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Preparing for final exams

November 27, 2023 — 
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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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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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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Three students study together in a booth. Two other students stand chatting in the background. They are all wearing KN-95 masks.


Study smart and prioritize self-care

April 3, 2023 — 
It’s almost time for the end of term and final exams. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve written many exams, everyone can use new strategies for studying and self-care.

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Become a peer health educator with Healthy U: volunteer applications now open

March 17, 2023 — 
Healthy U is recruiting volunteers! Apply by March 31.

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Exam room at Bannatyne clinic


Get to know UM’s Student Support services

March 13, 2023 — 
Being in university is a time of new beginnings, challenging experiences and life-changing events. Explore the student support systems in place to help: Health and Wellness and University Health Service.

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three students walk across campus in the snow


Winter Term break is here!

February 16, 2023 — 
Winter Term break is a great time to catch up on your studies while practicing self-care and getting what your mind and body need. Here are some activity ideas to help you rest, recharge and have some fun!

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Nursing students at bench promoting connection and mental health at the Helen Glass Centre for Nursing.

Finding new and creative ways to build community wellness

February 8, 2023 — 
Application deadline extended to Mar. 7

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Three happy students jump in the air and are captured by the camera mid-jump. They are on a concrete sidewalk cleared of snow and bare trees are in the background.


Take time for a mid-winter wellness check-in

February 6, 2023 — 
The responsibilities that come with being a student on top of each individual’s circumstances can take a toll. While it’s easy to get caught up in busy schedules and numerous commitments, your physical and mental wellness matter above all else. It’s important to check in with yourself and listen to what your body needs.

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