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Faculty of Science

Mission and Vision

Mission statement

Our mission is to develop critical thinking, scientific literacy, technological and quantitative proficiency, analytical abilities, communication skills, and a commitment to global responsibility among an increasingly diverse profile of lifelong learners from the Fraser Valley, Canada, and the world. We will do this through high levels of engagement among faculty and students, continued community outreach and excellence in teaching, research, and practical skills training in science.

Vision statement

The Faculty of Science at UFV:

  • cultivates scientifically, technologically and quantitatively literate learners with sharp analytical and critical thinking abilities, who can contribute positively to society and the workplace,
  • provides an environment in which students and faculty identify, understand and work to meet pressing environmental, health, and technological challenges,
  • is committed to experiential learning and community outreach, and multi-modal educational delivery, be it in the classroom, laboratory, field, online, or through independent research.