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Welcome from the Director of Student Recruitment

As the 2014/15 school year draws to a close, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your dedication, hard work and support of the U of M. We are very much looking forward to welcoming many of your students onto campus this September and having them join our community!

Please let your students know that should they have any questions over the summer, we are here to help. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm, with extended hours on Tuesdays until 7:00pm.  We can also be reached by phone at 204-474-8808 or by email at admissions@umanitoba.ca.

On behalf of the entire Student Recruitment team, I wish you all a safe and restful summer.

Lisa Kachulak-Babey
Director, Student Recruitment
Phone: 204-474-8805
Lisa.Kachulak@umanitoba.ca


Admission Offers
Provisional offers of admission have been made to eligible applicants based on interim grades. Please note that provisional offers of admission are pending final grades. Offers will be finalized upon processing final high school grades after graduation.

*Note: Dental Hygiene and Kinesiology & Recreation Management use various criteria in the selection process; therefore, offers will be made to successful applicants upon submission of final grades.

  • Admission offers must be accepted in the online application portal. June 1st, 2015 was the deadline for many students to accept their offer of admission. Students who receive their admission offer after June 1st will be assigned an alternate acceptance date. Students who miss their offer deadline may be granted an extension if requested in a timely manner. Acceptance extension applies to U1, Arts and Science students only.
  • Students who applied after June 1st will be required to submit their transcripts to our office manually. Students should send their official transcripts to the University of Manitoba Admissions Office, 424 University Centre, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2.

Final Grade Requests
Final grade requests will be distributed to our contacts by June 15th, 2015 with an anticipated completion and return date of July 3rd, 2015. Please contact Gareth O’Brien (204-474-7890 or gareth.obrien@umanitoba.ca) if you have questions about this process or if you will not be able to provide grades and/or proof of graduation by July 3rd.

AP & IB Studies
Students who have indicated completion of Advanced Placement (AP) and/or International Baccalaureate (IB) studies will be contacted by our office.  While students are not required to submit their examination results, it is the responsibility of the student to ensure that results are released to the University of Manitoba. Results must be released if students wish to have consideration for university credits and scholarships.

Scholarship Offers
Scholarship offers have started going out by mail to eligible applicants. Scholarship offers will continue going out until offers have been made to all eligible applicants.

  • Scholarship offers must be accepted in Aurora. Students will use their University of Manitoba Student Number (7 digit number) to log into the student information system.

Contacting Admissions:

General Inquiries
Phone: 204-474-8808

Grade/Transcript Submission
Gareth O’Brien, Gareth.OBrien@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-7890

Admissions Officer
Lisa Brown, Lisa.Brown@umanitoba.ca
Phone:  204-474-8813

Application Help
admissions@umanitoba.ca

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Financial Aid & Awards Update

Chown Centennial Scholarship
High schools in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario are invited to select a recipient for the Chown Centennial Scholarship by completing a nomination form and returning it to Financial Aid and Awards. The value of the Chown Centennial Scholarship is $1,000. Please return completed forms to Financial Aid & Awards no later than June 30, 2015 to guarantee that the award will be applied to student fee accounts prior to the fee deadline in the fall.
 
The Chown Centennial Scholarship is to be offered to the best "all-around" student graduating from your high school and recipients may be selected according to criteria established by each school. Scholarship Entrance packages including the Chown selection forms have now been emailed to high schools. Please contact awards2@umanitoba.ca if your school has not yet received a nomination form.

Government Student Aid Applications
Applications for government student aid are now available online for the FALL 2015 & WINTER 2016 academic semesters. Please refer to your provincial student loan lender for more information. It is recommended that students apply at least 2 months prior to starting classes in the fall semester to guarantee that funds will be available before the fall fee deadline.

External Awards
A list of organizations which offer scholarships and awards that may be of interest to incoming University of Manitoba undergraduate students is available online. Awards with upcoming deadlines will be noted; students are encouraged, however, to search for scholarship opportunities year-round.

Because external scholarships and awards are administered by industry, government and private organizations outside of the University of Manitoba, students should read all of the information provided carefully and direct questions to the appropriate department listed on the application.

Schulich Leader Scholarships
Two Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients have been chosen. Please visit the Schulich Leaders website for more information.

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Aboriginal Student Recruitment Update
http://www.umanitoba.ca/indigenous

umanitoba.ca/indigenous

The Aboriginal Student Recruitment Team is available for classroom presentations and campus tours over the summer months.  Please contact a member of our team for more information:

Chris Lagimodiere, Lead Aboriginal Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-474-9983
Email: Chris.Lagimodiere@umanitoba.ca

Jen Storm, Aboriginal Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-474-7144
Email:
Jen.Storm@umanitoba.ca

For more information and upcoming events, visit umanitoba.ca/indigenous.

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Upcoming Events

Counsellors Seminar – Tues. Sept. 22, 2015

Hosted on campus, Counsellors Seminar is our annual day for high school guidance counsellors to visit the U of M, pick up the latest U of M materials, meet the Student Recruitment team, and hear important updates for the year ahead. Registration opens in August 2015.

Evening of Excellence – Tues. Oct. 27, 2015

High achieving students, parents, and families are welcome to attend this evening open house event on-campus.  Meet one-on-one with faculty, staff and current U of M students and learn more about our faculties and academic programs.  Evening of Excellence also features campus tours, application help, and scholarship info. Registration opens in September 2015.

Info Days – Wed. Feb. 17 & Thurs. Feb. 18, 2016

The U of M’s annual two-day open house for high school students features special lectures and presentations hosted by our faculties, an information village with info about all of the U of M’s programs and services, and an opportunity to take unique tours or see entertainment provided by our student groups. Registration opens in December 2015.

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Parent Nights

Schools interested in booking fall parent nights should contact Kelly Teixeira, Lead Student Recruitment Officer, at 204-474-8929 or Kelly.Teixeira@umanitoba.ca.

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Contact Us!

The Student Recruitment Team is here to serve you! If you have questions, if you require U of M materials for your school, or if you want to book a school visit, please contact a member of our dedicated team of recruitment specialists.

Lisa Kachulak-Babey, Director of Student Recruitment
Lisa.Kachulak@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8805

Kelly Teixeira, Lead Domestic Student Recruitment Officer
Kelly.Teixeira@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8929

Murat Ates, Student Recruitment Officer
Murat.Ates@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-7137

Chris Lagimodiere, Lead Aboriginal Student Recruitment Officer
Chris.Lagimodiere@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9983

Jen Storm, Aboriginal Student Recruitment Officer
Jen.Storm@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-7144

Sujitra Supachokjaroensin, International Student Recruitment Officer
Sujitra.Supachokjaroensin@umanitoba.ca

Phone: 204-480-1243

Alyssa Hnatiuk, International Student Recruitment Officer
Alyssa.Hnatiuk@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-7401

Meagan Halowaty, International Student Recruitment Officer
Meagan.Halowaty@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-480-1240

Nigel Repas, CRM Specialist
Nigel.Repas@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8925

Kyle Lougheed, Student Recruitment Events Coordinator
Kyle.Lougheed@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8806

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