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U of M Indigenous Community

Education, Post-Secondary

Located on the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation in the heart of Turtle Island, the University of Manitoba campuses include a vibrant Indigenous community of thousands of students, staff, faculty and alumni.

The indigenous community on campus includes learners, teachers, researchers, administrators, and Elders. Each of us arrives in this space with varying levels of education, research experience and cultural knowledge. It is within this community that we share an eagerness to support, learn and grow together in an environment that values and respects diverse backgrounds.

The indigenous campus community works together to build and expand our presence and visibility at UM while creating a safe environment for students and staff to work and learn.

Contact Information
Nicole Stonyk
Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-299-9500

Categories: Education, Post-Secondary, Indigenous

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Nicole Stonyk
Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer


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Contact Information
Nicole Stonyk
Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
Phone: 204-299-9500

Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge

Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge is a home-away-from-home for students, who make use of the computer lab, student lounge, gathering space and kitchen. Migizii Agamik also houses units like the Indigenous Student Centre, Indigenous Achievement and the University of Manitoba Indigenous Students’ Association.

Connecting Culture and Community

Several faculties offer specialized programs dedicated to Indigenous student success by providing academic and personal support. Others focus curricula on Indigenous Matters:

Staff, faculty and Elders are well-equipped to ensure your university is as beneficial, accessible and successful as possible:

Join in a wide range of Indigenous cultural activities and programs throughout the year. Learn how to access traditional and spiritual support at UM:

Reconciliation is everyone’s ongoing responsibility. Learn how Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples at UM are working together to advance the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action:

Learn about Indigenous scholars working at UM, research projects being conducted in partnership with Indigenous communities and events showcasing Indigenous scholarship:

Arts, Science, Engineering, Business and much much more!!

Student Supports

Please visit our International Centre for a complete listing of supports & services:

Please visit Accessibility for Students for a complete listing of their supports and services including exam accommodations, notetaking program, assistive technology and more!

We have a University of Manitoba Indigenous Students Association (UMISA) and Metis Student Association (MISA).

There are almost 30 student associations/councils/societies at the University of Manitoba. The University of Manitoba Students Union (UMSU) is the largest and maintains and promotes responsible student government in other student associations.

For a complete listing, please visit:

Academic Learning Centre for individual tutoring, workshops, group study sessions, tip sheets, video and much much more:

We offer counseling supports and Elders in Residence through the Indigenous Student Centre.

Additionally, we have counselling resources open for all students including crisis counselling, workshops and self-help resources:

Campus Life

On-campus housing is more than just a place to live while studying at the University of Manitoba. You’ll be engaged through unique programs and opportunities that emphasize academic and social growth, diversity, wellness, leadership and community building. 

We have 5 different Residences to choose from. Please visit our Residence page for a full listing and details:

Tuition & Funding

Tuition is individually assessed based on the type of course and how many courses are selected. For a full course load in University 1, the total estimate is $7, 400 (includes tuition, textbooks & supplies, and all fees).

For an estimated chart based on the program, please visit:

If you apply by March 1st, UM automatically considers students for Entrance Scholarships.

Opportunity for students applying next year is our Indigenous Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship – $16,000 ($4,000 each year for four years of an undergraduate degree), are designed to recognize and encourage exceptional Indigenous high school graduates from across Canada who combine outstanding leadership potential with academic giftedness.

Application is due December 1st and also based on Grade 11 marks:

Academic Supports

They are there for you to use and to support your student success! Some students are too shy or think they should do it on their own, but they are free and put in place for YOUR success!

If you apply by March 1st, students are automatically considered for Entrance Scholarships. 

Students will have to apply on their own for any additional Scholarships or Bursaries they may qualify for.

What’s Next?

Please reach out to our Indigenous Student Recruitment Team!! We are here to assist in exploring program options, admission requirements, and support you throughout the admission process and make sure you are connected to the right supports!

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