Wednesday, December 2, 2020

UNB partners with Family Plus Life Solutions to expand mental health services

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On September 14, UNB Saint John announced that they are partnering with Family Plus Life Solutions to expand counselling services for students. By identifying as a UNB Saint John student, this provides access to counselling services through Family Plus at a reduced...

Orange Shirt Day and Mi’kmaq Treaty Day at UNB

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September 30 is Orange Shirt Day in Canada. Its purpose is to bring awareness to the residential school systems that existed in Canada until the 1990’s, and the loss of culture, various forms of abuse, and trauma that they caused to thousands...

Keep in shape this fall with UNB’s athletic programs

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Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the university to close many in-person facilities, the Athletics, Recreation, and Wellness department on campus is still offering opportunities to better your physical and mental wellness.  Outdoors 

Lorenzo Society hosts virtual book club

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UNB Saint John’s Lorenzo Society will be continuing their programming this year with a virtual book club, Lorenzo At Home.   The book club will be in the format of a moderated discussion, with between...

UNB Saint John launches Learning Communities for Fall 2020

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UNB Saint John is launching its Learning Communities program on Tuesday, September 29. (UNB Saint John/Twitter) These programs help students integrate themselves into the university community, and helps develop skills to be more well-rounded...

UNB-SRC fall by-election begins

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The SRC by-elections have begun, starting with nomination week. Students who are interested in running can get a nomination form by emailing the SRC's General Manager, Lorna McLellan, at generalmanager@unbsrc.ca. (UNB-SRC/Facebook) The form must...

How to manage stress

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These days, it seems like stress levels are skyrocketing; balancing classes, tests, midterms, projects, extra-curricular activities, and work is enough to make anyone feel overwhelmed. Here are some tips to help you manage stress during your busy life as a university student.

Be informed this Suicide Awareness Month

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September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Awareness month in Canada. According to the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, every day 200 people will attempt to die by suicide, and ten will succeed.  (CMHA/Website) Suicide is...

PC majority for New Brunswick’s 2020 snap election

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Results for this year’s impromptu provincial election came in quickly. It was the country’s first election during the pandemic. Here’s a round-up of the highlights and important outcomes. Higgs hugs his wife and daughters as he celebrates his...

How to thrive at school during COVID-19

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Starting university, or any post-secondary institution for that matter, is always a big step in someone’s life. During this pandemic, that step is an even more nerve-racking and unimaginable one, because there are all sorts of new rules to contend with. Students...