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Exploring experiential education

Experiential education creates opportunities to apply in-class learning through hands-on applications. This relationship generates stronger neural connections, helping students adapt to a future of continual learning.

Experiential education opportunities

  • Co-op & internships
  • Community & service learning
  • Study abroad
  • Summer placements
  • Career connections
  • Co-curricular program

What experiential education looks like at UNB

News and events on our Fredericton and Saint John campuses

Helping local businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic

UNB is launching Catalyst, a program that gives New Brunswick businesses access to some of UNB’s brightest and most talented students for assistance in immediate COVID-19 recovery and long-term strategy development.

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

The students were participating in an archaeology field school in Biddeford, Maine. The field school is led by Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, a faculty member in the department of anthropology at the UNB Fredericton, and Dr. Arthur Anderson, a University of New England faculty member.

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Students engaging with community-based organizations

Sociology students from UNB Saint John presented findings from their research collaborations with community organizations to educate on issues of health, substance use, social inclusion poverty and homelessness.

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Nursing students engaged in community experiential opportunities

Nursing students from UNB Saint John are sharing their experiences working with community agencies committed to social justice.

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