• The University of Manitoba is a public university in the province of Manitoba, Canada.
• Located in Winnipeg and founded in 1877, it was Western Canada’s first university.
• The university maintains a reputation as a top research-intensive post-secondary educational institution and conducts more research annually than any other university in the region.
• Our energetic university community is comprised of close to 30,000 students, over 8,900 faculty and staff, and 138,000 alumni in 137 countries. Over 16 per cent of our current students are international, representing 115 countries.
• The University of Manitoba is located on Anishinabe and Metis traditional land and is home to a thriving community of Indigenous researchers, staff and more than 2,000 First Nations, Metis and Inuit students, including over 3,580 graduate students — one of the largest Indigenous student bodies in the country.
• It is the largest university both by total student enrollment and campus area in the province of Manitoba, and the 17th largest in all of Canada.
• The university’s raised admissions standards, wide array of professional disciplines, and global outreach have resulted in one of the most diverse student bodies in Western Canada.
• The campus includes both Faculties of Law and Medicine, and boasts hundreds of degree programs.
• As of 2010, there have been 96 Rhodes Scholars from the University of Manitoba, more than from any other university in Western Canada.
• The University of Manitoba has three main locations: the Bannatyne Campus, the Fort Garry Campus and the William Norrie Centre.
• The downtown Bannatyne campus of the university comprises a complex of ten buildings located west of the Health Sciences Centre between McDermot Ave and William Ave in Central Winnipeg.
• This complex houses the medical and dental instructional units of the university.
• The Faculty of Dentistry, the Faculty of Medicine, the School of Medical Rehabilitation, and the School of Dental Hygiene are the major health sciences units located on this campus.
• The Faculty of Pharmacy officially joined the Bannatyne campus with the opening of the 95,000 sq ft (8,800 m2) Apotex Centre on October 16, 2008.
• The Brodie Center is known as the “flagship” which connects all three faculties as well as the Neil John MacLean Health Sciences Library and the Joe Doupe Fitness Centre. It is located on 727 McDermot Avenue.
• The main Fort Garry campus (located on the Red River in south Winnipeg) comprises over 60 teaching and research buildings of the University and sits on 274 hectares (680 acres) of land.
• In addition, Smartpark is the location of seven buildings leased to research and development organizations involving university-industry partnerships. The address is 66 Chancellors Circle.
• The William Norrie Centre on Selkirk Avenue is the campus for social work education for inner-city residents.
• The university operates agricultural research stations near Glenlea and Carman, Manitoba.
• The Ian N. Morrison Research Farm near Carman is a 406 acres (164 ha) facility located 70 km (43 mi) from Winnipeg, while the Glenlea facility is approximately 1,000 acres (405 ha) and located 20 km (12 mi) from Winnipeg.
OPPORTUNITIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
• Join the Student Leadership Development Program and connect with other like-minded students who feel empowered to create positive change.
• Support local projects by volunteering with Praxis for programs such as Gowns for Grads, Trick or Eat and Christmas Cheer.
• Travel to destinations like Ecuador, Nicaragua and El Salvador and work on projects relating to community development and social justice.
• Participate in an international exchange program to gain cross-cultural experience and university credit while paying U of M tuition.
• Earn official recognition for your service through volunteer and co-curricular programs.
CO-OP PROGRAMS AND INTERNSHIPS
• Complete your degree while rotating between the classroom and paid work experience.
• You can choose from co-op and internship programs in a variety of disciplines including: agriculture, business, engineering, environmental studies and science.
• International internships will help you gain valuable cross-cultural experience, language training, expose you to international industry and technology, and broaden your network of contacts.
$120 International Applicants
Estimated Costs: Full-time, first year U1 student (30 credit hours)
Actual costs for study at the University of Manitoba will depend on many factors (see residency, program choice and accommodations/lifestyle below).
Tuition – $14,700
Books & Supplies1 – $1,800
Medical Insurance2 – $292
Sport and Recreation Fee – $153
U-Pass3 – $265
Parking Pass (optional) – $560
Residence (optional) – $6,200 – $12,300
Totals – $17,200 – $30,000
• Your time in residence will be one of the most memorable and rewarding parts of your U of M experience.
• Living in residence is about more than the convenience of being minutes away from your classes and labs – it’s about meeting new people and belonging to a unique network that will enhance your education and personal growth.
• The Fort Garry campus is home to six residences, each equipped with furnished rooms and free high-speed Internet.
• Residence living offers meal plans, study spaces, lounges, laundry facilities and parking.
• Our newest residence, Pembina Hall, is a state-of-the-art building that offers single rooms and private washrooms and is home to our Engineering and Healthy.
• Active Living Learning Communities.
• Plus, the rooms have the best view on campus! Each residence has its own unique style, so choose the one that best suits you.
• Be sure to apply early as rooms are allocated on a