University of Manitoba


The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, most comprehensive and only research-intensive post-secondary educational institution. It is Western Canada’s first university and was founded in 1877. In a typical year, the university has an enrolment of over 25,000 undergraduate students and over 3,200 graduate students. Most academic units offer graduate studies programs leading to master’s or doctoral degrees and a wide array of courses are also offered through their Continuing Education and Distance Education divisions.

Admission information for Aboriginal students

Aboriginal student programs

Located at the University of Manitoba, there are Aboriginal health programs that provide a support network designed to increase student success.

The program is exclusive to Aboriginal (Métis, Status, Non-Status, Inuit) residents of Manitoba with a strong interest in becoming Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists or Physical/Occupational Therapists.

Additional university information can be found at the following

University of Manitoba - Academic Calendar
University of Manitoba - Continuing Education
University of Manitoba - Distance Education
University of Manitoba - International Studies
University of Manitoba - International College of Manitoba

Section of First Nations, Metis and Inuit Health

The Section of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Health is comprised of J. A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit (NMU), Centre for Aboriginal Health Education (CAHE), and Manitoba First Nations Centre for Aboriginal Health Research MFN CAHR).

J.A. Hildes Northern Medical Unit (NMU)

Centre for Aboriginal Health Education (CAHE)

Manitoba First Nations - Centre for Aboriginal Health Research (MFN CAHR)