About the University of Manitoba

Established in 1877 and located in the heart of Canada, the University of Manitoba has driven discoveries and inspired minds for generations. With internationally accredited programs, award-winning educators and lower tuition fees, our students enjoy the perfect combination of academic excellence and affordability.

UM Programs

UM offers over 100 accredited and internationally-recognized programs for students to choose from

Co-op program


of Business co-op graduates are employed full time


co-op programs available across all faculties


average hourly wage for Computer Science co-op students

*University of Manitoba, 2020

Be job-ready with real career insights

Our co-op programs across all academic disciplines combine classroom knowledge with paid work experience. For you, this translates to: A wider career network, better opportunities and a higher salary. It’s school-to-work experience that gives you true career know-how.

The co-op program has helped me nurture and grow my professional skills and step into the industry to learn from leading professionals. The program makes you aware of who you are, builds your brand and teaches you a lot of self-discipline and time management. Being associated with this program has increased my self-confidence, lped me grow professionally, laid out opportunities for me to work on my networking skills, and launched me into new and unfamiliar situations. I feel prepared to step out after graduation and create the change I wish to see.

Sidhant Sharma

Top employers partnered With UM’s co-op programs Include:

Boeing Canada Operations
Electronic Arts Canada