Known for its motto ‘Floreat’ meaning to prosper or flourish, the University of Manitoba is a public university situated within the province of Manitoba in Canada. This University found its roots way back in 1877 by Alexander Morris by way of a charter. This University was the first university to be established in western Canada and is a research intensive post secondary educational institution.
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The University of Manitoba has three distinct campuses through which it imparts high quality education to its students. These campuses include the Fort Garry Campus, the William Noorie centre along with the Bannatyne Campus. The William Noorie centre is located on Selkirk Avenue while the main Fort Garry campus is located at 66 Chancellors Circle and Bannatyne Campus is located between William Avenue and McDermot Avenue in Central Winnipeg.
The three distinct campuses of the University of Manitoba namely the Fort Garry Campus, the William Noorie centre along with the Bannatyne Campus. The Bannatyne campus consists of as many as ten academic buildings in which the medical and dental courses of the university are taught. This campus witnessed the subsequent addition of the Department of Pharmacy in the year 2008 as well. This campus also consists of Joe Dupe Fitness Centre, Neil John MacLean Health Sciences Library etc. The Fort Garry Campus is the main campus on which stand over 60 teaching as well as research buildings on 680 acres of land. Out of these 60 buildings, 33 buildings are reserved for the purpose of teaching while the remaining buildings contain administrative offices, laboratories, on campus residences along with properties of several research agencies. Besides this, the university also contains an on campus museum, 19 libraries as well as an archive section. Some of the libraries of this university are the Concordia Hospital Library, Architecture and Fine Arts Library, E.K.Williams Law library, Elizabeth Dafoe Library, Father Harold Drake Library, Bill Larson library etc.
The main Fort Garry Campus of the University consists of several buildings which provide on campus accommodation facilities to the students. These buildings are located in peaceful surroundings which help the students in focusing on academics in a much better way. Some of these on campus housing properties include Arthur. V. Mauro residence, Mary Speechly Hall, University College Residence and Pembina Hall residence. Every year around 1500 students reside in these buildings. All the rooms in these residences consist of furnished rooms including desk, bed, chairs, bookshelf etc; study space, wired telephone services, internet wi-fi, in house laundry, lounge with TV and DVD facilities, study space, dining options etc.
The University of Manitoba is known for recruiting world class quality of teaching as well as support staff. Professors who strongly believe in the importance of academics and knowledge invest their time, energy as well as intellect which translate in providing the students with good quality teaching for students. Hence, in order that the faculty also knows in detail about the crucial responsibility which is placed on their shoulders, the university organizes New Faculty Program, New Faculty Orientation, Information Services and Technology which help in delivering some of the best teaching experts at the university.
As far as the courses offered by this university are concerned, the university imparts over 100 diverse programs and courses at all levels, whether, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral. Some of the faculties and disciplines of study offered by the university include Faculty of Arts, School of Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Sciences, School of Arts, School of Dental Hygiene, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Human Ecology, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Music, Nursing, Pharmacy, Science, Social Work, Extended Education, Medical Rehabilitation etc.
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Getting a job of your dreams is the underlying dream of every student. And in order to prepare the students in such a way that they get the job of their dreams is what the department of Career Services of the University of Manitoba strives for day in and day out. Hence, whatever help and guidance which you may need, just get in touch with the office of Career Services and get the perfect career guidance through experts. Right from preparing your CV and Cover Letter to helping you strategize your job search to preparing you for the interview, the Career Services provides a one stop shop for all your career related issues.
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