Arfan HajizadehCongratulations to UNB Saint John’s 2018 Valedictorian – Arfan Hajizadeh.

Arfan Hajizadeh will address the Class of 2018 as Valedictorian at UNB Saint John’s 44th spring convocation ceremony. He is graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree, with a Biology-Psychology major and a Chemistry minor.

While at UNB Saint John, Arfan has been a dean’s list student each year, mentor with the Promise Partnership, Learning Community leader, and a founder of both UNB Saint John’s Global Brigades and TEDxUNB Saint John.

In March 2018, Arfan was recognized by the UNB Associated Alumni with a Graduating Student Leader Award. This past February, Fusion Saint John presented him with a Faces of Fusion ‘Intrapreneur’ Award, which is given to individuals that have been part of or the lead on an innovation within a company or organization. Throughout his time at UNB Saint John, he has received numerous scholarships and prizes for his strong academic work.

An exemplary student, Arfan plans to pursue dentistry at McGill University in the fall.