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Students

First Year Centre advisors answer your top registration questions

June 23, 2021 — 
As a new UM student, there’s lots to do to prepare for your first year of studies! Here are answers to the questions that are most frequently asked at the First Year Centre.

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Students

Support for new students at the First Year Centre

May 7, 2021 — 
The First Year Centre (FYC) is the only office at the University of Manitoba specifically dedicated to first year students. Students in University 1 and other direct entry students can receive support from the FYC

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Students

Get an advantage with Summer Welcome on May 6

May 4, 2021 — 
For the first time, the UM First Year Centre is introducing Summer Welcome — a day of online programming to orient you to the University of Manitoba and help prepare you for your first year.

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Students

Get an advantage in your first year

August 6, 2020 — 
We want to ensure that you start university confident and secure that you’re going to do your best. For that reason, the University of Manitoba is offering online events and programming that will help you prepare for your first year. So, what can you do now to be sure you’re ready to hit the ground running in September? 

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Meeters and Greeters

Students

UM ‘Meeters & Greeters’ program is back!

July 29, 2019 — 
Alumni, faculty, and staff are invited to join in at Welcome Day, Tuesday, September 3, as over 2,500 new U of M students attend Orientation events at the Fort Garry Campus

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Students

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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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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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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Students

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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