University of Manitoba

Established in the year 1877, the University of Manitoba is the first university in the western Canada. The university prides itself in being the only research-intensive university in Manitoba
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About Saskatchewan University

Established in the year 1877, the University of Manitoba is the first university in western Canada. The university prides itself on being the only research-intensive university in Manitoba. It is also one of the top research institutions in Canada. The university offers over 100 degrees, diplomas, and certificates – more than 60 at the undergraduate level including professional disciplines such as medicine, law, and engineering. The university houses more than 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and more than 145,000 alumni living in 140 countries.

University at a Glance

The University of Manitoba ranked #601-650 in QS Global World University Rankings 2021. 19.9% of the students in the university are international students. The UG/PG course ratio at the university is 1:6.86. The university awards Undergraduate Research Awards  to 172 students annually, across all disciplines. The awards provide students with the opportunity to be mentored by a professor of their choice for 16 weeks during the summer (May to August) and receive a $7,000 monetary award, all while gaining valuable experience in their field of interest.

Programs Available

Undergraduate Faculties

  • Social Sciences
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Business & Management
  • Humanities
  • Medicine and Health
  • Arts, Design and Architecture
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Applied sciences and Professions, and many more.

Post Graduate Faculties

  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Biological Sciences

Scholarships Offered

The University of Manitoba offers more than a few financial awards and economic help to the students. The awards are given to academic and athletic achievers with excellent performance records in their respective fields. If you are an international candidate in need of scholarships to study in Canada, then U of M should be one of your priority lists. Some of the studentships which can be availed are as mentioned below:

  • Entrance Award
  • External Awards & Scholarships
  • Athletic Awards
  • Schulich Leader Scholarships
  • The Rhodes Scholarship

Admission Requirements

To study at the University of Manitoba you must meet the following three general admission requirements:

  1. You must demonstrate English language proficiency
  2. You must meet one of these two requirements:
    • the general admission requirement based on your country of study
    • the general admission requirement based on your curriculum of study (International Baccalaureate (IB) or British patterned Education (GCE))
  3. You must meet program-specific requirements based on program(s) of choice. Check your country below for program specific equivalencies, or contact the University admissions office at international_students@umanitoba.ca for details.

Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

On-campus facilities include 4 residential buildings, namely, Arthur V. Mauro Residence, Mary Speechly Hall, Pembina Hall, and University College Residence. Over 1,350 students each year avail the benefits of the university experience in its different residences which comes with its own unique atmosphere and facilities.

Some of the common facilities provided are well-furnished rooms, meal plans, study space, lounges with TVs and DVD players and many more.

Off-Campus Accommodation

The University offers various alternatives for students seeking off-campus accommodation for experiencing a feeling of independence while staying in close proximity to campus. Properties within 8 km of campus (food plus utilities) will cost around 264 to 701 USD.