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Harshdeep kaur
17:50
because we got two intakes
Mustafa
21:41
New students can only participate in Language Exchange right?
Mustafa
21:59
(As a volunteer)
Dhruvin Hirpara
22:08
can anyone send us link for language exchange program
Roxanne Tackie
22:25
Yes that's correct Mustafa. You must be in second year to participate in the Intercultural Leaders Program.
Roxanne Tackie
22:51
Here is the application for the Language Exchange: https://umanitoba.ca/international/intercultural-experience#language-exchange
Aliah
23:37
Meredith can you give us the email here?
Crystal Stewart (IC)
23:47
www.umanitoba.ca/international to view all our programs and events!To make an appointment with an advisor, email us at international@umanitoba.ca
Oghenekohwo Gbenedio
25:46
HOW DO I CHANGE MY MAILING ADDRESS FOR A STUDENT ID I HAVE ALREADY REQUESTED
Nabiha Ameena
26:03
hello
Crystal Stewart (IC)
26:19
@Oghenekohwo, please email us at international@umanitoba.ca
Sudipta
26:41
Can we complete our 1st semester fully via online from our home country?
yash
26:57
Does international centre also help us begin our first few weeks in Manitoba such as - advising with house rentals, groceries shops, recreational spaces, etc?
Aliah
27:40
Who do I have to talk to about my class schedules?
Mustafa
27:42
Thanks for asking this
Nabiha Ameena
27:50
i just joined
Nabiha Ameena
28:01
what did i miss?
yash
28:05
Thank you crystal
Mustafa
28:12
Not much don't worry
Janet (Chueh-Ching) Chen
28:30
Do I have to provide 2 references to apply for language exchange program?
Preet Thakkar
29:10
Yes@Janet
Ish Khattar
29:58
any help for online classes like laptops or something like that?
sahir sharma
30:03
can you give information about the covid plan of university to attend classes in-person?\
Emin Valikhanov
30:06
Hello, having student is mandatory? And what is the benefits of having it?
ADESUYI JOSEPH
30:08
Would i be able to complete 60 credit hours at the end of university1
Emin Valikhanov
30:26
Sorry* student ID card
Meredith Johnson
30:38
Aliah - for guidance on choosing your courses, please contact an academic advisor in your faculty. Find your academic advisor here: https://umanitoba.ca/student-supports/academic-supports/academic-advising
Crystal Stewart (IC)
31:53
@Sudipta, to discuss options about studying please email us at international@umanitoba.ca
Crystal Stewart (IC)
33:16
@Sahir, you can visit our Covid page for more information here: https://umanitoba.ca/coronavirus
Crystal Stewart (IC)
33:51
@Adesuyi, please contact your Academic Advisor to discuss that, using the link that Meredith included to find who that is.
Ajay Koleti
35:56
is visa is must to attend the online classes, as my study permit is still on hold
Nwokedi Fortune
36:43
@koleti. have you been given your visa
Crystal Stewart (IC)
38:26
@Ajay - please contact one of our International Student Advisors regarding your situation. There is no answer for all students, it depends on your unique situation.
Ish Khattar
38:35
any resources for remote learning like can I rent out a laptop or something like that?
Crystal Stewart (IC)
39:10
Question for UMSU:Can you please tell us how can we join UMSU as volunteers or event organizer? Any tips/info regarding recruitment? Can we join the student unions during our first term and contribute/volunteer from our home countries under the current special covid-circumstances?
Roy Daou
39:14
Is the Hub open?
Abdelrahman Mabrouk
40:22
is the study space open at the mean time ?
Aliah
41:25
Jelynn can you help us with your mail ?
Nabiha Ameena
41:39
is there any fees for umsu ?
Nabiha Ameena
42:33
or anything to do for being a part of umsu, not as volunteer?
ABE
42:57
With so many clubs present, how many do you think we should join
Tano
43:19
Is there any e-sport club?
Oghenekohwo Gbenedio
43:38
Can I join the students union in my first year
yash
43:51
Same question
yash
44:04
Or just join as a volunteer
yash
44:29
Will it be possible in first year?
Oghenekohwo Gbenedio
44:42
Im not really understanding the student union
Aliah
45:22
where do I have to go to suscribe in a club?
Ish Khattar
47:45
how do we access that covid financial help?
Boris Telehanic
47:59
Does the covid hardship fund apply only for domestic students?
Meredith Johnson
53:43
@Ish - For support in learning remotely, please visit: https://umanitoba.ca/student-supports/academic-supports/academic-learning/support-learning-remotely. In regards to renting a laptop and planning finances for your program, please email international@umanitoba.ca to be connected with an advisor to learn more about resources available.
Yasmin AbdElKader
55:27
what is the best for start to join as volunteer or in student clubs?
Crystal Stewart (IC)
58:14
You can also get referred to the Technology fund by contacting one of our International Student Advisors, by emailing international@umanitoba.ca :)
Jelynn Dela Cruz
59:18
Exciting to see so many students wanting to get involved! For those wanting to join, please head over to https://umsu.ca/student-clubs-associations/student-clubs/ and take a look for a club of interest. Their social media and website will be linked on their page. Recruitment usually happens at the beginning of each academic term!
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:00:04
For specific questions pertaining to student clubs, feel welcome to email umsu@umsu.ca and vpsl@umsu.ca!
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:00:48
To answer Yasmin’s question, there’s no one way that is better than the other! It
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:01:02
It’s all up to personal preference and what you’re the most drawn to. :)
Yasmin AbdElKader
01:01:29
Thanks so much :)
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:01:36
Yes, there’s an e-sports club!
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:02:01
For reference, Amika’s awesome presentation describes a structure that is very common among other student clubs as well :)
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:02:15
I think that’s all! But if I missed any other questions, please email umsu@umsu.ca
Crystal Stewart (IC)
01:03:43
Amika is also a lovely volunteer in our International Student Orientation program :)
Aliah
01:04:11
Amika can you help us with the link to sign up
Nabiha Ameena
01:04:30
yes please
Amika Amenze Takahashi -UMISO
01:07:28
Here is the link to become a member! https://forms.gle/kCdAENEirq3FqPbP7 I am excited to interact with you all! Feel free to reach out to me anytime!
Oghenekohwo Gbenedio
01:08:37
Two paths to choose
Nabiha Ameena
01:08:39
freedom
Nabiha Ameena
01:08:47
and mystery
Monika Jahan
01:12:26
i really really in doubt if i find extra time do these kind of cheerful things or not
Monika Jahan
01:12:47
as my graduation time is only one year for M.EG
Acer
01:12:48
same
Acer
01:14:21
btw i have 4
Monika Jahan
01:20:31
yes
Janet (Chueh-Ching) Chen
01:20:36
Can international center help to apply for SIN number ?
Monika Jahan
01:20:57
We will communicate when we face any problem
Crystal Stewart (IC)
01:21:04
@Janet, yes email us at international@umanitoba.ca
Emin Valikhanov
01:21:11
Hello, having student ID card is mandatory? What is the advantage of having it?
Janet (Chueh-Ching) Chen
01:21:13
Okay, thanks
Charity
01:21:16
Thank you Edgar. Its good to know there's a strong team to help with our spiritual support and growth
Crystal Stewart (IC)
01:22:02
@Emin, you can request a student card when you are in Canada. Are you local? You would then need it for in person visiting classes, exams, libraries access, etc.
Nabiha Ameena
01:22:07
can u be a part of umsu and umiso?
Sudipta
01:22:09
Will the new students get help with opening up a bank account for money transactions?
Emin Valikhanov
01:22:38
I am an international student and already in Winnipeg
Crystal Stewart (IC)
01:22:58
@Sudipta, we have information about opening a bank account on our website. We do not help you do it, but we provide the information to you. https://umanitoba.ca/current-students/international
Meredith Johnson
01:23:02
@Emin, for more info on getting a student card, instructions here: https://news.umanitoba.ca/how-to-get-your-student-photo-identification-id-card/
Emin Valikhanov
01:23:13
Thank you very much!
Nabiha Ameena
01:23:33
no i mean as student
TABRAIZ
01:23:34
I joined the conference late, can I have the links to join student groups
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:23:56
Yes you can be part of both!
Jelynn Dela Cruz
01:24:14
https://umsu.ca/student-clubs-associations/student-clubs/
Emin Valikhanov
01:24:15
One more question, do you have such student ambassador activity here? I was an ambassador at my previous university.