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Students

Get Hired! Week of November 21, 2022

November 21, 2022 — 
Are you looking for work, trying to get that first job, or want to gain experience in your field of study? You won’t want to miss the weekly edition of Get Hired, by Career Services!

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Student absence policy: What faculty and staff need to know

November 15, 2022 — 
At the beginning of Fall Term, 2022, the University of Manitoba implemented a new policy around brief and temporary student absences. Find out what faculty and staff need to know.

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Students

Jumpstart your career in health research

November 10, 2022 — 
Are you considering a career in research? UM’s Bannatyne campus is renowned for its innovative research and there are many opportunities for undergrad students to participate – and get paid for it!

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Genetic counselling grad students explore importance of patient voice

November 10, 2022 — 
Genetic disorders are often rare, making the diagnosis alienating and confusing for families. Three 2022 master of science graduates from Rady Faculty of Health Sciences’ genetic counselling program in the department of biochemistry and medical genetics, Max Rady College of Medicine, researched how to make the diagnostic journey easier for patients.

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Price Faculty of Engineering

Ruth Eden Memorial Scholarship to benefit female identifying engineering students

November 8, 2022 — 
The scholarships being established will support individuals that identify as female and who are studying civil engineering full-time at the University of Manitoba’s Price Faculty of Engineering.

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Interest-Free Student Loans provide a boost to students struggling financially

November 7, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba and the Government of Canada have made additional financial supports available to students who are struggling financially.

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Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

New post-bacc program helps future grad students get a foot in the door

November 7, 2022 — 
The big question for many new graduates is ‘what’s next?’ Figuring out what to do with your degree isn’t always easy, but a new post-baccalaureate program at the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is hoping to help graduates decide on their next steps.

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Students

Manage your money in a changing world

November 7, 2022 — 
Thinking about finances and planning ahead as a student can be a stressful, but there are a few ways to become more financially savvy, one step at a time.

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Sustainability

UM improves on STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

November 7, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba has earned a STARS gold rating for a second time in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for post-secondary institutions to measure their sustainability performance. UM’s 2022 STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website.

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Students

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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