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University of Manitoba

3.8 out of 5 (12 ratings / 10 reviews) Winnipeg, Canada
We are Manitoba's only research-intensive university, and one of the country’s top research institutions. It takes all of us to create an environment of outstanding student experience and innovative research. Your gifts are already making a transformational impact at the University of Manitoba. Let’s continue this exciting momentum.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (5)
Agriculture & Forestry (4)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Engineering & Technology (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Law (1)

About

History

The University of Manitoba is western Canada’s first university, established in 1877, and located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. 

Education

There are many program options available to you within our culturally rich and diverse community—whether you know the direction you want to go or are figuring out where your passion lies.

Graduate students are leading the way to discoveries that matter to Canadians. Challenge yourself, expand your horizons and continue your education in one of our many graduate programs.

Research

Fueled by curiosity, our researchers are deciphering the building blocks of life, creating profound expressions of culture and discovering innovations that will shape the world of tomorrow. We've been doing this for more than 140 years.

Our Strategic Research Plan serves as a roadmap to champion research excellence. Guiding our efforts through established and emerging research strength areas and themes, our researchers address the most pressing issues facing Canadians as well as global societies.

Career

Career Services assists all University of Manitoba undergraduate and graduate students with career planning and job search questions. Alumni can also receive assistance up to 6 months after graduation. Whether you are undecided about your career direction or looking to plan for success, we can help! We encourage you to start your career planning as early as possible during your degree and to take advantage of experiences that help build the knowledge, skills and attributes that can lead to endless possibilities.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
601
2019
601 -50
2018
551
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
401
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
-
2018
301
2017
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
397 8
2018
405
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Services for Students at Bannatyne Campus (SS@BC) provides consultation, support and referral services to all Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS) students. We are separate and distinct from any academic program and exist solely to support students' personal and academic success. Most services are available by appointment, although urgent cases are handled on a priority basis. Some services have extended hours to accommodate student schedules. All services are confidential and free of charge.

Housing services

As an ICM student, you will have access to a range of accommodation options to find which one best suits your needs.

These include on-campus accommodation, off-campus accommodation and homestay. Students under 18 years of age who require a custodian are encouraged to apply for homestay accommodation.

ICM students may apply to live in University of Manitoba residences at the Fort Garry campus, just a short walk from your classes. 

Library services

Located at the Fort Garry campus, Elizabeth Dafoe Library is University of Manitoba's largest library supporting research and teaching in the following faculties, colleges, and departments.

ICT services

The IST Service Desk is available to assist students, faculty and staff with any IT issues that you have may have. We are here to find a solution or point you in the right direction.

Service Desk provides University of Manitoba students with information and assistance with computing questions and problems: E-mail; Password Resets; Supported Software; Wired & Wireless Network and More. 

Medical services

University Health Service (UHS) is the University of Manitoba’s (U of M) community health clinic providing excellence in primary care and health promotion services for its entire community.  UHS is committed to practicing a patient centered, collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to service delivery while nurturing a healthy work environment. 

Student Life

Campus life

Each year, University of Manitoba classrooms are filled with over 26,000 of the brightest students from across the nation and more than 100 countries worldwide. 

They are diligently supported in their efforts by over 5,000 faculty and staff committed to ensuring an outstanding learning experience. With two ever growing campuses and a population that makes it in essence Manitoba's third largest city, the University of Manitoba is a bustling knowledge community with an international reputation and reach.

Sports facilities

The Active Living Centre is a 100,000-square-foot facility and offers 1,000 free weights and accessories, 160 pieces of cardio equipment, a 12-metre climbing wall and a 200-metre elevated running track.

Student clubs

With over 140 student groups on campus, there is truly something for every student. Groups span a variety of activities: academics, culture, politics and hobbies. And if you don’t find something you like you can always start your own.

Accreditation

A number of the university's programs hold accreditation by provincial, Canadian and/or international professional accreditation bodies.  A listing of accredited programs at the University of Manitoba can be found below.  Note: in some cases, program accreditation may be used in lieu of a formal academic program review.

To increase the consistency in the communication of accreditation results as well as to increase transparency with respect to these reviews, Senate has approved a set of guidelines on the communication of external program accreditation. 

Student Reviews

My project management experience
Arnold Nwaneri rated 4 out of 5 stars

Really positive - I got to understand the discipline of project management and was also able to learn the basics of project management and the software like ms project. I will love to further my knowledge on project management and get to learn new and advanced project softwares like primavera and help me in the course be become a certified project manager.

Childhood dream of studying abroad
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It was roller coaster ride, I tried my best to perform well in academics but I preferred practical experiences which disturbed my overall result in the end as I had one or two bad semesters which dropped my cgpa as a whole.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great feeling. Something between hope and fear

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