Wednesday, April 24, 2013

A-Z Challenge: U is for University of New Brunswick

This is A-Z. My theme is "All Things Grad School". The grad school I am going to is the University of New Brunswick which is perfect for my U post!

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) has campuses in both Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick. I'll be attending the Fredericton campus since that is where the Department of English is housed. There's a decent chance I'll visit the Saint John campus from time-to-time, but "home" will be UNB Fredericton.

Seriously, who wouldn't want to go to a school where the campus looks like this?

UNB was founded in 1785 making it the oldest public English-language university in Canada and one of the oldest universities in North America. It's average class size is 31 students and my guess is that my Master's level classes will be below that average. Small class size means more one-on-one time with professors and if there is one thing a good student wants, it's a lot of one-on-one time with professors.

I've never been to Fredericton. The furthest east in Canada I have been is Gatineau, Quebec (that's not very far east at all). Most importantly, though, is the fact that I cannot wait!

You're welcome to come and visit me; I'll leave the invitation open. You'll find me in a back corner of the Harriet Irving Library buried under a stack of books!


  1. Wow, it looks like a beautiful campus! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  2. It looks like a gorgeous place. I hope you're very happy there. I know I would be. I love Canada, but sadly haven't been able to go back in almost 20 years.

  3. Wow! Picture perfect! I am in love with ur Uni! :)

  4. That is a most beautiful campus Brandy! I want to check out your Botswana posts when I've caught up.
    Nearly there with the A-Z! Will look out for yr V post - I've put mine up already - about an hour ago at 1.00 p.m. Yours to still appear I imagine?
    Susan Scott's Soul Stuff