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.
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 | Hosted Wednesdays
Hosted: Wednesdays 10 a.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.
Financial Aid & Awards | Hosted every second Tuesday
Hosted: August 18 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.
Indigenous Students | Hosted every other Tuesday
Hosted: August 4 and 18 at 11 a.m.
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.
Parkland Campus | Hosted on Wednesdays (Various)
Hosted: August 5, August 12, August 19 and August 26 at 2 p.m.
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.
Hosted: Next date to be determined
Attention Future International Students, here is your chance to get to know Assiniboine Community College. Our team will share important information about program areas, immigration opportunities, how to apply, and what to expect from a program at Assiniboine.
Hosted: August 27 at 10 a.m. The session scheduled for August 13 has been canceled.
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.
Program-Specific Information Sessions
Mature Student High School | Hosted every third Thursday
Hosted: July 30 and August 20 at 10 a.m.
Do you need to finish high school or improve your grades? Are you missing a prerequisite for post-secondary studies? Have you been out of school for a long time? Join us for this 45-minute webinar and learn more about the full and part-time Mature Student High School program options available in Brandon and Dauphin.
Having trouble registering? Contact our Recruitment team via email at email@example.com 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.
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.
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!