Members of the Canadian Federation of Students from across the country gathered in Ottawa last week for the federation’s yearly national general meeting.
It will be more expensive to be a U of M student again this year.
Members of the U of M community looking for “foundational information on sexual violence” can now access a five-part course provided by the university online.
Cuts to printing services and additional funding for marketing are some of the more prominent changes to this year’s UMSU budget, which was introduced at a board meeting last week.
After receiving what the executive calls pushback from Winnipeg Transit, UMSU has decided to set up meetings directly with city councillors to negotiate its summer U-Pass.
In two reports released by the University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association’s (UMGSA) elections committee Monday, the committee announced it had disqualified a candidate who tied for an executive position, approved an appeal made by the current UMGSA president and removed the CRO from his position.
In its ongoing bid to leave the Canadian Federation of Students, UMSU has set up a website encouraging students to “demand better” use of their fees.
These measures come after a turbulent period for the university, with several allegations of sexual misconduct from faculty toward students coming to light in the last two years.
Several members of the University of Manitoba Indigenous Students’ Association (UMISA) have accused the recently-elected Your UMSU slate of “co-opting” Indigenous initiatives without giving proper credit to the Indigenous students and faculty who founded them.
Students, faculty and members of the university community gathered in mourning Monday, days after terror attacks in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, took the lives of 50 Muslims.