First Year Students

New to the Faculty of Arts (first year and transfer students)

 

New student orientation

Join us for UM Prep Week and Welcome Day to learn more about your new Faculty and what you can expect as a new student in Arts. Watch videos of past events to learn more about our many areas of study.

Introduction to the Humanities

Have you ever heard of the term ‘Humanities’? What areas of study does it even include? Attend this session to learn about the 5 Humanities majors and minors we offer. We’ll also share what you can expect from your classes, professors and your new Faculty. We will then dive deeper into 3 of our Humanities programs:

  1. English, Theatre, Film & Media
  2. Classics
  3. Religion

where you will be introduced to: the field and sub-fields of study, highlights of courses offered, each area’s unique student opportunities, and a discussion of sample careers.

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Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

Have you ever heard of the term ‘Interdisciplinary Studies’? What areas of study does it even include? Attend this session to learn about the 14 Interdisciplinary majors and minors we offer. We’ll also share what you can expect from your classes, professors and your new Faculty. We will then dive deeper into 4 of our Interdisciplinary programs:

  1. Native Studies
  2. Global Political Economy
  3. German and Slavic Studies
  4.  Labour Studies

where you will be introduced to: the field and sub-fields of study, highlights of courses offered, each area’s unique student opportunities, and a discussion of sample careers.\

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Introduction to the Social Sciences

Have you ever heard of the term ‘Social Sciences’? What areas of study does it even include? Attend this session to learn about the 6 Social Sciences majors and minors we offer. We’ll also share what you can expect from your classes, professors and your new Faculty. We will then dive deeper into 3 of our Social Sciences programs:

  1. Sociology and Criminology
  2. Linguistics
  3. Political Studies

where you will be introduced to: the field and subfields of study, highlights of courses offered, each area’s unique student opportunities, and a discussion of sample careers.

Watch the session

Welcome Day for new Arts students

Meet the Dean and fellow students during our 2021 Welcome Day Zoom get together. Hear tips on how to survive your first year as a Faculty of Arts student at the University of Manitoba.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021