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Lindsay Bristow, Access Program student

Extended Education

Student applies herself, pursues medicine

October 22, 2019 — 
“I think if I just started university without the program, I wouldn’t have known where to study or to get advice and the whole experience would have been more difficult.” - Lindsay Bristow

#AccessUM, #UMIndigenous, faculty of science, Max Rady College of Medicine, psychiatry, psychology

Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

Extended Education

A Creation Story illustrated on glass

October 18, 2019 — 
“Pay attention. Don’t get ahead of yourself. The moment is right now. That’s what the stories are about.” - Victoria McIntosh

#AccessUM, #KeepLearning, #UMIndigenous, Faculty of Education, School of Art

Prairie-Rose Hapa, Access Program student

Extended Education

Student works on degree, making a difference

October 18, 2019 — 
"Access gave me the confidence to go to university and pursue my dreams" - Prairie-Rose Hapa

#AccessUM, #KeepLearning, #UMIndigenous, Faculty of Social Work, Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Brandon Wozniak, Access Program student

Extended Education

From chemistry to medicine and helping others succeed

October 18, 2019 — 
“I find I share a lot of the same values as different students attending Access. So with that, I’m able to create cultural relationships, make friends, and it gives me a sense of purpose on campus.” - Brandon Wozniak

#AccessUM, #KeepLearning, #UMIndigenous, faculty of science, Max Rady College of Medicine

Extended Education

Stick with your dreams, pursue your goals

October 7, 2019 — 
“I had so many obstacles and barriers that I had to break through, but I just stuck with it and the Access Program was a really big help for me for that.” - Kaitlin Fosseneuve

#AccessUM, #KeepLearning, #UMIndigenous, Faculty of Education, Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Extended Education

Students on the Path 2 Math

August 23, 2019 — 
Supported by the U of M Indigenous Initiatives Fund, the idea is for new U of M students to build their math skills and connect with some of their peers and instructors, so they are prepared to begin their studies with confidence, says Emily McKinnon.

#AccessUM, #UMIndigenous, Indigenous, mathematics

Students learned about nursing during the camp.

Extended Education

Camp inspires northern high school student to pursue medicine

July 22, 2019 — 
“At the time, I didn’t understand the importance the camp would have in my life. It showed me, oh wow, I can do this.” - Curtis Leclerc

#AccessUM, #UMIndigenous, Faculty of Nursing, Kinesiology and Recreation Management, Max Rady College of Medicine

Victoria McIntosh and her grandson

Extended Education

Grandmother from Sagkeeng earns education degree

May 28, 2019 — 
“Keep on learning, in every moment. My grandmother was my greatest teacher. She always said watch what’s around you, be kind to people, and pay attention.” - Victoria McIntosh

#AccessUM, #UManitoba2019, #UMIndigenous, Faculty of Education

Veronica Dueck and Curtis Leclerc, Masters of Ceremonies

Extended Education

Celebrating student success

May 21, 2019 — 
“I am immensely proud of you. Your alma mater is very proud of you. Much is expected of you.” - Emőke Szathmáry

#AccessUM, #UManitoba2019, #UMIndigenous, Access Program, Students

Taylor Morisseau


PhD student invited to Youth Indigenize the Senate

May 9, 2019 — 
Taylor Morriseau is studying intervention methods of traditional food systems in Indigenous communities

#UMIndigenous, indigenous identity, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

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