

Carson Yuchen Li  MSc. A.Ag
Research Lab Coordinator
Faculty of Land and Food System
The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
202-2357 Main Mall | Vancouver BC | V6T 1Z4 Canada
Phone 604 822 2354

UBC Farm Community Workshops – Spring 2022


Hello CSFS Friends:

I’m excited to announce that registration for the first half of our 2022 community workshop series is now open!

The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering everything from gardening to herbal medicine, fermenting, foraging, and much more. This year, we have added several new workshops and brought back many favourites. All of our workshops are beginner friendly and open to everyone, so please share with your networks! Until further notice, all of our workshops will be conducted online.

For more details and to register, visit or view our list of workshops below.  Please sign up early, as popular workshops sell out. We hope to see you (virtually) at our workshops soon!

(In addition, we welcome ideas and proposals for new workshops lead by staff and faculty. If interested, you’re welcome to submit your proposal through our online form: or send an email inquiry to



Seth Friedman

Practicum Coordinator

Faculty of Land and Food Systems | Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

The University of British Columbia | Unceded xʷməθkʷəy̓əm Territory

3461 Ross Drive | Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1W5

Phone 604 822 5092 | Fax 604 822 6839 |

Call for Applications: Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation


Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation

Graduate Research Awards for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation are offered by The Simons Foundation and the International Security Research and Outreach Programme (ISROP) of Global Affairs Canada (GAC). Four awards of $5,000 are available to Canadian Masters and/or Doctoral students to support the independent research and writing of an academic paper responding to a specific Non-Proliferation, Arms Control and Disarmament (NACD) topic. Awards also include domestic travel support to Ottawa where successful candidates will present their completed papers during a special event at Global Affairs Canada Headquarters in Fall 2022 (Date TBC).

Value: $5,000
Application Deadline: March 28, 2022

For more information, including detailed application procedures, please see The Simons Foundation webpage.

CPSA Event: Reproductive health and fertility counselling


Hi everyone,

The Counselling Psychology Student Association (CPSA) is hosting its next event. Holly Yager (she/her), RCC, will be presenting on reproductive health and fertility counselling with a focus on fertility, diversity and family building, and grief and loss. Join us on Thursday, February 17th 2022, 12:00-1:00 PM.

About Holly Yager:

Holly Yager (she/her) is a clinical counsellor/therapist with a focus on reproductive and sexual health. Holly has over 15 years experience assisting clients with challenges related to fertility/infertility, perinatal mental health, pregnancy loss, and pelvic/sexual pain. In particular, Holly specializes in counselling related to family-building using assisted reproductive technology. Holly has a master’s degree in counselling psychology from UBC, and is both a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BCACC and a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the CCPA. She sits on various committees related to fertility, and is a member of the ASRM and the CFAS. Working in private practice at Reproductive Health & Fertility Counselling, as well as at BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre, Holly provides therapy, facilitates workshops, provides professional consultation, and has co-authored a variety of publications. She is currently working virtually, sharing her time between Kelowna (Syilx/Okanagan First Nation) and Vancouver (Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations) in beautiful British Columbia.

Contact Information:
Holly Yager, M.Ed., RCC 2981, CCC 3009 (she/her)
Reproductive Health & Fertility Counselling
600-1285 W. Broadway Ave.
Vancouver BC, V6H 3X8
T: 778.478.3138

The event is FREE for all CPSA members. To join the CPSA, please visit our membership page.


For nonmembers, event tickets are $5.


To register, please visit our events page.


Kind regards,

Alejandra Botia


The Counselling Psychology Student Association (CPSA)