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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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Students in a group studying in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library


The Next 6 Weeks

October 30, 2017 — 
New program offers continued supports for a successful first year of studies

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Staying afloat. The crucial first six weeks

September 13, 2017 — 
For new students, keeping up during the first few weeks of university can be a challenge. Standing in line for books, finding the best seat in each class and learning how to balance coursework and life outside of the classroom are all part of the typical first-year university experience – one that can be stressful.

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Degree planning made easy

March 10, 2017 — 
New resource will help students plan ahead and stay on track


Indigenous student advisor Justin Rasmussen also recently won a National Academic Advising Association award.

U of M student advisor selected for Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference

March 2, 2017 — 
Indigenous student advisor Justin Rasmussen has been selected for the esteemed 2017 Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference this coming June


Studying in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Sink or swim? Those crucial first six weeks

January 17, 2017 — 
To help make the transition from high school to university life easier, the First Year Centre has developed a First 6 Weeks program that aims to help students adjust to life at the U of M

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Academic policy changes and Limited Access FAQ

August 30, 2016 — 
A number of policy introductions and revisions designed to facilitate access to courses were approved.

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