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Nominations for Advising Excellence Award open now

October 7, 2020 — 
For the past two years, outstanding academic and student advisors have been recognized with the Advising Excellence Award. For 2020, now is the time for candidates to enter submissions — with a new deadline of October 30 just around the corner.

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Why you should reach out to an advisor in the virtual world

July 7, 2020 — 
UM’s academic advisors, like all of us, have had to make big changes to adapt to the virtual world. Advising is more than one meeting, it’s about student progression from the beginning to the end of their academic journey – it’s meant to help deepen students’ knowledge of their degree programs. An academic advisor can help you at any point of your journey to help guide you to academic success.

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Students

UM Achieve FAQs for Students

November 4, 2019 — 
UM Achieve is a software that you can access through JUMP, which allows you to look at the courses you’ve taken so far, and analyze where you can go from here.  We’ve broken down some of the most asked questions about UM Achieve

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Human Resources

Staff spotlight: UM leader wins international academic advising administrator award

October 28, 2019 — 
NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising awarded Wiebe with a Certificate of Merit of the Outstanding Advising Award—Academic Advising Administrator; an exceptionally competitive and highly distinguished award.

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Change in administration of ‘Summer Term’ creates strategic improvements to flexible learning

March 22, 2019 — 
Expanding upon its commitment to flexible learning, the University of Manitoba is restructuring its approach to summer academic offerings through the establishment of a Summer Term

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First 6 Weeks Winter

Students

The First 6 Weeks: Your guide to a successful first term

January 16, 2019 — 
For new students, the first few weeks of a new term can be difficult.

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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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Students

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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