Garett Williams

James Allum draws election fault lines

With a provincial election around the corner and the University of Manitoba facing a second round of cuts to its operating budget, post-secondary education funding is likely to be a contentious issue on the campaign trail.



Science Students’ Association president steps down

Facing the threat of sanctions from the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) concerning an alleged dysfunctional working environment, Science Students’ Association (SSA) president Anthony Cao tendered his resignation last week.



Divestment not the answer: UBC prof

While students at more than 20 Canadian universities – including the University of Manitoba – are engaged in campaigns pressuring their campuses to divest from…




UMSU sanctions Science Students’ Association

In an emergency motion passed at its final meeting before breaking for the holidays, the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) voted to have an independent chair appointed to the Science Students’ Association (SSA) and audit actions taken during the current executive’s term.


Nigerian students’ scholarships in limbo

As many as 50 University of Manitoba international students are facing an uncertain academic future after the Nigerian state-run agency sponsoring their education suspended services…