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St. John's College

Immediate availability at St John’s Residence for students needing place to stay

January 3, 2024 — 
As the college looks to fill up its space, with 45% of rooms still available, we talked to Raihanah about her experience as both a student and a member of the Residence Dons team and the benefits she’s experienced from living in the residence.

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Panoramic view of Bannatyne Campus from street level.

Share your feedback on UM’s next strategic plan

November 29, 2023 — 
UM community invited to share thoughts on this important document.

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Yellow autumn leaves on trees in front of the Buller Greenhouse on the Fort Garry campus.

Message to the UM Community on the conflict in the Middle East

October 10, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba acknowledges that this past weekend’s news of violent conflict in Israel and Gaza has caused great distress and concern for members of our community.

St. John's College

Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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Artwork of Indigenous women in colourful dresses.


An Event in Honour of Red Dress Day

May 2, 2023 — 
On Thursday, May 4, Indigenous Engagement and Communications and the Centre for Human Rights Research are holding An Event in Honour of Red Dress Day: Seminar and Red Dress Pin Workshop. Kayla Lariviere, Engagement Lead for Indigenous Engagement and Communications and one of the event organizers, says it’s meaningful for UM to host this event and demonstrate its support for MMIWG2S+.

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Manitoba Legislature

University of Manitoba welcomes 10.8% increase to our operating grant

March 7, 2023 — 
UM President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Michael Benarroch welcomes increased investment in the province’s research-intensive university announced in the 2023 provincial budget.


Student walking on campus path surrounded by fall foliage.

Town Hall on strategic plan asks community to think big and inspire us to greatness

January 27, 2023 — 
'The strength of the plan is really dependent on the diversity of voices that come and share ideas'

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Amplifying Black voices and creating a unique legacy

December 7, 2022 — 
The story of UMBA is one rooted in pride for a diverse community.

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An illustration of Billy the Bison wearing a face mask.

Latest COVID-19 updates

November 9, 2022 — 
The existing masking mandate requires use of masks indoors - KN95 masks are highly recommended, but 3-ply medical masks are also acceptable.


Six UM leaders among most powerful women in Canada

October 19, 2022 — 
Six women in the UM community have been named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in 2022.

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