Other Student Supports

Academic Advisor:

The Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP) has a dedicated Academic Advisor available for student support, especially for those in Level 5 planning their next steps into a degree program. 

The Academic Advisor will:

  • Help identify academic goals;
  • Assist by interpreting/explaining university policies, procedures, and requirements;
  • Make proper referrals when necessary;
  • Explain and clarify the function of major field of study and elective courses;
  • Guide students towards satisfactory academic progress;
  • Counsel cultural, social and personal issues; and
  • Help with issues related to admissions and registration.

Socio-Cultural Competency Training (SCT):

The SCT is an optional communication skills training that utilizes cultural theories, role playing, video clips, group discussions and cultural coaches to help international students navigate cultural interactions and communication. The training is offered each term, and students must apply to participate.

Students who complete the 10-hour SC Training will receive a Co-Curricular Record (CCR) from the Student Life office at U of M.

For more information about CCR click here.

Socio-Cultural Competency Training

Socio-Cultural Competency Training

Faculty Information Sessions:

The ELC hosts advisors from U of M faculties to present information about degree programs and requirements to Level 5 IAEP students.

University of Manitoba Information Presentations:

As part of the curriculum, presentations are given to Level 5 students to prepare them for university studies. Presentations include:

  • Academic Preparation
    Admissions: How and when to apply for University courses.
  • Student Advocacy: How to be a successful student and know the role of academic honesty at a Canadian university. 
  • University of Manitoba Libraries: How to do research, navigate campus libraries and use academic sources.
  • Live Lectures: University of Manitoba professors give first-year lectures.


University of Manitoba Resources

On Campus Supports:

Student Counselling Centre
Room 474 University Centre
*Must book an intake apt by showing up at 8:30 am at the front desk.

Student Advocacy and Accessibility Services
Room 519/20 University Centre
*You can call or go to the front desk to make appointment.

Students Support Case Management Office
Room 519/20 University Centre
*You can call or go to the front desk to make appointment.

University Health Services
Room 100 University Centre
*You can call or go to the front desk to make appointment.
**You must have your MB health card.

International Centre
Room 541 University Centre
*You can call or go to the front desk to make appointment.

Food Bank
Room 518 University Centre
*Please drop in or go to the Financial Aid and Awards front desk to access.
*Must have student card when accessing.

Career Services
Room 474 University Centre
*You can call or go to the front desk to get more information on how to make appointment

Crisis/ Emergency Supports (24 Hours)

Campus Security Services  204-474-9312
555 from any University phone

 Winnipeg Police Emergency         




 Klinic Crisis Line  204-786-8686 or Toll Free 1-888-322-3019
 Klinic Crisis Sexual Assault Line  204-786-8631
 Mobile Crisis Services  204-940-1781
 Reason To Live  1-877-4357170

Community Resources

Mental Health Resources Guide

Harvest Food Bank

Klinic Community Health Centre

Welcome Place

Immigration Centre

Legal Help Centre