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Academics and programs

2020-21 academic year

Our 2020-21 update explains how our programs and campuses are changing as we adapt to COVID-19.

Strategies for learning remotely

Remote learning strategies can help you manage your course work, review course material more often and perform well on exams and assignments.

Study strategies, time management skills and self-discipline will help you succeed in a self-directed environment while learning remotely.

Programs and registration

Open-entry guidelines & updates

Open-entry courses follow unique course start and end dates. The academic date provisions will apply for open-entry online courses that had a start date prior to May 1, 2020.

Graduate studies

In alignment with the most recent notice concerning UNB operations going forward, the guidelines concerning graduate student activities are updated effective immediately.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has advised that courses of study being delivered by alternative methods on an exceptional basis due to COVID-19 will not affect eligibility for a post-graduation work permit.

International visiting graduate students: Please be advised all travelers arriving in Canada must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Learn more about travel, immigration and other resources available at UNB.

Frequently asked questions about grad studies

The School of Graduate Studies maintains a detailed list of frequently asked questions for graduate students.