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The SVRC's office welcome space is full of comfy chairs and colourful pillows, helpful pamphlets. A selection of teas are lined up beside a kettle. There is red rope art displayed on the wall. It is comfortable and inviting.

SVRC re-launches Responding to Sexual Violence Disclosures training for staff and faculty

April 18, 2023 — 
The Sexual Violence Resource Centre is re-launching "Responding to Sexual Violence Disclosures" training for UM staff and faculty members. Register for an in-person session happening at the Bannatyne Campus or a virtual session open to staff from any campus.

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The Sexual Violence Resource Centre is available to anyone seeking help

February 27, 2023 — 
If you've been impacted by sexual violence, know that you are not alone. The doors to UM's Sexual Violence Resource Centre (SVRC)  are open to all faculty, staff and students who need their help.

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Get to Know UM’s Student Support services

January 30, 2023 — 
Being in university is a time of new beginnings, challenging experiences and life-changing events. Explore the student support systems in place to help: Student Counselling Centre; Sexual Violence Resource Centre.

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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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Sexual violence resources and support at UM

September 8, 2022 — 
Maintaining a healthy work and learning environment includes cultivating a space focused on consent and without sexual violence. At the University of Manitoba, this also means that all members of our community should feel safe when receiving supports after any experience related to sexual violence.

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Apply to be a peer supporter with UM’s Safer Social Event Team

July 7, 2022 — 
The Sexual Violence Resource Centre and the Health and Wellness Office are looking for motivated and engaged students to join our Safer Social Event Team (SSET)!  As a member of the SSET team, you will attend different social events on campus to ensure attendees feel safe and supported.

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Build skills for responding to disclosures of sexual violence

June 7, 2022 — 
Responding to Disclosures workshop prepares faculty and staff to offer support if they receive a disclosure of sexual violence from a student or colleague.

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Students rank UM among top Canadian universities in Maclean’s survey

March 11, 2022 — 
'We continue to make strides in our commitment to foster a safe, equitable and supportive learning environment for all students, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability'

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UM presents Sexual Violence Awareness Week from Feb. 7-11, 2022

January 31, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba is holding Sexual Violence Awareness Week from February 7-11, 2022, offering a variety of events and training sessions for students, staff and faculty. The week is being held in conjunction with UMSU’s Healthy Sexuality Month.

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The many ways the Sexual Violence Resource Centre offers help

February 2, 2021 — 
Provides education, resources, and other information regarding sexual violence for all students, faculty, and staff members

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