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New Brunswick Community College
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Tuition: $2,600  Students: 4,000
26 Duffie Drive
Fredericton, NB      E3B 0R6
(506) 453-3641

New Brunswick Community College

New Brunswick Community College is a public community college that was established in 1968. Today, its regular student population is near 4,000 with around 10,000 additional students in other courses. Its goal is to “provide students with outstanding education in an intimate and personal setting. They will also work closely with qualified faculty who have solid academic credentials and real-life experience in their fields.” ... continued below

About New Brunswick Community College

Campus: Facilities, Residence and Location

The College has campuses in St. Andrews, Saint John, Moncton, Miramichi, Woodstock, and Fredericton Centre, both in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The campus provides students blackboards, access to libraries, look-up policies, student handbooks, and calendar of programs.

Student Services and Student Life

The College offers the following services to students: Accommodations (Accommodations Guidelines, Renters Check List, Listings); Student Counselling; Students with Disabilities; Daycare Services (College Of Craft And Design Childcare, Fredericton Childcare, Miramichi Childcare, Moncton Childcare, Saint John Childcare, St. Andrews Childcare, and Woodstock Childcare); Student Employment Centre; and Student Representative Council.

The Student Representative Council are the leaders, supporters, and organizers of the extra-curricular activities for students. Most of these activities are held at the NBCC campus, and the council is represented by a President and an executive as well as representatives from every class at the campus. Some of the activities that the Council organizes are: Orientation, Winter carnival, Spring fling, Graduation, Sports, Karaoke nights, Video game nights, and Fundraisers. The Council of Student Executives is a group of SRC executives from all NBCC campuses and they serve as representatives of the entire NBCC student body.

Graduates who would like to become a part of the New Brunswick’s Alumni can join the NBCC Alumni Association. Its branches are at Woodstock, St. Andrews, Saint John, Moncton, Miramichi, and Fredericton. Some of the benefits of becoming an alumnus include: networking, educational events, reunions, unlimited opportunities to rekindle and renew friendships, and a lifelong connection to the community college.

Academic Programs

New Brunswick offers the following programs: COOPERATIVE EDUCATION (Chemical Technology (CO-OP), Electrical Engineering Technology: Electronic Communication Systems (CO-OP), Electrical Engineering Technology: Computer Systems (CO-OP), Industrial Control Technology (CO-OP), Information Technology: Programmer- Analyst (CO-OP), Mechanical Engineering Technology : Buildings - Energy and Environment (CO-OP), Mechanical Engineering Technology: Production Management (CO-OP), Mechanical Technician (CO-OP), and Power Engineering Technology (CO-OP)); CONTINUE EDUCATION (Non-credit courses for personal interest and development; college credit courses for personal interest, career development, or to apply toward a college program; and complete programs, leading to a college certificate or diploma); CORRESPONDENCE SERVICE (Secondary (English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Accounting, Law, and Geography); and Post-Secondary (Business Administration, Civil Engineering Technoloogy, Electrical Engineering Technology, Human Services, Mechanical Engineering Technology); and CUSTOMIZED TRAINING).

Off-Campus Living

Student Services provide students a list of housing options available at Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, and Woodstock. Students who want more information regarding housing accommodations can use New Brunswick's Housing Search Tips to help assist them in making informed decisions.

Fredericton Information

Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The city is an important cultural, artistic and educational centre for the province and is home to two universities - the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University. As a provincial capital, its economy is inextricably tied to the fortunes of the public sector; however, the city also contains a growing IT and commercial sector. The city boasts the highest percentage of residents with a post-secondary education in the province and one of the highest per capita incomes.

Fredericton is home to cultural institutions such as the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, the York-Sunbury Museum and The Playhouse, t he latter which serves as a venue for theatre, concerts and other entertaining diversions. The city hosts the annual Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, attracting regional and international jazz and blues artists.

Fredericton enjoys a mild climate compared to most of Canada, although its location away from the coast means it is more prone to extreme temperatures than most other major cities in Atlantic Canada. The average January low temperature is -15°C; while the average high in July and August is 26°C.



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