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Events for Alumni & Friends

We welcome University of Manitoba alumni and friends to join us at events held in Winnipeg, across Canada and internationally.


Career Month

This month, the University of Manitoba celebrates Career Month by hosting a number of events and opportunities on campus for students and recent grads to explore career possibilities and connect with future employers.

Date: January 9 to February 8
Time: Various times
Location: Various locations
Full Details: For the full schedule of over 20 events, visit the Career Services calendar

2017 Career Fair

Connect with close to 100 potential employers and learn what skills they’re looking for. This event is open to U of M alumni and current students.

Date: January 17 and 18
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on January 17 | 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on January 18
Location: Multi-Purpose Room, University Centre

Alumni Relations will also offer complementary professional head shots for students and alumni to be used on their LinkedIn accounts.

Upcoming Events

U of M Alumni Reception in Ottawa

Join us and fellow local alumni to hear about the exciting growth and innovations at the U of M and how you are an important part of this transformation.

Date: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: The Westin Ottawa | 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Hors d’ oeuvres and a complimentary drink will be provided. Cash bar service.

Please RSVP online, or by emailing, or by phone to 1-844-616-1446.

Please advise of dietary or mobility requirements with your RSVP. 

Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program

We are excited about our upcoming Spring 2017 series that be held on Wednesdays beginning on March 29, 2017 from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, 196 Innovation Drive (Smartpark, near Fort Garry Campus).

NOTE: The Spring 2017 Session is now sold out. If you would like to be added to a waiting list, please email Alumni Relations.

Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence

This annual event being held at the Met this year, is a chance to celebrate some of the University of Manitoba’s most outstanding graduates who are making a lasting impact at home and around the world.

Date: May 2, 2017
Location: The Met

POSTPONED: Visionary Conversations – Why do we allow poverty to persist in Canada?

What role should corporations, individuals, governments and non-profit organizations play in reducing poverty? More details here.

Date: To be determined

University of Manitoba Bisons

Go to a Bisons game!

Support our Bison athletes at home and on the road. Enjoy family fun and special alumni pricing throughout the season.



Homecoming 2017

Dates: September 11-17

Homecoming is a tradition of celebrating how our university experience shaped who we are. You can reconnect with old friends, reminisce about your years on campus and create new memories.

We look forward to seeing you at Homecoming 2017!

2016 Reunions

Did you graduate in 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 or 2011? Then you are celebrating a reunion milestone in 2016!

For more information on alumni reunions, click here.

Additional University of Manitoba events

Events of all kinds are happening on our campuses throughout the year. Keep track with the full University of Manitoba events calendar.

Are you organizing a University of Manitoba alumni event in your faculty or city? Let us know so that we can promote it here.

Be sure to keep your contact information up to date so that we can inform you of alumni events happening near you.

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