University of Manitoba is first university of Western Canada's. Founded more than 140 years ago, and located in the heart of the country, it is the region’s largest and only research-intensive university offering over 100 academic programs, including professional disciplines. The University of Manitoba is located on Anishinabe and Metis traditional land. The university community is comprised of close to 30,000 students, over 8,900 faculty and staff, and 138,000 alumni in 137 countries. Over 16 per cent of current students are international, representing 115 countries. University of Manitoba embraces students and challenged them to grow, inspired to create and dared to excel. Wherever life takes after graduation, students will be able to apply what they have learned, both personally and academically, to make a real-life impact.