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Academic Learning Centre

Academic Learning Centre services

We help you strengthen your writing, studying and research skills.

  • Individual tutoring
  • Workshops
  • Group study sessions (select courses)
  • Tip sheets
  • Videos
  • English as an Additional Language resources

Reading to Write Program

Register for a free, four-week, online, academic writing and reading program. Practice common academic writing tasks and get feedback from an Academic Learning Centre tutor. Earn Co-Curricular Record (CCR) Credit

  • Session 1 (July): July 2-31 (Registration ends June 24)
  • Session 2 (August): August 1-31 (Registration ends July 24)

Individual tutoring


Upcoming - University Prep - Reading to Write Summer Program

Reading to Write Summer Program

  • A free, four-week, online, academic writing and reading program
  • Practice common academic writing and reading tasks
  • Get feedback on writing, reading and language skills from an ALC tutor
  • Non-credit program – there is no grade or penalty
  • Eligible for Co-Curricular Record (CCR) Credit
  • Best suited for students who have completed approximately 30 or fewer credit hours.


  • Session 1 (July): July 2-31 (Registration ends June 24)
  • Session 2 (August): August 1-31 (Registration ends July 24)

Program is limited to 20 participants per session.

Register here

Group study sessions

Group study sessions will be available again in Fall 2020.

Participate in group study sessions (also known as Supplemental Instruction or SI) for select undergraduate courses. These weekly group sessions are facilitated by a peer mentor who has previously taken the course and provide students with an opportunity to work together on problems, compare notes, and discuss questions.

Learn more about group study sessions

Tip sheets for writing and study skills

The Academic Learning Centre’s extensive collection of tip sheets to help you with many of the academic tasks you’ll encounter in university.

You can use and copy these provided you print the pages in their original format and credit UM's Academic Learning Centre. If you have any questions regarding the tip sheets or their use, contact


The Academic Learning Centre has created videos to help you hone your academic skills. You can access each of these in your browser or as a PDF.

Resources for faculty and staff

Our team

Contact us

Academic Learning Centre (Fort Garry campus)
Room 201 Tier Building
173 Dafoe Rd W
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2M9 Canada

Student services at Bannatyne campus
Bannatyne Reception Desk
S211 Medical Services Building

204-480-1481 (Fort Garry campus)
204-272-3190 (Bannatyne campus)