University of Manitoba

66 Chancellors Cir, Winnipeg, Canada
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About University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba is a school located in with a total of 6455 courses available to enroll in.

The University of Manitoba was Western Canada's first university, founded over 140 years ago. It is the regions largest and only research intensive university. It is located on Anishabe and Metis traditional land, and is home to many Indigenous researchers, staff, and students. It has over 3,580 Indigenous graduate students, the largest group of Indigenous students in the country. It is a public, non-denominational institution, with membership in the Association of Commonwealth Universities and of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.

The university stimulates over $1.8 billion in economic activity for the region, and is a leader in Manitoba's knowledge economy, with groundbreaking research in multiple areas of study. Students can receive Research awards, which allows full mentorship with a professor of their choice and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in their field of interest. Healthcare professions are particularly popular at the U of M, which has graduated over 27,000 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, and rehabilitation specialists. These professional alumni play a key role in regions healthcare.

The University of Manitoba offers more than 100 programs, and many departments have graduate studies with master's or doctoral degrees. Students can also participate in over 100 service-learning, internship, co-op, and exchange programs, giving them the chance to study abroad in more than 35 different countries. U of M has also consistently ranked among the country's top 10 universities for producing academically focused athletes. While sports are a large component of student life, students also put academics as a priority.


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