Meet Our Team

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Nancy O'Shea

Nancy O'Shea

Nancy O’Shea joined UNB as the Director of the International Student Advisor’s Office in July 2014. Nancy has worked in Student Services for over 20 years at various post-secondary institutions in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.  With a background in counselling and student service administration, she brings skills and experience that will benefit our international students and student services in general.  She is committed to providing exceptional service that will enhance student experience and contribute to student success.

Hillary Nguyen

Hillary Nguyen

Hillary Nguyen is originally from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam and attended high school in New Zealand as an international student. She immigrated to Canada with her family and has been living in Fredericton since 2011. Hillary is a UNB alumni and joined the International Student Advisor's Office in September 2017 as the International Student Transition Advisor. Her goal is bringing individuals from different backgrounds together to support, interact with, learn from one another, and to provide cultural awareness to the UNB campus and the greater New Brunswick community.

Jason MacFarlane

Jason MacFarlane

ISAO Immigration Advisor Jason MacFarlane, a proud member of team UNB since 2014, holds the RISIA (Regulated International Student Immigration Advisor) designation and may advise prospective and current students, faculty and staff on issues pertaining to study permits, student work permits, spousal and dependent permits, temporary resident visas, and how study permit holders relate, status-wise, to other currently available Canadian immigration programs.