Special Interest Clubs and Societies

 
 

Email:
info@rivortonrovers.ca
Club Status:
Ratified

1st Rivorton Rovers

Looking for fun, friendship and adventure in the great outdoors? Interested in getting involved in your community? If so, why not check out the UNB/STU Rover Crew, aka 1st Rivorton Rovers. Rovers is a coed division of Scouts Canada, open to anyone between the ages of 18 to 26. Rovers develop and manage their own program under the mentorship of a respected advisor. If you have a background in Scouts, Guides, Cadets, or no experience at all, we would love to meet you. 

The Rover Crew typically holds short business meetings every other Sunday and tries to hold at least one outdoor event each month. Please see our new website

 

Email:
lquick@unb.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

ArtZone

ArtZone is Fredericton's Student Art Collective. 

As a home base for students interested in the visual arts, ArtZone provides opportunities to develop art-making skills and self-expression through workshops and from one another. 

ArtZone takes a hands-on approach to learning about media and techniques like bookbinding, photography, painting, printmaking, weaving, film and so much more.  No experience required…just bring your interest and desire to learn! 

ArtZone plays a vital role in fostering a strong arts community on the UNB campus for students from UNB/STU/CAT/NBCCD/NBCC/ All are welcome! 

Release your inner artist! 

 

Email:
unbastronomyclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Astronomy Club

The UNB Astronomy Club aims to organize UNB students interested in astronomy and make use of UNBF's telescopes in such a manner that inter-club events can be organized and public outreach can be conducted for the benefit, education, and entertainment of these students and members of the public.

 

Email:
unbbestbuddies@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Best Buddies

Our program gives people with intellectual disabilities the chance to have experiences which most people take for granted - going for coffee, out to a movie, or simply enjoying the company of a good friend. To this end, Best Buddies establishes chapters at high schools, universities and colleges across the country. At each chapter students are matched with individuals with intellectual disabilities who share similar interests. 

The "Buddy Pairs" call each other weekly and get together approximately twice a month. Four times a year all the Buddy Pairs at a chapter hold a group activity. 

 

Email:
unb.stu@mealexchange.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Campus Food Strategy Group

Vision: The Campus Food Strategy Group for UNB and STU is committed to working towards creating a campus community which supports healthy and sustainable food systems, with students and staff who are aware of the environmental, social, and economic benefits of these systems. 

Mission: The Campus Food Strategy Group for UNB and STU seeks to increase access to inclusive educational opportunities and hands-on learning experiences for students and staff surrounding sustainable food systems, through the creation of a campus garden and the facilitation of workshops. 

We currently have a small garden at Renaissance College on Charlotte Street and are working on proposing a larger one for the main campus. We will also be running a couple of workshops in the spring around growing food. 

 

CUCOCH UNB

CUCHOCH is a conference held at Queen's University in New Brunswick.  This club is for individuals interested in attending the conference.  The conference focusses on current healthcare models in Canada and promotes discussion and education in the same field.  Individuals have the opportunity to listen to guest speakers, take part in workshops, and socialize with like-minded individuals. 

 

Email:
unbenactus@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

enactus unb

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world.

 

Email:
unb@ewb.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

engineers without borders

Engineers without borders is a movement of professional engineers, students, volunteers and supporters that work towards creating more opportunity and positive change for Africans. We try to identify long term solutions to poverty by focusing on the needs of the communities, such as access to clean drinking water and critical infrastructure, increasing farmers profits, and supporting business opportunities for entrepreneurs.

 

EntrepeneurshIp & Innovation Society

The EIS promotes entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership by celebrating new businesses and sustainable economic opportunities, supporting the pursuit of innovative solutions through access to in-demand technology and creative skills, and leveraging self-managed professional teams through continuous learning and team collaboration approaches, along with supporting projects which share these values and goals.  Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/entrepreneurshipInnovationSociety/

 

Email:
fossilfreeunb@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Fossil Free UNB

Fossil Free UNB is an organization devoted to climate justice, social change, and raising awareness about the impacts of fossil fuel investment and infrastructure at UNB and in New Brunswick. Our primary goal is to have UNB remove investments in the 200 largest fossil fuel extracting companies and put those investments into greener, cleaner, and less risk options.  Part of this involves raising awareness of the clean energy sectors in New Brunswick. 

Fossil Free UNB is part of the largest student lead university campaign in history with over 500 universities campaigning for divestment internationally.This group is all about meeting like-minded people, learning new skills, and making a difference in the world. We are a dynamic, engaged, and passionate group who are ready to take action and get involved! 

 

Email:
unb.brigades@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Global Brigades

We are a chapter of the largest student-led health and sustainability organization, Global Brigades. Global Brigade’s mission is to provide rural communities with sustainable solutions under a holistic service model, in order to improve health, water, sanitation, and economic infrastructures. Currently, the UNB chapter offers the opportunity to participate on medical/dental, public health and water brigades to Honduras.

 

Email:
hot.topics.healthcare@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

 

Hot Topics in Healthcare

Hot Topics in Healthcare holds open monthly sessions for students to attend to further their knowledge about current events and issues in healthcare. Each month a different topic will be in focus and members are welcome to sit back, enjoy some food and learn about both international and national healthcare. Members are also able to present an argument/information of their own interest regarding the monthly topic. This group encourages students to form new opinions and learn about hot topics in healthcare through conversation and debate.

 

Interenational Volunteer hq

IVHQ strives to encourage humanitarian aid on all walks of earth. The Club aims to raise enough money to fund trips for UNB students interested in participating in volunteer opportunities abroad.  Likewise, the club also aims to raise money to donate for the IVHQ cause.  The club meetings are set up to commence on October 3rd and terminate on the last day of April.  

LINK

 

Email:
medlifeUNB@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

MEDLIFE


MEDLIFE is a secular, volunteer-run global health organization whose mission is to help families achieve greater freedom from the constraints of poverty, empowering them to live healthier lives. Our patients did not choose to be poor, but they do choose to strive for a better life. MEDLIFE stands beside them in this pursuit. We seek to achieve this goal through partnering with motivated individuals from poor communities working to improve their access to MEDs: Medicine, Education, and community Development.

 

MUSIC SOCIETY

The UNB Music Society is a platform for various musical acts that include but are not limited to: apace, pop/rock bands, chamber orchestra, and other solo/group performances. 

 

Email:
mentalhealthunb@gmail.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

Partners for Mental Health: UNB Chapter

This is a club that is intended to provide UNB students with the opportunity to discuss and learn about mental health in a safe and positive environment. The club will hold events, fundraisers, information sessions, etc. in order to raise awareness and/or funds towards mental health. The Partners for Mental Health Organization will be teaming up with us in order to provide resources and materials, while also providing a charitable organization that any money raised can go towards.

 

Email:
rprdclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Rapid Prototyping Research & Development Club

The Rapid Prototyping Research and Development Club provides UNB students with an opportunity to learn about, and use, rapid prototyping devices like 3D printers and CNC machines. On top of simply learning about these devices, determined students will be given a chance to work collaboratively with others to develop and produce novel rapid prototyping concepts and designs.

 

Email:
righttoplayunb@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Right to Play UNB

The object of the Club is to: 

a. Educate UNB students about sport for development, and raise awareness of Right to Play’s programs on an international and local level. 

b. To raise funds for Right to Play initiatives internationally. 

c. To encourage membership growth in university clubs by creating an inclusive club-community and providing active membership roles.

 

Email:
spectrum@unb.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

Spectrum

Spectrum is a social/support group celebrating the diversity of the LGBTQ community and gay-friendly peoples at UNB and STU. Weekly meetings are open for both students and non-students to attend, and may feature various 'theme' nights from fun and games to more serious current event discussions impacting the LGBTQ community. 

 

Email:
unbsos@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Students Offering Support

UNB SOS is an association of UNB students interested in providing support to the student body and those less fortunate around the world. We aim to raise funds an awareness for our community development project through our 'Exam-AID' initiative, while providing a meaningful service for students.

 

Email:
redbrigadeunb@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

The Red Brigade

The Red Brigade Fan Squad is affiliated with the University of New Brunswick athletics department. If you're looking for a good time while attending basketball, volleyball, hockey or soccer games and feel like being social before hand, the Red Brigade is the club for you! 

 

Email:
unbredcrossclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

The Red Cross Society

The UNB Red Cross Club meets bi-weekly on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm in the basement of MacLaggan Hall, room 012. Our club strives to bring people together to pursue the mission of the Canadian Red Cross Society, which is “to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.” We are open to any students, faculty, and staff from UNB and STU. We also organize events to promote the mission and goals/projects/programs or the Club and the Society. Lastly, we provide first aid training to members at a discounted rate and provide first aid coverage at events on campus. 

 

Email:
townhouseexec@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

TOWNHOUSE

Are you an off-campus student at UNB? Join TownHouse to have a similar Orientation and University experience as on-campus students! 

 

Email:
unbdebateclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Debate Club

The UNB Debate Club helps students develop organized debatingskills on a competitive level by holding regular debate sessions in a wide range of subjects.

 

Email:
unbdramaclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Drama Club

The UNB Drama Club is dedicated to producing quality student led theatre as well as providing acting opportunities to those outside of the regular drama program. Members become part of a team which places value on accountability, responsibility, and hard work.

 

Email:
UNBDOE@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Duke of Edinburgh

The UNB DOE seeks to: 

  • Provide a positive environment for UNB undergraduate students to discuss the Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Provide the members of the Society with an opportunity for social development
  • Promote the objectives of the award
 

Email:
UNBeSS@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB eSports Society

The UNB e-Sports Society develops competitive teams in League of Legends, Starcraft 2 and DoTA 2 at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. 

Every year we plan to provide resources and events to help players get better, and make friends

 

Email:
unbfinanceclub@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Finance Club

Finance Club is the place where you will meet people who share a common interest in finance. The club is run in a friendly and stimulating environment at SH300 every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm (or beyond if needed). Members will get to discuss about the capital markets (stocks and bonds), watch presentation from other members and professors, learn about career development, play games, watch movies and so on. The financial world is fun and we hope to be able to deliver that experience to our members.

 

UNB FIRECATS RACING TEAM

Design. Build. Race. The UNB Firecats Racing Team is a group of students who compete against top level universities in a global formula-style race series that is hosted by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).  We share a passion for vehicles and are the next generation of leaders. 

 

Email:
unbhop@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Health Outreach Program

The University of New Brunswick Health Outreach Program (UNB HOP) is a student led initiative based at the Fredericton Campus. Our goal is to provide opportunities for students in all academic programs to participate in health related volunteering and advocacy. Through programs in mental health, sexual health, disabilities and physical activity we aim for students to become more educated on provincial health care issues.

 

Email:
y3dhj@unb.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Rocket Club

The UNB Rocket Club is dedicated to those with a keen interest in the fields of rocket propulsion and aerospace. We offer members the chance to build and fly model rockets as well as participate in group outings and Kerbal Space program nights. Students can gain practical hands on experience through larger team projects such as the design and test firing of hybrid propulsion systems. 

 

Email:
unbmeditation@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB paths to mindfulness

The society's purpose is to introduce and foster meditation practices, and the various benefits therein, to its members, practice meditation in various forms as a group, and discuss and share in a healthy and constructive manner any group or individual experiences relating to meditation (i.e. difficulties, benefits, insights). Anyone is invited to join for news and updates on weekly held meetings. Please join our group on facebook or email us at unbmeditation@gmail.com for more information and updates.

 

QMunity

Qmunity's purpose is to unite, support, and provide visibility to gender and sexual minorities (GSM) at UNB. Our purpose is to unite, support and provide visibility to the UNB GSM community.  We want to ensure GSM students feel safe and welcome on campus. As part of our mandate, we will organize events, provide necessary resources to students and staff, and unite the UNB GSM community. We believe in unity through diversity. Allies welcome. 

 

Student united way

Did you know 1-in-4 Frederictonians benefit from United Way supported programs and services? You can help! Your Student United Way works to bridge the gap between campus and the community.  

 

Email:
unbspring@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB S.P.R.I.N.G. 

UNB S.P.R.I.N.G is a club that pairs up university students with a child with a complex health condition for a weekly gym and swim program. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a group promoting physical activity for youth while having a ton of fun we would love to have you join us! 

 

Email:
wildsoc@unb.ca
Club Status: 
Ratified

UNB Wildlife Society

Group dedicated to those who are interested in all forms of wildlife. We engage in mostly outdoor activities such as hiking, bird watching, and snowshoeing. We also provide other fun events such as movie nights, art contests, and parties.

 

Email:
unbwomeninengineering@gmail.com
Club Status: 
Ratified

Women in Engineering Society

The Women in Engineering Society is a movement of students who are interested in promoting diversity and inclusion within the engineering profession. We provide information to students about the challenges that women face in the workforce and provide networking and professional development for female engineering students with other female engineers.So please feel free to send us an email if you have any further questions or would like to join our group!

 

Club Status: Recognized

YOUNG GREENS UNB

Be apart of the future of Canada and New Brunswick!  Learn about local and federal politics while meeting like-minded individuals and getting your foot in the political door! We believe in non-violence, self-determination, citizenship, social justice, equality, a participatory democracy, local self-reliance, and living within our ecological means.  Does this sound like you? Contact us!