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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.

What's happening at UNB

News and events on our Fredericton and Saint John campuses

  • New study finds vibrant aquatic life in frozen lakes
  • UNB launches "It Begins Here" fundraising campaign
  • Prof & students win big at IBM Awards
  • Ali Ghorbani named Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity
  • UNB developing Climate Change Action Plan


Here are some unique and innovative parts of the UNB experience

UNB’s 11-month bachelor of education program

Aspiring teachers can earn a bachelor of education (BEd) degree in just 11-months. BEd students develop their teaching skills hands-on in public schools from the first week of class.

Start planning your teaching career

Students work with industry partners to bring ideas to life

Engineering students presented their design projects at the second annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium. Over 600 potential employers, industry and community partners and members of the public came to see the prototypes our students had created.

Turn your innovative ideas into a reality

Forestry students work with the city to create management plan

Our students are working to promote more resilient forests throughout local communities. UNB’s Forestry and Environmental Management students have helped develop a street tree management plan in partnership with the City of Fredericton, putting their field work to good use.

Want to make the most of your forestry degree?

Nationally renowned creative writing program

Offered as undergraduate and postgraduate programs, students learn how to shape their writing and sharpen their editing. Our creative writing graduates are known around the world as strong authors and poets. Students also get the chance to write for literary journals like The Fiddlehead and Qwerty, getting their work published before even leaving school.

Get inspired today

What makes UNB a Millennial Dream university?

We're part of a movement in New Brunswick that believes in adapting for the future. We know that students today want more than a university degree to get started and to get ahead, which is why UNB thrives on creativity, entrepreneurship and social innovation.

Learn more about The Millennial Dream movement