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Asper School of Business

Family enterprise case competition a milestone win for Asper

January 23, 2023 — 
The I. H. Asper School of Business is celebrating an exciting milestone with our first international graduate case competition victory

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Experience Matters

January 23, 2023 — 
As many employers will attest, having practical experience in your career field is one of the most desirable traits that a job candidate can have, and one of the best ways to stand out from the crowd of fellow job seekers. The question is, how can you gain that important experience if you’re still studying to complete your degree?  The answer lies in experiential learning.

Master of Human Rights Practicum students

Faculty of Law

Master of Human Rights Practicum Symposium 2022 brings students and mentors together

January 20, 2023 — 
The Master of Human Rights program’s annual Practicum Symposium took place on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The symposium gives students enrolled in the interdisciplinary graduate degree’s practicum stream an opportunity to present their major research papers and share experiences working at their respective placement sites.

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Asper School of Business

First ever Asper Leadership Case Competition kicks off in February

January 20, 2023 — 
The I. H. Asper School of Business is proud to host the inaugural Asper Leadership Case Competition (ALCC), presented by the Stu Clark Graduate School.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Follow your passion and start small

January 17, 2023 — 
In the fall of 2021, Stephanie Chesser, assistant professor in the faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, gave her students a unique assignment.

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Asper School of Business

Experiential learning continues to thrive at the Asper School of Business

December 2, 2022 — 

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Faculty of Architecture

Faculty of Architecture student Dallin Chicoine reflects on Co-op experience in Iqaluit

November 1, 2022 — 
reposted from The Manitoban on November 1, 2022; Faculty of Architecture co-op student, Dallin Chicoine reflects on his work term experience in Iqaluit

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Learning from the stars, and our backyards

October 14, 2022 — 
Experiential learning is more than career preparation, it’s life preparation

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Faculty of Architecture

Launching Careers with Cooperative Education

September 20, 2022 — 
Thirty students from all disciplinary streams secured work terms in summer 2022.

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Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law expands clinical options for experiential learning

August 5, 2022 — 
Starting this fall, third-year law students at Robson Hall have their pick of an expanded number of experiential learning, or clinical courses. Out of approximately 100 students coming into their final year of the University of Manitoba’s Juris Doctor program, over half applied for an externship opportunity to get a chance to roll up their sleeves and do some work helping clients with legal matters or seeing first-hand how law works in practice.

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