Fredericton has a population of approximately 60,000 people and is nestled along the banks of the beautiful St. John River. Fredericton offers all the resources of a big city, but with a friendly “hometown” feeling.
The UNB Fredericton campus is a 10 minutes walk from the charming downtown core, where students can enjoy bookstores, import boutiques, and many restaurants and cafés. Fredericton also boasts a lively artistic scene, including theatre, art galleries, and musical performances. On Saturday mornings, the Fredericton community enjoys the W.W. Boyce Farmer’s Market, where you can savour delicious fresh foods and peruse artisan works. Nature lovers delight in the numerous walking trails along the river’s banks and in Odell Park. During the winter months, many trails are groomed throughout the city for cross-country skiing.
Approximately 8,300 students study on the UNB Fredericton campus each year.
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Saint John has a population of approximately 130,000 people and is located on the Bay of Fundy, home of the world’s highest tides and one of the marine wonders of the world. Saint John is also Canada’s oldest incorporated city, dating back to 1785. Today, Saint John is a vibrant community with an increasingly multicultural mix of people and a dynamic, diverse business community.
The UNB Saint John campus is located north of the city’s central “uptown” area and overlooks the majestic Kennebecasis River. In addition to campus life, many other activities are just a short bus ride away, including shopping, concerts, sporting events, social clubs, seasonal festivals, and an ever-growing variety of restaurants. Nature lovers can also enjoy Rockwood Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, and numerous beaches around the city.
Approximately 2,550 students study on the UNB Saint John campus each year.