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Prioritizing mental health and wellness

April 25, 2024 — 
UM is commencing a process to develop a new Mental Health and Well-being strategy for the whole university. This step will build upon previous mental health and wellness initiatives to design a robust and comprehensive strategy that reflects present-day opportunities and challenges.

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Significant enhancements to employee benefits now available

April 1, 2024 — 
As of April 1, 2024, University of Manitoba benefits plan members can enjoy expanded benefits coverage, with significant enhancements for both full-time and part-time employees.

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Faculties and units can participate in the 2024 Indigenous Summer Student Internship Program

January 22, 2024 — 
Submit funding applications by February 22, 2024

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Vacation Purchase Plan (VPP) available for 2024/2025

January 12, 2024 — 
Applications due to HR March 1, 2024; program starts April 1, 2024

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Take Our Kids to Work Day students participating in programming

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Take Our Kids to Work Day is back for 2023

October 10, 2023 — 
Take Our Kids to Work Day is an event for participating Grade 9 students to learn about the diverse roles and jobs in the current labour market.

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Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

September 7, 2023 — 
Current faculty and staff who are members of the University of Manitoba Pension Plan, and are planning to retire in the next five years, are invited to register for one of three upcoming retirement planning sessions.

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Faculty and staff around a table at the 2023 Long Service Awards.

Celebrating 25 remarkable years of helping our community flourish 

July 25, 2023 — 
UM Long Service Awards recognize the value of dedicated people

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Faculty of Social Work advisor receives 2023 Advising Excellence Award

June 28, 2023 — 
Congratulations to Julia Florek Turcan, Academic Advisor/Cohort Advisor in the Faculty of Social Work, who has been awarded the 2023 Advising Excellence Award.

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UM flexible work program continues

May 17, 2023 — 
Program materials, application form available on UM Intranet site

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Peace Bridge in Calgary, winter.

The Support Staff Learning Exchange travels to University of Calgary

March 22, 2023 — 
Apply now for this October trip to learn from counterparts in another post-secondary

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