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Do you want to enhance your communication and social skills?

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.

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Designing for the Vision Impaired

Faculty of Architecture

Designing for the Vision-Impaired

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.

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Students in Student Accessibility Services office


The Student Accessibility Services Peer-Mentor Program is in full swing!

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

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A screen shot of the University of Manitoba's online Accessibility Hub.

Continued commitment to improving accessibility and services

December 5, 2018 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming environment that supports all abilities


The University of Manitoba campus

Sharing our progress on U of M’s strategic priorities

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

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Human Resources

Design an innovative solution to reduce barriers to accessibility

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.

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Accessibility and inclusion feature image from Globe and Mail article.

University of Manitoba embraces accessibility and inclusion

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

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The research icebreaker CCGS Amundsen.

Top stories of 2017

December 26, 2017 — 
Sharing some of our most notable stories from 2017, the year the U of M marked its 140th anniversary

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Celebrating our collective accessibility commitment as a community

December 4, 2017 — 
A message from University of Manitoba President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard


Web graphic for promoting the Service Disruptions website.

Service Disruptions webpage will improve accessibility on our campuses

November 28, 2017 — 
Stay up to date with information about campus disruptions that would impede users of all abilities to access services


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