Take Our Kids to Work Day 2017

The University of Manitoba is pleased to host this national event for the families of faculty and staff on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.

Take Our Kids to Workday helps grade 9 students appreciate the working world, make connections between their education and future careers and understand the importance of staying in school. The event also highlights the diversity of careers at the University of Manitoba.

Fort Garry Campus

Students will enjoy fun interactive workshops led by the Asper School of Business, faculties of Art, Science, Engineering and Agricultural and Food Sciences and School of Art.

Registration is now open! Limited to 60 students, registration closes at noon on October 25. 

2017 Schedule of Events; full workshop descriptions here.

Time     Activity     
8:15 – 8:30 am Registration in Marshall McLuhan, 2nd floor, U Centre
8:30 - 9:00 am Introduction, Let's Chat about Careers
9:00 - 10:00 am Choice of Workshop: Asper School of Business or School of Art
10:00 - 10:30   Snack Break
10:30 - 12:00  Choice of Workshop: Faculty of Science or Faculty of Ag and Food Sciences
12:10 - 1:30 pm Lunch in Marshall McLuhan
1:30 – 2:30 pm Choice of Workshop: Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Engineering
2:30 – 4:00 pm Gym Fun: Wall climbing, walleyball, racquetball, dodgeball
4:00 – 4:15 pm Students to be picked up in Marshall McLuhan

For further information, please contact Lindsay Menard, Confidential Assistant/Office Manager, lindsay.menard@umanitoba.ca

Bannatyne Campus

The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ Bannatyne Campus event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with lunch being spent with parents/hosts. Students will enjoy a day of hands-on activities, performing various scientific and medical techniques. The program includes exposure to a variety of health sciences professions and scientific careers, highlighting the diversity of health sciences education in the Rady Faculty.

To register, visit the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences website.