University of Manitoba, also known as U of M, is a public university situated in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It was established in 1877 by Alexander Morris, a Canadian Politician and was the first university to be founded in Western Canada. The first degree was awarded in 1880. The university coats of arms were designed by Alan Brookman Beddoe, a Canadian Lieutenant-commander.
Faculty, Departments, Colleges & Schools
Faculty - Agricultural and Food Sciences, Science, Music, Graduate Studies, Engineering, Arts, Social Work, Law, Architecture, Social Work and others
Departments - City Planning, Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, Microbiology, Physics and Astronomy, Animal Science, History, Ophthalmology, Biosystems Engineering and others
Colleges - St. Andrew's College, St. John's College, St. Paul's College
Schools - School of Agriculture, School of Arts, I. H. Asper School of Business, School of Dental Hygiene and others
Programs & Degrees
Catholic Studies, Soil Science, Pre-Medicine, Film Studies, Classics, Biochemistry, Astronomy, Agribusiness, Entomology, Music History, Photography, Spanish, Mathematics, Jazz Studies, Dental Hygiene and others
Architecture, Pediatric Dentistry, Rehabilitation Sciences, Surgery, Interior Design, Fine Art, Entomology, City Planning, Geological Sciences, Disability Studies, Immunology, Law, Orthodontics and others
Anthropology, Statistics, Plant Science, Pharmacy, Education, Food Science, Civil Engineering, Management, Native Studies, Design and Planning, Chemistry, Pharmacy and others
U of M has a number of research centres and institutes with the aim to provide a collaborative research environment where students, scholars and researchers share their ideas and work on multidisciplinary research to make a difference. Research at Manitoba contributes to the social and economic well-being of the country and the world.
Application for admission at U of M is submitted either by direct entry or advanced entry option. The applicants can check the type of entry program they are eligible for by clicking here. The application requirements may differ for the programs. Before applying, each applicant must go through the detailed information available at its official website.
It has three campuses.
The housing options provide national and international students an opportunity to live and learn in a lively community. Other facilities include a bookstore, computer store, dental centre, health services, eateries, cafes, safety systems, libraries, computer labs, museums, archives and others.
The teams of the university are known as Manitoba Bisons. The athletic facilities include Max Bell Centre, Investor's Group Athletic Centre and Investor's Group Field. A variety of recreational programs, social & cultural events are organized all through the year. U of M provides outstanding facilities for indoor and outdoor sports activities.
The university provides a range of financial aid programs on the merit and needed-based. Several types of scholarships, bursaries, awards, emergency loans, government student loans, work study opportunities, athletic awards and various other funding sources are available. Several external awards and scholarships outside the university are also provided by the government and private organization. Manitoba aims to provide best possible financial support to ease the financial burden of its students.
Why to join?
University of Manitoba emphasizes on giving best learning environment and world-class facilities that help students to make a highly positive impact, both academically and individually. The dynamic community of students and staff at Manitoba is highly capable of addressing any challenge facing nationally and globally.