Advising Articles

Why you should reach out to an advisor in the virtual world

We chatted with three different academic advisors about how they’re helping students in the new online world.

Why you should reach out to an advisor in the virtual world

UM Achieve FAQs for Students

As a UM student, chances are you’ve heard of UM Achieve, but you may be uncertain about what it really is, and how you can use it.

UM Achieve FAQs for Students

Science advisor receives 2019 Advising Excellence Award

Christine Adams [BA(Hons)/ 94, MEd/01] from the Faculty of Science is the winner of the 2019 Advising Excellence Award.

Science advisor receives 2019 Advising Excellence Award

On campus vs. distance courses – what’s the difference?

As we near the start of Fall and Winter registration, we encourage students to consider what their upcoming schedules will look like once the academic year begins.

Top 3 things to know as you transition from 1st year to 2nd year

Congratulations! You’ve made it through your first year of university! This is a great accomplishment. During this time of year, we often have students asking us “Now what?” or “Where do I go from here?”

Kin-Rec advisor receives award for professionalism, compassion

Karin Nowak-Bailey (Cert.Mgt./07) of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management is the recipient of the 2018 Advising Excellence Award.

Prepare now for next term

We know you haven’t left yet, but maybe it’s time to start thinking about next term.

What is academic advising?

Since starting classes at the University of Manitoba, you have likely heard someone say, "You should go talk to an academic advisor."

Talk to your academic advisor about more than class selection and graduation checks

Many students go to advisors for help selecting classes, understanding program information and completing graduation checks. But advisors can help with other questions as well.

Have a holistic holiday

Wherever you are in your studies, fall term can be the most exciting and stressful part of the year. Each September brings new classes, new instructors, new experiences and new goals.

UM Achieve can help answer academic questions

Whether you're registering for courses, getting ready to graduate, or thinking about exploring a new degree path, UM Achieve is a resource you should check out.

Thinking about changing your academic degree path?

There's a lot that goes into choosing a degree and the more information you have, the better

Five reasons to meet with an academic advisor

Advisors can help you clarify your academic goals and then make decisions to reach them.

WTF: Why That Faculty?

What happens now? As the winter term comes to an end, many first year students will have questions about next term, next year and next steps. Students completing University 1 may have more than a few. The First Year Centre – University 1 is offering a session this April that can help.