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student-athletes pictured at the Active Living Centre

Another great year for Bisons in the classroom

November 23, 2020 — 
For the fourth consecutive season, Bisons student-athletes have set a new record at the University of Manitoba for the largest number of U SPORTS Academic All-Canadians

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A group of bisons student-athletes in the Active Living Centre Agora chatting

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Bison Sports announce 129 student-athletes with U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status for 2018-19

October 3, 2019 — 
The total is another record high for Manitoba and the third year in a row that a new record has been set

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Prepare for university courses with Prep Skills.

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Prepare for university courses with Prep Skills

April 23, 2019 — 
"Physics is a branch of the natural sciences. We look at the natural world around us and try to explain the concepts, with mathematics and models.” - Andriy Yamchuk

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(L-R) Josée Lavallée, Wanda Lavallée, James Lavallée, Joan Fox, Denis Lavallée.

Student athlete navigating the waters of success

October 9, 2018 — 
Kayaking superstar – and current U of M student – James Lavallée shows no signs of slowing down

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WHKY_ FWD-Erin Kucheravy

St. Paul's College

Bisons soar to new academic success record

October 4, 2018 — 
At the completion of the 2017-18 season, 123 of the 340 University of Manitoba student-athletes qualified for U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian status, topping the previous year's record of 117

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Student and parents at Head Start

Giving new students a Head Start

May 23, 2018 — 
On June 2, future University of Manitoba students, their parents and families are invited to visit the Fort Garry campus for Head Start, a half-day event designed to help them prepare for the first year of university by meeting faculty, staff and other students, exploring the campus and finding out about student services and supports.

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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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WTF: Why That Faculty?

March 29, 2017 — 
What happens now? As the winter term comes to an end, many first year students will have questions about next term, next year and next steps. Students completing University 1 may have more than a few. The First Year Centre – University 1 is offering a session this April that can help.

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WATCH: You applied to the U of M, now what?

May 11, 2015 — 
A video guide to help new students prepare for their first year.

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Team Manitoba, 2015 M&M Meat Shops Canadian Juniors gold-medallists, from left, skip Braden Calvert, third Kyle Kurz, second Lucas Van Den Bosch, lead Brendan Wilson. Top, coach Tom Clasper. (Photo, CCA/Michael Burns)


U of M students win national championship

February 3, 2015 — 
Winning the gold, UM students will now curl in world championships

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