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First Year Centre News Archive

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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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Next 6 Weeks

Students

Stay on track with the Next 6 Weeks program

February 27, 2018 — 
Transitioning to university is a process that can take some time. The First 6 Weeks program was developed in 2014 as a way to help students manage the transition to life at the University of Manitoba.

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Students

What is academic advising? 

February 26, 2018 — 
Since starting classes at the University of Manitoba, you have likely heard someone say, “You should go talk to an academic advisor.” As the University 1 First Year Centre Coordinator, that sounds like great advice to me.

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Students

Gain leadership experience at New Student Orientation

January 16, 2018 — 
Are you looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity on campus? New Student Orientation is one of the largest events at the U of M, involving over 6,000 students, staff and volunteers.

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