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Sharlaine Glowatsky (she/they), the SVRC’s confidential intake & triage specialist on a couch in the Sexual Violence Resource Centre


Feel safe, seen and supported at the Sexual Violence Resource Centre

April 12, 2024 — 
The Sexual Violence Resource Centre provides support, resources, information and referral services for any student, faculty or staff member who has been affected by sexual violence. The SVRC is a trauma-informed and survivor-centered space, where the needs and goals of the person seeking support are centralized, and where survivors are never pressured to disclose anything they don’t want to.

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Institutional Safety Officers gathered around a Campus safety vehicle outside of a building at the Fort Garry campus

Come out and meet your UM Safety Team

March 24, 2024 — 
You're invited to come meet your UM Campus Safety Team at an open house on Mar. 25 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

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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.


The Sexual Violence Resource Centre is available to anyone seeking help

February 9, 2024 — 
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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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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sun shines through bare tree branches on the Fort Garry campus


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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Yellow autumn leaves on trees on the Duckworth Quad on the Fort Garry campus.


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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Two people walk outside UMSU University Centre in winter 2022 on Fort Garry campus. // Photo by Jack Rach

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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