First-day enrolment at the University of Manitoba is up slightly to start the new school year.
Compared to last year, the U of M saw a 0.3 percent increase to 29,266 students.
Full-time enrolment is up 1.5 percent from 24,746 to 25,105 students. The U of M says undergraduate enrolment was also stable, with 25,119 students in 2018 compared with 25,111 students in the fall 2017 term.
Self-declared Indigenous student enrolment for fall 2018 is 2,374 or 8.1 percent of the student population, similar to 2017.
International enrolment increased from 5,122 students in fall 2017 to 5,407 students in fall 2018. This increase was seen mainly at the undergraduate level, with undergraduate international enrolment increasing 6.8 percent and graduate international enrolment increasing 0.5 percent.