Thursday, September 24, 2020

Get to know the candidates for the upcoming provincial election

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On August 17, the government called a provincial election for September 14. Here is a quick round-up of the information on each party. Progressive Conservatives  The Progressive Conservative Party has been led by Blaine Higgs since...

High turnout for FLIP Saint John rally to support Clinic 554

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On Thursday, August 27, Free Local Independent Perspectives (FLIP) Saint John hosted a public rally at the Rothesay Commons to demand abortion access and LGBTQIA+ funding.   (Travis Fortnum/Global New Brunswick) Good turnout, including political candidates

A brief history of the Black Lives Matter movement

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The Black Lives Matter hashtag has erupted over social media within the last few months. It's been seen all over Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and has been used all over the world. Black Lives Matter protests have erupted...

Paid summer employment available to students

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Looking for summer employment that relates to your degree program? Then the Summer Work-Integrated Learning Program (SWILP) may be for you!  UNB’s Office of Experiential Education, UNB Financial Aid, and UNB Career Development &...

Majority of students excluded from CERB

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The majority of students are being excluded from receiving the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), which supplements lost income due to the coronavirus. In order for students to qualify, they must have made a minimum of $5,000 working throughout the last 12...

Professors allowed to decrease exam writing time

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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many changes have been implemented at the university to ensure classes continue. Exams are no longer taking place in the gymnasium on campus and professors have the ability to either cancel them, move them online,...

Graduating Student Leader award dinner cancelled

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The 2020 Graduating Student Leader award dinner has been cancelled as a result of COVID-19. With all the uncertainty regarding COVID-19, the dinner has not been rescheduled but Mary Duffley, Associate Director UNB Alumni Office/Associated Alumni,...

COVID-19 Student Relief Fund

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The University of New Brunswick has announced it's own relief funding for students who have demonstrated financial need. Any UNB student registered for the Winter 2020 semester is eligible to apply for the new...

UNB hosting webinar on stress management

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Both UNB campuses are hosting a webinar on stress management to help students learn skills, tips, and ideas on how to support your mental wellbeing during these difficult times with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal government invokes Quarantine Act, NB tightens provincial borders

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On Wednesday, March 25, Canada's Health Minister, Patty Hajdu, announced that the government is no longer just asking those who return to Canada to self-isolate. She is invoking the Quarantine Act and forcing them to.