Event Roundup: November 8 – 14

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It’s officially been a year since the American election results were announced. On a less depressing note, the SRC fall elections are happening this week! Read on to find out how to vote, and to learn all about the other events happening on and off campus this week at UNBSJ.




  • Fall Elections (Voting): November 6th – 10th, ONLINE. With campaigning wrapping up last week, the candidates are anxiously awaiting your votes. Make sure to hop onto your MyUNB eServices and vote; it only takes a minute. Don’t miss out on the chance for your voice to be heard!




  • Fall Reading Day: November 10th. Don’t forget, there are no classes happening this Friday! Make sure that you spend the day doing what you need to do, whether that be catching up on homework or finally binge watching the new season of Stranger Things.
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International Students:


  • Immigration Information Sessions: November 10th, 3:00pm, Ganong Hall 215. Starting on November 10th, the UNBSJ International Student Advisor, Ase Kelly Berg, will be providing weekly information sessions to any and all international students who require assistance with or information about renewing study permits, gaining post-graduation work permits, and/or gaining travel authorization. Any student with questions is welcome to drop in.




UNB Opportunities:

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  • Career Talks (Networking Event): November 14th, 6:00pm, Lily Lake Pavilion. Join UNB alumni for an evening of free advice! Students / recent graduates will get invaluable tips from UNB alumni on the four following professional development topics:
    • Resume and Interviewing Skills
    • Making a Good First Impression
    • Practical Tips on Growing Your Network
    • Career Advice for Arts, Science and Business Students



  • This is a great opportunity to expand your network, connect with alumni, and gain a better understanding of how education and career interests relate to future jobs.
    • Note: A poutine bar will be available for dinner. All interested attendees should RSVP with Mary Duffley at mary.duffley@unb.ca.


Seawolves Sports:


  • Basketball:
    • Women’s Game: November 12th, 11:00am, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre.
    • Men’s Game: November 12th, 1:00pm, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre.
      • Join the Seawolves in their season opener games as they take on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams!
      • Admission: Adults/Seniors = $5.00 & Children/Students = FREE
  • Volleyball:
    • Women’s Game: November 12th, 3:00pm, G. Forbes Elliot Athletic Centre. Come and cheer on your Seawolves as they take on the Mount Allison Mounties this weekend!
      • Admission: Adults/Seniors = $5.00 & Children/Students = FREE


Holiday Hot-Spots:


  • Rothesay Yule Christmas Market: November 12th, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Rothesay Netherwood School. With the holidays just around the corner, and assignments and exam prep making it almost impossible to start shopping for gifts, the Rothesay Yule Christmas Market could be your one-stop-shop! Filled with an assortment of vendors selling everything from holiday decorations to fashion, you just might find something special for all of the people on your list.


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Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.