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A love letter to UM: 10 things students love about this university

February 14, 2024 — 
For Valentine' Day, we have a special love letter from students. From easy access to nature, gardens and park-like settings to spiritual spaces and experiences that  transform their learning experiences. Check out the video to see more and Happy Valentine's Day!

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How a small community transformed a science student experience

January 26, 2024 — 
Whether it's during a class, around the science faculty, or in the St John's College Student Association lounge, you can often find Karis Park studying or socializing with her colleagues in these places. We sat down with the fourth-year science student, also a 2023 St John's scholarship recipient, about her experience at St John's and how her student membership has improved her student experience at UM.   

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A UM graduate stands between the UM President and Vice-President (Indigenous), holding her diploma, at the graduation pow wow.


UM’s Blankstein Momentum Program assists in student success

June 23, 2023 — 
The Blankstein Momentum Program, offered by the Indigenous Student Centre, connects Indigenous students to UM resources they may not have known of or actively sought out on their own. Momentum uses a holistic approach that includes biweekly workshops (September – March), advisor meetings, access to tutors, group activities and cultural/spiritual care.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Reflecting on forty years of the Supervised Fieldwork Program

March 30, 2023 — 
Fieldwork helps create a community, bringing students together with alums in the workplace.

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Provide your feedback to help shape the UM student experience

March 13, 2023 — 
Complete the survey before April 3 for a chance to win great prizes.


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Give us your opinion for a chance to win

March 6, 2023 — 
First and final-year students: provide your feedback and have a chance to win up to $1000 in cash prizes and help improve the UM student experience. Now is your chance! 


Asper School of Business

The President’s Student Leadership Program visits The Pas

February 9, 2023 — 
The President’s Student Leadership Program (PSLP) will visit The Pas, Manitoba from February 10 to12, 2023, to meet with and learn from local leaders.

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Faculty of Architecture

COVID-19 Prompts Unique Living and Learning Solutions

September 9, 2020 — 
In response to predicted studio closures throughout the 2020 - 2021 school year, a group of fourth-year Faculty of Architecture undergrads decided to form their own studio environment. To accommodate COVID-19 protocols, the group had to think creatively; this studio space will also be their home.



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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The University of Manitoba Space Applications and Technology Society (UMSATS) is one of University of Manitoba’s largest interdisciplinary student groups

U of M team wins national satellite design challenge

February 22, 2019 — 
The challenge is held every two years, tasking student-led teams to design and build a fully-operation cube satellite that can conduct a space mission


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