umstudent News Archive
December 14, 2020 —
With 2020 came so many changes, challenges and new experiences that it was easy to be overwhelmed. As the holiday season approaches we are hoping to stop and reflect on some of the good. That is why for this month’s contest we want to see your reasons to celebrate. Whether it be a religious or cultural holiday, the end of a school term, or just a small daily triumph - all of it matters.
November 9, 2020 —
November’s Instagram contest runs on @umstudent from November 9-20
October 5, 2020 —
With safety top of mind, and masks fall’s hottest accessory, we want to see what you’re working with. Take a pic of you doing your part, wearing your mask, and keeping your community safe. Share those pics with us by using the hashtag #umMaskUp. One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!
August 5, 2020 —
Summer is in full swing! Let’s make the most of these sunny days by spending some time outdoors! This summer’s photo contest on @umstudent on Instagram is all about appreciating what nature has to offer. Do you have a favourite hiking spot in the province, or favourite camping site? Simply take a nature shot and use the hashtag #umNature to join the contest. One lucky winner wins a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!
May 7, 2020 —
The best of Canada West were announced Thursday morning, as UM's Kelsey Wog and Saskatchewan's Taran Kozun were named the 2019-20 CW Athletes of the Year.
April 27, 2020 —
Feeling bored or lethargic while stuck at home? Why not take this opportunity to take some time for yourself or even spend time on that long-neglected hobby! Show us how you’re keeping yourself entertained while being practicing social distancing? Are you testing your cooking skills? Doing DIY projects? Living the island life in Animal Crossing? Share your favourite self-quarantine pastime with @umstudent on Instagram and use the hashtag #umHomeBound for a chance to win a $25 UM Bookstore gift card!
March 25, 2020 —
This month’s umstudent Instagram challenge is a study-at-home themed photo contest!
January 14, 2020 —
Our most popular photo contest of the year is back! Whether you love it or hate it, winter makes our campus look so picturesque. So, for this month’s contest, we want to see your snowiest, wintery-est, chilliest shots of your campuses. To enter, use the hashtag #uofmWinterCampus and make sure you’re following @umstudent. The coolest, iciest shot of University of Manitoba’s winter wonderland will win a $25 UM Bookstore giftcard!
December 10, 2019 —
This month, @umstudent will be running an Instagram photo contest where you can share how you celebrate the holiday season