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The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is held between July 26 and August 9, 2017.

UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2017 (all expenses paid) to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) It’s a fantastic opportunity to visit another country and represent UFV!’

Past representatives have included: Timothy Richards (2012), Andrew Alexander (2013), Etienne Dreyer (2014), Kevin Kobes (2015) and Vivienne Beard (2016).

There is an information session on January 24th at 2:00 – 3:00 pm in C1015. Vivienne Beard, last year’s representative for UFV at LIYSF will speak about her experiences. Additionally, read Vivienne’s LIYSF blog at

UFV is looking for a student enrolled in a science program at UFV, who is academically outstanding and also has great leadership and communication skills, to represent UFV at the London International Youth Science Forum. To qualify for the Selection Process, you must: -be aged 17 to 21 -Submit a portfolio, consisting of: ∙ Resume and cover letter stating why you qualify for this ∙ Your vision of where Science or Technology will make the biggest contribution to the future (short essay, video or other visual presentation) ∙ 2 letters of reference from faculty who can speak to your ability & accomplishments as a science student and why you would be a good representative for UFV at the Forum

The application deadline is February 7, 2017. Send a digital copy to the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science at Wendy Gracey.”