Founded by Loyalists ﬂeeing the American Revolution, the University of New Brunswick is the oldest English-language university in the country. With campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, UNB offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs.
UNB’s professors are leaders in their fields, developing technologies used by NASA and Google, pioneering research in plant-based medicines and leading Canada’s Institute for Cybersecurity.
The College of Extended Learning makes UNB accessible internationally through distance education. UNB Saint John’s language institute and UNB Fredericton’s English Language Program welcome hundreds of international students every year, helping them to improve their language skills for academic purposes.
Fredericton, home to the original campus, has more programs, including arts, business administration, computer science, education, engineering, kinesiology, nursing, science and law. Saint John offers arts, business, science, engineering and a medical program.
The campus in Fredericton sits on a steep hill overlooking the Saint John River, while the Saint John campus has a view of the Kennebecasis River.
The university places a strong focus on research.UNB’s Planetary and Space Science Centre is home to Canada’s only NASA-designated Regional Planetary Image Facility, where the public can view mission documents and cartographical information.
The Human Performance Lab is an innovative motion-analysis lab with state-of-the-art equipment, including a motion-capture system.
With six entrepreneurial centres, there’s a focus on experiential learning, entrepreneurial thinking and mentorship.
As the largest research institution in New Brunswick, UNB conducts more than 70 per cent of the province’s university research.