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Information Sessions

Assiniboine is committed to the health and wellness of the communities we serve. Following recommendations set out by the Province of Manitoba, due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved our info sessions from on campus and in person to an online webinar format.


Discover Assiniboine

Join us at free information sessions designed to give you the inside scoop on our college, our programs and life at Assiniboine! Register in advance and from the comfort of your own home, log in to learn what Assiniboine has to offer.

  • Hear more about the Assiniboine experience and program details
  • Find out about the types of jobs and industries graduates are going into
  • Learn about available student supports
  • Get a feel for whether Assiniboine is the right fit for you and your educational goals

Find a session and register!

Information sessions are completely free to attend. They vary in length, but most are approximately a one-hour commitment. We host sessions on varying dates and at different times to ensure there is something to fit you and your schedule. All webinars are hosted via Zoom – all you need is a computer, tablet or smart phone with audio capabilities (to hear our fabulous presenters). What if you don’t have any of these devices? That’s okay! Once you register, you’ll even receive a number to call in and listen.

Click the info session title below, and it will take you to a registration page where you’ll be able to pick the date and time that best suites you.

Get to Know Assiniboine

This 45-minute webinar provides you with all of the important information you need to know if you are considering attending Assiniboine Community College. Our friendly staff will give an overview of programs, admission requirements, student supports, financial aid & awards and how to apply. You will also have the chance to ask any questions you might have about becoming an Assiniboine student.

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Financial Aid & Awards

Coming soon! Everyone should consider applying for financial aid—chances are you’re eligible for some support. Let us help you navigate the many funding options available for your post-secondary education, including scholarships, bursaries, government student aid and other funding opportunities.

 

Having trouble registering? Contact our Recruitment team via email at recruit@assiniboine.net or by phone at 204.725.8750 or toll-free at 1.800.862.6307 ext 8750. They'll make sure you're signed up and ready to go.

We’re always adding additional info session topics, so keep checking back to see what’s new. Feel free to reach out to our Recruitment team if you have specific questions or need more information about a specific interest area – if they don’t have the answers you’re seeking, they’ll connect you with someone who does.

FAQs

I don’t quite understand how an online information session works… what can I expect?

Our online information sessions are hosted through Zoom, which is an online platform made for giving webinars and hosting online meetings. A webinar is an online presentation where your host is able to share their computer screen and use their microphone in order to show and explain information. Participants can view the content and hear the presenter but they will never be on video or be able to speak to other participants.

After registering for the online information session, you will receive a confirmation email with a link that will allow you to join on the specified date/time. Don’t worry if you register in advance and lose track of the email; you will be sent a reminder email on the day of your session one hour before it is scheduled to start. 

See Zoom’s official guide to joining a webinar.

Do I need to download anything to participate in the online information session?

Yes, if you are joining from a smartphone or tablet, you will need to download the Zoom app, which is free in any app store. If you are joining from a computer, you may be asked to download the Zoom Desktop Client, which is also free, and should only take about 30-60 seconds to install. 

Will I be on video?

No – there is no webcam needed to join and you will NOT be on camera or video at any time. 

Can the host hear me?

No – the host of the webinar is the only person who will be speaking to participants.

Why am I asked to test my audio and microphone before joining?

This is just a standard Zoom test to ensure participants have working devices. Don’t worry – your microphone will not be on and no one will be able to hear you at any time. Testing your audio is a good way to ensure that you will be able to hear the host presenting. 

What if I have questions during the online information session?

Our online information sessions are hosted through Zoom, which is an online platform made for giving webinars and hosting online meetings. There is a built-in Q&A function that allows participants to type and ask questions directly to the host; the host will answer you privately. 

What if I can’t attend the webinar I registered for?

No worries – you can cancel your registration at any time by clicking the cancellation link at the bottom of your confirmation email. Once your registration has been cancelled, you can go ahead and register for another session on your preferred date.  

What if I miss the webinar?

No problem, you will receive a follow up email from us explaining how you can register for an alternate date. We would be happy to have you join us when the time is right!