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Get to Know UM’s Student Support services

January 16, 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 Services at Bannatyne; Spiritual Care and Multi-Faith Centre

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Let’s Talk about mental health and end the stigmatizing of mental illnesses

January 16, 2023 — 
January 25 is Bell Let’s Talk Day; check out how UM is joining the conversation

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Donor Relations

Donors are generously helping UM students that are most in need

December 16, 2022 — 
Generous donors are helping students this holiday season to focus on their studies instead of how to find enough food.

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A person wearing a mask and a red backpack stands in the aisle of a grocery store. They hold their phone in one hand as their other hand runs through their hair. They look stressed.


Worrying about making ends meet? Learn about supports that can help

December 5, 2022 — 
We’re living in a world affected by ever-rising interest rates and inflation. Twenty dollars at the grocery store just doesn’t buy as much as it used to, even a year ago. If you’re struggling right now, please know there’s support available for eligible students.

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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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Stress happens: develop strategies that will bring relief

November 3, 2022 — 
Stress can pop up in our lives at any point; sometimes it’s when we expect it, like exam season, and sometimes we do not see it coming. Develop strategies to combat these feelings so that you're well-equipped when they present themselves.

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Set yourself up for success with the help of UM’s Academic Learning Centre

October 8, 2022 — 
Students can build their learning, studying, writing, and research skills through a wide range of one-to-one or group-focused services

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October is Student Success Month

October 3, 2022 — 
October is Student Success Month! Attend events and workshops and engage with the resources UM offers to help you succeed.

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UM condemns the tragic death of Mahsa Amini

September 28, 2022 — 
If you or a someone you know requires support following the tragic and unjust death of Mahsa Amini, support is available to you.

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UM General Bursary supports students in need of a financial boost

September 20, 2022 — 
Every year, bursaries provide financial supports that allow students to further their education and better enhance their university experience. Applications for a variety of bursaries are now available for the 2022-2023 academic year.

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