The Faculty of Law honoured the lives and legacies of alumni and members of the Manitoba legal community at its annual Student Achievement Awards reception November 1, 2023. The Faculty welcomed families and friends of donors and loved ones in whose names awards were established, to meet face-to-face, the students who would be receiving the meaningful support intended to help them complete their degrees.
Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program?
The Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program consists of seven engaging and informative sessions each focusing on a specific topic that are 75 minutes in length. The sessions are led by U of M researchers and feature a 60 minute lecture followed by time for questions. Participants are encouraged to engage in lively discussions with their classmates during post-lecture refreshments.
2. Is the Seniors’ Alumni Learning for Life Program only available to University of Manitoba alumni?
Not at all! This program is open to all U of M alumni and friends who are 60-plus and have a love of learning.
3. Where can I park?
Parking passes for U-Lot (Innovation Drive at Rh Way) will be sent in advance of the first session and are included with registration.
4. What if I have mobility issues?
Accessible parking passes are also available and can be requested during registration. Please note that the university accessible pass must be used in conjunction with a government issued accessible pass.
In addition to accessible parking, reserved seating can also be made available for those with mobility concerns and can be requested during registration.
5. Can I register for just one session?
Currently, seating is limited so we are currently unable to accommodate requests to attend a single session.
6. How do I register?
Registration is easy and can be completed quickly by clicking here. You can also register by phone by calling (204) 474-7519.
7. What if I can’t make a session?
When you are unable to attend, we try to share the slides that were shown during the session with you via email. However, sharing slides is at the discretion of the researcher.
8. What do I need to bring with me?
Some participants like to bring a notebook with them, which is completely optional, to jot down anything they find of interest. All you need to bring is a curious mind and your enthusiasm for learning! Light refreshments will be provided.
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