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. We are Manitoba’s only research-intensive university, and one of the country’s top research institutions. We have more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 145,000 alumni living in 140 countries.
Since 1877, the University of Manitoba has been driving discovery and inspiring minds through innovative teaching and research excellence. Proudly located in the heart of Canada, the U of M has a strong and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and community partners. With more than 140,000 alumni living in 137 countries, our impact is global.
Why choose us?
University is an exciting, challenging time. At the University of Manitoba, we want to ensure you succeed—resources are available to support you every step of the way.
- Safety: We take a proactive approach to safety and security on our campuses.
- Finanacial supports: The University of Manitoba issues more than $17 million to students annually in the form of scholarships and bursaries.
- Housing: The experience of living on campus will enhance your educational and personal growth
- Career planning: Career services will help connect your academics, interests and strengths with experiences to build the knowledge, skills and attributes employers are seeking
- Accessibility: We provide support and advocacy for students with disabilities and accessibility issues.
- Wellness: University Health Service (UHS) is the University of Manitoba’s community health clinic, providing primary care and health promotion services for the entire U of M community.
- Counselling resources: Sometimes, when talking with your friends or family isn’t possible or isn’t enough, it helps to talk with a professional. The U of M offers students a variety of on-campus and off-campus counselling supports.
- Spiritual services: At its heart, spirituality reflects our human longing to find meaning and make sense of our place in life.