Accreditation has been granted to the Landscape Architecture program
The Landscape Architecture Accreditation Council (LAAC) of the CSLA has granted the University of Manitoba, Landscape Architecture program a full six-year accreditation in May 2021. Due to COVID related restrictions and concerns, the accreditation review was planned and conducted remotely. Within three days, the review team met with students, recent graduates, department members, sessional instructors, facility coordinators, local practitioners, MALA reps, department heads, and senior administration. A video tour of facilities created virtual access to the Workshop, FABLab, CADLab, Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (C.A.S.T.), the Architecture/Fine Arts Library, and the studio space in the John A. Russell Building. The review team listened with great care to all comments and found that the program provides in general the required instruction, faculty, facilities and financial support as demanded by the profession and the public. The 2021 accreditation is accompanied by specific recommendations and suggestions. The department has started the discussion about possible actions.
Thank you to everyone involved in the preparation of the self-evaluation report and/or meeting with the review team in May. Your feedback and support were extremely important for the outcome of this effort.