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Students

An update on the AURORA for Advisors project

April 13, 2021 — 
Aurora for Advisors has been in development for about 12 months. If you use Aurora Self Service today to perform tasks or access information in students’ records, this refresh will modernize how information is displayed and how you navigate the system.

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Students

2020-2021 University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship

April 12, 2021 — 
Applications for the University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship will be available starting April 1, 2021, and the deadline to submit the application is, May 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

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Students

Nominations for Advising Excellence Award open for Spring 2021

April 8, 2021 — 
For the past two years, outstanding academic and student advisors have been recognized with the Advising Excellence Award. For 2020, now is the time for candidates to enter submissions — with a new deadline of October 30 just around the corner.

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Recognize staff for their outstanding contributions

Human Resources

Recognize outstanding COVID-19 response by nominating support staff for the 2021 Awards of Excellence

April 5, 2021 — 
Support staff employees to be honoured with these awards will demonstrated extraordinary efforts to maintain critical operations, to assist faculty and students in transitioning to online classes, to support critical research or facilitate the shut-down and restart of research activities, and to ensure the safety and well-being of others—all accomplished with emphasis on effectively supporting the academic mission of UM during the pandemic.

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Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Instructor support for Winter Term 2021 online final exams

April 5, 2021 — 
Looking for help in preparing for your Winter Term 2021 online final exams? Check out The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning's Final Exams: Help support and extended hours webpage.

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Stay alert for wildlife on campus

March 29, 2021 — 
There's been a recent sighting of a coyote on the UM Fort Garry campus

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Now you can recycle masks and other personal protective equipment

March 23, 2021 — 
New PPD recycling bins to discard disposable masks and other disposable PPE items that cannot or should not be worn anymore

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Information Services and Technology

M365 tips: How OneDrive helps you manage your files

March 17, 2021 — 
Using Microsoft OneDrive is a secure way accessing your files on any device at any time from any location with an Internet connection.

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Admin Building

Human Resources

Retirement planning sessions offered for faculty and staff

March 9, 2021 — 
Speakers will provide information on a number of topics including an overview of the Pension Plan, the pension benefit payout options available, wills and estate planning and retiree benefits.

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Human Resources

Wellness Together Canada offers free mental health resources and counselling

March 8, 2021 — 
WTC allows individuals to make decisions about the care they require and choose from a multitude of 24/7 services.

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