Here you can find links to student groups and student associations. Student association webpages are individually maintained by the respective departments and are not curated or regulated by the University of Manitoba Graduate Student Association. If your student group would appeal to graduate students and you would like to be listed on this page please let us know by emailing assistant@umgsa.org.

Student Associations

Graduate Association of Students of Psychology (GASP): proudly represents the needs of our graduate students at the departmental and institutional levels, and promotes the development of an active graduate community with extra-curricular activities, parties, and colloquia.

Economics Graduate Students Association: aims to partner with graduate students and faculty in the department of economics to provide a unique, broad based learning and social environment for all students.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student’s Association (ECE-GSA):  chapter is to operate as a satellite organization of the GSA in support of graduate students from the ECE department. To contact ECE-GSA executives click here.

Peace and Conflict Studies Student Association (PACSSA):  PACSSA works to safeguard the interests of PACS students and this is accomplished, in part, by representing them at the Graduate Student Association, the official voice of graduate students at the University of Manitoba.

Other student groups that may be of interest to graduate students: 

Asper MBA Student Association (aMBAsa): Grow your network, get to know your fellow classmates and faculty while gaining valuable leadership experience by taking part in the Association, or by participating in aMBAsa special events and initiatives.

Asper School of Business Accounting Association (ASBAA) : We also provide students the opportunity to gain an understanding as to what the CPA designation has to offer. In addition, various speakers are invited to our member meetings who will give insights into the world of accounting that may not be touched upon in the classroom. We also try to have a lot of fun along the way!

Asper Students Co-op Association: The Asper Students’ Co-operative Association (ASCA) is a student lead group that works collectively with the Co-op office to help guide students throughout their Co-op experiences over the course of their Undergraduate degree.

Association of International Management Students: The Association of International Management Students (AIMS) is an integrative student-led organization for international exchange students and Canadian students to come together. AIMS enhances the experience of the Asper School of Business’ exchange students while studying at the University of Manitoba, as well as provides International Business students with the opportunity to improve their global skill set.

Beta Gamma Sigma: the honour society for the best students in business programs accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Commerce Students’ Association: The Commerce Students’ Association (CSA) is the entire student body enrolled in the I.H. Asper School of Business. This includes the 1800+ students in the undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce program.

Manitoba Law Students’ Association (MLSA): The Manitoba Law Students’ Association (MLSA) is the representative body of all law students at the University of Manitoba, Robson Hall Faculty of Law. The MLSA operates to achieve the betterment of the student experience at Robson Hall.

Manitoba Psychology Students- Global Mental Health Initiative: A graduate student group and non-profit organization.

School of Fine Arts Students Association (SOFA): serves to represent the best interests of the students within the School of Fine Art at University of Manitoba.

University of Manitoba Association of Tiny Tractors (UMATT): a student design group at the University of Manitoba consisting of members from a number of disciplines including: Agriculture, Biosystems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Business, and even Geological Sciences. Our goal is to design and fabricate a fully functioning quarter scale tractor for the ASABE competition each spring.

University of Manitoba Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association (UMBSGSA): The University of Manitoba Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association is here to support graduate students in the department of Biological Sciences. As a Biology graduate student, you are automatically a part of the BSGSA!

University of Manitoba Ceramics Club (UMCC): is an active student group that provides educational and financial resources to Fine Arts students and community members who are interested in learning more about ceramics.

University of Manitoba Engineering Society (UMES): Making Engineering fun since 1909, the UMES endeavors to create ways for Engineering students to enjoy their university experience. Check out their website to learn more about events, student council opportunities, services offered, and news updates!

University of Manitoba Finance Organization (UMFO) : Throughout your university career, you will face many difficult decisions when it comes to what career path you want to take – that is where we come in, we are here to provide students with a connection into the finance industry. We will provide knowledge and opportunities for students to meet with industry experts and learn from their experiences.

University of Manitoba Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race (UMGNCTR): The GNCTR team is made up of Civil Engineering students who have an interest in competing in the annual Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race. For more information about how you can become involved, please visit the team website.

University of Manitoba Human Resource Association (UMHRA) : an I.H. Asper School of Business student group committed to providing students who are interested in a career in Human Resource Management with networking and other opportunities to aid in the transition from university to career.

University of Manitoba student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (UMIEEE) : UMIEEE provides a laboratory environment congruent to the Electrical and Computer Engineering labs operated by the University of Manitoba, enabling students to expand their knowledge outside of the classroom. Furthermore, UMIEEE offers a generous lounge space for students to work, socialize, and relax.

University of Manitoba Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE):  Our Student Chapter is primarily focused on professional development and in advancing the education of our Chapter members. We also strive to improve transportation safety and awareness in our community through various public service activities. We are involved in four main areas: (1) technical activities, (2) professional involvement, (3) public service, and (4) social events and fundraisers.

University of Manitoba Marketing Association (UMMA) : The cornerstone of what UMMA stands for is to bring Asper students together who share a mutual interest for marketing. Through this, UMMA works hard to offer members several opportunities geared specifically to them that they may not receive otherwise.

University of Manitoba Photography Club: The photo Club is a student group that holds multiple workshops, walkabouts and discussions related to photography. We have chemicals and tools to process black-and-white film, but in no way discourage digital photography and post-processing. We greatly encourage those who enjoy photo-taking to come and share, regardless if they have a camera or not.

University of Manitoba Supply Chain Organization (UMSCO) :  It is a student run group operating out of the Asper School of Business. Its main purpose is to provide information, resources and networking opportunities to those whose major is Supply Chain and Logistics, or to those who are interested in the field.

University of Manitoba Students’ Engineering Research Group (UMSERG) : UMSERG is a student run organization that exists to provide the student body in the Faculty of Engineering with information and guidance in regards to the fields of research at the University of Manitoba. UMSERG works with the faculty, students and industry in order to further student interest and involvement in research. The group looks to bring together students interested in research within the Faculty to discuss current events and provide guidance, if looking to pursue research based employment opportunities and/or graduate studies.

World Vision University of Manitoba Student Group: Throughout the academic year, we organize events to fundraise for important local and global initiatives. We provide opportunities for students to become educated about the disparity and inequality throughout the world by raising awareness and fundraising. World Vision Canada is a Christian organization (meaning that we are motivated by God’s love to serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender), the club is open to all students passionate about taking a stand against poverty, hunger and injustice.