Graduate Student Life
Academic support, engaging environment
At UNB, faculty and staff are easily accessible and go that extra mile for you. The environment is one of collaboration where students and world-class researchers work side-by-side.
Resources and support
to helping you achieve your personal and academic goals by providing support in areas such as
- career and personal counseling
- financial aid
- health and wellness
- accessibility services
“UNB F has a great grad student community that is centered around the Alden Knowlan House (the grad house). It is a fantastic place to relax on a late Friday afternoon after a long week of work.” read more
If you are an international student, our advisors on the Fredericton Campus and the Saint John Campus will work with you to ensure that you have a meaningful academic, professional, and cultural experience from the first day of classes until graduation.
Graduate Student Association (GSA)
- health and dental plans
- student travel plans
- student orientation program
Clubs and organizations
More than 70 clubs and organizations on the Fredericton and Saint John campus represent a variety of student interests — from Caribbean dance to rock climbing. With an overall enrolment of 12,500 students from more than 100 countries, the student body is diverse and interesting.
Sport and recreation
Affordable housing and dining
For residence accommodation, the campuses in both Fredericton and Saint John offer apartment-style and single room residences. Every suite comes with a private three-piece bath and full kitchen, equipped with all major appliances, including a dishwasher and microwave oven.
Graduate students on the Fredericton campus enjoy living on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country with its red brick, ivy-covered Georgian architecture and lush landscape. It is located in New Brunswick’s capital city of 50,000, ranked as one of the best places to live in Canada. Bustling sidewalk cafés, live entertainment nightly, theatre, sports, festivals – downtown Fredericton is brimming with everything you’re looking for, and it’s only a 10-minute walk from campus. For more information on trails, parks, and the Saturday morning market, visit the City of Fredericton website.
UNB Saint John
The Saint John campus is located in the province’s largest city and commercial centre. With a population of nearly 125,000, Saint John a offers vibrant arts and entertainment community and a historic harbor-front of lively sidewalk cafés, restaurants and shopping. Situated on the Bay of Fundy, Saint John features rugged coastal landscapes intertwined with forests and wetlands. For more information, visit the City of Saint John website.