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First Year Centre News Archive

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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Student in class

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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Students

Get your footing in the first 6 weeks

January 8, 2018 — 
The First 6 Weeks is an online guide that new students can use to help navigate the first months of university

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