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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 COVID-19, 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. Anyone that attends an info session will be added to a weekly draw to win some Assiniboine swag.

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.

Athletics

Hosted: Next date to be determined.

Learn more about what it means to be a student-athlete at Assiniboine during this 45-minute webinar. Our athletics manager will cover everything related to playing for the Assiniboine Cougars including the sports we offer, leagues, try-outs, schedules, expectations, uniforms, equipment and travel.

Want to be the first to know when this session is offered again? Sign up here, and we'll be in touch!

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Assiniboine International

Hosted:

  • December 14 at 10 a.m.
  • January 10 at 10 a.m.
  • Attend an Assiniboine International information session at our Virtual Open House on February 8 & 9. To view the schedule and register, visit https://assiniboine.net/openhouse

Welcome, International Students! Are you considering attending Assiniboine as an international student? Register for this free 45min online information session to learn about Assiniboine Community College, programs available to international students, how to apply, and more helpful tips!

Register now

Financial Aid & Awards

Hosted:

  • January 18 at 2 p.m.
  • Attend a Financial Aid & Awards information session at our Virtual Open House on February 8 & 9. To view the schedule and register, visit https://assiniboine.net/openhouse
  • March 1 at 2 p.m.
  • March 29 at 2 p.m.
  • April 19 at 2 p.m.

Everyone should consider applying for financial aid—chances are you’re eligible for some support. Join us for a 45-minute webinar where we will help you navigate the many funding options available for your post-secondary education, including scholarships, bursaries, government student aid and other funding opportunities.

Please note: the information presented in the Financial Aid & Awards info session does not pertain to international students. For further information, please reach out to international@assiniboine.net.

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Get to Know Assiniboine

Hosted:

  • December 13 at 12 p.m.

​​​​​​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.

In the meantime, take a few minutes to get to know Assiniboine in this short video.

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Indigenous Students

Hosted: Next date to be determined.

​​​​​Hosted by our Recruitment and Indigenous Affairs teams, this 45-minute webinar provides you with all of the important information you will need leading up to becoming a student at Assiniboine and beyond. Our friendly staff will give an overview of student supports, events and activities, the Elders and Knowledge Keepers program, funding and sponsorship, as well as the steps to becoming a student. We will also be able to answer any questions you may have.

Want to be the first to know when this session is offered again? Sign up here, and we'll be in touch!

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Parkland Campus

Hosted:

  • December 22 at 2pm

Join us for a 45-minute webinar and hear more about Assiniboine’s Parkland Campus in Dauphin, MB. Our friendly staff will provide an overview of the campus, programs, learning supports, student life and more as you explore this vibrant campus that features a contemporary trades shop, health care training lab, enhanced student lounge and early learning centre.

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Program-Specific Information Sessions

Adult Learning at Assiniboine

Hosted:

  • December 7 at 4:30pm

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Adult Learning at Assiniboine, including the Mature Student High School diploma and additional credits/upgrading options.

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Applied Building Construction

Hosted:

  • December 8 at 4:30pm
  • December 20 at 2pm

​​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Assiniboine's Applied Building Construction certificate program offered at our Parkland Campus in Dauphin. Our friendly staff

will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

Register now

Business Administration | Business Advanced Diplomas

Hosted:

  • December 1 at 4:30pm
  • December 21 at 2pm

​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Business Administration and Advanced Diplomas in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, or Marketing. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

Register now

Civil Technician

Hosted:

  • December 16 at 4:00 pm

​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about the Civil Technician certificate program. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Communications Engineering Technology

Hosted:

  • December 15 at 4:00 pm

​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about the Communications Engineering Technology diploma. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Comprehensive Health Care Aide

Hosted:

  • December 14 at 2 p.m.

​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Assiniboine's Comprehensive Health Care Aide certificate program. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Culinary Arts | Hotel and Restaurant Management

Hosted: December 21 at 12 p.m.

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our Culinary Arts and Hotel and Restaurant Management programs. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Digital Art and Design | Web and Interactive Development | Media and Communications

Hosted:

  • December 14 at 4:30pm

​​​​​​​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our NEW programs: Digital Art and Design | Web and Interactive Development | Media and Communications. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Early Childhood Education

Hosted:

  • December 2 at 12pm

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Early Childhood Education. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Horticultural Production | Sustainable Food Systems

Hosted: December 16 at 12 p.m.

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about Assiniboine's Horticultural Production Certificate program and Sustainable Food Systems Advanced Diploma program. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Land and Water Management | Agribusiness | Geographic Information Systems

Hosted:

  • December 8 at 2pm

​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about programs from our School of Agriculture and Environment: Land and Water Management | Agribusiness | Geographic Information Systems. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Master of Business Administration

Hosted: Next date to be determined

Interested in earning a Master’s Degree? Looking for a flexible program to balance your work, family, and school life? Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about the part-time Master’s of Business Administration in Community Economic Development degree program partnership between Assiniboine Community College and Cape Breton University.

Want to be the first to know when this session is offered again? Sign up here, and we'll be in touch!

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Network Administration Technology

Hosted:

  • December 22 at 12pm

​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our Network Administration Technology diploma program. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

Register now

Office Management | Legal Administration | Medical Administration | Office Skills

Hosted:

  • December 15 at 2pm

​​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our office programs: Office Management | Legal Administration | Medical Administration. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

Register now

Practical Nursing

Hosted:

  • December 9 at 2 p.m.

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If you are interested in the Practical Nursing program at Assiniboine, please note:

  • Applications for our permanent sites will be open annually from October 1 – March 31, for consideration in the upcoming academic year intakes.
  • Applications for the Brandon, Winnipeg and Southport locations are open, effective October 1, 2021. These applications will be considered for the September 2022 and January 2023 intakes.
  • All applications that meet the college admission requirements have moved to the competitive entry process. Wait lists will not be maintained for future intakes.
  • Selection will take place after March 31 annually and applicants will be notified by mail once decisions are made.
  • Rural rotating sites are closed for applications. Please visit www.assiniboine.net/nursing (Additional Info tab) for more information on rural rotating sites as they are announced.
Public Safety

Hosted:

  • December 22 at 4:30pm

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our NEW Public Safety certificate and advanced diploma programs. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Social Service Worker

Hosted:

  • ·December 9 at 4:30 pm

Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about our Social Service Worker diploma program. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Trades - Construction

Hosted:

  • December 16 at 2pm

​​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about programs from our School of Trades (Construction) including: Carpentry and Woodworking | Construction Electrician | Piping Trades. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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Trades - Mechanical

Hosted:

  • December 21 at 4:30pm

​​​​​Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about programs from our School of Trades (Mechanical) including Automotive Technician | Heavy Equipment Technician | Industrial Metals Fabrication | Power Engineering. Our friendly staff will cover program details, career opportunities after graduation and the Assiniboine experience.

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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!