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Student Support 2020 News Archive

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Helping students coping with mental illness

May 25, 2020 — 
Kyle Hiebert says that increased financial pressure, a rapidly changing world and an uncertain future for jobs or careers has made students emotionally distressed.

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What to do once you’ve applied to UM

May 7, 2020 — 
You’ve hit ‘submit’ on your UM application or you’ve already received an offer of admission, yay! This is a very exciting time for you. If you’re wondering what happens next, we have you covered.

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UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre is open and ready to help

April 30, 2020 — 
UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre (SVRC) remains open throughout the University’s COVID-19 response, providing individualized support services to students, staff and faculty who have been impacted by sexual violence

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Indigenous student advisor one of many giving support during COVID-19 pandemic

April 29, 2020 — 
Carl Stone was recently interviewed on CBC Unreserved, a program highlighting Indigenous community, culture, and conversation

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What’s happening with Summer Term?

April 24, 2020 — 
When it became clear that courses would have to be delivered by online and alternative methods due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the previously posted schedule was removed and restructured by the Registrar’s Office.

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Addressing basic needs: Student Affairs offering help virtually

April 23, 2020 — 
Top of mind for many students is their basic needs – housing, food, lost income and where to access mental and other on- and off-campus services  

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Government steps up to support students through COVID crisis

April 23, 2020 — 
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled the government’s comprehensive support for post-secondary students and recent graduates.

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New webpage with COVID-19 information for students

April 23, 2020 — 
The UM is committed to supporting the academic success, health and well-being of all students, through this most difficult time. We recognize that during this time many students are experiencing additional pressures, including financial, employment, housing, food, or increased caregiving responsibilities.  We are continuing to provide supports, programs and services even though we are not physically located on campus.

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Staying in the Zone during coronavirus

April 23, 2020 — 
Sports psych experts take to IG Live to chat tips for mental skills performance that athletes might consider developing during this time

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How to Ace Your Video Interview

April 20, 2020 — 
Interviews are almost always nerve wracking, but by taking the time to prepare your environment and your answers, you will set yourself up for success!

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