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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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Support for UM students: What’s available, and how to find it

January 28, 2021 — 
A breadth of resources have been developed for students to help with personal, academic and financial needs and to help them stay connected. Existing offerings have been adapted to these new circumstances by delivering support programming in new ways.

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Find out how Student Accessibility Services (SAS) can support you

January 26, 2021 — 
Providing an inclusive and accessible learning environment for all students is essential to success at the University of Manitoba, not only in academic standing but all elements of the post-secondary experience

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UM student-athlete creates platform to promote positive mental health

January 25, 2021 — 
Émilie Massé, a Faculty of Architecture student and Bisons women’s hockey athlete, recently launched Fivefiftyfive, a clothing brand intended to advocate for changing the narrative around mental health

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Bell let's talk toque

Now more than ever, let’s talk

January 19, 2021 — 
This year, the University of Manitoba will once again be one of over 200 post-secondary institutions across Canada to join the world’s largest mental health conversation with Bell Let’s Talk

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Get to know the UM’s Student Counselling Centre (SCC)

January 18, 2021 — 
The Student Counselling Centre (SCC) continues to provide individual, workshop and group counselling programs to students remotely

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New group offering: Dealing with Uncertainty During Covid-19

January 8, 2021 — 
Student Counselling Centre (SCC) offers groups and workshops which can help students learn new skills to deal more effectively with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship problems and more

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Need Academic English Support? Enroll in Part-Time Academic English Courses

January 6, 2021 — 
Supporting students by providing them with the tools and strategies they need to master academic English language skills

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Donor Relations

‘When you have a chance to share, you do’

December 16, 2020 — 
Alumni Donald and Elaine Triggs announce a $1M gift for a new bursary program for high potential students with financial need, from any faculty or field of study.

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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – December 10

December 14, 2020 — 
We are so close to the end of Fall Term! You have worked hard and persisted – great work! It’s been an unusual year, and you have handled it with grace and tenacity. As you complete final assignments and enter the final exam period, I encourage you to remain focused on your studies. The holiday break is right around the corner!

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