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U of M LINK Newsletter
In this edition:
  1. Evening of Excellence - Tues. Oct. 30
  2. Fall 2019 Applications
  3. BMO Leader of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarships
  4. Desautels Faculty of Music Open House - Oct. 11 & 12
  5. Faculty of Arts presents Frankenreads Winnipeg: Special Invitation & Field Trip Opportunity for High School English Classes - Oct. 31
  6. Help Build a New Umanitoba.ca
  7. Counsellors’ Seminar Presentations - Now Online!
  8. Preparatory Skills for University in Extended Education
Evening of Excellence - Tues. Oct. 30

Evening of Excellence

Students can experience everything the U of M has to offer at the Evening of Excellence – an evening open house for high school students interested in learning more about the U of M, as well as their family and friends. 

  • Explore the booths in our academic fair and program showcase to gather information about the programs and services that interest you.
  • Learn more about the application process, scholarships and awards
  • Discover the opportunities offered by the large and welcoming Indigenous Community on-campus
  • Connect with U of M faculty, staff and current students
  • Attend a “Preparing for University” presentation or tour a student residence

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Where:   2nd Floor, UMSU University Centre
Fort Garry Campus, Winnipeg, MB
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Students are required to RSVP for this event on our website: umanitoba.ca/eveningofexcellence

This is a come-and-go style event. Please encourage any of your interested Grade 12 students to attend - parents, family, and friends are also welcome!

For more information, please visit our website or contact:

Kyle Lougheed
Lead Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-474-8929
Email: Kyle.Lougheed@umanitoba.ca

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Fall 2019 Applications

Applications for Fall 2019 admission to all University of Manitoba Direct Entry programs are now available. Students can apply for admission on our website at umanitoba.ca/applynow. All applicants are encouraged to review our admission requirements prior to submitting an online application. 

Direct Entry Application Deadlines:

  • Desautels Faculty of Music: January 15, 2019
  • All other programs: March 1, 2019 (also the deadline for Entrance Scholarship consideration)

Application Fees:

  • Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents: $100 CDN
  • International Students: $120 CDN

After submitting an online application, students may check on the status of their application and review for any outstanding documents by checking their application portal. For complete application details, please see the Admissions website .

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BMO Leader of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarships

Applications for the 2019-2020 BMO Leader of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarships are now available. Valued at $16,000 ($4,000 per year over 4 years), the BMO Leader of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarships are awarded to exceptional high school graduates who combine outstanding leadership potential with academic giftedness. Please encourage your students to apply!

Scholarship applications and full details can be found on our website here:

The application deadline for both the BMO Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarship and the BMO Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarship is December 1, 2018. In addition to completing the scholarship application, students must also apply for Fall 2019 admission to the University of Manitoba by December 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Maria Roy
Awards Selection Coordinator, Financial Aid & Awards
Phone: 204-474-9860
Email: Maria.Roy@umanitoba.ca

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Desautels Faculty of Music Open House - Oct. 11 & 12

The Desautels Faculty of Music’s annual music Open House will be held on Thursday, October 11th and Friday, October 12th, 2018 at the Fort Garry Campus. We look forward to welcoming prospective music students on to our campus where they will spend the day attending classes, rehearsals and performances and exploring our new state-of-the-art facilities. Students will also have the opportunity to meet with professors, ask them questions, and participate in ensembles or a masterclass. Students are welcome to bring their own instrument!
 
There are two days for students to choose from – each day will focus on different groups of instruments and courses. Registration is required. To register and for more information, please visit our website. A poster and schedule of events are provided below.

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Faculty of Arts presents Frankenreads Winnipeg: Special Invitation & Field Trip Opportunity for High School English Classes - Oct. 31

On October 31, 2018, the world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.  The Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba is joining over 450 worldwide participants in Frankenreads - a celebration of all things Frankenstein! We have some fantastic events planned including a public reading, movie screenings, poster competition, trivia and more, as well as a special workshop available specifically for high school groups.

A special invitation to high school English classes outlining this great field trip opportunity can be viewed here (PDF). Please encourage your high school English classes to join us for this exciting field trip event and forward along to any interested teachers.

For more information or to register, please contact:

Dr. Shoshannah Bryn Jones Square
Phone: 204-894-8431
Email: bryn.jonessquare@umanitoba.ca

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Help Build a New Umanitoba.ca

The University of Manitoba is looking for prospective high school students to fill out a short online user test to aid with the development of a new University of Manitoba website.  Students who complete the test will be entered to win one of three $50 UM Bookstore gift cards, plus they’ll be contributing to the process of making a website that better serves all students.  A link to the online form can be found here.

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Counsellors’ Seminar Presentations - Now Online!

Thanks to all counsellors who attended our Counsellors’ Seminar event on Tuesday, September 18. The presentation slide decks from this event are now available to view on our website. You can also review the online version of our Counsellor Resource Guide and other resources at our counsellor-focused website: umanitoba.ca/counsellors.

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Preparatory Skills for University in Extended Education

Encourage your students to prepare for success in their University of Manitoba courses with Preparatory Skills from Extended Education at the U of M. The below options are ideal for students who may need to complete pre-requisite requirements for university math, chemistry and physics courses or who wish to refresh their knowledge or add to their skills.

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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

Kyle Lougheed, Lead Student Recruitment Officer
Kyle.Lougheed@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8929

Desiree Morrisseau, Lead Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
Desiree.Morrisseau@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-6398

Jillayne Bohlen, Student Recruitment Officer
Jillayne.Bohlen@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9103

Sam Davidson, Student Recruitment Officer
Samuel.Davidson@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-509-5385

Verna Kroeker, Student Recruitment Officer
Verna.Kroeker@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-6472

Lyndsay Lambert, Student Recruitment Officer
Lyndsay.Lambert@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-509-4155

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

Phone: 204-480-1243

Marla Robson, Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
Marla.Robson@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-9983

Nicole Stonyk, Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
Nicole.Stonyk@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-7144

Kristen Pachet, CRM Specialist
Kristen.Pachet@umanitoba.ca
Phone: 204-474-8925

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