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First Year Experience leaves UM’s newest students confident, prepared

September 22, 2020 — 
Although COVID-19 has transformed the university experience, students starting their first year at UM this fall are confident and prepared thanks to UM’s First Year Experience: a series of new online initiatives aimed at readying them for university life.

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How to get your Student Photo Identification (ID) card

September 1, 2020 — 
The Registrar’s Office is making it easier than ever for students to get their Student ID cards. Due to the temporary closure of some in-person services on campus, Student ID cards will be available for request online through Aurora! Once you have registered for courses, you are eligible to receive a University of Manitoba Student ID card. This ID card can be used to access many services and benefits available to students.

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UM’s back to school blitz

August 26, 2020 — 
Congratulations, you’re about to start your first year at the University of Manitoba! Let’s kick off the school year together, with a couple of exciting online events. These will be great opportunities to learn the ropes, put some faces to names, and begin to build your community.

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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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Welcome to UM’s First Year Experience

July 28, 2020 — 
New students offered holistic programming and support during their first year

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You have questions – here’s how to get answers

July 28, 2020 — 
Advisors are working hard to help you as quickly as they can. There are a few things you can do to get the answers you need, faster.

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Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Student and parents at What's Next? June 2019

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Parents’ Guide to First Year 2019

August 14, 2019 — 
As your student gets ready for their first year at the University of Manitoba, there are many ways you can assist in the transition from high school to university

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Students at Orientation 2018

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Top five reasons to attend Welcome Day

July 16, 2019 — 
For incoming undergraduate students Welcome Day is the perfect start to the academic year.

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Parent and new student at What's Next? event in June

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New event for new students: Making the Grade!

July 5, 2019 — 
The next UM Orientation event is Making the Grade! happening July 17, on Fort Garry campus

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