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Student Support 2020 News Archive

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Staying connected while staying home

April 20, 2020 — 
The balance of studying, self-care, spending time with friends and family, volunteering and other obligations looks different for everyone, this article will give you a few ways to stay connected!

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Career Consultant and Student in Career Services


Looking for job opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 9, 2020 — 
Job search is hard work, there’s no denying it, especially right now.  Career Services can help.  Check out our website to learn more about the resources we offer to support you. 

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The Manitoba Legislative Building in winter. // Image from the Legislative Assembly/Facebook.

Student loan repayments suspended for 6 months

April 7, 2020 — 
In a move to help students experiencing financial difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, the provincial government has suspended student loan repayment for six months.


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Student Survival Guide during COVID-19 pandemic

March 31, 2020 — 
Here is a guide to help learners navigate life in this taxing time and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Tier Building - Looking up


COVID-19 UM Student Emergency Fund will provide financial support to students

March 31, 2020 — 
We know this time has been difficult for everyone, especially our students. Because of this, the university and its donors are here to offer you some financial relief during this unprecedented disruption in your lives.

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Online courses


Managing your time when your courses are online

March 30, 2020 — 
With online classes, it may feel like you have a lot more time to complete your assignments and readings. While it is true that you might have more flexibility when you don’t attend classes in-person, it is also easier to procrastinate or get overwhelmed and fall behind in your course.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Stay mentally healthy while staying at home

March 23, 2020 — 
Due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, we will be spending a lot more time at home in the coming months. Here's how we can maintain our mental health.    

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Mindfulness Moments hosted by Maria Cheung

Faculty of Social Work

Mindfulness moments during turbulent times

March 23, 2020 — 
Michael Yellow Bird, Dean, Maria Cheung, Associate Dean & Dawn MacDonald, Institute for Mindful Leadership will be leading a brief guided meditation for 5-7 minutes

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students on the quad at the U of M with Pembina Hall residence behind

Students seem to be weathering mental health challenges during COVID-19

March 20, 2020 — 
Student Counselling Centre offers some tips to help keep it that way

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Snowy Campus


Ways to enhance your well-being

March 19, 2020 — 
Resources and a few easy things you can do to prioritize your well-being

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