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Faith Olarinde presents to a judge at research day 2023

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Faith Olarinde wants to do more

May 9, 2024 — 
During Research Day on May 14, first-year master's student Faith Olarinde will receive the Ruth Asper Award in Kinesiology and Recreation Management. Established in 2003, the award helps support graduate student research and training within the faculty.

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St. John's College

Academic success isn’t always a linear line

May 8, 2024 — 
Since her bachelor's degree in science, Grace Okunnu has come a long way. As she completes her first year at the Max Rady College of Medicine at the Bannatyne campus, she reflects on the journey that has gotten her to where she is today. 

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A goose on Fort Garry campus, surrounded by snow. // Image from Melyssa Ward

Students

Student Success Week Spotlight: Kayla Barnabé

March 1, 2024 — 
Starting university was a daunting challenge. As a first-generation university student, the range of paths and choices to make were both invigorating and overwhelming.

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Students walking on Fort Garry campus in winter, near Buller Building.

Students

Student Success Week Spotlight: Mathea Belluk

February 29, 2024 — 
Do the things that challenge and scare you, and lean into the discomfort that may come with it. Not to be totally cliché, but there’s this saying, “life begins at the end of your comfort zone”, and I feel as though they are good words to live by.

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Student Success Week Spotlight: Sheri Shorting

February 28, 2024 — 
The theme that helped balance all the aspects within my life as a full-time student was learning how to prioritize self-care and wellness to avoid burnout.

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Snow covers the ground and trees around the Administration Building on Fort Garry campus.

Students

Student Success Week Spotlight: Haylyn Agacer

February 27, 2024 — 
Attend workshops. There are a variety of workshops that are hosted by different offices on campus that can help you, not just as a university student but also as a preparation to enter the workforce.

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Skating on Fort Garry campus.

Students

Student Success Week Spotlight: Gabrielle Oprea

February 26, 2024 — 
Feeling anxious about what the future holds is thankfully a normal part of life. When I felt anxious about my degree trajectory, I made sure to connect with an Academic Advisor to see if I was on-track (thank you UM Achieve for spelling it all out for me!).

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The University of Manitoba welcomed back all faculty and students to classes on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.

Students

Gain momentum: Student Success Week is February 26-March 1, 2024

February 9, 2024 — 
Remember, whether you’re hoping to build the skills you need to succeed, or reflecting on and trying to improve previous habits, you are not alone. A Bison is stronger within the herd and a herd of Bisons on the move is unstoppable!

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Photo of Student award winners with some of the donors' friends and loved-ones.

Faculty of Law

Passing the Torch

December 11, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Law honoured the lives and legacies of alumni and members of the Manitoba legal community at its annual Student Achievement Awards reception November 1, 2023. The Faculty welcomed families and friends of donors and loved ones in whose names awards were established, to meet face-to-face, the students who would be receiving the meaningful support intended to help them complete their degrees.

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marquee letters spelling "grad 2023" surrounded by white, brown, gold and blue balloons

Asper School of Business

Asper School of Business celebrates Fall Convocation 2023

October 19, 2023 — 
At Fall Convocation 2023, the Asper School of Business celebrates its first graduating cohort of Master of Supply Chain Management and Logistics (MSCM) students and a cohort of amazing new alumni!

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