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The university of choice for passionate minds

When you choose UNB, you're choosing an experience designed to transform you into the person you hope to be. By encouraging initiative, exploration, critical thought and innovation, we'll help you discover and realize your potential.

UNB at a glance

Here are some unique and innovative parts of the UNB experience

#OnlyHere | Canada’s first biomedical engineering institute

The University of New Brunswick is home to Canada’s first biomedical engineering research institute. We’re now a world leader in the field of upper limb prosthetics and researchers are currently working on creating less expensive and more efficient exoskeletons for people with mobility impairments.

Learn more about our biomedical research

#OnlyHere | Computer Science

Our computer science grads have no problem finding a job. That’s because UNB Fredericton’s faculty of computer science has an employment rate of nearly 100 per cent. And it’s no wonder – the program combines the fundamentals of computer science with skills from other disciplines, meaning you leave UNB with a well-rounded degree.

Choose a program that leads to a career

#OnlyHere | Student Investment Fund

UNB business students manage $8 million in real assets thanks to our one-of-a-kind program. The Student Investment Fund program mirrors working at an investment firm by giving students the chance to learn how to invest using real money. The fund is the largest undergraduate-run fund of its kind in Canada.

Get hands-on business experience

#OnlyHere | Forestry

Companies across Canada are competing to hire UNB forestry graduates. In fact, 95% of our forestry graduates find a job in the natural resource sector. We have a national reputation for the quality work of our alumni in the natural resource sector, and graduates get jobs in fields from forestry management to conservation to wildlife protection.

Find out more about Forestry at UNB

#OnlyHere | Creative Writing

Get inspired with UNB’s nationally renowned creative writing program. Offered as undergraduate and graduate degrees, students learn how to shape their writing and sharpen their editing. Students also get the chance to write for literary journals like The Fiddlehead and Qwerty, getting their work published before even leaving school.

Start writing today