Academic Resources

Graduate student workshops

Take advantage of a variety of workshops to help you throughout your graduate program:

Academic Learning Centre services

We help you strengthen your writing, studying and research skills.

  • Individual tutoring
  • Workshops
  • Group study sessions (select courses)
  • Tip sheets
  • Videos
  • English as an Additional Language resources

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The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning

The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is the academic support unit that provides leadership and expertise in furthering the mission of teaching and learning at the University of Manitoba.

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Mitacs Workshops

EDGE by Mitacs Training courses, which are free of charge, will equip you with in-demand skills that will help you meet deadlines, communicate your ideas, and increase your employability.

All sessions are open to university students and postdoctoral fellows across Canada; please check the time zone when enrolling.

The following course bundles are available on EDGE:

Networking skills
Building your project network map (2h)
Self-paced e-learning:
 Advance your reach
February 3, 10 am – 12 pm EST
February 15, 10 am – 12 pm MST

Leadership skills
Applying the principles of sound leadership and team building (1.5h)
Self-paced e-learning:
 High performing leadership and teams
February 2, 3 pm – 5 pm EST
February 24, 9:30 am – 12 pm EST

Career planning 
Mastering the elevator pitch (2h)
Self-paced e-learning:
 Boost your career 
February 6 10 am – 1 pm EST
February 23, 3 pm – 6 pm PST

Writing and presentations skills 
Framing your project in a masterful presentation (2h) 
Self-paced e-learning: 
Refine your writing and presentation skills 
February 1, 9 am – 12 pm PST
February 10, 9 am – 12 pm EST
February 27, 1 pm – 4 pm PST

Project and time management 
Project and time management (2h) 
Self-paced e-learning: 
Spur up your project and time management
February 8, 1 pm – 3 pm MST
February 16, 4 pm – 6 pm PST
February 21, 9 am – 11 am CST
February 28, 3 pm – 5 pm MST

Communication skills
Refined project communication plan (2h) 
Self-paced e-learning:
 Enhance your communication skills
February 9, 4 pm – 6 pm CST
February 22, 9 am – 11 am EST

Reconciliation and EDI
Incorporating reconciliation, equity, diversity, and inclusion into your project (1.5h) 
Self-paced e-learning:
 Fostering a culture of reconciliation, equity, diversity, and inclusion
February 7, 3 pm – 5 pm PST
February 13, 4:30 pm – 6 pm EST *en francais
February 17, 10:30 am – 1 pm AST

Course descriptions can be found on the Mitacs Training website.

To register, please visit Mitacs EDGE. If you have any questions or have issues with your EDGE account, please contact the Mitacs Training team. For registration instructions, please see the following PDF, How to register for a course bundle on EDGE.