Leadership Programs & Opportunities

The University of Manitoba is commited to providing all students with opportunities to reach their leadership potential. Whether you are in your first year or nearing graduation, there are a number of exciting programs available to you.

Getting involved in leadership opportunities on campus will:

  • Enable you to develop comprehensive leadership skills that will contribute to your personal and professional development.
  • Connect you with fellow student leaders and on-campus partners.
  • Provide you with opportunities to go out into the community and make positive change happen.
  • In many instances, be noted on your Co-Curricular Record.

The programs listed below are opportunities for our students to learn, thrive, grow and be celebrated for their personal contributions.

Development Programs

These leadership programs involve a set commitment for a fixed period of time – this is typically in the form of regular workshops or training dates over a term or academic year. Click on the links below to learn more about each program.

  SLDP-I Individual Leadership
           SLDP-II Collaborative Leadership
  Intercultural Development Leadership Program
  Indigenous Circle of Empowerment


Involvement Programs

These leadership programs are based on active student involvement. Programs may have certain set or required dates (for example, orientation or training days, or intermittent professional development workshops), but tend to offer more flexible involvement throughout the term or year. Click on the links below to learn more about each program.

         Student Leadership Facilitator-in-Training (FiT) Program
  University of Manitoba Volunteer Program
  World W.I.S.E. Ambassador Program



   Emerging Leader Award
         Nahlah Ayed Prize for Student Leadership and Global Citizenship
  UMSU Awards


 For more information send an email to leadership@umanitoba.ca.