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St. John's College

Residence available at St John’s college for students needing accommodation

September 19, 2023 — 
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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St. John's College

Welcoming Peter Jaeger, writer in residence, to the college community

September 15, 2023 — 
Peter has seen the world throughout his poetry, writing, and teaching career.  He is the author of fourteen books of poetry, fiction, and criticism, as well as several artist books.

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2022-2023 ICE program students surrounded by Elders, ICE alum, community leaders and loved ones.


Centering Indigenous values, supporting leadership, building community

August 9, 2023 — 
The Indigenous Circle of Empowerment (ICE) is a student leadership development program rooted in culture and focused on personal, educational, and professional development, and community engagement. It provides a diverse range of activities, including conversations with esteemed Indigenous leaders, professional development, learning from Elders and Knowledge Keepers, and collaborative team capstone projects.

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Max Rady College of Medicine's admissions administrator Elizabeth Spence, sitting on a chair in the Migizii Agamik lounge.


In-person support for UM students interested in Medicine now available at Fort Garry campus

June 13, 2023 — 
The Access & Aboriginal Focus Program located in the Indigenous Student Centre is excited to welcome Elizabeth Spence, the Max Rady College of Medicine’s admissions administrator, for the summer months to help new and current UM students learn more about how to apply for Medicine.

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Maizy North looks away in front of Indigenous mural.

Donor Relations

Louis Riel Bursary is helping to fuel Métis student’s goal of giving back to her community

March 24, 2023 — 
Donor funded bursaries open doors for so many students to advance their education and achieve their goals.

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Faculty of Education

New Scholarships support Education Indigenous Students

February 23, 2023 — 
The Indigenous Scholarship in Education was established to the support Indigenous students in the Faculty of Education. Scholarships will be awarded to students in their first year.




“A place of belonging, friendship and learning”

January 12, 2023 — 
Indigenous Youth Mentorship Program continues to grow across the province

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Keenan Karish walks in front of university building.

Donor Relations

Scholarship helps make university dream a reality for a first-year student

November 2, 2022 — 
Scholarship supports make it possible for student to focus on studies while transitioning form an urban setting to a post-secondary education.

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two students running forward with sticks in hand while three people cheer in the background.


Reconnecting at Indigenous Orientation

September 9, 2022 — 
Connect with the vibrant Indigenous community at the University of Manitoba during Indigenous Orientation at the Fort Garry campus on Wednesday, September 14.

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Katie McKenzie wearing a ribbon skirt standing on a green bridge overlooking the Red River.


What Pope Francis’ visit means to me

July 21, 2022 — 
Personal reflection by a current Indigenous student at UM, Kathleen McKenzie

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