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Canada’s original faculty of computer science

Established in 1990, we are Canada's original faculty of computer science. With an accredited co-op program and world experts within arm’s reach, we promote innovation to lead the digital transformation in all areas of life.

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UNB celebrates 40 years of the computer science co-op program

The co-op program equips students with skills in cybersecurity, data science, computer programming and software development, among others, preparing them to tackle the significant challenges of today in a fast-paced, increasingly digitized economy and world.

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UNB computer science named number 1 in the Atlantic region and top 10 in Canada

The computer science and engineering faculties at the University of New Brunswick ranked in the 201-250 brackets on the Times Higher Education’s 2023 World University Rankings list, placing UNB in the top 20 per cent in the world, number 1 in the Atlantic region and top 10 in Canada.

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VeroSource hires UNB computer science grads because they are ‘world-class talent’

Thanks to a pipeline of talent coming from the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) computer science faculty, digital healthcare company VeroSource Solutions Inc. continues to be an agent of change for the way Canadians access their healthcare information.

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Research partners SPECTRAL and Kognitiv Spark combine to become innovators in mixed reality

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is advancing immersive technology research thanks to partnerships with local industry. The result is a pipeline where students receive hands-on training within a top mixed reality (MR) research lab and collaborate with an industry-leading MR company.

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UNB helps dancers across the country collaborate using augmented reality

Daniel Rea is working with Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada to create an augmented reality application that will change the way dancers collaborate across the country. An all-New Brunswick team at the Human-Computer Interaction Lab is in the process of developing the innovative new program called DanceXR.

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