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February photo contest #umTakeABreak

February 8, 2021 — 
Good news, it’s almost reading week! The days are getting longer, and we are nearing warmer weather. We know that this year has been tough in so many ways, so we think that it’s important to keep celebrating the little things that get us through our days. In the spirit of celebrating the small things, we want to see how you take a break! Do you go on your daily walk? Do you make yourself a cup of coffee? Do you take a cozy afternoon nap? We want you to take a break and post a photo of it on Instagram using the hashtag #umTakeABreak for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the bookstore.

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The Canadian Flag on the Tier building flies at half mast following the tragic events of flight PS752

Instagram favourites of 2020

December 22, 2020 — 
It's been a strange year on campus

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Show us your home study space!

November 9, 2020 — 
November’s Instagram contest runs on @umstudent from November 9-20

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Photo contest alert: Show us your masks!

October 5, 2020 — 
With safety top of mind, and masks fall’s hottest accessory, we want to see what you’re working with. Take a pic of you doing your part, wearing your mask, and keeping your community safe. Share those pics with us by using the hashtag #umMaskUp.  One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!

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Photo contest alert: Summer is the time to get back to nature!

August 5, 2020 — 
Summer is in full swing! Let’s make the most of these sunny days by spending some time outdoors! This  summer’s photo contest on @umstudent on Instagram is all about appreciating what nature has to offer. Do you have a favourite hiking spot in the province, or favourite camping site? Simply take a nature shot and use the hashtag #umNature to join the contest. One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!

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Migizii Agamik - Bald Eagle Lodge in summer.

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Celebrating Indigenous brilliance for National Indigenous Peoples Month

June 17, 2020 — 
Check out the artists, businesses, podcasts, books and films the Indigenous community at UM is supporting!

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What are you doing while you’re #umHomeBound?

April 27, 2020 — 
Feeling bored or lethargic while stuck at home? Why not take this opportunity to take some time for yourself or even spend time on that long-neglected hobby! Show us how you’re keeping yourself entertained while being practicing social distancing? Are you testing your cooking skills? Doing DIY projects? Living the island life in Animal Crossing? Share your favourite self-quarantine pastime with @umstudent on Instagram and use the hashtag #umHomeBound for a chance to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!

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Flatten the curve and stay connected with #umStudyatHome

March 25, 2020 — 
This month’s umstudent Instagram challenge is a study-at-home themed photo contest!

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What are you up to this #uofmWinterBreak?

February 18, 2020 — 
It’s the Winter Break! For this month’s photo contest, we are running a Winter Break contest. What are your plans this week? Prepping for your upcoming midterms? Getting ahead on your assignments? Or just chilling at home? Whether you’re loaded with schoolwork or just enjoying the break by travelling, make sure you share your experience with us through the hashtag #uofmWinterBreak! Also, make sure you’re following @umstudent for to get selected to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card. Enjoy your break!

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Get outside and get creative with #uofmWinterCampus

January 14, 2020 — 
Our most popular photo contest of the year is back! Whether you love it or hate it, winter makes our campus look so picturesque. So, for this month’s contest, we want to see your snowiest, wintery-est, chilliest shots of your campuses. To enter, use the hashtag #uofmWinterCampus and make sure you’re following @umstudent. The coolest, iciest shot of University of Manitoba’s winter wonderland will win a $25 UM Bookstore giftcard!

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