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accessibility News Archive

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


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

New workshops available: Accessibility Training (Customer Service) continues

November 21, 2017 — 
More than 6,000 staff and faculty have already been trained for province's customer service standard


SERVICE DISRUPTION – Allen Building – Elevator out of Service – 11/15/2017

November 15, 2017 — 
Notice of service disruption on behalf of Physical Plant


The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

Complete your Accessibility Training (Customer Service) by Nov. 1

October 23, 2017 — 
Mandatory for all staff and faculty

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And the prizes go to …

September 26, 2017 — 
Accessibility Training (Customer Service) early-bird prizes handed out



Human Resources

U of M receives Employer of the Year Award

September 26, 2017 — 
“To be recognized for our commitment to diversity in the workplace is an honour,” says Andrew Konowalchuk, associate vice-president (administration).

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Looking for work? Highlight your ability

September 6, 2017 — 
More and more organizations today are looking to build a representative and diverse workforce that is both inclusive and barrier-free. This includes hiring students from diverse backgrounds and levels of ability

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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

Accessibility Training (Customer Service): Early-bird prizes

August 11, 2017 — 
Prizes are being offered for participants who take their training early

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Built Environment Accessibility Audit: Summer 2017

July 14, 2017 — 
Aligning with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, and the University of Manitoba’s commitment to fostering and providing an accessible environment, the University will be embarking on a campus-wide audit of the built environment to identify accessibility barriers.


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