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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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Banner enhancement program

March 10, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has embarked on an initiative to refresh the Aurora experience by developing a foundation to support new capabilities for an improved student and staff experience

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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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On campus vs. distance courses – what’s the difference?

June 10, 2019 — 
As we near the start of Fall and Winter registration, we encourage students to consider what their upcoming schedules will look like


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Top 3 things to know as you transition from 1st year to 2nd year

May 13, 2019 — 
Congratulations! You’ve made it through your first year of university! This is a great accomplishment.

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Prepare now for next term

April 3, 2018 — 
We know you haven’t left yet, but maybe it’s time to start thinking about next term

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