Community Partnerships

Our faculty members take active roles both locally and internationally, serving on more than 90 advisory and editorial boards and boards of directors. In addition, the Faculty hosts a number of community partnerships including:

Co-op, and Tri-mentoring, Job Posting, Career Development Internship Programs

Students receive work skills and experience while community partners benefit from extra support for assignments and projects. [website]

Community Health Initiative by University Students (CHUIS)

An inter-professional student-run clinic, CHIUS meets the needs of Vancouver’s downtown eastside community including access to medical professionals and health care services, including dietetics geared specifically to the needs of women. [website]

Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Through a diversity of public engagement initiatives, the UBC Farm is working to advance dialogue on sustainable community development that builds common ground across age, ability, political views, socioeconomic status, culture, belief, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender. The farm values the diverse knowledge sets and experiences that community supporters bring to this shared site. [website]

Dairy Research and Education Centre, Agassiz

Undergraduate students from UBC, University-College of the Fraser Valley and Caribou College intern at the Centre learning reproductive technologies and animal welfare and handling methods. Students from high schools throughout the province gain hands-on work experience and the Centre receives thousands of visitors from the general public each year. [website]

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

LFS Alumni & Community Engagement
Tel: 604-822-0599
Email:
Contact: Caely-Ann McNabb
Faculty of Land and Food Systems
248-2357 Main Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-1219
Fax: 604-822-2184
Email:
Dean: Dr. Murray Isman

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