University 1 offers the unique opportunity to plan for one or more target degree programs during your first year of university studies. This allows you to design your schedule to meet the admission and/or first year course requirements of your target program(s), meaning that you can focus on a specific path, or explore different areas. All of the courses you take in University 1 can become part of your degree program.
The First Year Centre—first year for all
As a first year student, there are many decisions and opportunities ahead of you, and getting started may require some guidance – whether you are starting in U1 or a faculty, the First Year Centre academic advisors are here to support you.
Advisors in the First Year Centre have created the First Year Planning Guide, your go-to resource as you get started with planning for your first year at the University of Manitoba. Use this guide to find out which courses to take in first year, how to plan your schedule, create your timetable, and register for courses.
View the First Year Planning Guide here: umanitoba.ca/firstyear
Good academic planning goes beyond registering for courses and our academic advisors are available throughout the year to:
Learn more about meeting with an advisor: umanitoba.ca/firstyear/academic_advising
Available to all first year students, ARTS 1110 (W) Introduction to University, is a first-year seminar course that is designed to help new students successfully transition into university.
This three credit hour course aims to improve your skills in academic writing, researching and critical thinking, while focusing on study strategies you will use across all disciplines throughout your university studies.
The First 6 Weeks guide introduces you to campus culture, academic resources and educational opportunities that will get you involved, and feel connected and confident from day one.
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