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What’s open on campus over the holiday break?

December 17, 2019 — 
Most of the UM will close for the winter holiday at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 20 and reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020

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Grads line up backstage for Convocation in June 2018.


Dear friends and families

October 9, 2019 — 
What your guests should know for your convocation ceremony

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Office of Sustainability

University of Manitoba students plan events on campus for Global Climate Strike

September 23, 2019 — 
In observance of the Global Climate Strike, UM students are planning campus events from Sept. 23-27 to create awareness of environmental issues and the strike itself.

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Nikolaus Reichert

Faculty of Engineering

2019 Schulich Leader: Nikolaus Reichert

August 21, 2019 — 
When Reichert isn’t being a typical first-year UM engineering student, he’s designing high-altitude weather balloons capable of recording more than three times the data of an average balloon

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Mia Battad

Faculty of Science

2019 Schulich Leader: Mia Battad

August 21, 2019 — 
Drawn to technology from an early age, Mia Battad loved racing home from school to play on the family computer

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2019 Schulich Leaders

U of M welcomes two Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients this fall

August 6, 2019 — 
Mia Battad, a student at Balmoral Hall School and Nikolaus Reichert of Garden City Collegiate have each been awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship

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Graduation Pow Wow profile: Jenna Vandal

April 29, 2019 — 
A true advocate for the environment and Indigenous rights, student Jenna Vandal has always carved her own path

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Admin Building at Fort Garry Campus during winter.


New off-campus website available to students

January 22, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba has partnered with, a company specializing in providing academic institutions with off-campus housing solutions. has introduced a new and improved rental property listing service for students, landlords and members of the U of M community.


CBC: The 2019 warming huts which will line Winnipeg’s frozen Red River were unveiled Friday

November 13, 2018 — 
This year, U of M students designed Pavilion Sub-Zero, described as "a shimmering, colourful cloud floating above performers and audience members in The Forks Historic Port, the heart of the Red River Mutual Trail."


Contest winner - Photo by @fopeprancis


October’s spooky Instagram photo contest winner

November 5, 2018 — 
Thanks to all of you who got spooky with us for our October Instagram contest! The entries for the #umspooky October Instagram photo contest inspired your gothic photograph skills, and all the entries were spook-tacular!

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