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Get to know the UM’s Student Counselling Centre (SCC)

January 18, 2021 — 
The Student Counselling Centre (SCC) continues to provide individual, workshop and group counselling programs to students remotely

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Support for UM students: What’s available, and how to find it

January 18, 2021 — 
A breadth of resources have been developed for students to help with personal, academic and financial needs and to help them stay connected. Existing offerings have been adapted to these new circumstances by delivering support programming in new ways.

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Top ten tips to a successful Winter Term 2021

January 18, 2021 — 
Here are tips and bits of helpful information to help you get the new term off to a good start


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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – January 14

January 14, 2021 — 
'Whether you are new to the UM community or continuing in your studies, we are here to support your personal and academic success'

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New group offering: Dealing with Uncertainty During Covid-19

January 8, 2021 — 
Student Counselling Centre (SCC) offers groups and workshops which can help students learn new skills to deal more effectively with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship problems and more

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Need Academic English Support? Enroll in Part-Time Academic English Courses

January 6, 2021 — 
Supporting students by providing them with the tools and strategies they need to master academic English language skills

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Attend this year’s UM Annual Career Fair – January 21

January 5, 2021 — 
Over 65 employers want to meet with students to share summer, part-time and permanent full-time employment opportunities and discuss what they look for in potential employees. This is a chance to better understand the labour market and start to make important connections.

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Chris Moskal and Diana Craig, second year medical students

Top stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
A year to remember or a year to forget? The COVID-19 pandemic dominated headlines across the globe, including here at the University of Manitoba, but there was always light behind the dark clouds. Positive stories shone through.

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Kelsey Wog

Best of Bisons 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Despite a year that brought with it the most unbelievable and adverse circumstances, the Bisons still found a way to shine.

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For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges. (Shutterstock)

Top Conversation Canada stories of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
Take a look at illuminating research written by members of our community

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