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Student supports

UM is a community that cares. We offer a wide variety of supports to help you make the most of your time at university and reach your full potential.

Specific supports for

Important dates and schedules

College of Pharmacy important dates

DATE ACTIVITY
Monday, November 2, 2020 Student leadership series, "Leading self and others: Managing conflict as a leader," 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Monday, November 9, 2020 Fall term break
Monday, November 23, 2020 Student leadership series, "Leading self and others: Leading in intercultural environments," 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
December 24, 2020 to Monday, January 4, 2021 Holiday break, university closed
Thursday, May 20, 2021 Convocation

Year 1 students

START DATE END DATE ACTIVITY
Monday, November 9, 2020 Friday, November 13, 2020 Fall term break
Monday, November 16, 2020   Standard first aid & CPR certification due 
Monday, December 14, 2020 Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Exam period
Monday, January 11, 2021   Classes begin
Monday, February 15, 2021 Friday, February 19, 2021  Winter term break
Monday, April 19, 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021  Exam period 

Year 2 students

START DATE END DATE ACTIVITY
Friday, September 11, 2020    CPR recertification due
Monday, November 9, 2020 Friday, November 13, 2020 Fall term break
Monday, December 7, 2020 Friday, December 18, 2020 Exam period
Monday, January 4, 2021   IPPE community rotations begin
Monday, March 29, 2021 Friday, April 2, 2021 Winter term break
Monday, May 10, 2021 Friday, May 21, 2021  Exam period

Year 4 students

START DATE END DATE ACTIVITY
Thursday, October 1, 2020    Standard/emergency first aid and CPR recertification due
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Friday, October 30, 2020 Exam period
Tuesday, January 5, 2021   Rotations resume
Thursday, May 20, 2021   College of Pharmacists of Manitoba (CPhM) Welcome to the Profession graduation ceremony (date to be confirmed)

Graduate students

College of Pharmacy Graduate Seminar Schedule 2020 – 2021

Events take place on Wednesdays from 12:00 – 13:00 (WebEx – UM Learn)

DATE PRESENTER(S) THEME
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Dr. Frank Burczynski / Dr. Lucy Marzban Orientation Session
Graduate Students ONLY
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Paul Szymanski / Shujun Huang Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Dr. James Bolton Invited speaker
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Kevin Friesen Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Nitesh Sanghai Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Danielle Lee / Donica Januaryzen Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Sai Krishna Gudi Graduate student presentation
REMEMBRANCE DAY
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Dr. Baptiste Lacoste Invited speaker
Thursday, November 26, 2020 Dr. David Herbert Invited speaker
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Wenxia Luo Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Oluwafolahanmi Ige Graduate student presentation
WINTER BREAK
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Noushin Ahmadpour Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Yuhua Fang / Uma Yakandawala Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 George Okoli / Courtney Lawrence Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Billy Vuong / Brett Houston Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Walid Shouman Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Yiheng Huang Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Dr. Galen Wright Invited speaker
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Karin Ens Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Madhumita Suresh Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Sherin Paraplammoottil Cheriyan Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Laila Aboulatta Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Geng Zhang Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Jessica Meza Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Liujun Chen Graduate student presentation
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Alekhya Layu Graduate student presentation

Student culture and groups

The College of Pharmacy is a close-knit community of learners, educators and researchers. Get to know your College and the people that make it special by attending events, taking part in activities and celebrating achievements and milestones.

  • University of Manitoba Pharmacy Students' Association (UMPhSA)

    A student council is the voice of the student body. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, you’ll gain vital leadership skills as you advocate for your peers on the issues and concerns most important to your college.

  • Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI)

    CAPSI serves to expose pharmacy students to experiences and educational events that prepare them to provide the best health care possible within pharmacy’s realm of expertise. The association aims to enhance the profession of pharmacy by providing guidance and information to all members.

  • College of Pharmacy Graduate Student Council

    The council represents the interests of pharmacy graduate students as part of student government and at the university level, advocates on behalf of its students, and coordinates social events.

Scholarships

The College of Pharmacy offers a wide variety of awards and scholarships to students at different stages of their studies. Those listed below require an application – deadlines and forms are provided below.

Entering Students

Year 1 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their first year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Year 2 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their second year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Year 3 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their third year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Third or fourth years completed

The following award is open to students who have completed their third or fourth years at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: February 18

Year 4 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their fourth year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: April 23 annually

Graduate studies

The following awards are available to graduate students.

We are not currently accepting applications for these awards, exception for the Graduate Student Professional and Career Development Fund. Students can access this fund year round.

Professional associations

The College of Pharmacy is committed to upholding the highest standards of practice, both in our community and across Canada. Follow the links below for information and resources from the associations that guide our profession.