About Us

The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) is the student governed association representing graduate students at the University of Manitoba, which functions on all of its affiliate campuses.

Conference Grant

The UMGSA offers up to $750 per year to graduate students enrolled at the University of Manitoba to attend conferences in their disciplines.

Our Events

From socials and luncheons to sporting events, the UMGSA is always busy planning the next great event for graduate students on campus.

Grad Talks on UMFM

Grad Talks on UMFM

The UMGSA and 101.5 UMFM are pleased to collaborate on Grad Talks, a weekly radio program airing at 10:30am every Tuesday morning.

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The UMGSA is pleased to announce the launch of Profiles, a web series celebrating the research of graduate students at the University of Manitoba. If you'd like to be featured, email profiles@umgsa.org.

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Visit the HSGSA

The Health Sciences Graduate Students' Association is a sub-organization of the UMGSA that represents all graduate students at the University of Manitoba Bannatyne campus.

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Become a Councillor

Becoming a councillor is a great way to get involved with student government, and makes your department eligible for grants from the UMGSA.

Council Meeting Minutes

If you’re interested in what goes on at UMGSA Council, take a look at the minutes from our past meetings. We meet once a month, and visitors are welcome.

Policy Manuals

The UMGSA Policy Manuals are the foundation of our organization. They guide us in our day-to-day operations and in our long-term goals.

Health & Dental Insurance

Full-time graduate students are automatically members of the UMSU Health and Dental Plan. If you’re a part-time student, you have the option of opting into the plan.


The U-Pass is a Universal Transit Pass which provides unlimited access to Winnipeg Transit services for Full-Time students in exchange for a mandatory fee.

Career & Employment

Interested in working on campus, refining your resume or planning your post-graduation career? Click here for the latest postings from Career Services.