accessibility News Archive
September 9, 2019 —
Student Accessibility Services creates equal access opportunities for students with disabilities by reducing barriers on campus. SAS’s Volunteer Notetaking Program connects student volunteers with their fellow students who need assistance taking sufficient notes during class. Volunteering as a notetaker is a great way to help your peers, develop academic and professional skills, and bolster your co-curricular record.
August 23, 2019 —
This volunteer position requires 1-2 hours of your time per week. A great way to become involved in the U of M Community and engage locally.
February 14, 2019 —
Repost from the Winnipeg Free Press: The Vision Impaired Resource Network has outgrown its limited office space in Lions Manor (320 Sherbroook St.). Like many other non-profits, it has a wish list of things it would love to include in its ideal office resource centre.
December 5, 2018 —
Over the last few terms Student Accessibility Services (SAS) has seen a high demand for a one-on-one peer meetup service
December 5, 2018 —
The University of Manitoba is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment that supports all abilities
April 20, 2018 —
As a community, we are using less water and recycling more, just two of the successes outlined in “Sharing Our Progress,” a mid-term progress report on the university’s strategic plan
April 17, 2018 —
All University of Manitoba students are invited to use their creativity to develop innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions to reduce accessibility barriers at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses.
March 2, 2018 —
More than 6,000 of the university’s faculty and staff recently completed accessible customer service training, which focused on increasing awareness about access challenges faced by people with disabilities and providing guidance on how they could best respond
December 26, 2017 —
Sharing some of our most notable stories from 2017, the year the U of M marked its 140th anniversary
December 4, 2017 —
A message from University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard