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Update to UM students: April 22, 2022

April 22, 2022 — 
Message from Laurie Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) on exam-related topics and supports, Graduation Pow Wow, Convocation and student opportunities

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Prep in advance and get help fast

April 22, 2022 — 
As we wrap up another term, here are some tips and tricks to consider as you navigate your exams in the next couple of weeks.

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Students

Study smart and prioritize self-care

April 18, 2022 — 
Whether it’s your first time taking exams, or you have many times before, everyone can use some strategies for studying and self-care

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Students

Prepare for success when studying for finals

April 11, 2022 — 
Some additional aspects to exams that you should consider before beginning your study preparations

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Tutoring and group study sessions

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Prepping for final exams

April 8, 2022 — 
The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) offers a variety of free tutoring services including content and study skills tutoring in more than 120 UM courses

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Students

Nervous about upcoming exams?

April 8, 2022 — 
While it’s completely normal to feel nervous about an exam, you don’t want nerves to steer you off-track in the weeks leading up to final exams

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Faculty of Law

“The Surveillant University”: Law Faculty’s Distinguished Visiting Lecturer to address controversial topic of remote proctoring

March 4, 2022 — 
With final exams a little over a month away, the last topic being covered in the Faculty of Law’s Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series could not be more relevant. Speaking on “The Surveillant University: Remote Proctoring, AI and Human Rights,” Dr. Teresa Scassa, Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section, joins us at a virtual Robson Hall March 8 at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom. This talk is open to all members of the University of Manitoba community interested in human rights and exam surveillance.

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Students

Studying tips from a fourth-year student

December 13, 2021 — 
Learn about techniques that work for one Healthy U volunteer

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Students

New resource will help with navigating online exams

June 21, 2021 — 
Exam time is challenging, and it’s even more so when those exams are virtual. A resource has been created to help guide students through the online exam process, from general exam preparation, best practices for online exams, and technical tips for prior to exams, and during.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Mitigating exam stress a high priority for the university

January 29, 2021 — 
Exams are a stressful time for students, and the move to online exams adds another unknown to the equation. Ensuring a very smooth online exam experience was of paramount importance for the university. IST and the Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning did a lot of planning and preparation to make this happen.

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