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Faculty of Nursing
UNB Fredericton

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About the Faculty of Nursing

University of New Brunswick has been educating registered nurses for more than 50 years.

Our faculty members are experts in their fields and committed to research and innovation — making an impact in educating the next generation of nurses, as well as improving care within our communities.

Clinical Educator Portal

Endless possibilities

If you’re passionate about caregiving and thrive in dynamic learning environments, nursing is the place for you. Nurses work with diverse and vulnerable populations in a wide variety of health-care settings at home and abroad.

Healthcare leaders

Graduate with the qualifications you need to jump right into the workforce. Our graduates are in high demand.

UNB Nursing alumni are leaders within their places of employment — making a difference at the bedside of one patient at a time.

It’s this ability to make a difference in the lives of others that drives our philosophy, vision and mission.

Nominate a great educator

Have you recently been inspired by an educator in the Faculty of Nursing? Please let us know by completing our nomination form. We aim to encourage and recognize great educators in our faculty. As a student of nursing, you are the expert!


UNB’s Faculty of Nursing is accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and approved by the Nurses Association of New Brunswick.

Our history

Image courtesy UNB Archives & Special Collections. Joe Stone and Son Ltd. fonds – UA RG 340, Series 7, File 7568, Item d. Image has been cropped.

Nursing education at the University of New Brunswick began in 1958 with the establishment of the School of Nursing, which enrolled its first class of 14 students in the fall of 1959. In 1969, the School of Nursing became the Faculty of Nursing.