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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 course Introduction to Oil Painting, on Mondays, July 8-29. Instructor Ameesha Tirmazi gives you a...

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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 make videos and movies? Try Let’s Make a Movie and Stop-Motion Animation. Here's your...

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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 goals.CEL is the lifelong learning outreach arm of the University of New Brunswick (UNB). It brings...

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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 instructors, here’s a great opportunity to be creative, make friends and experience an awesome range of...

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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 program. So, grab a cup of drink or snack, sit back, and let's embark on this journey...

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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 (ages 6-10) Sing, dance & act!  All Day Breakfast (ages 6-10) Waffles, bagels, eggs and...

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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 communities in a wide variety of ways. According to Amy Thomson, UNB's 2023 valedictorian and an MSc in...

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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 your routine and switch to an artistic state of mind with our online class, Relaxation and...

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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 & Entrepreneurship (ADM 1192) Runs May 1 until June 18 (Session A) This course introduces the fundamentals...

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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 convinced? That's okay, we're just getting started: Get that course you've been avoiding out of the...

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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 students, adult learners, students studying at other post-secondary institutions, and prospective...

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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 organizations have an attrition rate of 10% or less. According to a recent report by the Boston...

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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 theatre, you’ll love this camp. Here’s your chance to help create a script, develop your...

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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 plans that match their development needs. This senate-approved, professional development leadership...

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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 level at numerous institutions across Canada, including the University of New Brunswick...

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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 safety professional with 35 years of experience in the field. Hand Protection Programming: There Is...

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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 matter where you are in your learning journey, UNB has something for everyone. Don't let time...

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Building a Psychologically Safe Workplace

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: December 21, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

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



As part of his online newsletter series, Exploring Workplace Mental Health, Dr. William A. Howatt (Ph. D, Ed. D) recently wrote an article called Cultivating a Culture of Psychological Safety. The article discusses how employers can work toward becoming psychologically safe leaders and create safe spaces for employees to improve their mental well-being. Dr. Howatt has worked with some of the largest companies in Canada, federal, provincial, and municipal leaders, and Fortune 500 companies on...

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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, you'll learn basic techniques and gain an understanding of the elements of art with artist Ameesha...

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From Crisis to Coping: Navigating Mental Health in University

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: December 14, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

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


According to a recent article from Psychology Today, more than 60% of college and university students meet the criteria for at least one mental health issue. Some people blame the pandemic for the rise in mental health issues but according to research, student mental health has been on a consistent decline for years. The pandemic simply heightened what was already happening. The pressure to achieve academic success and create an "extraordinary" life can be crushing. But it's important to...

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Introducing Data Matters: Your Guide to Working with Administrative Data

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: December 4, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Professional Development , Online Learning , News and Events



We are thrilled to announce the launch of Data Matters, a four-module introduction to administrative data developed by the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data, and Training (NB-IRDT). Whether you're a student looking to use administrative data in your research, or you're a seasoned professional who wants to use data to inform your workplace decisions and policies, this course is designed to cover the basics of what administrative data is and what it can do for you. Dive into modules...

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UNB Art Centre Newsletter - December 2023

UNB Art Centre

Posted: November 30, 2023 4:00:00 PM AST

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



Leisure Learning If you love writing, then you’ll love a weekend packed with great tips and advice in this online course: How to Edit Your Own Novel, Sat. and Sun., Dec. 9 & 10. Whether you plan to self-publish or take the traditional route, ensure that your manuscript is ready for submission to an agent, editor or publisher. Ready, set, go! Upcoming Winter 2024 Courses Enjoy the wonder of winter! Registration is now open for the 60+ exciting 2024 winter classes and workshops....

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Find us at the NBCDA conference!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 21, 2023 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: Professional Development , News and Events , Online Learning



We're proud to announce that a few of our talented professional development team members will be attending the 2023 NB Career Development Association (NBCDA) conference next week. It's shaping up to be a great event so if you want to participate, you can purchase tickets online. Our team will have a table set up and be ready to answer your questions about everything UNB CEL can offer professionals of all ages and stages. The conference theme is "Making Connections" and we've been told there...

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Exciting news! The Winter 2024 Schedule is now available online!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 13, 2023 3:30:00 PM AST

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



Whether you're working on your degree or looking to sharpen your professional skills, the UNB College of Extended Learning has a wide range of options for you to explore in the winter 2024 schedule. Work on your degree It's never too late to continue your education! Choose from term based online courses, open entry online courses, or in-person classes. Have you been away from school for a while? The Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree completion program might be exactly what you need. This...

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Shifting the Employee Experience: A Podcast with Dr. Bill Howatt

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 23, 2023 9:00:00 AM ADT

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


We are excited to announce a special series of podcasts in partnership with The Boiling Point and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services. In the series, Dave Veale co-hosts with Dr. Bill Howatt, an instructor in our Pathway to Coping and Mental Fitness Practice programs. Episode one Effectively leading positive impacts on psychological safety in the workplace In the first episode of this series, you'll learn why we feel the topic of Shifting the Employee Experience is such a meaningful...

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UNB recognized as a leader in Occupational Health and Safety education in Canada

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 5, 2023 9:00:00 AM ADT

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



We are thrilled to announce that UNB has once again been recognized as one of the top three educational institutions in Canada for our Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) programs! For the third time in four years, the readers of Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine have given UNB their vote, showcasing our commitment to providing exceptional OHS education. Why is this award so important to us? This recognition holds special significance as it comes directly from the safety community...

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UNB's Let's Talk Safety webinar series returns for the 2023-2024 season

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: September 29, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

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



UNB’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) instructors are active professional consultants and practitioners from across Canada who are invested in the advancement of the OHS profession. Specializing in various areas of discipline, these safety experts will share their knowledge and expertise with you, free of charge, in this season’s series of Let’s Talk Safety webinars. We’re thrilled to welcome both new and familiar faces to our lineup of presenters! Why sign...

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UNB's online psychologically safe leadership program benefits workplaces

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 21, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

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



Leadership has never been easy, but it’s also never been harder than in these distracting and disrupting times. UNB's Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership (CPSL) can help.  The CPSL is a three-course program that focuses on proactive prevention rather than reactive, equipping leaders with skills and insights needed to identify mental risks and reduce mental harms in the workplace. The program is: Designed to meet the needs of managers in any industry Accessible from...

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Evolve the safety culture of your organization

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 12, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

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



It's safe to say that everyone in workplace safety has the same goal: to reduce risks and incidents, and, in turn, lower associated costs and human suffering. Many organizations have officially announced this goal with catchphrases such as "zero harm" or the "journey to zero". But what does that look like for those who work in an organization with this goal? Operations and safety teams are already tasked with so many jobs, and now they have to manage and advance a safety culture. How are they...

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Safety Culture 101

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 5, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

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



What is safety culture? Safety culture is part of an organization's overall culture. It is a shared collection of attitudes, values, standards, and beliefs about safety and risk in the workplace. It is important for safety and environmental improvement. An organization's culture can be made up of negative and positive characteristics: Negative characteristics are a threat to a strong safety culture and often end up contributing to an increased likelihood of a major accident. Companies...

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Soak up learning with UNB this summer

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 21, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events



Even before the ink dries on the last exam paper in April, university students are shifting to summer mode. Thoughts turn to work placements, travelling, visiting family, spending time with friends and other activities that are far away from a classroom. For many students, the summer months are sacred and are all about taking a break to relax and recharge their batteries. For others—both traditional and non-traditional students alike—this time is a golden opportunity to earn...

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It's contest time!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 16, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Degree Credit



Share your ‘Summer with UNB’ story for a chance to win!   Summer is a great time to earn credits toward your degree, and we want to hear all the reasons why from you!     Tell us why you chose to enrol in a UNB summer course, and you could win a $100 gift card from the UNB Bookstore. Your submission may be featured in upcoming promotions, on our website, or on social media.  Participating is easy. All you have to do is submit...

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Learn more about one of Canada's top mental health experts, and UNB instructor, Dr. Bill Howatt

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 15, 2023 8:00:00 AM ADT

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



Dr. William A. Howatt (PhD, EdD) has worked with some of the largest companies in Canada, federal, provincial, and municipal leaders, and Fortune 500 companies on Wall Street. Bringing together over two decades of applied behavioural science and leadership, and a wide range of client experiences, Dr. Howatt provides executive coaching and leadership development to organizations around the world, including executives in federal and provincial government, the finance sector, health care, and...

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Meet Glyn Jones—Webinar host, Instructor, and Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 13, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

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



Who is Glyn Jones? Glyn has over 30 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 developed particular expertise in: Program development and auditing;  Regulatory interpretation and compliance;  Hazardous materials assessment, handling and abatement...

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Upcoming free webinar—Secure your seat now!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 8, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

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



Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic Date/Time: Feb. 15, 2023 @ 2 p.m. (Atlantic) / 1 p.m. (Eastern) Presenter: Glyn Jones, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, CIH, CRSPCost: Free At some point in the past two years, we've all feared the unknown. At times, maybe we even feared each other. But the past few years have also taught us how to be more human, how to be supportive of each other, and how to use the lessons we've learned during the pandemic to improve our day-to-day lives. For Glyn...

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Risk Communication—what is it and why does it matter?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 1, 2023 12:00:00 AM AST

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



What is risk communication? Risk communication is fundamental to workplace safety. It is the exchange of information and advice between safety officials and people who face hazards in the workplace. According to Glyn Jones, a consulting occupational health and safety professional and the host of UNB's upcoming webinar, Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic, risk communication leads us through a process where we examine the facts, identify the stakeholders, speak with the...

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Is continuing your education on your mind?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 31, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Professional Development



UNB’s College of Extended Learning is your home for professional development. We offer the training you need to: increase your skills/knowledge to be better qualified gain a competitive edge maximize your earning potential boost your confidence grow personally and professional keep your mind active Learn more about: Non-credit courses and programs Credit courses and programs  Continue your education with confidence at UNB!

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5 Reasons Why You Should Try an Open Entry Online Course from UNB

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 25, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Online Learning , News and Events , Degree Credit



Experience the flexibility and convenience of online learning! UNB’s open entry online credit courses allow you to: Select a start date that complements your schedule Access courses from anywhere Study at your own pace Choose from more than 100 courses in 18 academic subjects Balance work, life and education What are you waiting for? Sign up for an open entry online course today! go.unb.ca/celopenentry

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Start 2023 with an online course from UNB. Learn online on your time!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 10, 2023 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events



Is continuing your education on your mind? Does the idea of balancing work, life, and education seem impossible? An Open Entry online credit course from the University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning may be the solution you’re looking for to achieve your educational goals. UNB's Open Entry Online credit courses give you the flexibility to: Work on courses from anywhere Take up to six months from the registration date to complete the entire course Pick a start date that...

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Time is running out to register for the CCNB/UNB Autism Intervention Training Program!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: January 9, 2023 9:15:00 AM AST

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



The deadline to apply to the CCNB/UNB Autism Intervention Training Program (AITP) is January 20, 2023. With the AITP, you will be able to make informed decisions and nurture respectful collaborative relationships for the benefit of those with ASD. “New Brunswick leads the country in the way we serve people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The CCNB/UNB Autism Intervention Training Program contributes to the province’s success in making a difference in people’s...

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There is still time to register for winter term classes at UNB!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: December 6, 2022 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Degree Credit



Earn credits toward your degree with online courses from UNB. Choose from this selection of featured courses or visit the UNB Timetable for a complete and up-to-date listing of courses and start dates! BIOL 1629 – Introduction to Biology on a Small Scale ED 4102 – Transition to Adulthood ED 5157 – Adult Education and Community Development HIST 3374 – Truth & Reconciliation in Canada MUS 1002 – Music of the World PHIL 1302 – Introduction to the History of...

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Have you completed your winter term course selections?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2022 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Degree Credit



If you’re still searching for a course for winter term, look no further! UNB has a wide selection of courses to meet your needs. Choose from in-person, term based, or open entry courses! In-person Courses Classroom-based courses start Jan. 9. Search the UNB Timetable for a complete list.   Term Based Online Courses Term based online credit courses start Jan. 9 and are completed within the term. Choose from: ED 4102 – Transition to Adulthood ED 5157 – Adult Education...

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Winter is cold, but you don't have to be! Try an online course from UNB!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 22, 2022 8:00:00 AM AST

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



The UNB College of Extended Learning has something for everyone this winter and you can do it all online from the comfort of home. Earn academic credit Study full-time, part-time or take one course at a time while working towards a degree or certificate. Term based online credit courses Open entry online credit courses Specialized programs Bachelor of Integrated Studies  Boost your job skills Certificate programs and courses can help you learn relevant and practical skills that you...

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Explore funding opportunities now for the CCNB/UNB Autism Intervention Training Program

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Behavioural Intervention and Autism , Online Learning , News and Events



Did you know it can take 4-6 weeks for tuition relief funding to be approved? Start the process early! Autism Intervention Training Program Important Dates: Program starts: Feb. 6, 2023 Deadline to apply: Jan. 20, 2023   Download a pre-recorded information session or contact our customer service team to learn about admission requirements, funding opportunities, and more!   This program is also available in French.   Visit our website at go.unb.ca/autism La publicité est...

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The importance of reducing risk in the workplace

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 14, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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


By now, you may or may not have heard that we're offering a free webinar on Nov. 23, 2022, hosted by safety expert Darrel Nickerson. This webinar will discuss using investigations to reduce risk in the workplace in order to improve risk management systems and programs. What is risk management and why is it important? Video transcript: Risk management is an important element of any safety management system. It helps us understand, what hazards do we have in our workplaces, how those hazards...

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Get ready to talk safety!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 9, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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



Join us on Nov. 23, 2022, for a new webinar titled "Today's Workplace: Using Investigations to reduce risk". You will hear from industry expert Darrel Nickerson on ways to reduce risks in the workplace. By investigating actual and near events causing injury, you can learn how to reduce future risks. Seats are filling up fast—register now! You can also explore and bookmark the webpage(s) for all upcoming webinars: Feb. 15, 2023 - Risk Communication: Lessons Learned from the...

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The Winter 2023 Schedule is available online now!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM AST

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events , Professional Development



Browse the UNB College of Extended Learning's winter schedule to explore your options. Working on your degree? Enrol in a term based online course, register for an open entry online course, or sign up for in-person classes! Has it been a while since you started your degree? Explore the Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree completion program! Sharpening your professional skills? Choose from a variety of programs and workshops that are designed to work around your busy schedule. Explore...

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If you work with students who are on the autism spectrum, this program is for you.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Behavioural Intervention and Autism , Professional Development



Key facts about autism*   Did you know? Autism – also referred to as autism spectrum disorder ̶ constitutes a diverse group of conditions related to development of the brain. About one in 100 children has autism. Characteristics may be detected in early childhood, but autism is often not diagnosed until much later. The abilities and needs of autistic people vary and can evolve over time. While some people with autism can live independently, others have severe disabilities...

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Upcoming Workplace Safety Webinar

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 12, 2022 11:00:00 AM ADT

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



Safety 2.0: Managing Workplace Safety After the Pandemic The pandemic created a lot of hardship, heartache, loss, and suffering. Employees were laid off, and furloughed. In many companies, workplace safety went into suspended animation. But companies are starting to work toward getting things back to "normal". The big reboot is on, and this is especially true of safety programs. As part of the post-COVID safety renaissance or reboot, we need to be reminded of the basics. As part of UNB's...

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Music = Better Mental Health?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 7, 2022 3:00:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Music



New research shows music can be just as important as exercise to boosting wellbeing According to sciencealert.com, new research has emerged that shows singing, playing, and/or listening to music has a similar impact to our mental health as exercise and weight loss! These findings are based on an meta-analysis (i.e. combining results from multiple scientific studies) and is just another example from a multitude of recent studies that are connecting music to welbeing. The reasons behind this...

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UNB’s popular Let’s Talk Safety webinar series is back!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: October 6, 2022 1:00:00 PM ADT

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



We're excited to announce that our popular "Let's Talk Safety" webinar series is back for another year. In 2021, due to market demand, we created a series of free webinars for anyone with an interest in safety. The series became more popular than we could have imagined, with many of the webinars filling up far in advance. Because of this, we decided to do it all again! We've got more webinars, more industry experts, and more topics we think you'll love. To stay in the loop, join our...

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With online courses, it IS possible to fit learning into your life!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: September 12, 2022 8:45:00 AM ADT

Category: Online Learning , News and Events , Degree Credit



Learn online, on your time. Open Entry Online credit courses can help you achieve your educational goals. Here's how: Enrolment is open to almost anyone.UNB undergraduate and graduate students, adult learners, students studying at other post-secondary institutions, and prospective students are eligible. A wide range of academic subjects are offered.Over 100 courses are available. Choose courses in Biology, Economics, Engineering, Management, Math, Psychology, Sociology, and more....

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This fall, choose from UNB's online, on-demand, and on-campus courses.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 31, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , Music , Professional Development , News and Events , Leisure Learning , UNB Art Centre



Explore your options in the fall schedule, including: Credit courses and programs Open entry online courses – Register anytime Term based courses – Online and on-campus classes start Sept. 7 Certificate in Adult Education Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis Bachelor of Integrated Studies Explore all course listings and specialized programs Non-credit courses and programs Human Resources Management & Leadership Occupational Health & Safety Project Management Marketing &...

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UNB recognized for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) training programs

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 29, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

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



We are thrilled to announce we are the proud recipient of a 2022 Readers' Choice award! Thanks to the readers of Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine, we've once again been voted one of the top three Educational Institutions in Canada for OHS training. Why is this award so important to us? COS readers are our customers and our peers—safety professionals who come from a variety of industries, including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, and energy. UNB is a leader in online...

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Now accepting applications: The UNB Coding Boot Camp

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 18, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Professional Development , Online Learning



It’s never been clearer: New Brunswick is leading the way in tech innovation. That’s why we are proud to announce the first university-affiliated boot camp in Atlantic Canada: the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Coding Boot Camp. This part-time program equips you with the skills you need to become a full stack web developer, such as: Browser-based technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery) Databases (MySQL, MongoDB) Server-side development (Express.js, React.js and...

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What can you take at UNB this fall?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 8, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events



This fall, it’s all about choice. Take a term based online course Register for an open entry online course Sign up for an on-campus course Browse the fall schedule to see all that’s waiting for you at the UNB College of Extended Learning. Online, on-demand or on-campus courses. It’s never been easier to fit learning into your busy schedule!go.unb.ca/fall

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Discover how continuing your education can help your career

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: August 3, 2022 11:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Professional Development



Today’s workplace is in a state of constant change. What can you do today to keep up with tomorrow’s changes? The answer is lifelong learning. Continuously gaining new job skills is key if you want to meet the demands of the ever-changing workplace. There are a few different ways you can go about it: Upskilling - Learning additional skills Reskilling - Learning new skills New Skilling – Constantly learning to help develop high-demand skills Interested in advancing in your...

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Working on your degree this fall? Explore the online schedule!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: July 20, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events



Start planning your fall term today! September will be here before you know it. Browse the fall 2022 schedule or visit the UNB Timetable to see the wide selection of online course offerings. Term based courses Classes start September 7! Term based online credit courses typically include weekly scheduled learning activities or assignments through web-based delivery and are completed within the term Choose from these courses and more: CCS 3667/SOCI 3667 - Icons of Non-Violence *NEW* GGE 4513 -...

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Last chance to register for UNB music camps starting in July!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 27, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Music



The deadline to register for UNB's summer music camps is June 30. Youth aged 11 to 17 can choose from: July 4 to 8 Band Camp String Camp July 18 to 22 Soundscapes Camp Sign up today! For more information, contact us at musicamp@unb.ca.

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Registration for summer term @ UNB is winding down

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 21, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events


Although summer has just begun, registration for summer term is coming to an end. Register now for classes starting in July! A variety of topics and levels are still available. Complete a 3-credit hour course in 3 to 6 weeks or register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to 6 months to complete! Did you know we also offer summer camps for kids? Download our schedule to view a complete list of credit courses, non-credit offerings and Design Works summer camps offered through...

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UNB Summer Music Camps - Last day for early bird registration!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 31, 2022 7:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Music , News and Events



This summer, the Centre for Musical Arts’ series of music camps for youth aged 11 to 17 will run in July.Register today and save $15 on these camps:July 4 to 8• Band Camp In this camp, brass and woodwind players will meet and make music with band students from different programs. Chamber music, large ensemble, and instrument-specific technique classes are included.• String Camp This five-day string-intensive camp includes chamber music, string orchestra, and technique master...

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Find the perfect summer music camp for your child.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 26, 2022 11:45:00 AM ADT

Category: Music , News and Events



Youth aged 11 – 17 can choose from these camp favourites: July 4 to 8 Band Camp String Camp July 18 - 22 Soundscapes Camp Space in UNB's music camps is limited. This summer, our camps will be offered in person. Visit our Parent Resource Page to find out what to expect on campus and the steps we are taking to adhere to all public health and safety guidelines. For more information, contact us at conserv@unb.ca.

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Registration is open for UNB Summer Music Camps!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 18, 2022 2:00:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Music



Welcome back to making music together, making friends, and making summer memories! We are excited to announce UNB Music Camps are back on campus this summer for youth aged 11 to 17. Camp dates: July 4 to 8 Band Camp String Camp Soundscapes Camp Sign up before May 31 and you'll qualify for an early bird discount! To help make this summer fun and safe for everyone, please have a look at our Parent Resource Page for everything you need to know about our camps. Sign up today and make music with...

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Becoming a supervisor is a major change in your career

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 11, 2022 9:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Professional Development , News and Events



Are you ready? If you're new to a leadership role or will soon transition to a position of authority, we can help. UNB's Transition to Supervision seminar will equip you with the skills, strategies, and techniques you need to navigate the challenges and new responsibilities you may encounter as you take on your new position. Date: June 8 & 9, 2022Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Location: Wu Centre, UNBF campus (in-person) In this seminar, you will: Explore the importance of effective...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: May 3, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

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



 "All things seem possible in May!" - Tara Schmalz We're all familiar with the saying "April Showers, do bring May flowers". And it's true! Nature is bursting with life. Leaves are budding out, and flowers and shrubs are about to bloom. Many of us are dreaming of and planning for summer vacations. Dreams of sunshine, walking along beaches, or simply sitting quietly on a lounge chair to soak in the sun, will soon be reality! Mother's Day - Sunday, May 8 Don't forget to circle Mother's...

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Meet Fraser Copeland, OHS program graduate

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 1, 2022 2:00:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Occupational Health and Safety , Our Stories



It’s never too late to achieve your goals. "Dad, I graduated University!" For Fraser Copeland, there would have been no prouder moment and no greater feeling of immense admiration than to have his father hear those four words come from his only child. Sadly, Copeland’s father passed away before he could attain this achievement. Fuelled by the desire to secure an accreditation in his professional field from a recognized university – and to make his late father proud –...

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Meet Clare Tooley, OHS program graduate

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 1, 2022 12:00:00 PM ADT

Category: Our Stories , Occupational Health and Safety , News and Events



Now, more than ever, organizations need qualified Occupational Health & Safety practitioners who understand the dynamics of health and safety. Read on to learn how one New Brunswick woman stumbled into a rewarding career in this dynamic field and pursued an online education at UNB in a journey that would take her across the country and back. When Clare Tooley moved to Alberta from New Brunswick several years ago, she had no idea what she wanted to do with her life. Her first safety-related...

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Meet Erin Williamson, OHS program graduate

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Occupational Health and Safety , Our Stories



Online learning, determination, and perseverance helped one woman reskill and excel in a new career. A decade ago, Erin Williamson was a stay-at-home mom, pursuing studies in bookkeeping, when her life abruptly changed. Her husband, a truck driver, was involved in a fatal accident that left him emotionally paralyzed and diagnosed with PTSD. The day after the accident, Williamson realized her husband would no longer be able to provide for their family. She immediately began applying for...

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Join our team!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 20, 2022 7:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events



We have an immediate opening for the position of Digital Content Coordinator within the CEL Marketing and Communications unit. This is a six-month contract, full time (36.25 hours per week), with the possibility of renewal. Deadline to apply is April 25.Send your completed application to CEL Marketing at unbcel@unb.ca. View the job description  

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At the UNB College of Extended Learning, you CAN have it all!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 12, 2022 3:25:00 PM ADT

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



Gone are the days when continuing your education meant compromising your other priorities. Whether you want to complete your degree, gain certification, or learn a new skill, our suite of online courses and programs makes it possible. We provide:• Relevant and rigorous content• Flexible and accessible learning• Options for all budgets• Easy admission• Prior learning assessment• Degree credit courses and programs• Non-credit career and professional...

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Project Management is an in-demand skill.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 12, 2022 2:27:00 PM ADT

Category: Professional Development , News and Events



Advance your career with industry-leading training. UNB’s Project Management Essentials (PME) program covers the key elements that leaders and team members working on projects need to know in order to be successful. The online PME is: • Easily accessible• Six virtual sessions (mornings)• Facilitated live by experienced Project Management Professional, Janice Petley• Designed to provide tools, techniques and terminology of formal project management •...

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Want a career that is in demand?

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 11, 2022 3:37:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Behavioural Intervention and Autism , Professional Development


Skilled professionals who provide ABA services are highly sought after by employers. UNB’s Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) can help meet the demand. This comprehensive, hands-on program is: Flexible. Courses are offered on-campus and online to accommodate different schedules. Online courses are self-paced to meet the needs of all learners. High-quality. Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBA®s) with a diverse range of clinical and research expertise develop...

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UNB Art Centre offers new art courses for youth

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: April 11, 2022 12:36:00 PM ADT

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


Youth asked for it, youth got it. The UNB Art Centre is answering the call for creative classes for youth and are introducing a series of art courses designed for individuals aged 12 to 17. The new courses will start in May on the UNB Fredericton campus.“The UNB Art Centre has been offering Leisure Learning courses for adults and Design Works creative camps for children for about 20 years,” says Azza Seif-El Nasr, program and development coordinator for Leisure Learning and...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: April 5, 2022 12:00:00 AM ADT

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



New Season, New Beginnings   "April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." — William Shakespeare Spring is a time of new beginnings. If you haven't started seedlings already, you can start to think about what you can plant in your garden...or you can think about being outside in the garden enjoying the sun! This is a great time to start looking at gardening books and magazines. Here are 10 great spring gardening tips from the Garden Therapy website: Inspect raised garden...

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Register for an online course today!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Online Learning , Degree Credit



Working on your degree this summer? Sign up for an online course at UNB. Registrations are now open for open entry and term-based courses. Looking for professional development opportunities? Choose from Management and Leadership, Health and Wellness, Human Resources and more! Browse our summer schedule for a list of courses, programs and workshops. The UNB College of Extended Learning. On demand. Online. On campus.

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To study or not to study? We've got you covered.

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 14, 2022 12:30:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Degree Credit , Online Learning



If you or the student in your life is wondering about taking courses while working this summer, we say “Why not do both?” UNB Online may be the solution you’re looking for to keep your personal and academic goals on track. Open Entry online courses are completely online, have flexible registration, and allow you to progress through courses at your own pace. Take up to six months to complete a course!Term-based online courses typically include weekly scheduled learning...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: March 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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



Spring is in the Air! "Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush." —Doug Larson More sunlight, warmer temperatures & longer days...who could ask for more? Does Spring begin March 1st or on the Equinox? The answer is—both! It depends on your definition of "Spring", according to Almanac.com. Astronomically speaking, this year Spring or Vernal Equinox is Sunday, March 20—but only in the Northern Hemisphere (it's the first day of Autumn in the...

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Upcoming Webinar: Fatigue in These Novel Times

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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


Mark your calendars! Fatigue in These Novel TimesApril 21, 2022 | 2pm Atlantic (1pm Standard) This webinar is part of our "Let's Talk Safety" video series. In this free online presentation, you will learn about the physiology of sleep and how to recognize the barriers faced when trying to get enough of it. We will dispel some common myths about sleep, learn little known facts, and discover many useful and practical strategies that can be used to better manage stress and fatigue. By the end of...

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Upcoming Webinar: Serious Injuries and Fatalities

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

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


Mark your calendars! Serious Injuries & Fatalities: Why We Need to Move Safety from Reactive to Risk-BasedMarch 23, 2022 | 2pm Atlantic (1pm Standard) This webinar is part of our "Let's Talk Safety" video series. This free online webinar will give an overview of what serious injuries and fatalities are, how we identify the high-risk activities that can lead to them, and what controls are needed to be put in place to achieve the goal of eliminating serious injuries and fatalities. Learn more...

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Higher Ed has an Untapped Market for Prospective Students

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 22, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



UNB College of Extended Learning Executive Director, Ian Allen, says, "Serving adult students, part-time students, and non-traditional learners is a continuation of a career life cycle that starts with universities."  Tune in to Illumination's latest podcast episode to hear more from Ian about prioritizing lifelong learning opportunities at higher education institutions and what it's going to take to stay competitive in today's market

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New IT skills development partnership to address region’s tech labour shortage

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 10, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events , Professional Development



The University of New Brunswick is committed to strengthening the region's workforce and announced today an exciting new partnership with the McKenna Institute and TechImpact to address the tech industry labour shortage. The innovative partnership brings together a post-secondary institution, an IT industry group and a digital transformation powerhouse to meet the needs of Atlantic Canadian businesses by delivering high-quality, online digital skills training programs in a "bootcamp style...

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Leisure Learning Newsletter

UNB Art Centre

Posted: February 2, 2022 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Leisure Learning , News and Events



Happy Valentine's Day! "The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love." - Henry Miller Did you know... Thoughts of love, chocolate and roses are commonly associated with February 14th Valentine's Day. However, its origins are varied. According to Britannica: "It has been suggested that the holiday began with the Roman festival of Lupercalia that celebrated the coming of spring, and included fertility rites. As far back as, the 5th...

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10 Benefits of Online Learning

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: September 6, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Online Learning , Our Stories


Online learning can be an ideal solution if you are looking to advance your career, complete your degree, or enrich your life with a creative activity. Here are 10 benefits of online learning we think you'll value: Access courses and programs from anywhere Study at your own pace Choose your learning environment Balance work, life and education with flexible courses Build self-discipline and accountability Improve time management skills Boost your brain and keep it healthy Learn new technical...

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UNB music camps are back on campus this summer

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Music , News and Events



We are very excited to announce all music camps will be in-person this summer! Weekly camps will run from June 28 to August 6, 2021. What to expect this year To help make this summer fun and safe for everyone, we’ve changed a few things. Please visit our Parent Resource page (coming soon) for everything you need to know and bring to camp this year. If changes occur that prevent us from holding in-person camps, camp fees will be fully refunded. June 28 Crash Course: Flute Youngsters...

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UNB Design Works Camps – Book your child’s summer experience now!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 16, 2021 1:00:00 PM ADT

Category: News and Events , Design Works Camps



Don’t miss out on the great summer camp experiences we’ve planned for your kids! Our camps are designed to be fun and help kids to: Build friendships and social skills Develop resiliency and confidence Carve time for "active play" From arts and crafts to gardening to theatre and fashion, we’ve got something of interest for everyone! Take a peek at our featured camp: Behind the Scenes: June 28 – July 2 (ages 8 – 12) – 4 days July 5 – 9 (ages 6...

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Mark your calendar for APAC 2021 this November!

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: June 16, 2021 9:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Behavioural Intervention and Autism , News and Events



The 3rd Annual Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) is returning for a two-day virtual event on November 4 and 5, 2021. Save the dates and register early because this conference sells out every year! This year’s theme is "Building Capacity: Improve, Expand, Create": Improve existing support services Expand support services to cover more of the Autism Spectrum Create new opportunities to improve the quality of life of Autistic people You won’t want to miss this opportunity...

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Resilience is a Strength Required of all Great Leaders

Glyn Jones, CRSP

Posted: April 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events


For years, it seemed the focus of leaders was to develop speed and agility. Today it seems the new focus needs to be managing change, which is inevitable because it is fast and most disruptive to everyday life. It comes as an erratic pulse or in waves. Sometimes the waves seem more like tsunamis. Globalization, technological change, and socialpolitical upheavals are disruptive. As we try to cope, there will be occasional victories intermixed with defeats. Some say that the difference between...

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The Value of an Education

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: February 19, 2021 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Degree Credit , News and Events , Our Stories



Brad Davidson had been dreaming of attending university since graduating from high school 20 years ago, but always thought it was beyond his capabilities. That was until 2020. During the early months of the pandemic, Davidson's perspective changed as he began to focus on things that were essential and created value. It was then that he decided to look for some ways to improve his education. Working full-time and raising children did not allow for a lot of free time, but the option to take...

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CEL Christmas Charity

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 26, 2020 12:00:00 PM AST

Category: News and Events



Due to social distancing restrictions, this year we have opted to support a local charity in lieu of a Christmas family. Grace House for Women is one of three shelters that fall under the Fredericton Homeless Shelters umbrella. Grace House is home to 10 women and provides a comforting, supportive, and safe environment that fosters and produces dignity and self-determination. Grace House is kept, run, and maintained by women for women. To donate: Make a donation online: Complete the online...

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APAC 2020

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 2:30:00 PM AST

Category: Behavioural Intervention and Autism , News and Events



The Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC) planning committee did not let the restrictions of a global pandemic affect the momentum of last year’s inaugural event. On November 5, 2020, UNB CEL hosted our 2nd annual APAC, entirely online. This year, over 150 delegates registered and attended! Once again, the conference provided a platform for families, practitioners, researchers, government representatives, and individuals on the spectrum to come together to share and exchange...

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ELP Virtual Field Schools

Geoff North

Posted: November 25, 2020 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: English Language Programme , News and Events



It has been a year of development and growth in the world of education. With many programs switching to remote learning in 2020, we at the UNB English Language Programme took the opportunity in the paradigm shift to expand our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) research, curriculum development, and delivery of programming introducing an expanded and new suite of Virtual ELP courses, which is already proving to be a success. We have delivered virtual courses, combining synchronous...

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From the Desk of Ian: Fall 2020

Ian Allen

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



I hope you all enjoy the first Blog Edition of the CEL E-News. It seems the time is moving so fast. It feels like we just welcomed new students back to campus, and now fall is almost over, and we are about to embark on a very different holiday season. 2020 has been a challenging year. Every day I am amazed at the collective resiliency and dedication of CEL staff. Even though this is a stressful time, our staff members remain upbeat and willing to help in any way they can. As an institution,...

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Ian Allen Elected President of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



UNB CEL's very own Executive Director, Ian Allen, was elected president of the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE) during its virtual Annual General Meeting held in June. CAUCE is a professional association of academics, administrators, and practitioners at 54 institutions who have made university continuing education the basis of their careers and life's work. Ian's goal as president is to continue the hard work of the previous executive committee to advance...

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UNB Art Centre and Centre for Musical Arts Go Virtual

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Music , UNB Art Centre , Leisure Learning , News and Events



While COVID-19 may have restricted movement of people from province to province, moving the UNB Art Centre's Leisure Learning courses and the Centre for Musical Arts programming online has opened up a whole new market for UNB CEL's personal and cultural enrichment programming. Leisure Learning Online "It didn't take us long to adjust from in-person classes to online, and in doing so we opened up new avenues for our Leisure Learning Program," says Azza Seif-El-Nasr, program coordinator at the...

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UNB is here: Integrated Marketing Campaign

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Events



The next phase of UNB’s integrated advertising strategy, UNB is here was officially launched earlier this month with ads for UNB CEL’s Bachelor of Integrated Studies, Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate, and Certificate in Management Essentials programs airing on CTV and online. The UNB is here campaign builds upon the success of the #OnlyHere campaign. UNB continues its marketing efforts with an insights-driven integrated advertising strategy and a creative concept...

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UNB Saint John Leverages UNB CEL's Expertise in Online Course Development and Delivery

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Online Learning , News and Events



UNB's College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL) has long been a powerhouse in online course development and delivery. In 1997, UNB was one of the first universities in Canada to offer a degree-credit course online. Fast forward to 2020 and the onset of a global pandemic, and the university was well-positioned to move courses to online delivery to accommodate students and instructors who were unable to continue classes in a traditional format. When officials on the UNB Saint John campus (UNBSJ)...

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UNB Voted #1 by OHS Professionals

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: November 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Professional Development , News and Events



Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine recently announced the winners of the fifth annual Readers' Choice Awards, and UNB topped the list as the preferred educational institution for Occupational Health and Safety professionals. Of over 20,000 votes cast, readers of COS voted UNB number one out of 45 other schools. These awards shine a light on the occupational health and safety vendors and suppliers that are preferred by their loyal and knowledgeable readers. The award was announced in...

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Prepare for University with UNB's University Prep Program

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: May 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Events , Degree Credit



Online University Prep Programs Prepares Adults for University Study Do you dream about returning to school to earn a degree but are missing key admission requirements for your program of choice? The University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL) offers the University Prep Program, designed to help students acquire high school equivalent courses that are required for admission to some programs. University Prep students also receive academic advising to help identify goals...

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Top 7 Reasons to Summer with UNB

UNB College of Extended Learning

Posted: March 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Stories , News and Events



Take a course this summer Don't let COVID-19 get the best of your summer. You can get ahead in your degree from the comfort and safety of your home. "UNB offers online courses in a variety of topics and levels from which students can choose during Summer Term," says Belinda Elliott-Bielecki, director of marketing and communications at the University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL). Elliott-Bielecki explains that there are many considerations and benefits to taking a...

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