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Events and opportunities for students

Week of July 16

July 16, 2018 — 

Interested in getting involved on campus? Don’t miss some of the great events and opportunities happening for students!


Mid-Day Mindfulness Drop-In
Wednesdays until July 25, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., 474 UMSU University Centre

Career Choices: Figuring Out Your Future
Wednesday, July 25, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., 474 UMSU University Centre
Pre-registration required

Observational Astronomy Open House
Wednesday, July 27, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., 240 University College

Capacity Building Workshop Series
Fridays until August 10th, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 474 UMSU University Centre


Be a Welcome Mentor
The Welcome Mentors program pairs new international students with experienced U of M students. Mentors complete training to support mentees during their transition to the University of Manitoba. Mentors provide intercultural, personal, and academic support to their mentees via one-on-one interactions and conversations. 
Application deadline: July 31

Reading to Write Program for Undergraduate Students
Two sessions: July 1 – 31 and August 1 – 31
This free online program aims to help new students with introductory course assignments, academic writing and reading and appropriate source use
Registration is required, please contact academic_learning [at] umanitoba [dot] ca

Student Peer Mentoring Programs
Applications are open for the 2018-2019 academic year for both mentors (returning students) and mentees (new students). There are specialized opportunities for first-year, Indigenous, and international students in both long-term and short-term commitments. Application deadlines vary for each program and role.

For events and opportunities specifically for international students, click here

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