The Flora Beckett Math & Science Help Centre

Tutoring services

HWKC (Commons Building), Room 134

  • Drop-in tutoring: Monday to Thursday, 10 - 5 p.m. or by appointment
  • Accounting tutoring
    • Monday, 5-6 p.m.
    • Tuesday, 3-4 p.m.
    • Wednesday, 5-6 p.m.

In additional to having small class sizes and personable Instructors, UNB Saint John has taken extra steps to ensure you have the tools to succeed in university math and science.

The Flora Beckett Math and Science Help Centre provides additional help to students encountering problems in their mathematics and intro science classes. The Help Centre comprises a team of qualified tutors coordinated by a faculty member from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Services provided through the Help Centre are free to all full and part-time UNB students.

Drop-in tutoring help is available and no appointments are needed. The Centre is located in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, rooms 133 and 134.

For more information, or if you're interested in working in the Math and Science Help Centre, please contact Dr. Hope Alderson at mathhelp@unb.ca.

Math Readiness Program

Does math make you anxious? Are you worried that you may not be prepared for university math?

The Flora Beckett Math & Science Help Centre will be offering a Math Readiness Program over the summer. The program is designed to assess a student’s mathematical strengths and weaknesses, and to provide them with a personalized learning plan to help make them university math ready for the fall.

The program is targeted at first-year students enrolled in a Fall 2018 entry-level math course, and is open to students from all programs. This program is free-of-charge to UNB students. Interested students are encouraged to register early since participation is limited to 20.

Students interested in participating in the program can contact Dr. Hope Alderson, Coordinator, at hope.alderson@unb.ca or drop by the Flora Beckett Math & Science Help Centre, HWKC 134. Registration closes June 6.

Summer employment opportunities

The Flora Beckett Math and Science Help Centre is currently looking for two (2) Student Math Facilitators / Tutors in first year math, stats, engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology courses.

Application forms can be dropped off at the Help Centre, HWKC 134, or emailed to the Help Centre Coordinator at mathhelp@unb.ca. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.