If you’re a tad anxious as you research Canadian universities, check out The University of Manitoba. This school offers a unique program called University 1 which offers all kinds of support for first-year students. You can read more about it here, but it certainly caught our attention!
This nice place has even published a U1 Start Book, which helps you map out your university program and even suggests what courses you should be taking at the high school level to prepare! Since the University of Manitoba is one of our oldest Canadian universities, having been around since 1877, we’re pretty sure they know what they’re doing there. University of Manitoba is, after all, the first western university.
The University of Manitoba has a Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. Not sure what you can do with this type of post secondary degree? Check out their site to learn more.
Check out this video to see what it would be like to be a student in the Architecture program.
This is one of the only Canadian universities we’ve found with an Icelandic department—cool! (See what we did there?)
Discuss issues about global economy, climate change reform, food shortages, and other global, social, and political issues through the Global Political Economy program.
Take advantage of an Engineering program that will let you focus on a range of areas such as electrical, computer, biosystems, civil, manufacturing, and aerospace.
If you enjoy the outdoors, physical activity, and learning how the human body moves, you may want to consider a post secondary degree in Kinesiology, Physical Education, Recreational Management and Community Development, or Athletic Therapy.
Get an undergrad degree in Pharmacy!
Study various biological processes and wildlife conservation at the Delta Marsh Field Station.
Become familiar with the Bison Fan Code of Conduct as you cheer on your Bisons!
There are three main athletic facilities for you to enjoy, which offer pools, gymnasiums, weight-training areas, an underground track, all kinds of courts, indoor tracks, a hockey arena, and pretty much anything you would ever need to play a sport or work out.
Two campuses make up The University of Manitoba: the Fort Gerry Campus (main campus) and Bannatyne campus (located in downtown Winnipeg).
Read up on where over 1,200 students each year choose to live: residence!
The University of Manitoba has an on-campus writing centre.
Enjoy free transportation between the two campus locations.
There’s all kinds of places to shop on campus—restaurants, florists, bookstores, and travel agencies (there’s even an optician to help your tired eyes recover after all those late nights of studying!).
Take the Bison Grocery Run on Saturdays to do your groceries.
Help enhance art and music on campus through tunnel vision, sculptural experience, and random acts of music.
Volunteer with the Students Helping Students program.
Hone your green thumb through the student garden initiative.
Listen to the campus radio station and stay up-to-date on goings-on around campus.
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University of Manitoba
424 University Centre
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
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