There are so many ways to get involved at UM. Watch as third-year student Dasha walks you through the different ways you can connect with clubs, student groups and organizations on-campus.
Get involved in the UM community
Make the most of your UM experience by trying new things, meeting new people and being a part of the larger community.
Join a community of over 2,500 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students, staff and faculty at UM. Access a wide-range of Indigenous cultural activities and programs, traditional and spiritual supports, and learn in a way that celebrates your culture and history as we continue to find ways to bring Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into life on our campuses. Our staff, faculty and Elders are here to support you throughout your academic journey and ensure you get the most out of your studies.
Moving to Canada is an exciting opportunity and our International Centre is here to help you settle into your life at UM. Join a community of over 5,500 international students representing more than 120 countries.
"The U of M gave me the chance to be here and opened doors for myself and many other international students who have so much potential.”
– Kom Bol, Faculty of Arts
Community Engaged Learning
elate your classroom learning to community work through one of our Community Engaged Learning. You can participate in one of our local programs in Northern Manitoba or Winnipeg, or one of our travel programs in Chile or Ecuador. Learn about social justice, volunteer for change and create meaningful opportunities to build relationships.
International exchange program
See the world while earning credits toward your degree with our International Centre’s student exchange program. Choose from more than 100 international exchange programs in 30 countries or enrol in a faculty-specific exchange program.
Enjoy a small community experience by joining one of four colleges: St. Andrew’s College, St. John’s College, St. Paul’s College or University College. Each college acts as a home base where you can attend class, study, eat, socialize and relax. You may also be eligible for additional award opportunities, including more than 160 bursaries and scholarships totalling over $150,000.
Our mentoring programs pair you with peers and professionals who can help you navigate the academic, personal and professional challenges of university and post-university life. Connect with current students and familiarize yourself with campus with the support of a mentor.
Meet new people, test your abilities, relieve stress and have fun! Access everything Recreation Services has more fitness and recreation options for members than any other facility in the Province. Sign-up for intramural sports such as dodgeball, floor hockey and inner-tube water polo or access affordable, high-quality personal trainers.
Student groups, associations and clubs
Connect with fellow students and find your place at UM through organizations like these:
UMSU also recognizes more than 150 student clubs based on common interests like hobbies and social causes, as well as religious and cultural clubs.