MyUNB Student News Saint John

Purple Wednesdays Poets' Circle

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will host a Purple Wednesdays Poets’ Circle featuring Mike Chaulk, Amy Leblanc, Joshua Levy and Greg Santos. These poets will read from their poetry collections on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. (AST). Contact Lorenzo Society Coordinator Andrea Kikuchi at lorenzo@unb.ca for more details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Fall in Love with Running!

Natasha Kelly

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Have you been looking to start running, but don't know where to start?  Our Fall in Love with Running program is just for you!  This 10-week program, hosted by Brenda Guitard, will teach you the joys of running from start to finish. The series consists of online webinars, on-site progress checks, a "Graduation Run" and a support group offering information on injury prevention,...

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UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation & Wellness Gear Up for Fall

Athletics, Recreation & Wellness

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation and Wellness is excited to announce that it will be offering our students, faculty and staff many unique opportunities to engage in activities during this COVID-19 altered setting on campus. Get outdoors! Everyone can enjoy “Walking with Dave” from 12:15 -1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays (rain days Monday and Friday).  Show up...

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UNB becomes first Canadian university to offer phone services through Microsoft Teams

Nicki Violette

Posted: Sep 24, 2020

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff at the University of New Brunswick now have full access to their office phone services when working remotely or on campus following the successful migration of UNB’s phone system to Microsoft Teams on Aug. 27. UNB is the first Canadian university to move to a Voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone system run entirely through Teams, a Microsoft app known best for its video meeting,...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open!

Gabriel Campbell Elder-Gomes

Posted: Sep 23, 2020

Category: News and Notices


Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone. If you live by this motto, you could be one of the next Sir Howard Douglas Scholars.   Can I apply? If you are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean's List status in the previous year, you could be one of the 2021 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!...

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Graduate Student Volunteers Needed For Peer-Based Support

Matthew MacLean

Posted: Sep 23, 2020

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to contribute to a supportive and safe community for graduate students at the University of New Brunswick? The UNB School of Graduate Studies and UNB Counselling Services are collaborating to offer a new peer-led graduate student support program for graduate students at both campuses. The program consists of ongoing meetings led by a pair of trained peer moderators drawn from the...

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Fall Convocation moving to virtual-only ceremonies

Communications Office

Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Category: News and Notices


Dear Students, as we have learned over the past six months, life with COVID-19 is nothing if not unpredictable. At UNB, it has taught us that creativity and adaptability are essential. In planning Fall Convocation our top priority has always been to provide UNB’s Class of 2020 with a graduation experience to celebrate and recognize all that our students have accomplished. After a great...

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Learning Communities (SJ) Launch

Dave Decker

Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Category: News and Notices


The Fall Learning Communities program, in Saint John, will launch on Tuesday, Sept 29. Are you interested in getting bonus marks in one of the participating first-year courses?  Do you want to better integrate to the campus community?  Interested in becoming a more well-rounded student, both academically and socially?  Then the Fall Learning Community program is for you. Offered...

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UNB alumni recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards

Natasha Rego

Posted: Sep 22, 2020

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Business Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 CEO Awards recently recognized seven UNB alumni.  Crown Corporation or Post-Secondary Institution Dr. Gaëtan Thomas (BScE’82, DSc’18): President & CEO, NB Power, Fredericton, N.B. For-Profit with 1-250 Employees Lydia Bugden (LLB’91): CEO & Managing Partner, Stewart McKelvey, Halifax,...

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UNB Saint John Leadership Awards

Jay Leblanc

Posted: Sep 21, 2020

Category: Financial Aid


Are you a leader on campus or in the greater Saint John area?  Whether you are a silent leader or lead from the front of the pack, you might be eligible for a Leadership Award in recognition of your outstanding contribution! The awards below honour students who have demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in various ways. Awards:    •  Barry Hoyt Student Leadership...

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