University of New Brunswick (UNB) is a public university in Eastern Canada founded in 1785. UNB is the oldest English university in Canada, and is one of the four oldest universities in North America. UNB has two campuses. The main campus is located at Fredericton – capital of the Province of New Brunswick. There is another campus located at the seaport of New Brunswick – St. John. UNB has long enjoyed the reputation of research innovation and teaching quality among the universities in Canada.
Based on a survey made by the popular magazine, Maclean’s, UNB was ranked fourth among the comprehensive universities in Canada for the years 2013 to 2015. UNB has also received many outstanding teaching and research awards in Canada. The achievement made by UNB in the fields of education, law, science and engineering has made UNB a well-known university. Since its establishment, UNB has successfully educated many politicians, scientists, educators, engineers, and entrepreneurs. Six Loran Scholarships recipients has come from UNB.
UNB is also a member of several local and worldwide organizations in higher education. These include: AUCC (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada); IAU (International Association of Universities); CIS (Council of International Schools: Higher Education Committee).