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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Sept. 7

September 7, 2022 — 
A message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students)


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Welcome to Summer Term, Bisons!

May 9, 2022 — 
For those of you studying over Summer Term, we are beyond excited to welcome you back! We have missed your energy on campus these past two years and are looking forward to seeing you in person.

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UM expands supports for students impacted by conflict in Ukraine

March 15, 2022 — 
Working group established to identify issues and explore next steps

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A winter tableau with red apples, pine cones, pine branches and a latte topped with a design in red-tinted foam.


Make the most of your holiday break

December 20, 2021 — 
The holiday break can be a wonderful time to relax but it can also be a recipe for stress. Get what you need most this holiday season by keeping these stress-busting tips in mind.

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Food Bank Dec 2021

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UM Food Bank continues to be a crucial resource for students in need

December 14, 2021 — 
Whether it’s problems from the pandemic, rising grocery prices, or the Christmas cost crunch, basic food needs should never be a barrier to success – an issue the UM Food Bank has been helping to address for decades now

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Supports and programming in place for UM students to help with transition back to class

December 8, 2021 — 
A message from Laurie Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students)

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Get the kind of support you need: Mental health resources for students

November 29, 2021 — 
Whether you are looking to add some tools to your coping toolkit or are in need of immediate help, we want you to know that there is support for you, right at this moment, regardless of your level of need

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Take advantage of resources that support your health and wellness

November 8, 2021 — 
Knowing how to manage your health and wellness when faced with adverse circumstances is an important skill to have at any point in life. During this challenging time, feelings of uncertainty may cause strain on certain aspects of your overall wellness

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Students in masks on UM's Fort Garry campus.


Student supports and resources during the UMFA strike

November 2, 2021 — 
If you need help, please reach out

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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Nov. 2

November 2, 2021 — 
We realize this causes disruption for you. We will take every reasonable measure to support you through this time, including maintaining instruction for courses not being taught by UMFA members, and providing access to core services and resources. 

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