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Indigenous

Building connections and supporting success

May 8, 2024 — 
The Qualico Bridge to Success program helps facilitate the transition of new Indigenous students into post-secondary education at UM. It offers pre-orientation activities, academic learning support, advising, peer mentoring and special events that enhance their first-year experience.

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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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Asper School of Business

Investing in student success

September 5, 2023 — 
Investing in student success involves resources, workshops, tutoring, funding opportunities and the like. But often the first step is creating communities where students know that there are other people who see their potential and their struggles and truly care about their success.

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Indigenous

Confident and comfortable in the university space

June 21, 2023 — 
Qualico Bridge to Success Program offers spiritual, mental, emotional and academic support to Indigenous students as they strive for success.

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Qualico Bridge to Success student Demi Quill giving a speech at a podium

Indigenous

Qualico Bridge to Success Program Enhances Student Experience

April 28, 2023 — 
The Qualico Bridge to Success (QBTS) program is one of the many initiatives offered by the Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) to support student success. Its goal is to facilitate the transition of new Indigenous students into post-secondary education at the University through activities, supports and peer-mentoring.

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Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow celebrates Indigenous graduates

April 18, 2023 — 
The Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow, a celebration of culture and achievement, will be hosted at Investors Group Athletic Centre on the Fort Garry campus on Saturday, May 6.

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Knowledge Keeper Kim Guimond sitting on a chair in her office.

Indigenous

Get to know ISC’s new Knowledge Keeper

March 15, 2023 — 
The Indigenous Student Centre is excited to welcome Knowledge Keeper Kimberly Guimond to the University of Manitoba community. Kim joins the university with a robust background as a teacher in her home community of Sagkeeng First Nation for 17 years; and as part of the Ojibwe Bilingual Program at Riverbend Community School.

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Indigenous

Making Space for Two-Spirit Students, Staff and Faculty

March 9, 2023 — 
Two-Spirit talking and sharing circles are held every second Tuesday to help build community on campus for 2S/LGBTQQPIA+ students, staff and faculty.

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Donor Relations

Renewed support helps hundreds of new Indigenous students bridge the gap to post-secondary learning

November 10, 2022 — 
Qualico pledged another $1 million for programming and supports to help ensure the university transition is smooth for Indigenous students joining UM.

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Students

This Fall Term break build healthy habits to help support mental health and well-being

November 4, 2022 — 
As you head into a well-deserved Fall Term break, be reminded of the many resources, programs, services and supports that are available to support your mental health, well-being and your academic success.

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