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Student Wellness Centre


Summer Health and Wellness supports

May 7, 2024 — 
Whether you are in need of support now or wanting to get prepared for the fall, UM has a variety of resources available for you to support your health and wellbeing.

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Noel Cruz Venegas leads an outdoor dance class

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Dance helps keep instructor connected to his roots

April 15, 2024 — 
Venegas says his connection to dance has brought him a long way, both in overcoming his shyness and by distance.

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U1 students studying in the u1 student lounge


Preparing for final exams

April 8, 2024 — 
Focusing on your wellness as much as your studying during exam season can help ensure you are functioning at your best. Many resources can help you thrive and take care of yourself. Here are some suggestions:

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A student advisor chats with a student in a campus hallway. The advisor has a book open and the student looks at the book while listening to the advisor.

UM student supports and how to find them

January 17, 2024 — 
A breadth of resources have been developed to help with personal and academic needs and to help you stay connected

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A group of Indigenous students gather around a table. Several are talking with each other and smiling, while others write in notebooks.


Find connection and calm: 12 UM support groups and workshops to try this term

January 15, 2024 — 
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to mental health and wellness. UM offers a variety of groups and workshops for students to explore. Discover a safe place where you can meet others who you can relate to, share your experiences, get valuable feedback and develop new coping skills.

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This year, ditch the pressure of perfection and join the Real Me Resolutions campaign

January 2, 2024 — 
It’s that time again—the start of a new year and with it, a flood of advertisements and messaging around “health” in the form of the familiar January refrain that we aren’t enough.

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Students smile as they lace their skates on a winter day


Make the most of your holiday break

December 18, 2023 — 
The holiday break can be a wonderful time to relax but it can also be a recipe for stress. Get what you need most this holiday season by keeping these stress-busting tips in mind.

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Two attendees of the 2023 SoTL Symposium embrace.

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

An academic tightrope: cultivating well-being for success in higher education

October 23, 2023 — 
Many practices that enhance our well-being are simple and easy to implement (Seligman, 2011). Here is a sampling of what you can do to boost your personal wellness:


A Lone Star tick (Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Winnipeg Free Press: Ticks that cause allergy to meat, dairy spotted in Manitoba

September 7, 2023 — 
Ticks that cause allergy to meat, dairy spotted in Manitoba

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A woman doing an aerobic exercise

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Kick off your summer with Staff Appreciation Week on June 12

June 2, 2023 — 
It's time to show our appreciation to UM Faculty and Staff for their hard work and dedication throughout the academic year.

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