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The university 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

  • Emera & NB Power Research Centre for Smart Grid Technologies established
  • UNB launches Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity
  • New centre for children with complex health conditions
  • Neeru Gupta named inaugural Health Research Chair in Diabetes
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (March 3-4)

UNB at a glance

Stories of creativity, innovation & community that you'll find #OnlyHere

Socially-conscious law internships

Sarah Rouse didn’t plan on studying law until she did an internship in Burkina Faso and realized how a law degree could help her improve social conditions for women and children all over the world.

Non-traditional areas of law

2016 at a glance

At 231 years, UNB has a strong and storied history, and countless reasons to be proud; this report showcases just a few of them. These are stories about people who are passionate and determined, and about people working together to achieve something greater than any individual.

Annual Report (2015-16)

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