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  • The University of Manitoba is situated in Fort Garry to Winnipeg's Neighborhood, with campus throughout the city.
  • The University was founded in 1877 and is the first University of western Canada. The University of Manitoba is a non-denominational university founded by Alexander Morris and was established on 28 February 1877.
  • The university has added several colleges like
    • The physicians and surgeons established Manitoba Medical College.
    • Architect Chares Henry Wheelers designed the College's Bacteriological Research Building in 1897 and the Science Building amongst 1899-1900 by architects George Creeford Browne.
    • Methodist Church Wesley College in 1888
    • Manitoba College of Pharmacy in 1902
    • Manitoba Agriculture College in 1906
    • St. Paul's College in 1931
    • Brandon College in 1938
    • St Andrew's College in 1946
  • In 1905 the building in downtown Winnipeg became the University's first teaching faculty and started with a staff of six science professors.
  • In the 20th century, professional education expanded beyond the traditional fields of theology, law, and medicine. The graduate training is based on the German - American model of specialized course work and the completion of an introduced research thesis.
  • The University of Manitoba enrolls approximately 26000 students in 24 faculties and most for the courses are offered in graduate studies programs and leading to masters or doctoral degrees.
  • The Maclean's Medical/Doctoral university category ranks the University of Manitoba in the 14th position tied with the University of Saskatchewan.
  • ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020 ranks University of Manitoba 301-400 in the top university.
  • The QS World University Ranking 2021 ranks the University of Manitoba 601 out of 650 other universities.
  • The Times Higher Education 2021 ranks the University of Manitoba 351 among the 400 other universities.
  • The US News & World Report 2021 ranks University of Manitoba 390 among the Global Universities.
  • OS 2021 ranks the University of Manitoba 201 for the business courses, and the Times Higher Education 2021 ranks the PG Business and Economics as 401.
  • QS Engineering courses ranking 2021 ranks the University of Manitoba as 451 among 500 and the Times Higher Education 2021 ranks the University of Manitoba as 401 among 500 Universities for PG Engineering and Technology.

Departments and Faculties

  • Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources
  • Colleges of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Division of Extended Education
  • Faculty of Architecture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Graduate Studies
  • Faculty of Kinesiology & Recreation Management
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Human Science
  • Faculty of Human Ecology
  • I H Asper School of Business
  • Marcel A Desautels Faculty of Music
  • Robson Hall Faculty of Law
  • School of Agriculture
  • School of Art

Facilities at Universities of Manitoba

  • Albert D. Cohen Management Library
  • Architecture/ Fine Arts Library
  • Archives & Special Collections
  • Donald W. Craik Engineering Library
  • Eckhardt Gramatte Music Library
  • E.K Williams Law Library
  • Elizabeth Dafoe Library
  • Faculty of Medicine Archives
  • Father Harold Drake Library
  • Neil John Maclean Health Science Library
  • St. Jhon's College Library
  • William R. Newman Library
  • WRHA Virtual Library


  • The University of Manitoba has two main campuses: one located in the Fort Garry and the other in Bannatyne and multiple satellite campuses across the city.
  • The University of Manitoba Garry Fort campus is the largest campus build over 680 acres. It has over 60 teachings, and research buildings, 33 used for teaching rest are laboratories, service and administrative offices and residences.
  • The other main campus is the University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus located adjacent to Winnipeg's Health Sciences Centre in the city's centre. It is also connected with the vital health research institution like CancerCare Manitoba, St. Boniface General Hospital, Manitoba Institute of Child Health. The Bannatyne campus is also the University of Manitoba's centre of the medical and dental institution and involves health-related research.
  • Another campus i.e. the William Norrie Canter located on Selkirk Avenue, is the campus for Social work education for residents living in the inner-city.


International Undergraduate Students Entrance Scholarships

  • International Undergraduate Students Entrance Scholarships was initiated to reward academic excellence by international student qualifying from high school and going for further studies at the University of Manitoba.
  • Eligibility Criteria

  • An international student with a valid Canadian Study permit and has applied for any faculty or school at the University of Manitoba.
  • The international student must have a minimum high school average of 85% based on the best five academic caused from the approved list.
  • International Undergraduate Student Scholarships

  • The International Undergraduate Student Scholarship rewards scholastic excellence by international students at the University of Manitoba.
  • Eligibility Criteria

  • An international student with a valid Canadian Study Permit and a student who has completed a minimum of 04 credit hours in any Faculty or School at the University of Manitoba.
  • Students must have exceptional academic achievement on courses completed in the last regular academic session with a minimum of an average of 3.5.
  • Additional funding opportunities

    Entrance Award

  • International students who apply for University of Manitoba are automatically considered for a wide range of scholarship based on their High school academic performance with a minimum average of 85%.
  • External Awards & Scholarships
  • Schulich Leader Scholarships
  • Athletic Awards
  • The Rhodes Scholarships



  • The University of Manitoba offers On-Campus Accommodation, living in a student residence engaged students in unique programs and emphasizes academic and social growth, wellness, diversity, leadership and community building.
  • Fort Garry Campus have three types of residence available.
    • Suite style - Arthur V Mauro Residence (AVM)
    • Rooms with Private washroom - Pembina Hall Residence (PHR)
    • Dormitory Style - Marry Speechly Hall (MSR)
  • Spirit Cup events are held many times throughout the semester, where students need to gain points from their respective building by showing their pride in the University of Manitoba.
  • There are professional programs and sessions every semester for residence students on essay writing, exam preparation, resume writing, job interview skills, and portfolio development.
  • The University College residence is available throughout the year for students, faculty, staffs and visitor.
  • The University College Residence guest apartments is a one-bedroom apartment with amenities like queen-sized bed, sofa and chairs, dining room table and chairs, small writing desk and dresser and a private washroom.


  • Off-Campus accommodation is available in the Winnipeg nearby the University of Manitoba.
  • There are different type of housing option available like:
    • Falts
    • Shared flats
    • Homestays
    • Students can visit the college website for latest updates regarding the off-campus accommodation.