Residence News Archive
December 7, 2023 —
To help ease the transition and make your move in as easiest as possible, here are five tips for new students moving into St John’s college residence.
November 27, 2023 —
Finding a place like home where you can connect with friends and enhance your student experience is what St John's college residence is about. Grace started her journey to Canada from Kenya to the University of Manitoba last fall, where she now stays in the St John's college residence. The first-year psychology student, currently in the Faculty of Arts, came to Canada last fall to the University of Manitoba, where she started her passion for learning about mental health. After 24 hours of travel to Canada, Grace felt at home at her college residence. Although it was late when she arrived, it took her no time to meet those around the residence, including the dons and residence council, who have quickly become some of her best friends.
November 20, 2023 —
The college seeks to enhance the UM experience for students. With thousands of students across campus, this small community offers its student members financial support, academic support, and on-campus housing. With something for all students, including undergraduate and graduate students, here are three reasons students should join the college.
November 10, 2023 —
After coming from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tawana came to the University of Manitoba in 2019, where she founded the College's Residence. In settling into a new life in Canada, Tawana felt at home when she walked into the doors of the College. Seeing the space she had in her room, quickly meeting friends in the food hall, and learning the opportunities available at the University, Tawana was excited for what was to come.
October 27, 2023 —
The St John’s college residence is a diverse place filled with students from all over the world. From Malaysia, India, Africa, and other countries worldwide, the students feel at home when they walk into the building. We caught up with Dean of Residence Matthew Bowman as the college looks to fill available rooms with January 2024 and Summer 2024 students looking for accommodation.
October 26, 2023 —
The college is a place for students to meet new people, find community, and amplify their student experience with our membership, including access to our scholarships and bursaries open to all UM students.
September 19, 2023 —
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.
September 12, 2023 —
Dating back to 1866, when St John’s College first opened, Matriculation has been an annual event where new students, staff, and fellows are welcomed into the college.
September 11, 2023 —
A week to remember for the St John's college community to kick-off the 2023-24 academic year.