Violence against women remains a widespread and persistent social problem in New Brunswick, impacting women and girls from all racial backgrounds, ethnicities, economic classes, sexual orientations, gender identities, physical abilities, and social locations. Significant progress has been made in responding to and raising awareness about intimate partner violence, but there is much work to be… Read More »

On Monday, November 25, UNB Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), Dr. Tony Secco, announced a gift of $200,000 a year for the next three years to support student Travel Study Awards. The award allows more full-time undergraduate students to participate in the UNB Travel Study Programs and builds on the success of a flagship program of the… Read More »

UNB and Canada Homestay Network (CHN) have partnered to offer prospective international students a home away from home. CHN, a Canadian not-for-profit that coordinates homestay options and provides custodianship assistance to international students, has extensive experience working with high school students and other Canadian universities. “We meet a lot of students on the road who… Read More »

Recognizing the importance of partnerships, the UNBSJ faculty of business has signed articulation agreements with a number of institutions to support college graduates wishing to pursue Baccalaureate degrees. The UNBSJ Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) degrees offer college graduates the chance to continue their education at the University level from a variety of these college… Read More »

UNB Saint John’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has proven itself to be a true ‘investment in your future’ opportunity for students, the university and the business community in Saint John. Over the past two years the university has seen significant enrolment growth; most notably in 2012-2013 the class grew to exceed 100 students… Read More »

Forty-six students from the Caribbean have been awarded scholarships to complete online certificates at the University of New Brunswick and two other Canadian universities.  The scholarships are funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and administered by the Canadian Virtual University (CVU) consortium. Though they may never set foot in Canada, students will interact… Read More »

More than four billion people in the world currently live on an income of less than two dollars a day. This and the desire to lift poor people up the economic ladder has inspired Dr. Basu Sharma, a business professor at the University of New Brunswick, to spend a significant part of his career researching… Read More »

Ever since Ukraine declared its independence in 1991, Canada has been a leading supporter of the country’s nascent democracy. The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) has partnered with the Canadian government in support of civil society development and public sector reform since the early days of the new Ukraine, through the Orange Revolution, to… Read More »

Soudeh Oladi, returned to UNB last year to pursue a PhD in education – 15 years after she enrolled as a first year student. At the age of 15, Soudeh could very well be the youngest person to ever be accepted as a UNB student. She came to Canada when she was 11 years old… Read More »

The transatlantic forestry master dual degree program (TRANSFOR-M), which started in 2010, allows students to spend one year working on their degree in Canada and one year at a European institution. Students in the program will earn both a Canadian and a European master’s degree in forestry and environmental management.  UNB’s faculty of forestry and… Read More »

Last week, the University of New Brunswick signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate with Mitacs on an international fellowship initiative, the Globalink Graduate Fellowship Program. As part of a full partner collaboration between UNB and Mitacs a number of Globalink Graduate Fellowships will be made available to UNB graduate students who took part in… Read More »

To meet the challenging healthcare demands of a shrinking world and an increasingly mobile population, the University of New Brunswick has taken steps to further internationalize its renowned nursing program. In recent years, the faculty of nursing at UNB has put a strong focus on integrating international education into its academic and extra-curricular programming. Nursing… Read More »

Nine of the brightest young scientific minds from India are at the University of New Brunswick this summer, working with some of the university’s leading national researchers and their laboratories. The students are at UNB Fredericton for a three-month research internship, as part of the Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Globalink program.… Read More »