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Students

Five reasons to meet with an academic advisor

November 1, 2018 — 
The following article is published as part of a series of articles on academic advising featuring the writing of University of Manitoba advisors. Have you met with an academic advisor yet? If not, you should. Advisors can help you clarify your academic goals and then make decisions to reach them. Whether you have one goal in mind, or are working towards a few, here are the top five reasons to check in regularly with an advisor.

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Next 6 Weeks

Students

Next 6 Weeks program will help you stay on track

October 30, 2018 — 
As transitioning to university is a process that can take some time, the First 6 Weeks program helps students manage the transition to life at the University of Manitoba.

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Find your balance in the first six weeks

September 6, 2018 — 
The first few weeks of a new term can be a difficult balancing act. For new students, this is especially true

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Upcoming Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) information

April 12, 2018 — 
The Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline for Winter/Summer spanned courses and online courses is April 17, 2018.

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Next 6 Weeks

Students

Stay on track with the Next 6 Weeks program

February 27, 2018 — 
Transitioning to university is a process that can take some time. The First 6 Weeks program was developed in 2014 as a way to help students manage the transition to life at the University of Manitoba.

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Students

What is academic advising? 

February 26, 2018 — 
Since starting classes at the University of Manitoba, you have likely heard someone say, “You should go talk to an academic advisor.” As the University 1 First Year Centre Coordinator, that sounds like great advice to me.

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Talk to your academic advisor about more than class selection and graduation checks

January 11, 2018 — 
Many students go to advisors for help selecting classes, understanding program information and completing graduation checks. But advisors can help with other questions as well. 

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Get your footing in the first 6 weeks

January 8, 2018 — 
The First 6 Weeks is an online guide that new students can use to help navigate the first months of university

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Have a holistic holiday

December 15, 2017 — 
Consider the meaning of Winter Solstice and the spirit of rest and rejuvenation

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Students

UM Achieve can help answer academic questions

December 6, 2017 — 
Whether you’re registering for courses, getting ready to graduate, or thinking about exploring a new degree path, UM Achieve is a resource you should check out.

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