University of New Brunswick

University of New Brunswick exterieur

University of New Brunswick: CEFAM partner

University of New Brunswick is both CEFAM’s newest partner as well as our only partner in Canada. UNB is the oldest English speaking University in Canada, and offers a traditional college campus feel in the bilingual province of New Brunswick. UNB offers co-op opportunities, and access to a flourishing job market. Canadian University fees are attractive to students as well as the post-graduation work option.


1785 Founded in
8000 + students
85 clubs and organisations
95,000 Alumni
606 Faculty members (full time)
1,192 Number of international students (12%)
$354 million Research and development expenditures

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In 2021, UNB was awarded 5-stars from the QS World University Rankings, the second university in Canada to receive this rating.

In 2020, Maclean’s magazine ranked UNB sixth (tied with York University) out of 15 universities placed in the publication’s “comprehensive university” category.

In 2014, UNB was awarded the most entrepreneurial university in Canada by Startup Canada. The university has also supported in launching 23 new startup companies as of 2015.

Notable Alumni

  • Frank McKenna, prime minister of New-Brunswick
  • The University of New Brunswick has educated numerous Canadian federal cabinet ministers including Sir John Douglas Hazen, William Pugsley and Gerald Merrithew


The majors offered by the university are as follows:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Economics & Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Logistics
  • Marketing