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Grads line up backstage for Convocation in June 2018.


Dear Friends and Families

June 3, 2019 — 
What your guests should know for your convocation ceremony

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Graduation Pow Wow profile: Jenna Vandal

April 29, 2019 — 
A true advocate for the environment and Indigenous rights, student Jenna Vandal has always carved her own path

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Admin Building at Fort Garry Campus during winter.


New off-campus website available to students

January 22, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has partnered with, a company specializing in providing academic institutions with off-campus housing solutions. has introduced a new and improved rental property listing service for students, landlords and members of the U of M community.

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What’s open on campus over the holiday break?

December 20, 2018 — 
Most of the U of M will close for the winter holiday at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21 and reopen on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

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CBC: The 2019 warming huts which will line Winnipeg’s frozen Red River were unveiled Friday

November 13, 2018 — 
This year, U of M students designed Pavilion Sub-Zero, described as "a shimmering, colourful cloud floating above performers and audience members in The Forks Historic Port, the heart of the Red River Mutual Trail."


Contest winner - Photo by @fopeprancis


October’s spooky Instagram photo contest winner

November 5, 2018 — 
Thanks to all of you who got spooky with us for our October Instagram contest! The entries for the #umspooky October Instagram photo contest inspired your gothic photograph skills, and all the entries were spook-tacular!

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October Instagram photo contest

October 23, 2018 — 
It’s that time of year… are you feeling the Halloween spirit?  Have you heard about the ghost of a former art professor who is rumoured to haunt Art Barn?

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Kaley Jean Van Workum stands next to her art

Kaley Jean Van Workum, an artist on the way up

October 18, 2018 — 
Van Workum is graduating this Fall from a program she found enriching and fulfilling

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Hemp Leaf

Cannabis policy on campus

October 16, 2018 — 
As of Oct. 17, recreational cannabis will be legal in Canada, and students, staff, and faculty may have questions about whether they can legally possess and consume it on University property

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Alex Kitt, Schulich Leadership Scholar

Player 1, Schulich Leader Alex Kitt

September 25, 2018 — 
Alex Kitt won’t admit how much time he spends playing video games, but it’s a lot, and it’s paid off.

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