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Transition Study: Working Professional to Full-Time Student

Kiirsten MayBlogs


We’re excited to introduce a new blog series called “Transition Study,” where we’ll share advice on transitioning in and out of post-secondary education. To kick things off, we’re looking at a shift that is gaining significance in Canada – the transition from working professional to full-time student. According to an article from Universities Canada, half of the Canadian jobs will … Read More

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Manitoba labour market outlook projects consistent job growth

Carley McDougallBlogs, Uncategorized


Just in time for Career and Workforce Development Month, The Manitoba Labour Market Outlook Report for 2018–2024 has predicted consistent job growth in the province. “This report shows Manitoba’s labour market is balanced, with the overall labour supply approximately equal to labour market demand,” said Blaine Pedersen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade.  “A total of 168,700 job openings are expected to … Read More

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Manitoba Post-Secondary News Roundup

Carley McDougallNews


Fall semester is ramping up for mid-terms and finals, and with that comes news from our partner institutions. Below is a collection of stories from Manitoba’s universities and colleges. UWinnipeg receives funding for Indigenous languages Thanks to funding provided by the Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI), the University of Winnipeg will receive $138, 769 for online language resources and community language programs. … Read More

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Post-secondary institutions remain committed to diversity and inclusion

Carley McDougallBlogs, Uncategorized


There is no question that diversity and inclusion are hot-button topics of conversation. With so much going on in the news and around the world, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that these social issues will come to the surface on both a micro and macro level. As tensions flare, it is important to stand unyielding on the path towards … Read More

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OpenEd18 conference wrap-up: 5 questions with Carley

Carley McDougallBlogs


Our Special Projects Coordinator, Carley McDougall, recently attended the OpenEd18 conference in Niagara Falls, New York. In its 15th year, the conference brings together open education stakeholders and advocates for three days of learning, inspiration and action. Open education is a worldwide movement that seeks to increase access to, improve the quality of, and reduce costs of education. It is driven … Read More

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