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Brief Background

The University of New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, Canada. It has two campuses - the Fredericton campus and the Saint John campus. The Fredericton campus was founded in 1785, while the Saint John campus was founded in 1964. The university contributes to about 70% of all publicly funded research in the province of New Brunswick. It has a wide range of research facilities, particularly 20 research institutes and centres and about 65 major research laboratories. It has faculties of Arts, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Forestry, Kinesiology, Law, Leadership studies, Nursing and Science. The university has the UNB Saint John campus which is situated in Tucker Park in the Millidgeville neighbourhood. 

Infrastructure  

Some of the university’s notable research institutes include Atlantic Institute for Policy Research (AIPR), Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI), Centre for Nuclear Energy Research (CNER), Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), NB Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT), Urban and Community Studies Institute (UCSI). The Fredericton campus has a total of 3 libraries, namely  Harriet Irving Library, Science & Forestry Library and Engineering & Computer Science Library. The library houses all forms of resources such as print volumes, microforms, government documents (NB, Canada, and international) and maps, periodicals, DVDs, rare books, manuscripts, the University Archives, and a number of special collections. It also has access to electronic resources such as journals, databases (indexes & abstracts), electronic books, local and national newspapers, and a variety of reference materials. 

Residing options

The university has a wide array of on-campus residence options, 13 to be exact. These are Aitken House, Bridges House, Harrison House, Joy W. Kidd House, Lady Beaverbrook Residence (LBR), Lady Dunn Hall, MacKenzie House, McLeod House, Neill House, Neville/Jones House, Tibbits Hall in the traditional style residence, while Elizabeth Parr-Johnston Residence and Magee House Apartments in-suite and apartment-style residence. The accommodation rates for those staying in the traditionally styled residence range between $5,393 and $8,212 depending upon the preference of the room. The rates for those staying in the Elizabeth Parr Johnston Residence range between $6,183 and $8,548 depending upon the kind of room, while the security deposit rates for Elizabeth Parr Johnston Residence are in between $872 and $1, 185, while the rent for the months May to August range between $731 and $978 and for September - April, between $943 and $1288. 

Financial Aid

 The University has a total of 160 graduate-level scholarships. Some of the key scholarships are as follows: Bob and Joan Scott Scholarship for Biomedical Engineering the value for which is variable; Dr. Wu Yee-sun and Mrs. Wu Ho Man-yuen Memorial Graduate Bursary the value for which is variable and is open only to international students in need of financial aid; and School of Graduate Studies Travel Award which is valued at $2,000; Kay and Jim Dineen Memorial Scholarship valued at $8,000 for Chemical Engineering students; voqua/ADI Industrial Wastewater Treatment Scholarship valued at up to $14,250; Albert M. Stevens Scholarship valued at $2,500; Bremner Scholarship in Concrete Materials valued at  $1,000 for Civil Engineering. 

Jobs and Placements

The university has a wide range of career services to aid students such as personal career advisors, workshops, job Bank and events such as career fairs, UNB Volunteer Fair. 
(No proper or legitimate information is available on top-recruiters, employment rates apart from career services. ) 

Location

The Fredericton campus of the University of New Brunswick is situated on a hill overlooking the Saint John River, Fredericton, Canada. Those travelling by flight can access the Fredericton airport which is only 20 Km from the university. Students can make use of the taxi and bus services to get around the university; the complete information about the routes and charges are given on the official website of the university. Also, the website has the complete guide to on-campus and off-campus dining options which students can check out. 
 

Chemical Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering works with the aim to provide students with an all-round development through design, innovation and major research facilities. It offers Energy Conversion Engineering and Biomedical Engineering degrees in its undergraduate program, while its graduate program includes MEng which has the options of project or course. The course-based option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours, while the project-based option requires a minimum of 24 credit hours along with an industrial project, written report and oral presentation. The MScE course which a research-oriented program requires a thesis, research proposal and seminar. PhD program requires a comprehensive examination,  presentation of a research proposal, and defence of a thesis project. The department consists of  Dr. William Cook’s research lab. The department has a total of 13 full-time working faculty who have been published in eminent journals. Some of the Department’s key areas of specialization include Nuclear, Oil & gas, Recirculation aquaculture systems, Pulp & paper, Adsorption, Polymers, Nanotechnology, Engineering design education. 

Electrical Engineering

The Department of  Electrical Engineering strives to train students to handle the emerging challenges regarding alternative energy, self-driving cars, electric vehicles, thought-controlled prosthetic limbs and industrial robots in the said field. It offers Software engineering program in its undergraduate course, while its graduate course includes MScE, MEng and PhD programs. Its MScE program requires a research proposal, thesis and coursework of minimum 15 credits. The MEng program is a project-oriented course which requires courses of minimum 30 credit hours. The PhD program requires two oral examinations and one written examination along with a research proposal, thesis and courses with a minimum of nine credit hours.  The department consists of Smart Grid Research Lab and The Optical Fibre Systems research laboratory. The department has a total of 30 full-time working faculty who have been published in internationally recognized journals. Some of the Department’s key areas of specialization include Signal processing, Embedded systems, Software systems and Controls and instrumentation.

Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering provides fine-quality learning through effective planning, organizing, managing and execution of goals and by presenting students with hands-on experience ensuring effectivity. It offers Civil Engineering degree in its undergraduate program, while its graduate program includes MEng which requires a minimum of 24 credit hours along with a report. MScE is a research-oriented degree which requires a thesis and coursework of a minimum of 15 credit hours. The PhD program requires a minimum of 12 credit hours along with a comprehensive examination.  
The department has a total of 26 full-time working faculty who are the recipients of APEGNB Young Professional Achievement Award, Eric Garland Award for Excellence in Teaching, Walter Shanley Award among many others. They also have publications, presentations and significant research-oriented conferences to their name. Some of the Department’s key areas of specialization include Water and Environmental, Transportation, Structures, Materials, Construction Engineering and Management.

Technology Management and Entrepreneurship

The Department of Technology Management and Entrepreneurship fuses creativity and technology to produce innovative projects. It offers Diploma in TME and Masters in TME. The master’s program can be pursued either through project or report. The duration of the course is 1 year. The department conducts frequent innovation seminars which are open to faculty, graduate and PhD students.  The department provides a number of learning resources such as TME Toolbox, Business plan resources and breakdown of the business model canvas. The department also provides aid for fresh startups through the RBC Technology Commercialization Program. 

Mechanical Engineering

 The Department of Mechanical Engineering keeps up with the latest developments in the said field including those in bioenergy and biomechanics to provide students with theoretical as well as hands-on learning with the help of fine research-oriented facilities.  It offers Biomedical Engineering and Mechatronics degree in its undergraduate course, while its graduate course includes MEng program which is course-based and requires a minimum of 10 courses that is 30 credit hours. MSc program requires a minimum of four courses which is 12 credit hours. PhD program requires a thesis, four courses of 12 credit hours. The department consists of Bioenergy and bioproducts research lab. The department has a total of 17 full-time working faculty who have been published in internationally recognized journals. Some of the department’s key areas of research include Thermofluids and aerodynamics, Robotics and applied mechanics, Renewable energy systems, Mechatronics and Design, Manufacturing and materials processing, Biomedical and Acoustics and Vibrations.  

Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering covers all the necessary areas within geomatics and surveying and combines pragmatic and classroom learning to provide better understanding. It offers BScE, BGeom and D-GGE in its undergraduate course, while its graduate course includes M.Eng, which requires a minimum of 30 credits; M.Sc.E which requires a thesis, five graduate-level courses and a seminar. The PhD program requires five graduate-level courses. The department consists of Motion Lab and Geodetic Research Lab. The department has a total of 10 full-time faculty who are the recipients of  Talbert Abrams Grand Award, ASPRS John I. Davidson President's Award, NSERC Synergy Award for Innovation among many others along with publications in prestigious journals, participation in international conferences and report initiatives. Some of the Department’s key areas of research include Remote sensing & photogrammetry, Geographical and geospatial information, Ocean Mapping and Geodetic.

Pure Sciences 

The University of New Brunswick also constitutes a school of science. The Department of Computer Science offers BCS and BScSwE in their undergraduate degree, while their graduate degree includes Masters in Computer Science, Computer Science Co-op, Applied Cybersecurity and PhD degrees. The Department of Chemistry offers Major, Honours, Medicinal Chemistry Major, Medicinal Chemistry Honours and Honours Co-op in Chemistry and Honours Co-op in Medicinal Chemistry in its undergraduate program, while its graduate program includes M.Sc and PhD degrees. The Department of Physics offers MSc and PhD degrees in its graduate program. The Department of Biology offers undergraduate Honours (Thesis or Course), Majors and Minors courses in its undergraduate program, while its graduate program includes MSc and PhD degrees. The department of Mathematics and Statistics offers BSc and BA degrees in their undergraduate program, while their graduate program includes  MSc and PhD degrees.

 
 

Annual fees for Indians $14,512
Annual off-campus living $15,100
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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