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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - July 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: June 24, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Design Works Camps, Leisure Learning, UNB Art Centre


Leisure Learning - Hit the road and take Leisure Learning with you! This summer, escape the busyness of life with the restful and restorative online class Kundalini Yoga: Body Intelligence and Connectedness, on Sundays mornings, from July 7 - Aug. 11. Enjoy this five-week class from the comfort of your home, your garden or even the beach! Discover the world of oil painting with the online...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - June 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 30, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Design Works Camps, UNB Art Centre, News and Events, Leisure Learning


UNB Design Works Summer Camps - Join us from July 2 until Aug. 30! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Camp space is filling up fast, but there’s still space for YOU! Taught by talented instructors, here’s a great opportunity to be creative, make friends and experience an awesome range of activities. Some camps are selling out, but there’s still camp spaces available: Want to...

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Continuing education units can empower learners to achieve their goals

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 30, 2024 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Online Learning, Professional Development, Our Stories, News and Events



In today's rapidly evolving world, knowledge is power. Adult learners, fuelled by a desire for self-improvement, career advancement, or simply a thirst for knowledge, are increasingly seeking opportunities to continue their education. Post-secondary continuing education units, like the College of Extended Learning (CEL) in Fredericton, are well-positioned to empower learners to achieve their...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - May 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: April 26, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Leisure Learning, UNB Art Centre, Design Works Camps


UNB Design Works Summer Camps - Join the fun this Summer! July 2 - Aug. 30, 2024! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Calling all junior master chefs, mini photographers, budding game designers, beginner artists, and even want-to-be Harry Potters! Don’t miss this summer’s fantastic camps for kids aged 6-12. The fun begins July 2 and runs until Aug. 30! Taught by talented...

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Unlock Your Future: Get Your Degree

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 4, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Online Learning, Professional Development, Degree Credit, Our Stories



Are you an adult learner ready to take the plunge back into academia 🎓 only to find yourself hitting a roadblock because you lack some of the necessary admission requirements? Don't worry – you're not alone, and there's light at the end of the tunnel. In this article, we're exploring practical strategies and solutions to help you bridge those gaps and get into your academic...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - April 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 27, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events, Leisure Learning, Design Works Camps, UNB Art Centre


UNB Design Works - Join us for Summer Camps! July 2 - Aug. 30, 2024! Camps for kids 6 to 12 years old. Wow! There’s a huge variety of camps to choose from–everything from Jr. Master Chef and Game Design, to Theatre & Dance, to Art, Photography and Digital Design. Enjoy five new camps! Holiday Baking (ages 8-12)Enjoy your holiday favourites!  Musical Theatre Mashup...

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Adulting 2.0: The Degree Edition

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 20, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Stories, Online Learning, Degree Credit



Get the most out of your time Picture this—you decide to dive back into the wild world of school. It might feel like you're wandering into the unknown, but you're equipped with life experiences, some serious resilience, and a burning desire to learn. In this article, we've got tips, tricks, and strategies to help you navigate the twists and turns of going back to school....

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Tailored Approaches to Learning and Studying

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 14, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Stories, Behavioural Intervention and Autism, Occupational Health and Safety, Degree Credit, Professional Development, Online Learning



When it comes to learning & studying, there's no one-size-fits-all solution. We all think and process information in different ways. To make sure everyone succeeds, we need to focus on tailored approaches to education. Here are some useful tips and strategies we've gathered to help you. It's about time. "I'm late! I'm late! For a very important date! No time to say hello, goodbye! I'm late!...

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Kinesiology students make a difference

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 11, 2024 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Online Learning, News and Events, Degree Credit, Our Stories



In a recent article, written by Hilary Creamer Robinson, UNB's kinesiology students were highlighted for the difference they were making to the health and wellbeing of athletes as part of their Integrated Support Team (IST) Practicum. But it's not just these students who are making a difference, every UNB graduate with kinesiology courses under their belt has the potential to help their...

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Study Tips You Can Actually Use

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 6, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Stories, Online Learning, Professional Development, Behavioural Intervention and Autism, Degree Credit



Studying is a learned skill. Studying doesn't come naturally for many people and most school systems in Canada don't have the time or resources to give kids and teens proper study skills. The good news is that skills can be improved with practice and dedication. Go beyond reading Sitting and re-reading notes and textbooks is not the same as actively engaging with the materials. It doesn't help...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - March 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 5, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Design Works Camps, UNB Art Centre, Leisure Learning


Spring is in the air! Leisure Learning Spring into spring with an exciting course Take a creative journey with our in-person class, An Adventure with Macramé, which runs on Tuesday evenings from March 12 to April 2. Enjoy making one-of-a-kind handmade items from simple materials, such as cotton twine, jute, hemp, or yarn. Unique possibilities await! On Tuesday evening, March 26, change...

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Plan your summer term schedule today

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 1, 2024 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Degree Credit, Online Learning



UNB summer term registration is now open! Curious about your options for this summer? Explore our online summer schedule. Featured courses Transformative Learning (ADED 5022) Runs May 1 until June 18 (Session A) This course explores new concepts for working with adult learners. It investigates critical thinking, critical self-reflection and transformative learning. Business Planning &...

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Take advantage of the benefits of summer learning

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 28, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Online Learning, Degree Credit, News and Events



Picture this: Instead of binging on Netflix all summer, how about diving into some credit courses and making your brain do a happy dance? Think of summer courses like the express lane to academic success. You can knock out a whole term's worth of material in just a few weeks. That might mean catching up on credits, graduating early, or just enjoying a lighter load in the fall. Still not...

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Picture yourself getting ahead—in school, in life, and in your career

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 22, 2024 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: Online Learning, Design Works Camps, Professional Development, English Language Programme, Degree Credit, News and Events, Leisure Learning


UNB's summer schedule is here This summer, take advantage of everything we have to offer. Take an online or in-person credit course (and get your degree faster) This summer term, we offer a wide selection of term-based credit courses that can be taken as an elective or core course for degree completion. Open entry online courses are open year-round to UNB/STU undergraduate and graduate...

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Psychologically Safe Workplaces Keep Their Employees

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 12, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Online Learning, Occupational Health and Safety, Professional Development, News and Events, Behavioural Intervention and Autism



When it comes to measuring employee retention, attrition and turnover are two of the most essential metrics to monitor. A low attrition rate signals a healthy company. Fewer employees are leaving voluntarily, keeping morale higher and preserving institutional knowledge. A high attrition rate, however, can be a warning sign that problems are driving your staff away. According to experts, healthy...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - February 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: January 29, 2024 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Design Works Camps, News and Events, Leisure Learning, UNB Art Centre



UNB Design Works - Join us at March Break! March 4 - 8, 2024! Have a blast, be creative and have fun at our March Break Camps. Choose from three fabulous camps: Out of this World Art (ages 8-12) *NEW* Bring other worlds, creatures, societies, and unimaginable buildings to life in this fun, new camp.  It’s really out of this world!  Steal the Stage (ages 8-12) If you love...

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Introduction to UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials

Dr. Bill Howatt

Posted: January 22, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events, Professional Development, Online Learning



UNB's Certificate in Management Essentials: A core competency-driven program designed to close leadership gaps. Great leaders are not born; they become great through experience, learning and humility. At the University of New Brunswick (UNB), we created the Certificate in Management Essentials (CME) as a flexible program that employers and leaders can leverage to develop personalized learning...

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Championing Safety: One Woman's Inspirational Career Change After Personal Loss

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 16, 2024 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: Professional Development, Our Stories, Occupational Health and Safety



Nuala Reilly is a role model for anyone interested in the Health and Safety field. She spent most of her working adult life in industries that helped people who had suffered a significant loss in life. She worked for Employment Ontario, assisting people who had experienced job loss. When she moved to Saint John, New Brunswick, she spent several years working for an insolvency trustee company,...

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Spotlight: Glyn Jones—instructor, workplace safety expert, and webinar host

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 8, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Occupational Health and Safety, Professional Development, Online Learning, News and Events


Mr. Jones has over thirty-five years of experience working as a consulting Occupational Health and Safety specialist. He has completed work in heavy industry, manufacturing, the commercial buildings industry, institutional settings, and for all levels of government in Canada and overseas. He has extensive experience having taught occupational health and safety at the post-secondary...

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New Year, New Webinars

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 5, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Occupational Health and Safety, Online Learning, News and Events


We've added three new free online webinars to our upcoming line-up! Each year, we offer a collection of online webinars as part of our Let's Talk Safety series. Our goal is to provide the public with awareness of essential topics in workplace safety. We are thrilled to also announce that all three of the new webinars will be presented by Glyn Jones, a consulting occupational health and...

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Reach your learning goals this year with an online course from UNB.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 4, 2024 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Professional Development, Degree Credit, News and Events, Online Learning



Wondering how to balance work, life, and the pursuit of your education? An online course or program may be the solution you’re looking for to achieve your goals in 2024. UNB offers flexible and convenient options for busy individuals like you. With self-paced courses and the ability to study from anywhere, you can continue your education without sacrificing your other commitments. No...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - January 2024

UNB Art Centre

Posted: December 19, 2023 4:30:00 PM AST

Category: UNB Art Centre, Leisure Learning, Design Works Camps, News and Events



Leisure Learning - A New Year & New Beginnings Learn something new Start the new year off with an exciting Leisure Learning course...there are over 60 fantastic 2024 winter classes and workshops to choose from–online and in-person! Check out the full Winter 2024 course listing. Always wanted to paint? Try Introduction to Acrylic Painting without leaving home. Designed for beginners,...

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