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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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Student in mask in Campo


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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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Oct. 27

October 27, 2021 — 
By now you will have heard that members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) have voted for a strike mandate and set a strike date of November 2. We will continue to keep you updated with emails and with posts on our social media accounts as negotiations continue.

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A person with dark curly hair wearing a black face mask sits at a picnic table on campus. They are holding a cell phone and have an open book and laptop in front of them. They are looking off to the left of the camera.


Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Oct. 20

October 20, 2021 — 
Dear Students, You have likely heard that the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) has voted to give the union a strike mandate. Understandably, you will have questions about what this means for you.

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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Sept. 23

September 24, 2021 — 
With the rush of the first days of Fall Term behind us, I wanted to take this opportunity to check in and remind you of the resources and supports available to you at the University of Manitoba.


Start the year off on the right foot: UM student supports and how to find them

September 3, 2021 — 
A breadth of resources have been developed to help with personal and academic needs and to help you stay connected

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