International Student Advisor's Office


A message from ISAO to all international students of UNB affected by COVID-19

We understand that it’s an uncertain time, and we are here to support you. It is important for us to come together as a community and demonstrate patience and understanding. This is an unprecedented situation and we will need to work together to navigate the next days, weeks and months.

UNB has created a website to provide information, supports, resources, FAQ’s and the latest updates on

Everyone is highly encouraged to visit The website will be updated as more information and developments become available.

ISAO Services and Advising

Please note that while the ISAO offices in CC Jones Student Services building remain closed for the time being, you may still reach out for general advice and support to

You may also reach out to with questions or concerns particular to UNB and COVID-19.

For specific immigration-oriented advice, please contact:
(506) 453-4946 or email

If reaching out by phone, please leave a message with your student number, so that we may find and write a detailed response back to your UNB email address.

Have general questions about your status, application, travel, restrictions or how IRCC is operating in response to COVID-19?  Visit this website 

Social distancing is proven to be one of the most effective ways to reduce the spread of illness during an outbreak.  With patience and cooperation, we can all do our part. More information can be found here


We are here for YOU!

The University of New Brunswick is home to over 800 international students. International students face unique challenges as they transition to life as a student in a new country.  This website outlines a number of topics that we hope will help you make a successful transition to living in Canada and assist you throughout your degree program. 

ISAO Staff standing

 The International Students Advisor's Office (ISAO) provides the following services to international students at UNB:
  • Group Information sessions, workshops and individual advising to help students transition to life in Canada & at UNB
  • Immigration advising and group sessions on relevant immigration policy and programs
  • Cultural and social event facilitation, providing opportunities to interact with others
  • Mentorship and help with community integration 
  • Advocacy and referral to additional student services
  • Emergency Bursary support
  • Online Resources

When in doubt, check with us.  We are here for YOU!