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Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open to UM community

August 13, 2020 — 
As the university works towards a gradual return to campus, the Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open and accessible to all in the UM community.

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UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre is open and ready to help

April 30, 2020 — 
UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre (SVRC) remains open throughout the University’s COVID-19 response, providing individualized support services to students, staff and faculty who have been impacted by sexual violence

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A Q&A with Bre Woligroski from the Sexual Violence Resource Centre

January 23, 2020 — 
Bre Woligroski from the Sexual Violence Resource Centre answers some key questions about the supports and services offered at the centre.

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Sexual Violence Resource Centre opens

January 23, 2020 — 
The Sexual Violence Resource Centre will serve as a central hub that provides support and education to students, faculty, staff

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Responding to Sexual Violence Disclosures workshops – Winter 2020

January 22, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to ensuring a respectful work and learning environment, where attitudes and behaviours that lead to sexual violence are rejected and survivors receive the supports they need. It is also possible that UM employees may receive a disclosure of sexual violence from a student, colleague, or friend. This series of workshops will help prepare you for that possibility.



Bringing in the Bystander – combatting sexual violence at the UM

October 7, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba recently released an independent report outlining how the university will take action on the prevention, response, and consequences of sexual violence within the university community

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Creating a safe and welcoming environment together

September 10, 2019 — 
UM launches sexual violence support and education awareness campaign

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Invitation to community presentation on sexual violence

September 9, 2019 — 
'As was reported to the community on July 19, the report I requested last year to help guide the University of Manitoba to better address sexual violence, harassment and discrimination has been completed'



Recruiting for Bringing in the Bystander 2019-2020

April 11, 2019 — 
Sexual violence has been and continues to be a pressing concern for post-secondary students all over Canada. It can include, but is not limited to: street harassment, unwanted contact, sexual assault and stalking. In order to help contribute to a culture of safety on campus—Student Support at the University of Manitoba is recruiting paid facilitators and a program assistant for a sexual violence prevention program called Bringing in the Bystander™

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Sexual violence support and education website brings together key resources

April 1, 2019 — 
Sexual violence support and education website serves as the U of M's hub for information

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