If you have not had the opportunity for university studies at the degree level because of social, economic and cultural reasons, lack of formal education or residence in remote areas, the University of Manitoba Access Program, In cooperation with the Province of Manitoba, can facilitate this for you.Health Careers Access Program
If you are a Manitoban Aboriginal person, this program is designed to prepare you for entry to the health-related professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy, Medical Rehabilitation (Physical and Respiratory Therapy) and Nursing. Through the cooperation of the Province of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba, as a student in this program, you are provided with academic and personal supports.Professional Health Program
This program is designed to support Aboriginal persons (Status, Non-Status, Metis, Inuit) in any of the professional health fields. Housed within the new Aboriginal Centre For Health Education at the Bannatyne Campus this program provides academic and personal supports
Limited financial assistance may be available for any of the above programs.
For information on the above programs, write to:
ACCESS Programs, Aboriginal House, 45 Curry Place, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 or call 474-8000, or within Manitoba, 800-432-1960 ext. 8000
The success of self-government and the participation of Aboriginal people in the Canadian economy depends most importantly on their acquisition of business skills.
The Aboriginal Business Education program (ABEP) is part of the I.H. Asper School of Business, Faculty of Management strategy to effectively support this growing community requirement.
We provide academic, personal, and financial supports, as well as a Summer Internship.
For information, write to:
ABEP, 350 Drake Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V4 Phone: (204) 474-7401 or Toll Free (MB): 1-800-432-1960 ext. 7401, Fax: (204) 275-6489.
This program provides Aboriginal persons (Status Indian, Non-Status Indian, Metis, or Inuit) with access to university studies in Engineering. i.e.
Students in this program are provided with academic and personal supports.
Limited financial assistance may be available.
For information, write to:
Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) 314 Engineering Building, Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V6 or call 474-9872 or, within Manitoba, 800-432-1960 ext. 9872
The Centre is open to all Aboriginal students (First Nations, non-status, Inuit and Metis) who require academic, personal or cultural assistance.
We have an academic advisor and an Elder-in-Residence available to help. We also work very closely with the Aboriginal Student Association and have student lounges available for your use.
We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m.
Location: Aboriginal House, 45 Curry Place,University of Manitoba. For information, phone 474-8850, fax: 275-3142, or contact us on the Web.