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UNB welcomes students back to campus

Author: Communications

Posted on Sep 4, 2015

Category: UNB Fredericton , UNB Saint John

The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton and Saint John campuses will be rejuvenated next week as students return to kick off another school year.

Orientation activities are getting underway at UNB Fredericton and Saint John.

Media are invited to attend the below orientation events on each campus.

For more information contact:

UNB Fredericton: Natasha Ashfield

UNB Saint John: Heather Campbell


Fredericton Campus



Tuesday, Sept. 8, 10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.


Our campus community gathers each fall to officially induct new students into academia.  Hosted by President, Eddy Campbell, this special ceremony allows us to welcome new students to the UNB Family.



Wednesday, Sept. 9., 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Officer’s Square (585 Queen St.)

Join in as the whole city welcomes students to Fredericton. Students will get to walk the red carpet, grab some grub, and take in some live music.



Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 a.m. (start time)

Starts at the Student Union Building (SUB) Cafeteria & moves to other location in Fredericton

Shinerama has been a University of New Brunswick tradition since 1973. For the last 42 years, students at UNB have raised money to support Cystic Fibrosis Research in Canada. Shiners have raised nearly $25 million by shining shoes, flipping burgers, washing cars and doing whatever it takes to raise crucial funding to fight cystic fibrosis. Shinerama is now Canada’s largest post-secondary school fundraiser with over 35,000 students in over 60 university and college campuses taking part across the country. Last year we collectively raised over one million dollars.


Saint John Campus



Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m.

UNB Saint John Quad

Tuesday will involved day-long events with both academic and social activities, which will include the amazing race competition. Students will team up and engage in a UNB Saint John version of the amazing race.



Wednesday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Uptown Saint John – Market Square Atrium

Shinerama is a yearly UNB Saint John tradition and is a national-wide fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis and an extremely fun experience for students. 





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