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COVID-19 vaccine vials, syringes and a blue mask on a green table.

Human Resources

Return to in-person working and learning, only fully vaccinated allowed on campus

November 26, 2021 — 
After almost two years, we are excited to be returning to in-person working, coming together as an on-campus community.  In-person classes for students will begin at the start of Winter Term. To support this, all employees and students are required to be fully vaccinated and upload their proof of vaccination to be on campus.

Winter on Fort Garry campus, looking at walkway along UMSU University Centre and towards the Administration Building.

Academic Schedule changes approved by Senate

November 10, 2021 — 
'The modifications to the academic schedule depend on the length of the strike'

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Student resources


Academic resources open to students during the UMFA strike

November 9, 2021 — 
The majority of student academic resources remain open and ready to help out.

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Students in masks on UM's Fort Garry campus.


Student supports and resources during the UMFA strike

November 2, 2021 — 
With the news that the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) is on strike, you will have questions. Please know that UM is committed to sharing information and updates with you during this period of labour disruption. Visit the strike information webpage for FAQs, which are updated regularly.

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Yellow autumn leaves on trees at the Tier building on the Fort Garry campus.

Bargaining deadline extended

November 1, 2021 — 
UM and UMFA have agreed to continue mediation on Monday and continue negotiating a new collective agreement.


The faces of an Inuit mother and toddler are encircled by the fur of her parka hood.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM health research projects awarded more than $12 million in federal funding

October 20, 2021 — 
Studies focused on Inuit wellness in Manitoba and on severe tooth decay in First Nations and Métis children are among 19 UM projects to receive recent grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.


A smiling graduating student in cap and gown looks towards her future.


To the class of 2021

October 18, 2021 — 
A message from Chancellor Anne Mahon and President and Vice-Chancellor Michael Benarroch to the graduating class of 2021


A black graduation cap and black mask with a UM logo on it sit on top of a pile of books


Fall Convocation: meet the class of 2021

October 15, 2021 — 
Meet some of the incredible members of the University of Manitoba’s class of 2021.  Fall Convocation will be held this year from Oct. 18-21 and on Nov. 10

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UM 54th Fall Convocation 2021 celebrated online

October 12, 2021 — 
At its 2021 Fall Convocation from October 18-21 and on November 10, 2021, the University of Manitoba will confer degrees, diplomas and certificates on 1,415 graduates


Students stand while wearing white coats and each read off of papers.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Pharmacy students welcomed at White Coat Ceremony

October 7, 2021 — 
When Kathleen Watts stood before her new College of Pharmacy classmates and put on her white coat, she was thinking about how amazing the moment felt

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