A group of students participating in Science Engineering and Technology day standing together with their instructors.
We learned about the university’s exceptional facilities and campus. I would recommend this day to anyone interested in science, engineering, technology or whomever wants to learn more about the U of M.
Katelyn LloydSET Day 2017 Essay Competition Winner

SET Day begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and registration and ends at 3:00 p.m.


A range of faculty-based hands-on activities are held every year. Some examples include:

  • Analyzing biomechanics of movement
  • Building a robot
  • Bridge building Geomatics
  • Lab-based activity in biological sciences
  • The science of food
  • The tiny, tiny world of materials.

SET talks

Hear from our research experts! Each year, three SET Talks are given by researchers at the UM from a variety of fields. Some examples includes learning about river ice engineering to the microbiome of breast milk to quantum physics to immune systems.

All in all, UM occupies superb facilities with the latest tech gadgets and research equipment, allowing for some of the most fascinating research projects to take place.
Bryce CadieuxSET Day 2018 Essay Competition Winner


2021 SET Day registration will open at a later date.

  • Open to all Manitoba high schools, grade 11 and 12 students preferred
  • Limited to 4 students and 4 teacher per school
  • Mandatory minimum of 50% female representation for both teachers and students registering from each school. We do our best to accommodate requests to substitute student participants for teachers, on a case-by-case basis, subject to capacity.

The day is free and includes: Breakfast, 1 break and lunch. For groups travelling from 100 km or more from Winnipeg, hotel accommodation is also available, with early pre-registration required.

The opportunity to have a casual conversation with like-minded people studying in my field of interest is what made this day truly extraordinary.
Thomas WrightSET Day 2016 Essay Competition Winner

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