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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning December Workshops

November 28, 2023 — 
Check out the wide variety of upcoming workshops offered by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning scheduled this December!

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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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Students are photographed outside on a sunny day on the University of Manitoba's Fort Garry campus on September 19, 2019. (Photo by Marianne Helm / University of Manitoba)


Take time for a fall mental health check-in

October 12, 2023 — 
It's normal to feel overwhelmed at this time of year. Connect with UM's Student Support services and off-campus resources to give your health and wellness a boost.

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Scrabble tiles spelling out the words: mental health. // Image from Piqsels

Unlocking success: 15 ways UM supports mental health

October 10, 2023 — 
Maclean’s magazine ranked UM second in mental health services among Canadian medical-doctoral universities in 2022. Here are 15 reasons why.

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Faculty of Social Work

Social Work welcomes visiting scholars from Taiwan and China

May 10, 2023 — 
The Faculty of Social Work would like to invite all to a Lunch ’n’ Learn event with our visiting social work scholars from Taiwan and China. Presentations by: Dr. Hiu Ha Chong, Department of Indigenous Affairs & Development National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan Specializing in Indigenous social work and Indigenous child protection  Dr. Zhihong Yue, School of Sociology, Wuhan University, China Specializing in youth mental health

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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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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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A student walks alone on campus during the winter, heading towards a white brick building.


Feeling stressed? Student supports are available to help

January 23, 2023 — 
Whether you are looking to add some tools to your self-care toolkit or need immediate help, we want you to know that there is support for you, right at this moment, regardless of your level of need

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Representatives from UM and Bell Let's Talk hold a large cheque for $100,000


New funding bolsters mental health on UM campus

January 19, 2023 — 
The University of Manitoba (UM) has received a $100,000 grant from Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund to support mental health initiatives on its campuses. UM is one of 10 universities in Canada to receive such funding and it will go towards establishing a new Student Wellness Centre (SWC).

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Let’s Talk about mental health and end the stigmatizing of mental illnesses

January 16, 2023 — 
January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; check out how UM is joining the conversation

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