The Organization of Physics Undergraduate Students is a student-run group based at the University of Manitoba through the Department of Physics and Astronomy.


Tutoring begins Thursday, January 17 (not Monday, as mentioned below). Check the tutoring calendar below for our schedule.

Posted on January 14, 2019

David McKeen from TRIUMF will be giving the CAP lecture this year. Stay tuned for details.

Posted on January 8, 2019

Welcome back! Hope you had a relaxing break.
Tutoring begins on Monday, January 14. OPUS members, sign up for tutoring sessions by Friday, January 11. See Nils if you have any questions.

Posted on January 2, 2019

OPUS Bursary

A $600 bursary for a full-time undergraduate student in any Honours, Joint Honours, or Major program offered by the Department of Physics and Astronomy with satisfactory academic standing and has demonstrated financial need.

Applications due October 1st, 2019.

For more information, visit the link below.

Awards Database


OPUS offers free tutoring on first year physics classes for both fall and winter terms. At least one tutor will be available during the scheduled sessions, including the main tutor for that session. Help is offered on a first come, first served basis. The schedule is updated as frequently as possible.

Schedule @ 106 Allen:

Cram Sessions

Prior to midterms and finals, OPUS members offer a four hour session answering curated questions from previous exams and textbooks (including WileyPlus questions) to prepare you for your exams. For $20 you get in-depth explanations and techniques to solving common exam questions and the theory involved. All proceeds go towards OPUS events and bursaries.

Upcoming Sessions:

Questions about tutoring/cram sessions?

About OPUS

Decades have passed since the founding of OPUS but it has always been an orchestra of curious and ambitious students that share a passion for Physics and Math. To this day, it aims to connect like-minded students, and continues to maintain its amicable position within the department.

OPUS currently offers $600 bursaries, free first year tutoring, organizes the CAP lectures for the faculty, and more. Membership is free and welcome to any undergraduate student (from any department), however only volunteer tutors are offered study carrels in 206 Allen.



Contact Us

206 Allen Building
University of Manitoba