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Students

Bringing in the Bystander – working together to end sexual violence at UM

April 22, 2021 — 
In order to help contribute to a culture of safety on campus—UM’s Student Support is recruiting paid facilitators for a sexual violence prevention program called Bringing in the Bystander™.

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Responding to Disclosures workshops offered virtually

April 19, 2021 — 
An important part of supporting someone who has experienced sexual violence is being prepared to respond to a disclosure

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Students

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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Bre Woligroski and Courtney Klassen

A safe space for everyone in our community

October 19, 2020 — 
UM's Sexual Violence Resource Centre is the university’s central hub for support and education for anyone affected by sexual violence, including faculty, staff and students.

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UM Campus During Fall

New Sexual Violence Awareness course available online

October 7, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to providing all students, faculty and staff with a safe environment in which to learn, teach, work and live. This means creating a campus that is free from all forms of sexual violence – including sexual harassment and assault.

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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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Students

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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Bre Woligroski and Courtney Klassen

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.

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