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Faculty of Nursing
UNB Fredericton

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Our philosophy

In the Faculty of Nursing at the University of New Brunswick, it's about the difference we make. A difference in our community, our province and around the world.

Our vision

Putting New Brunswick first, acting locally and globally to advance nursing and nursing knowledge through excellence in teaching, research, clinical practice, leadership and innovation to make nursing education accessible.

Our mission

Educate and prepare nurses to lead in evolving health care systems grounded in the principles of primary health care, equity and relational practice, supported by scholarship, innovation, evidence and research.

Our values

The articulation of values for UNB’s Faculty of Nursing are designed to provide clear expectations of how we will proceed in our daily work.


We are committed to delivering high quality nursing education at the undergraduate and graduate levels through the adherence to standards and the use of relevant, innovative teaching methods responsive to learners’ needs.


We will demonstrate dignity, compassion, respect and fairness at all levels in our internal and external interactions and will advance substantive knowledge for caring science as a core nursing value.


We will grow and sustain our relationships with relevant stakeholders in order to create mutually-beneficial outcomes and common goals for the university, our colleagues and our community.


Honesty, transparency, fairness and reliability will be evident in all our proceedings.


The structures and processes we have in place will improve our capacity to evaluate and measure relevant indicators and the effectiveness of our program delivery.


Our undergraduate and graduate programs will be proactive and demonstrate flexibility in anticipating and responding to changing trends in health care delivery.